Ootmarsum & surrounding area


Lean back and relax

The "Parkhotel de Wiemsel" in the eastern Netherlands is located in the most beautiful area of the Twente region, a picturesque area where traditions live on. Small farms with typical wood-paneled gables are hidden amongst the expansive meadows and woods. The landscape entices you to go hiking or biking.


Ootmarsum, a mecca for art enthusiasts

The 700 year old artist town of Ootmarsum, with its peaceful traditional half-timbered facades, is located in northwestern Twente. The narrow alleys entice you to stroll around and enjoy the atmosphere. Enjoy a relaxing cup of coffee in the sunshine and bask in the creativity of the town. Everywhere you go you will discover little galleries with a wide variety of offerings. Inspiring and fascinating.

In the most well known and architecturally fascinating Tom Schulten museum, you will find an overview of the works of this internationally renowned painter from the Twente region, famous for his colorful mosaic landscape paintings. The museum also displays bronze, ceramic, marble and glass pieces by Dutch and international sculptors.