You can make beautiful canoe trips in the surroundings of Deventer. Click here for renting.
The surroundings of Deventer are very beautiful for cycling. On this page you will find adresses for renting bikes. The closest and easiest way is to go to the VVV (Tourist Information) on The Brink
There is a beautiful two days tour along the river IJssel (19 and 13 km). You start in Zutphen, walk to Deventer along the Westbank of the river, stay over in At the foot of The Hill, and the next day you continue your walk to Olst. There are trainstations both in Zuthpen and Olst. Click for all information and downloading of maps here.