What to do and see in Almere, Flevoland Province: The Best Places and Tips

Almere (Dutch pronunciation: [ɑlˈmeːrə] ( listen)) is a planned city and municipality in the province of Flevoland, Netherlands, bordering Lelystad and Zeewolde. The municipality of Almere comprises six official areas that are the districts of Almere Stad (which is further split up into Almere Stad Oost, Almere Stad West and Almere Centrum), Almere Buiten and Almere Pampus (which is currently being designed), and the boroughs of Almere Haven, Almere Hout and Almere Poort. Four of them feature official district or borough offices. Furthermore, it also comprises the unofficial historic district and neighborhood Oostvaardersdiep, which has an active semi-self-governing community, and the planned district of Almere Oosterwold. Almere is part of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area (MRA).

1. Oostvaardersplassen

Oostvaardersbosplaats 1, 1336 RZ Almere, The Netherlands Nature & Parks, National Parks
Excellent
48%
Good
39%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
1%
Terrible
7%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 374 reviews

Oostvaardersplassen

Reviewed By USDutchie - The Hague, The NetherlandsThe Hague, The Netherlands

NATURE ....Give me a break!

Wyoming and Montana .....that's nature for Elk Deer, Horses and cows. It is totally ridiculous to have tried to IMITATE a piece of nature that belonged once in Western Europe/Holland in the Middle Ages!! Government .....come to your sences and get rid of

2. City Mall Almere

Belfort, Almere, The Netherlands Shopping, Shopping Malls
Excellent
26%
Good
49%
Satisfactory
19%
Poor
4%
Terrible
2%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 301 reviews

City Mall Almere

Reviewed By santo-trainsspotter7 - Auckland, New ZealandAuckland, New Zealand

Small but really nice

City Mall Almere is the anchor business in this relatively small city centre area, considering the size of Almere which is much smaller than the big Amsterdam. However the city centre was really nice, more human because of its size. Locals as well as tour

3. ZOO Almere Jungle

Kemphaanpad 2, 1358 AC Almere, The Netherlands Nature & Parks, Zoos & Aquariums, Outdoor Activities
Excellent
39%
Good
51%
Satisfactory
7%
Poor
3%
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4 based on 75 reviews

ZOO Almere Jungle

Almere jungle isn’t just any zoo in Almere! As a care institution, animal shelter and botanical garden in one, we are unique! In Almere Jungle you can enjoy a fantastic visit to hundreds of exotic animals! A big part of our animals, a whopping ninty percent was dumped or rlinquished. In Almere Jungle the animals get a as close to natural as possible residency and all the love and care they need! As a care institution we offer daytime activities to people with mental and/or physical disabilities. Together with them we take care of the inside and outside of our jungle. As a botanical garden we have hundreds of exotic plant species. Because we trade plants with other botanical gardens our collection of plants has become large and variable, as an xample we have the worlds biggest water lily! In our Jungle Café you can get a homemade pie or lunch while you drift away in a hammock. In our Jungle Store you can find unique presents, plants and more! Almere Jungle, experience it!

Reviewed By V1829PCpatriciav

Fun

Specifically on a dry day, this is an excellent couple of hours spent. Small animals like chickens, Alpacas, turtles, fish, bunnies. They have a nice terrace for a drink, ice-cream, cakes. Dogs are welcome on terrace but not inside the zoo. Situated in th

4. De Kemphaan

Kemphaanpad 1, 1358 AC Almere, The Netherlands Nature & Parks
Excellent
30%
Good
52%
Satisfactory
14%
Poor
1%
Terrible
3%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 142 reviews

De Kemphaan

Reviewed By Sjoerd B

Great surroundings,

Great to visit when going for a walk. It's a great scenery, typical dutch "polder" views. The woods, the farmermarket, the monkey rescue foundation, all make it a very interesting trip. A Lunch or diner in this restaurant will not disappoint you and makes

5. Stichting Aap

Kemphaanpad 1, 1358 AC Almere, The Netherlands Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Excellent
52%
Good
39%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
1%
Terrible
2%
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4.5 based on 103 reviews

Stichting Aap

Reviewed By Arjan v - Amsterdam, The NetherlandsAmsterdam, The Netherlands

Dedicted staff concerned on animal welfare

Stichting AAP provides shelter for primates of any kind. I've been a long term financial supporter of this institute and I would highly encourage everyone to consider making a (small) donation. AAP is located at 'De Kemphaan' and you can freely wander aro

6. De Nieuwe Bibliotheek

Stadhuisplein 101, 1315 XC Almere, The Netherlands Traveler Resources, Libraries
Excellent
40%
Good
57%
Satisfactory
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4.5 based on 30 reviews

De Nieuwe Bibliotheek

Reviewed By Huurman1968 - Apeldoorn, The NetherlandsApeldoorn, The Netherlands

An innovative library

This library is one that follows the need of technology and changes that are required from its visitors. By doing things slightly different the library has a chance to survive the upcomming changes that also requires a certain flexibility.For those who ar

7. Theatergezelschap Vis a Vis

Muiderzandplaats 1, 1361 AK Almere, The Netherlands Concerts & Shows, Theaters
Excellent
72%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
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4.5 based on 14 reviews

Theatergezelschap Vis a Vis

Reviewed By Ricardo T

Unexpected show

We got 2 free tickets for this show and we did not know what to expect.We were really surprised when got there for the nice and relax atmosphere. The bar and the fireplace outside are really nice. Then the show started and it is something else, only based

8. Veiligheidsmuseum PIT

Schipperplein 4, 1315 SB Almere, The Netherlands Museums, Children's Museums, Specialty Museums
Excellent
21%
Good
48%
Satisfactory
21%
Poor
7%
Terrible
3%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 97 reviews

Veiligheidsmuseum PIT

Reviewed By mikesk8 - Madrid, SpainMadrid, Spain

Nice small museum if you have kids

Its a very nice and small museum if you have kids or/and are into police and fire engine cars.(+)+ Nice but relatively small exposition + Good for kids, especially 3++ Pleasant atmosphere+ Small cafeteria + Easy to park+ Free for museum card holders(-)- A

9. Bezoekerscentrum De Trekvogel

Oostvaardersdiep 16, 1309 AA Almere, The Netherlands Traveler Resources, Visitor Centers
Excellent
22%
Good
53%
Satisfactory
22%
Poor
3%
Terrible
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4 based on 27 reviews

Bezoekerscentrum De Trekvogel

Reviewed By LindaGvdV - Almere, The NetherlandsAlmere, The Netherlands

Amongst nature

This centre is situated in the famous Oostvaardersplassen, full of Dutch wildlife. It's an informational centre, where you can have a look on the "savanna" of the Netherlands. You also can enjoy a drink or a bite.

10. kunstlinie Almere Flevoland

Esplanade 10, 1315 TA Almere, The Netherlands Concerts & Shows, Theaters
Excellent
25%
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4.5 based on 4 reviews

kunstlinie Almere Flevoland

Reviewed By kastelengek - Almere, The NetherlandsAlmere, The Netherlands

KAF

De hoofdzaal is een gezellige zaal met een goede akoestiek. Voor de kerst hier geweest voor een kerstuitvoering. Kaartjes ging geweldig, toiletten erg goed, versnaperingen verkopen ging erg langzaam en dat ik een korte pauze. Maar wel genoten van de uitvo

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