City walk Deventer

The city walk Deventer takes you trough the the historical center. You’ll find narrow, cobbled streets, ancient buildings, and picturesque canals. The Bergkwartier is filled with beautiful buildings from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. A standout is, of course, the Great or Lebu├»nus Church in the city center. Deventer is a charming and historic city, situated on the banks of the IJssel river. Its history dates back to the Middle Ages.

Deventer is renowned for its books and the Charles Dickens Festival. You’ll find lovely murals depicting these themes throughout the city. Pay a visit to the Charles Dickens Cabinet, a permanent exhibition about the life and work of Charles Dickens. Another interesting museum is the Museum de Waag, housed in the oldest weighhouse in the Netherlands.

If you want to explore Deventer and make sure you don’t miss anything, download our city walk through Deventer now. The download includes a clear PDF with a route map/description and photos plus descriptions of 25 sights in Deventer. You can also download this walk in Dutch.


City walk


60 minutes


2,2 kilometres


About Deventer

Deventer: a “Hanzestad” by the IJssel whose history has been very well preserved. Deventer is known for its book markets and the Charles Dickens festival. It is a lively city with a monumental atmosphere. There is plenty to see and do in this city.