Raalte is located in the heart of Salland. The unique village is centrally located between Zwolle, Hengelo and Deventer. The historic villages, farms and landscapes set the scene of Salland. Raalte you avoid the hustle and bustle of big cities and you can enjoy the lush and peaceful nature of Salland. Raalte offers a warm and rich center.
Near Raalte offers beautiful hiking and cycling you just let you forget everyday life. Visit the nearby nature reserves the Salland Hillside, Raalter Woold, Boetelerveld and Luttenberg.
Raalte is well known for the annual Stöppelhaene Festival with a variety of artists.
National Park Sallandse Heuvelrug covers an area of 35 km². Here you can walk around for hours and enjoy the nature and the animals that houses in this area. You can for example, deer, foxes and badgers spotting!
From Raalte you are quickly in Zwolle, the greenest city in the Netherlands. In Zwolle you will find many old and historic buildings, shops and restaurants. Hellendoorn Raalte also is nearby, here you will find cozy family theme parks like Hellendoorn Adventure.