Things to do
Restaurants within walking distance
Closed on Tuesdays (Winter)
Chinese Restaurant Wing Wah
Closed on Tuesdays
Brasserie de Zeven Deugden
A peaceful oasis on the bank of the river Vecht. Open every day.
Laid-back restaurant with a nod to the American cuisine.
Open Tuesdays to Sundays.
Local produce prepared in a traditional way. Can be enjoyed on the open terrace located on the banks of the river Vecht.
Opened Wednesdays to Sundays
Italian kitchen with an open terrace on the banks of the river Vecht.
Open every day.
Grand Café "Het Oude Station"
Lovely restaurant in the monumental train station.
Closed on Mondays. Open every day in June, July and August.
Restaurants within a 3 km radius
Auberge 't Asje
If you want it to be special.
Herberg de Witte Gans (Michelin award Bib Gourmand)
Enjoy the French and Mediterranean kitchen.
Closed on Tuesdays.
Restaurant "De Barones"
Enjoy a la carte dishes.
Closed on Mondays (upon request, they open to groups of 10 people or more)
Restaurant Het Roode Hert
Taste Salland’s hospitality.
Open every day.
Theetuin "De Stokte"
High Tea. Such a surprise! Please book in advance
Supermarkets within walking distance
Jumbo 200 meters
Lidl 200 meters
Hema 300 meters
Aldi 300 meters
Albert Heijn 1 km (parking lot)
Well worth a visit: tasty and good value!
Bakery 500 meters
Vegetable shop 200 meters
Butcher shop Van Broekhuizen 400 meters
De Kaashelden (‘Cheese heroes’) 500 meters
BBQ to be had in the Convent’s garden
Below companies deliver and collect BBQ essentials. At an additional fee, the barbecue can also be cleaned.
Various walks. Information available at the Tourist Info desk in the Readshop (500 meter).
Recommended: The new ‘intersections path’
Houtmars path (19 km) Take the train to Ommen and walk back to Dalfsen whilst enjoying the beautiful scenery.
Our own cycle path (43 km): Riverside Dalfsen
Simply follow the intersections, available at the Tourist Info desk in the Readshop.
We have 4 rental GreenBikes.
Bike rental (100 meters)
Things to do
Solex rental (at the Convent) Closed November up until the start of March
Puch rental (at the Convent) Closed November up until the start of March
Magic John in the Convent or in the Magical Theatre in Ommen (12 km)
Book to enjoy this event for all ages (minimum of 10 people).
Fee in Ommen: € 12.50 per person for 1.5 hours (dated 2017)
Workshop: Make your own kite
Make a movie
Make you own feature movie with 'SindalaFilm'.
Guided by a professional director, cameraman and sound technician
Acting out a tailor-made script
Shoot a film located in the Convent and around Dalfsen
Grand premiere in the Convent’s Chapel
Price available on request, starting at € 800.- (dated 2017)
Unique outdoor activities (500 meters)
Covered wagon 'de Spokkeriette'
Enjoy the Vecht Valley and Dalfsen forests with the (heated) covered wagon
Many outdoor activities in the forest, including snacks and beverages.
Play boules within walking distance of the Convent
Guided by a club member on the nice pétanque pitch in Dalfsen.
Part of day activity starting at € 50.- for the entire group, including boules.
More information at the Convent
Reggesafari (15 km Ommen)
Discover the Regge river on this guided tour (max 12 people)
And now for something completely different! In a local park, 100 meters away from the Convent, Ruud Sanders shows you a number of birds of prey.
Tastings in the Convent
Sportstudio Kontrast (2 km, weekend open until 17.00 hours)
Sauna Swoll (7 km)
Zwolle (10 km)
Ommen (Recommended) (14 km)