The Apeldoorn Four-Day-Walking Event

Vierdaagse cancelled

 

The 67th Cantharel Internationale Vierdaagse Apeldoorn is cancelled.  Due to the coronavirus, the government has announced a ban on public events until the end of August, leaving the board no choice but to cancel the Vierdaagse which was scheduled to take place from June 14 to June 17. All preparations have been shut down. The 67th edition will be postponed to 2021, from July 13 to July 16.

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Routes rich in nature

As participant of the Apeldoorn four-day-walking event you are dished an appealing route each day. From the start you walk right into nature. Depending on the distance you picked, you will walk through woods, across heaths and along sand drifts. Besides strolling through various villages of the Veluwe you will walk along many sights of Apeldoorn and surroundings. Nature reserve Berg en Bos, Palace Het Loo, the man-made springs: you will encounter it all during the four walks.

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Preparation

When you are planning to participate in a one- or multiple day hike, it is wise to start the preparations on time. By this,  you can prevent that the walking fun changes into a disappointment. We advise to build up the length of your hikes easefully and regularly. This ensures a pleasant and enjoyable result!

 

Fantastic atmosphere

The Apeldoorn Four-day-walking event, which is organised completely by volunteers, is known for the beautiful nature and great atmosphere. At the resting points and at the start and finish the participants are welcomed with a varied music programme. The local farmers’ market, on the last hiking day, offers even more ambiance.

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Ten reasons to participate

 

Ten reasons to join the other walkers of the Cantharel International Four-day-walking event:

  1. Routes that are extremely rich in nature: woods, heath, sand drifts, man-made springs, but also quaint villages and a palace.
  2. Pick the distance you want: 12, 20, 30, 40 or 50 kilometres.
  3. The option to hike one, two or three days.
  4. The high score participants give the event.
  5. The great organisation (not our words, but the participants’!)
  6. The ambiance at the rest and finish.
  7. No crowds or hiking in throngs at the routes, you can hike in relative peace.
  8. The easily accessible starting accommodation, with plenty of free parking spaces.
  9. A wide variety of options for staying the night in and around Apeldoorn.
  10. Routes that go into nature directly after the start.
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Walkers about us

 

‘Thank you for all the effort and hard work you have put in this well-organised event! I’ll be there next year!’

 ‘My compliments to the organisation. I have enjoyed these days very much. ‘

 ‘It was a great experience.’

 ‘Thanks! For the good organisation, beautiful and clear routes, fantastic medical support and the tremendous atmosphere!’

 ‘Walked 21 km today. Apeldoorn Four-day-walking event: it was, once again, outstanding.’

 ‘What a delightful scenery, magnificent to walk through!’

 ‘Well- organised walking event through a gorgeous part of the Netherlands. Enjoyed every bit of it!’

 ‘Thanks for the great organisation’

 ‘Fantastic hikes! We had a great time!’

 ‘A big thanks to all the volunteers who made this possible!’

At the latest on June 1, a decision will be taken to proceed to Apeldoorn Four Days Marches

Thursday 9 April 2020

At the latest on June 1, a decision will be taken to proceed to Apeldoorn Four Days Marches No later than 1 June, a decision will be made whether or not to continue the 67th

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Take plenty of drinks with you!

Sunday 8 July 2018

According to the 14-day weather forecast (Buienradar) the current high temperatures also keep going next week. That means thirsty days for the participants in the Apeldoorn Four Days Marches. Therefore our advice: take plenty of

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