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Introducing Ede

At the heart of Food Valley, you find the municipality of Ede. Food Valley in the Netherlands is an area known to build renowned expertise upon agrifood related topics. Click here for more information about Food Valley region.  

Ede is located on the edge of the Veluwe, a forest-rich nature reserve that is a popular destination for outdoor activities such as hiking and cycling. Information about the area can be found at the website A few examples are to go for the so-called Sysselt walk during your stay in the city. Or you can take a city walk along a windmill while learning about the role that Ede played during the second world war, for more information about this walk click here.  

If you were to rent a bike, different options would become easier to do such as spotting wildlife, cycle and taste traditional regional products or grabbing a bite at Planken Wambuis. If you have a car at your disposal or would be able to use public transportation, it is worth to visit The Dutch Tile Museum in Otterlo or the Kröller Müller Museum (which has the world’s second largest collection of Van Gogh paintings.) The Kröller Müller Museum is located in National Park De Hoge Veluwe. You can make free use of the white bikes at this park and just explore the environment at your convenience.

Ede has a rich history and many landmarks of the second world war can be found in the area. Every year in September it’s Airborne month in Ede. During this time of the year, various activities are organized in the area to commemorate Operation Market Garden, the bombing of Ede and the airborne landings. Dates and activities will be presented in due time at the following website.