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ATLC WELCOMES YOU TO FORT VECHTEN :-) - Bunnik

ATLC WELCOMES YOU TO FORT VECHTEN :-)

Fort Vechten - Open Monument Day

The 2nd weekend in September is Open Monument Day in the whole country. At Fort Vechten you will find "Roman soldiers" and you can "storm" the fort while infantry and artillery will try to hold off the enemy with roaring canons and blasting fire arms.

About ten military groups will present themselves.

Address: Marsdijk 2, Bunnik

Phone: 030 - 65 65 285

Website: http://www.fortvechten.nl

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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TRAINING HEADQUARTERS - Bunnik

TRAINING HEADQUARTERS

Fort Vechten - September is Fort Month

All forts in the province of Utrecht are open for free each Sunday in September.

Address: Marsdijk 2, Bunnik

Phone: 030 - 65 65 285

Website: http://www.fortenmaand.nl

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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CHERRY STALL

Fort Vechten - Cherry festival in June

June is the month for the Cherry Festival.
At Fort Vechten there is a cherry market with local produce. The fort is open for public.

(photo from website)

Address: Marsdijk 2, Bunnik

Website: http://www.fortvechten.nl

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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EARTH COVERED BUILDINGS

Fort Vechten - Activities for managers

There are several management trainings at Fort Vechten. Take your employees here and they'll come back as a team. :-)
(that's what they say, anyway)

Address: Marsdijk 2, Bunnik

Phone: 030 - 65 65 285

Website: http://www.fortvechten.nl

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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THE OFFICERS MESS

Fort Vechten - Activities for school children

There are several activities for children. You can celebrate a birthday party or make a school trip.

Address: Marsdijk 2, Bunnik

Phone: 030 - 65 65 285

Website: http://www.fortvechten.nl

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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THE LOO

Fort Vechten - Hilarious military training!

How about a hilarious military training "General Fort Skills" by Corporal Pirelli and Sergeant Vredestein?

This takes about 45 minutes on appointment.

Address: Marsdijk 2, Bunnik

Phone: 030 - 65 65 285

Website: http://www.fortvechten.nl

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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A CORRIDOR INSIDE THE FORT - Bunnik

A CORRIDOR INSIDE THE FORT

Fort Vechten - Tour

Dutch
Er worden (op afspraak) rondleidingen gegeven door een fortgids. De rondleiding duurt ongeveer anderhalf uur en in die tijd komt u alles te weten over de waterlinie, inundatie, brisantgranaten, fortbatterijen, houwitsers, de wasvrouw, vleermuizen en andere fortwetenswaardigheden. Daarnaast bestaat de mogelijkheid een hilarische training 'Algemene Fortvaardigheden' met Korporaal Pirelli en Sergeant Vredestein te ondergaan.

English
Tours are given by appointment. This takes about 90 minutes and during this time you will learn everything about the New Dutch Waterline, flooding, high-explosive shells, fortbatteries, howitzers, the laundry woman, bats and other fort knowledge.

text from website, translation by ATLC

Website: http://www.fortvechten.nl

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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Fort Vechten

Fort Vechten - Address

Dutch
Het Fort bij Vechten is onderdeel van de Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie (NHW). Het fort is gebouwd tussen 1867 en 1880. Het terrein is 17 hectare groot en na Rijnauwen het grootste fort van de Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie. Op het fort liggen 16 grotere en kleinere grondgedekte gebouwen, opgetrokken uit 16 miljoen bakstenen en met een gezamenlijk vloeroppervlak van 7.000 m². Het Fort bij Vechten is sinds 1996 eigendom van Staatsbosbeheer.

English
Fort Vechten is part of the New Dutch Waterline (NHW). The fort is built between 1867 and 1880. The terrain is 17 hectares and is second biggest in the NHW after Fort Rijnauwen.
The fort consists of 16 larger and smaller earth covered buildings, built with 16 million bricks and with a ground floor total of 7000 square metres.
Fort Vechten is owned by the Dutch Forestry Commission since 1996.

Address: Marsdijk 2, 3981 HE Bunnik

Other Contact: fortvechten@nieuwland.nl

Phone: 030-65 65 285

Website: http://www.fortvechten.nl

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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