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"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
 
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
 
"Dutch Countryside and Culture Tour from Amsterdam Including Zaanse Schans
"Dutch Countryside and Culture Tour from Amsterdam Including Zaanse Schans Edam and Volendam""Start with a pickup from central Amsterdam or select city hotels. Settle into your seat aboard a single-decker coach. With limited spaces you’ll enjoy a smaller more personalized experience than that of larger double-decker coach trips.Leave the city behind and ride out to the Dutch countryside characterized by its dykes windmills and blooming flowers. As you travel
From EUR45.00

More Things to Do in Giethoorn

RENT A WHISPER BOAT

A fun way to tour the canals of Giehoorn is to rent a WHISPER BOAT. which is an open punter boat equipped with a silent electric motor, thus the nickname "whisper". It is environmentally friendly as...
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LoriPori
Jun 12, 2015

Go boating

There s but one thing that most people do when in Giethoorn: they rent a boat.We got ourselves a so called 'whisper' boat.Be aware, during vacation time and weekend it can be hard to find a boat, so...
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nighthawk
Apr 04, 2011

Exploring the countryside

As we rented a tiny house (schuurtje) for the long weekend, our reservation included bicycles as well. They even included a map with explanations and suggestions for a trip. Little we knew leaving the...
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Nathalie_B
Jun 26, 2005

Venice of the north

Giethoorn is called the Venice of the north and many tourists flock the little village to see it's unusual scenery. There are lakes (Wieden), only chest deep in the middle, that are connected with...
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ATLC
Aug 21, 2004

Punters

Punters are the local boats that are moved along with a stick like the gondola's in Venice. You can also plug on a sail and go sailing! It's actually how I first learned how to sail (a little bit),...
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ATLC
Aug 21, 2004

museum Het Olde Maat Uus

This Museum farmhouse is rebuilt and decorated in old style in 1988. It gives an impression of life in Giethoorn 100 years ago. In the stable is an exposition about life in Giethoorn. The house is...
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tompt
Apr 15, 2004
 
 
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make a boattrip

There are several choices to make a boattrip in Giethoorn. You can rent a small boat by yourself. Like the red ones in the picture, they have an electric motor. Or a rowing boat. The absolute...
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tompt
Apr 15, 2004

geological museum de Oude Aarde

Museum De Oude Aarde ( The Old Earth) was founded in 1969.The founder, Rene Boissevain, travelled to every corner of the earth, to discover many specimens for the unique collection minerals in museum...
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tompt
Sep 30, 2003

Mekka for gemstone collectors!

Museum de Oude AardeAll kinds of gemstones and fossiles with a nice shop in front of this little museum. For children they have a nice quizform, which they can fill out. If they do well, they get a...
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Roeffie
Aug 25, 2003

See how they lived here!

Museum 't Olde Maat UusIn and around this beautiful renovated farm a team of volunteers takes pride in showing you the history of living and working in Giethoorn in the last 100 years. The name of...
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Roeffie
Aug 25, 2003

Historical cars in Dutch Venice

Histo-MobilA nice collection of old cars, motorcycles etc.Go back in history, see how people transported everything in Giethoorn Opening HoursMarch 1st to October 31st daily between 10.00 - 18.00...
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Roeffie
Aug 06, 2003

Rent information

On this sign (enlarge photo), you'll find contact info for renting boats, boat tours, bike rent (7 euro per day), arrow and bow shooting, B&B, etc.
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ATLC
Aug 21, 2004

Houses of Giethorn

I have been to Holland several times but only last time I had the cahnce to see Giethorn...I was totally amazed with the nice houses, environment.. The way of people living.. All so wonderful..
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Erkmen
Jun 02, 2003

Top Hotels in Giethoorn

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Beulakerweg 55, , Giethoorn, Overijssel 8355 AB
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Beulakerweg 30, , Giethoorn, rond Zwolle 8355AH
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Ds.T.O.Hylkemaweg 6-7, Giethoorn, 8355 CD, The Netherlands
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Veneweg 294, , Giethoorn, Overijssel 7946 LX
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Molenweg 21, Giethoorn, 8355, The Netherlands
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Beulakerweg 56 House, Giethoorn, 8355AJ
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"An unusual natural environment"
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"Giethoorn - Venice of the North"
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"Giethoorn, a village along the waters"
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"GEYTHORN"
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"Dutch Venice or Venice of the north"
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