All you need to know about Tiel

City Facts - Tiel

A versatile and attractive city located on picturesque waters, Tiel is a beautiful destination for business travellers. Although many of its buildings were lost in World War Two, some prominent buildings and churches, such as St. Maartenskerk, still stand, making them a must-visit; they are definitely worth a trip when embarking on a walk through Tiel, especially the Medieval street pattern which is still intact. Select serviced apartments in Tiel with SilverDoor on your next visit, and experience the comfort and convenience of staying in a furnished apartment whilst away.

Transport in Tiel

Tiel has a main train station – Tiel Station – that has direct sprinter train connections to Geldermalsen and Ultrecht, alongside a slower ‘stop train’ connection to Elst and Arnhem. The train is the most convenient form of public transport for visitors and business travellers looking to travel to local areas. If you need to go to smaller neighbouring towns around Tiel, the city is served by a range of buses that are operated mainly by Arriva and will take you where you need to go. A tip when staying in a serviced apartment in Tiel, is to rent a bike from Gejo-cycleworld. It allows you to further explore the rural landscapes and travel from one place to the other, quickly and inexpensively.

Shopping in Tiel

Tiel is home to an extensive and varied range of shops within its centre. If venturing out of the historic part of the city, you will find a unique collection of speciality and individual charming shops that sell distinctive offerings you will not find anywhere else in the region. Within the city centre, the shops have long opening times and include a special shopping evening on Thursday where closing time is extended to 8pm. Additionally, if you need to stop for refreshments and food to recharge during your shopping day, the terrace is home to many catering entrepreneurs, such as The Pankoekhoek and Café and restaurant De Merckt, providing delicious food and a fantastic atmosphere for you to enjoy. 

Things to do in Tiel

A visit in September is the perfect time, as the city is the stage for the largest free pop festival in the country. Applepop is a two day festival which takes place in a picturesque location next to the town centre and the river Waal, Europe’s most intensively used waterway. The perfect day or two away from your corporate housing when you have some free time on your business trip, enjoy a mixture of electronic, pop and dance music in a beautiful setting. If you want to learn more about the history of Tiel whilst away, venture out onto the Tiel Qula City Trail. It is a brilliant daytime activity that informs you of the city’s historical heritage. 

Facts about Tiel

A visit to Tiel will see you visiting one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands; it was first mentioned in a document dating back to 855, where the destination was referred to as “Dioli”. In the 20th century the city became a major fruit production centre. For a marketing campaign by a factory that had operations in Tiel, a little boy name Flipje was created, who resembles a raspberry with arms and legs. Although the factory was closed down, Flipje still remains as the city’s mascot and statues of him can be found around the city or you can learn more about his history in the dedicated Streek Museum.

What is a serviced apartment?

A serviced apartment in Tiel offers guests all the luxuries that you will find in a hotel, but with the addition of space, privacy and flexibility. Once you stay in one of our fantastic furnished apartments, you will never look back as our serviced apartments are tailored to the business traveller’s wants and needs. With facilities such as a comfortable living area, fully-equipped kitchen and multiple bedrooms depending on group size and work desks, guests are provided with separate spaces to eat, sleep and work so they can truly feel at home in their serviced apartment in Tiel. Additional amenities are also available, such as on-site leisure centres, concierge services and specific housekeeping times at your request, to complete your business trip. Whatever specific requirements you may have for your serviced apartment in Tiel, do not hesitate to ask one of our helpful team who will work hard to meet your needs.

Why choose a serviced apartment in Tiel?

With over 20 years in the serviced apartment sector, we have built up a wealth of knowledge and properties within our portfolio to provide you with the very best service and product. We are proud to be recgonised as a highly trusted company, with our track record for excellence shining through and proved by our overall five star Trustpilot rating. We are certain we have a serviced apartment in Tiel to suit your preferences and requirements, from interior preferences to additional extras, just tell us what you are looking for and we will look through our furnished apartments to match you to your dream corporate housing. Contact us today to find your perfect serviced apartment in Tiel that meets your needs and the duration that you require for your stay.