Excursion Appeltern Gardens

  • Appeltern Gardens
  • Appeltern Gardens
Appeltern GardensAppeltern Gardens

Visit Appeltern Gardens and admire over 200 stunning model gardens on a Dutch waterways cruise with The River Cruise Line. Covering 23 hectares in the heart of the Netherlands, Appeltern Gardens is described as the largest and most beautiful park for gardening ideas. Exhibitors range from large suppliers in the horticultural and construction trade, and famous contemporary garden designers in the Netherlands and Europe, to individual designers, with every type of open space you can imagine. The most popular is the Wilde Weelde Wereld Garden, an environmentally friendly space where you can discover which plants grow in different biospheres; the Living Garden area which explores the many aspects of sustainability; and Lounge Gardens which show how gardens can be used for relaxation and wellbeing as well as aesthetic beauty.


• Appeltern Gardens is spread across 23 hectares

• It is home to the largest collection of plants in the Netherlands

•  There are over 200 model gardens to see, some of which are permanent displays while others change each year


• Enjoy the beautiful outdoor landscape

• Browse the colourful, scented plant market

•  Take advantage of the free audio tour to learn the story behind Appeltern and listen to extra information about the gardens

Book your Appeltern Gardens trip as part of an excursion package and save money. For more destinations, take a look at our full range of cruises online or contact our Holiday Advisors for further information.