Information Gooi & Vecht

Welcome to the Gooi & Vecht region! Here you will find an overview from the VVV tourist office for the best tourism websites for your mobile and a collection of free apps to guide you during your visit. Enjoy!

Home VVV Tourist app - Free

The free VVV NL tourist app provides the most current and surprising details about leisure activities in each town. The information for the Gooi & Vecht region comes from our very own VVV tourist office. With the VVV app, you’ll have us with you wherever you go. Below you will find the link to the app (currently only available in Dutch).

How does the VVV app work?
Using the GPS signal to determine your location, the VVV app shows you the best information available for leisure activities in your immediate surroundings. This could include events, sights to see, fun activities, restaurants, shopping or nightlife.

Other features:
- Save your favorite locations or activities in a separate list.
- Set VVV alerts for surprising notifications about sights, monuments or attractions as you go along.
- The option to download all information so that you can access the app offline.
- Overview of all VVV locations, VVV agencies and VVV i-points.
- Overview of all sales locations for the VVV Gift Certificate and VVV Dinner Voucher.
- Overview of all locations where you can spend your VVV Gift Certificate.

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Download the VVV tourist app (Apple)
Home Gooi & Vecht website

On the official VVV Gooi & Vecht website you will find all the information you need for a day trip or a longer stay in the region. You can also visit the website for suggested routes, an event calendar, useful tips and much more. The website has not yet been adjusted for mobile use, but by zooming in you can navigate anywhere!

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Go to the website of Gooi & Vecht
Home Map app - Free

In the free app PDFMaps, you will find the most important tourist maps of the Gooi & Vecht region, including also the map for water sports and maps for numerous tours. You can download them, access them offline, find your exact location on the map, add personal information such as photos, and make use of tools like the compass.
This app is available for free for both Android and IPhone. (Currently only available in Dutch.)

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PDF Maps app for iPhone
Home Best starting points: TOPs

If you’re coming to the Gooi & Vecht region by car today, there are various great starting points we can recommend to start your tour. These are all places with ample free parking and at the larger Tourist Office Points (TOPs) there are also places to eat and rent bikes. At each TOP, there is an information kiosk where you’ll find all the tours and attractions in the area.
In this mobile website, all TOPs and other recommended starting points are listed and you can click to visit the websites of each starting point to view the tours and attractions listed there. Very useful! (currently only available in Dutch)

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Go to the site with best starting points
Home Tour app for iOS – Free

The Gooi & Vecht Tour app for Apple and Android is now available. It offers numerous multimedia tours along the most beautiful (sign-posted) cycling and walking areas of the region.

In addition, there is also a series of audio sailing tours that guide you across the Loosdrechtse Lakes and the River Vecht.

Please note, not all of these routes are available in English.


Download the free Gooi & Vecht tour app here in the App store for Apple devices, or using the button at the bottom of the page.

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Download here the Tour app for iPhone
Home Tour app for Android – Free

The Gooi & Vecht Tour app for Android is now available. It offers numerous multimedia tours along the most beautiful (sign-posted) cycling and walking areas of the region.

In addition, there is also a series of audio sailing tours that guide you across the Loosdrechtse Lakes and the River Vecht.

Please note, not all of these routes are available in English.

Download the free Gooi & Vecht tour app here in the Playstore for Android devices, or using the button at the bottom of the page.

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Download here the Tour app for Android
Home Land of Fortresses website

This website for mobile provides full information about the many forts, fortifications and castles found in the Gooi & Vecht region. Complete with the Land of Fortresses bicycle tour along all forts and foritified towns in Gooi & Vecht as well as it’s shortened version. The tours, which can also be tracked digitally on the map, can be combined with a free historical audio tour.

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Go to the Land of Fortresses website
Home Sailing tours website

This mobile website shows all of the sailing tours in the Gooi & vecht region with the necessary navigational information for your trip. Additionally, historical audio tours and the sailing tours can be tracked digitally on the map. (Currently only available in Dutch)

Go to the site with sailing tours
Home Canoe tours website

This mobile website indicates all canoe tours in the Gooi & Vecht region. These can also be tracked digitally on the map! (currently only available in Dutch)

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Go to the website with canoe tours
Home Skate tours website

This mobile website indicates all skate tours in the Gooi & Vecht region. These can also be tracked digitally on the map! (currently only available in Dutch)

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Go to the website with skate tours
Home Geocaching website

All the information you need to begin an adventurous Geocaching treasure hunt in the Gooi & Vecht region.


Visit the mobile Geocaching Gooi & Vecht website for the following:
- Information about the Geogame Park.
- An overview of all GeoRoutes.
- Explanation of the game ‘The Garden of Amsterdam GeoTour’.
- The best Geocaching apps.
- Useful Geocaching tips.
- Geocaching instruction videos.

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Go to the Geocaching website