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Giethoorn is a peaceful village in the province Overijssel that is often referred to as the “Little Venice” of the Netherlands, due to its numerous waterways and absence of roads and cars. Its beautiful canals, picturesque wooden bridges and farmhouses with centuries-old thatched roofs give it a unique fairy-tale vibe. The tour will take you from Amsterdam to Giethoorn by bus, where you will cruise the canals by boat and have time to explore the town on your own. You will also visit the famous Houtribdijk (“Dike Enkhuizen-Lelystad”), which is one of the longest dikes in the Netherlands. Don’t miss this incredible day trip to Giethoorn. Get your tickets now and discover this enchanting village!
If you book between the 1st of February and the 1st of April for the tour at 09:30 AM you will receive a one hour canal cruise for FREE.
As most of Giethoorn is only accessible by boat, it has become famous for being a village without roads. It borders the Weerribben-Wieden National Park, which is the largest fen in northwestern Europe. During the trip, you’ll see the beautiful waterways and old farmhouses that line their banks and experience the peace, tranquility and natural beauty of this magical place. You will also have free time to explore this fairy-tale village without roads on your own, take pictures or grab something to eat (lunch is not included). Besides its fame as a village without roads, Giethoorn is also known for its excellent restaurants where you'll be able to eat some lunch (not included). Afterwards, the bus will take you to the Houtribdijk (“Dike Enkhuizen-Lelystad”) where we will stop for photos.
Damrak 26, Amsterdam
(approx. 300 meters from the Central Station)
Any questions? Please contact us: phone number: +31(0)299 411111
Things to bring
- Printed voucher
- Photo camera
- Cancellations more then a week in advance only administration costs of 15%
- Cancellation between a week and 48 hours prior to departure date: 50% of the total amount
- Cancellation less than 48 hours prior to departure date : 100% of the total amount
- No show: no restitution
Book your tickets now and discover Giethoorn! This is an unforgettable experience and a great way to escape the city to unwind. The Giethoorn Tour departs from Damrak 26, which is just a few steps away from Amsterdam Central Station. Avoid the lines and book online! You can make your reservations directly on this website. Check the available dates, choose the most convenient one for you and get ready for an amazing trip to one of Holland’s best-kept secrets!
± 7,5 hours
1st of June till the 31st of August 2017
During the winter months this tour is not available.
- We advise to book this tour at least 48 hours in advance.
- Check in at the location at least 20 minutes before departure.
- Prices, menus and itineraries are subject to change without prior notice.