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Private Tour: 8h Amsterdam and Holland Country Side Tour
"Your guide will pick your up from your hotel. Start with a 2-hour walking tour to see the highlights of Amsterdam. Dam square with the royal palace the Beguinage floating flower market hidden church in the attic canals and more.Leave the city by car with your private guide and drive to the nostalgic village of De Rijp for a traditional lunch. A former fishing town. Enjoy a scenic drive through the typical Dutch Country Side of the Beemster polder. F""2-hour walking tour Amsterdam city highlights. By car drive to nostalgic small village to enjoy a traditional lunch. Windmills at reclaimed land of Beemster polder (UNESCO world heritage site). Local dairy farm to taste homemade Gouda cheese.
From EUR95.00
 
"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills
"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills Volendam and Marken from Amsterdam""If you are in Amsterdam and want to take a break from the fast city life this is your perfect opportunity. Enjoy a 5 hour trip to the country side and suburbs of Amsterdam. During the trip you can see the old wooden houses and the wonderful windmills at the picturesque village of Zaanse Schans that make Netherlands famous around the world. In addition to this we will also visit a cheese making factory where you can see in detail
From EUR390.00
 
"Amsterdam Half-Day Tour to Zaanse Schans: Windmills
Half day tour to windmill village Zaanse Schans"Meet your guide and driver at a central meeting point just across from Central Station Amsterdam. A comfortable air-conditioned single deck bus will take you to the windmill village Zaanse Schans in just 20 minutes. The windmill village Zaanse Schans is an open air museum that houses a collection of working windmills wooden houses barns and shops dating back to the 18th and 19th Century. All these buildings were brought here from 1961 on bringing back to life this most prosperous period of the Zaan region.In its golden age
From EUR30.00

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Beach

The Strandkorb is the typical German beach chair, made of basketwork, thus the name ( Korb = basket). Each Strandkorb seats two people. The back reclines. Foot rests can be pulled out. The...
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Mudflats tours

The mudflats between the islands and the mainland are part of hte Nationalpark Deutsches Wattenmeer, thus a protected nature reserve. The seemingly empty brown muddy sea bottom is home to a diversity...
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Old lighthouse

The old lighthouse (Alter Leuchtturm) was already built in the middle ages and also served as a steeple for the village church. The little church was demolished when the new, bigger parish church was...
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Seal watching

Watching seals (Seehunde) is remarkably easy in Borkum. The sandbank right off the main beach is the favourite resting point of several dozens of them. When I went there were some 70 animals on the...
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Aquarium

The little aquarium shows the fauna of the North Sea: all those different species of fish, crabs, lobsters, molluscs, jellyfish that live just off the beaches of the island. It's not big, half an hour...
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New lighthouse

The new big lighthouse is situated in the hotel quarter of the village, close to the train station. Its light directs the ships entering the Dollart and the port of Emden. The lighthouse can be...
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Biking

Bike trails take you all over the island, with the exception of the far Eastern part which is a nature reserve and has nothing but a few hiking paths. Since cars can't go everywhere and distances are...
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Beach promenade

The dike in front of the spa quarter and town centre has been terraced on two levels and turned into a promenade. The paved beach promenade above the main beach is everyone's favourite walkway for...
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Top Warnings and Dangers in Borkum

Warnings and Dangers

Seagulls

My favourite North Sea souvenir t-shirt depicts two bored seagulls sitting on poles at the beach. One says, "Shall we go and p**p on tourists?", and the other says, "Great idea!!!" This seems to be a...
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Tides

The tides cause strong currents, especially round the Western tip of the island. The official swimming hours that are announced on the beaches, and when the life guards are there to watch, are...
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Kathrin_E

"Borkum: Island with high sea climate"
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ralucamn

"I wished to see the Nordsee"
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