|Chicken breasts at the market||$9.15|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$2.44|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$677.97|
|1 Pair of men leather shoes||$148.47|
|Gasoline (1 liter)||$2.39|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$13.56|
Zwolle, the capital of the Overijssel province of Holland, is a tourists’ delight with its medieval centre, magnificent theatres, wide array of shops, lovely parks and excellent hotels. Set up as a trading centre, it rapidly assumed importance due to its excellent waterways and soon became one of the greatest Hanseatic League cities. Today, it is a modern town bustling with life but still retains its heritage character. The nearest international airport is less than a hundred kilometers away and is especially convenient for tourists boarding cheap flights to Zwolle via Groningen from all over the world.
Zwolle will instantly captivate you with its splendid medieval city centre that consists of old gables, watch towers and the heritage city wall. The Sassenpoort, a 6th-century old gate with a star-shaped moat and superb examples of period architecture, will appeal massively to those with even a fleeting interest in history and architecture. The most striking landmark of the city, De Peperbus, a church spire towering 75 meters high, offers an unmatched view of the city. St. Michael’s Church, a 15th-century edifice is a fabulous example of gothic architecture. Inside, you will see the world-famous Schnitger organ with its remarkable 4 keyboards.
If you book cheap flights to Zwolle, you will discover that the province prides itself in its culinary heritage too; not only can you expect to find a number of restaurants and bars operating in heritage structures but the city is also home to a couple of Michelin-starred restaurants, the only city in the country with this distinction. You can spend hours browsing through the assortment of shops that sell anything and everything in gastronomy, kitchen utensils and the diverse regional produce such as mustard, cheese, spirits, cookies and handmade sweets. Undertaking the Tour de Hanze, a guided city walk that takes a couple of hours, is the best way to absorb the ambiance of Zwolle. Accommodation is plentiful and easy to find with an assortment of hotels in Zwolle to suit every budget.