Discover Meppel

About Meppel

Meppel is a historic compact city on the border of Drenthe and Overijssel with over 32,000 inhabitants. The municipality of Meppel consists of Broekhuizen, Meppel, Nijeveen, Rogat and De Schiphorst. Meppel is located at a crossroads of rivers and streams. As a skippers center, Meppel flourished that was strongly related to the dykes in Drenthe. Meppel has a lot to offer: from historic buildings and attractive canals to lively events. Read on and experience Meppel!

Winkelen & markten

The old center of Meppel with characteristic streets, canals and squares is the setting for a pleasant shopping city.The Keijserstroom and the Swaenenborgh offer space for covered shopping arcades. But also special shops can be found in Meppel. Every Friday there is late night shopping until 9 p.m. There are also a number of shopping Sundays per year in Meppel. An up-to-date overview can be found at Every Thursday there is a market on the Kerkplein and the Wheem from 08:00 to 12:30 (from October to March 8:30 to 12:30). Every Saturday there is a market on the Kerkplein from 9 am to 5 pm. Nijeveen and the Meppeler districts Haveltermade, Koedijkslanden and Oosterboer have extensive shopping centers.