Kaag Travel Guide

  • Hotel Orion, restaurant - terrace
    Hotel Orion, restaurant - terrace
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  • Laarzenpad - Kaag
    Laarzenpad - Kaag
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  • De Stal - Kaag
    De Stal - Kaag
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Kaag Things to Do

  • The first house

    When arriving at Kaag with the ferry the first house you will encounter is 't Veerhuis or Ferry house.

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  • The old school

    The former elementary school has been demolished. The present family house is a replica with some modern add-ons, but still cerrying the name "De Oude School".

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  • The old sail loft

    The former sail loft now is a family house. Only the sign "Oude Zeilmakerij" still points to its former use.

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Kaag Restaurants

  • Coffee at the sole Kaag hotel

    Hotel Orion also has a nice terrace to enjoy a good cup of coffeee.The restaurant of the hotel is checked by top cook Herman den Blijker; try the 3 course surprise menu that carries his name (€ 25.50) .Hours:Terrace till 5PMRestaurant:Mo-Tu: 5PM - 10PMWe-Th: closedFr-Sa: 5PM - 10PMSu: closed The applepie with the coffee

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  • Well-known spot for food

    Restaurant 't Kompas is housed in a former farmhouse and since about 1600 it's a known location to enjoy food and drinks. There is a terrace at the waterside and visitors can moore their boats at the waterside.The dinner room can house 110 guests; 2 additional rooms can accomodate up to 50 people each.Business hours in the summer:Mo-Fr: [10AM] Noon...

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  • Old setting - High standards

    Tante Kee is a well-known restaurant to stop by, either from the road or from the water.Once it was a grocery store run by the Zwetsloot family. They started a pancake restaurant, that became so profitable the store was closed.Tante Kee now is managed by Kim Edwards and Raymond Reeb.Business hours:Summer: Daily: Noon - 2.30PM (lunch); From 6PM...

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Kaag Transportation

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    by pieter_jan_v Updated Aug 27, 2010

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    If you want to visit the Kaag you have to go across the Ringvaart with the small ferry from Buitengaat. It's a travel of maybe 1 minute, but remember you go across the a provincial border.

    The ferry can hold 4 normal cars at maximum and some foot passengers and cyclists.

    I recommend to explore the Kaag by foot; a return tickets for a foot pasenger is Euro 0.90.

    The ferry is operated by the Ponto company, located at Julianalaan 1A - 2159 LA Kaag.

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    • Water Sports
    • Hiking and Walking

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Kaag Shopping

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  • Fancy a nice ship?

    The Royal Van Lent Shipyard is specialised in the construction of hi-tech modern yachts up to 80 meters. The company was grounded in 1849 and started with a wooden machine shop and slips. In 1949 Feadship, First Export Association of Dutch Shipbuilders was grounded, a cooperation between Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw at Aalsmeer, Royal Van Lent...

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  • Cheese, milk, cream and more

    Zuivelboerderij Van Ruiten is a diary farm with local products.You can buy directly from the farmer. Cheese Low prices

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Kaag Local Customs

  • Local Trees

    Some of the trees at Kaag are centuries old. Others are special shaped and well maintained.Furthermore you find some classic fruit trees.

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  • Local animals

    Tha Kaag has little big animals; it's more known for its wild birds. In the breeding season entrance to the meadows is forbidden.

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  • Time stood still here and there

    The nice on the Kaag island is that some of the old public service items are not replaced by modern ones, like the letterbox (only a new sticker added).

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Kaag Warnings and Dangers

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    Small cars only!

    by pieter_jan_v Written Aug 23, 2010

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    The few roads on the Kaag island are small, so only cars up to 2.20 meters wide with an axle pressure under 4.8 tons are allowed.

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    • Road Trip
    • Family Travel

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Kaag Sports & Outdoors

  • Laarzenpad

    Put on some boots and walk the "Laarzenpad" through the meadows towards to the Kager Mill.No dogs allowed; closed in the bird breeding season.

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  • Watersports

    The sport at the Kaag is watersport. Sailing, rowing or just enjoying a boat ride.Dieper Zicht boat rental is the place to go to if you want to sail.All types of boats are for rent. Boat.

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  • De Stal - A center for reflection

    De Stal is a center for reflection. On Wednesdays between 10AM and Noon you are welcome for a cup of coffee.

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  • Where to go at Kaag

    De Kaag can be a one day trip destination. I recommend either to come walking or explore the island using the Kaag as a stopover on a sailingtrip.The Kaag has a hotel and a center for reflection. I recommend those if you look for peace and want to explore the nature.Kaag webcam)

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