Gelderland provinceGelderland , Netherlands
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Gelderland in the webcam is a province in the central part of the Netherlands. Its southern territories are located in the lower reaches of the Meuse, Rhine and its branch of the Waal.
The name of the city in the online camera appeared thanks to the German town of Geldern, which was the capital of the county that seceded in 1079.
The province of Gelderland, shown in live camera, has the richest tourism potential: ancient architecture, leisure parks, and international festivals have been preserved on its territory. The architectural heritage of Gelderland in the web camera is represented by the ruins of Roman border structures stretching from the North Sea along the Rhine River and the Het Loo palace complex of the 17th century.
Near the village of Otterlo in Gelderland there is the Kröller-Müller Museum with a large collection of paintings by Van Gogh, in Apeldoorn there is the famous Apenheul Primate Park. The Hoge Veluwe National Park is located nearby.
In Arnhem there is an opportunity to get acquainted with the „Devil’s House“ – the castle of the 16th century, and the Sabelspoort Gate of the 14th century. In Nijmegen there is the historical center and its heart – market square, have been superbly preserved.
Gelderland, where the online broadcast is conducted from, is rich in ancient castles.
So, one of the popular citadels of the province is Hemmen Castle and its garden, located in the village of the same name. The history of the fortress begins in the 14th century. Now only ruins remain of the castle, and its classical-style garden has won great popularity. Excursions for tourists are organized on its territory. Also in the center of the garden there is a charming gazebo covered with roses. There is a large pond and a heart-shaped rose garden.
Another interesting castle in the province of Gelderland, where the online camera is located, is Loevestein Castle. This medieval fortress was built between 1357 and 1397 by the knight Dirk van Horn. Next to the citadel stands a powder tower left over from the previous system of fortifications. At the beginning of the 17th century, the authorities opened a state prison in the castle. Today, the fortress houses a museum of history with an exposition that includes various types of weapons and uniforms from Hollands Waterline. In addition, ceremonial events are held here.
Another no less remarkable castle of Gelderland demonstrated in the webcam is Culemborg Castle. Now, these are already the remains of the palace and castle complex of the 14th century. It is located on the outskirts of the city of the same name.
Great popularity among the guests of the province, where the live broadcast comes from, is the 1993 Garden of Life, located in the village of Teuge. The garden covers an area of 1.6 hectares. In the past, there were cornfields in its place. The garden has the shape of a spiral and consists of 25 thematic gardens, symbolizing the stages of a person’s life from conception to death.
Another garden – „Apenheul“, is located on the outskirts of the city of Apeldoorn. On its territory you will meet free-roaming monkeys from Africa, South America and Asia. The garden is located in the Berg & Bos Nature Park. Monkeys are not at all afraid of people and move freely around the park.
The climate of the province of Gelderland in this web camera is favorable for the arrival of early spring. So, already in March, crocuses and small white bells begin to bloom. The region is affected by the oceanic climate. When traveling, do not forget a raincoat or umbrella, as this region is quite rainy. The hottest month of the year is July with an average daily air temperature of 22.9 C, and the coldest is January, when this figure is 2.4 C.Weather forecast in Gelderland for 7 days is available on our website online.
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