About Almelo

Almelo is a city with many faces. Characterised by its quirky nature, sense of level-headedness, and a great hospitable people, Almelo is a special mix of old and new.

A feast for the eye

Almelo was once the flourishing centre of the textile industry in Twente. Countless of old buildings have been preserved and are a reminder of a time when the textile city was at the core of industrial development along the canals of Overijssel. Many other beautiful spots in Almelo have been preserved from old times.

Discover the surroundings of castle Huize Almelo, the City Museum, the Weavers cottage museum, the bakery museum of Bolletje, or surprise yourself with a special overnight stay in the former prison of Almelo ("Huis van Bewaring"), which has been transformed into a gorgeous hotel.