De Lindenberg

Holten Canadian War Cemetery

  • Impressive location
  • Learn about the history
  • Easy to reach

Near bungalow park De Lindenberg, there is a piece of Canadian soil. Even so, you do not have to pass customs to enter it. This is the Canadian cemetery, where every year many visitors gather to honor the fallen soldiers. One can also read many personal stories about the soldiers buried there. In addition, memorial services are held several times a year: special and impressive events to witness.

  • Unique place with a great information center
  • Impressive cemetery with many personal stories
  • Learn about the history and liberation of The Netherlands in WWII
  • Impressive memorial services on Liberation Day and Christmas Eve
  • Easily accessible by bicycle and car

Paying homage at the Canadian Cemetery Holten

Do you wonder who the soldiers who gave The Netherlands back her freedom really were? In that case, a visit to the honorary cemetery in Holten is the perfect place. The information center uses anecdotes, photos and personal stories to keep the memory of the liberation of The Netherlands alive.

If you visit De Lindenberg on Liberation Day, visiting the yearly memorial service is highly recommended. Every year, hundreds of people visit the ceremony, among them many Canadians. A special opportunity to learn more about the Second World War, or to teach your children about it. And the cemetery is easily reachable from De Lindenberg.

Holten Canadian War Cemetery