Things to visit in the area of The Autotron

Besides visiting the Volvo Classic Fair, the immediate vicinity of the Autotron offers numerous tourist attractions to visit. This way you can make a successful family outing of this Volvo weekend. Some of the many possibilities are:

Holiday park Dierenbos

  • it is next to the Autotron and is accessible by car from the outside
  • guests (for registration consult www.volvobeurs / overnight stay) can participate in the entertainment program or visit the swimming pool; for non-residents this is also possible, but limited. (full = full)
  • for more information about the resort consult: www.libemavakantieparken.nl/dierenbos‎

's-Hertogenbosch

  • using the A56/A2, you can reach the centre of this historic Bishop City within 15 minutes
  • parking is easy in one of the three transferees. For info see : www.denbosch-cultuurstad.com/transferia-den-bosch
  • well known are the boat tours on the Binnendieze (ancient channels of Den Bosch) and guided tours of the historic center
  • the historic center offers plenty of opportunities for visiting terraces or a day of shopping;
  • do you want to be surprised with another outing, look at: VVV 's-Hertogenbosch or at: www.stadsafari.nl
  • sports enthusiasts can visit the Sportiom for all kinds of sports activities, look at: www.sportiom.nl

Classic Park

  • is a unique meeting place for owners and enthusiasts of classic and exclusive cars
  • is situated alongside the highway A2 , exit Boxtel, approximately 20 km from the Autotron and can be reached via the A56/A2
  • There is a car museum with a permanent changing collection, part of the exhibited cars are for sale • also provides opportunities for maintenance and storage of cars and to see them • aims to become a base for tours in the Brabant landscape and a meeting place for clubs and other car-loving groups
  • the main thing is that automobile enthusiasts meet. Part of the complex is also a brasserie, conference rooms and a boutique with auto-related clothing
  • for more information look at: www.classicpark.nl

Gardens of Appeltern

  • they are situated about 30 km from the Autotron and can be reached by the highway A59/N329
  • the gardens are 22 hectares and include over more than 200 different sample gardens
  • you may gather information in The Garden Advice Center, acquire knowledge in the library, browse and shop at the plant market and in the small decoration shop or have the sketch pavilion make a garden outline for you. In addition there are many basic materials in the collection areas, again neatly arranged for you
  • for more information look at: www.appeltern.nl

Castle Heeswijk

  • you may find it in between Middelrode and Heeswijk-Dinther at appr. 9 km from the Autotron
  • it is a former moated castle in Heeswijk from the 11th century
  • look for more information, about opening hours and tours at: www.kasteelheeswijk.nl

Camel dairy farm Smits

  • is in Berlicum, at ca. 5 km from the Autotron
  • camels are fun and obstinate, perfect opportunity to find out if you can tame and train young camels or to climb on an adult one
  • for more information look at: www.kamelenmelk.nl