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Giethoorn Day Trip
8.30 / 10
120 reviews | 1,049 travellers
The town is beautiful, everything is well coordinated. The half-hearted guide, A star to the restaurant that has an agreement with the operator, GRACHTHOT A disaster. More than an hour to take the order. It was time to get on the boat, and we were just having lunch. There were 3 of us and the third course was very out of date, we hardly had enough to eat. Expensive for the quality of the dishes. I do not recommend it at all. The guide took us there, I recommend you not to go. There are many others cheaper and better catered for.
8 Julia
US$ 70.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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Allow yourself to be seduced by "The Dutch Venice" with this excursion to the pastoral region of Giethoorn, where you will pass through its famous canals in a delightful boat trip.

Enjoying Giethoorn
Typical Dutch houses in Giethoorn
Giethoorn canals
Scenes in the centre of Giethoorn
Giethoorn
Views of Giethoorn

Giethoorn Day Trip

At the arranged time the tour leaves the centre of Amsterdam, travelling northwards for an hour and a half across Holland. There we arrive at the picturesque town of Giethoorn: a municipality which finds on its border the Weerribben-Wieden National Park, one of Holland's most beautiful natural spaces.

Having arrived at the outskirts of the town, the tour leaves the bus to enjoy a trip by boat through the canals of Giethoorn. This means of transport is the only way to access the centre of the town, and during the crossing you will have the opportunity to contemplate typical Dutch houses and the wooden bridges which allow you to cross from one canal bank to the other. 

The tour will also teach you about the history of Giethoorn, where the absence of motor vehicles is what gives this beautiful town its nickname: "The Dutch Venice." Having concluded the boat trip, you will have time to have lunch in the town, a perfect opportunity to discover the gastronomy of the Netherlands. 

Having eaten, the tour returns to the bus to return to Amsterdam.

Important Information

  • Adverse weather conditions may mean the boat trip is affected.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Adults Children between 4 and 12 Children younger than 12
US$ 71
US$ 35.50
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 71
  • Children between 4 and 12

    US$ 35.50
  • Children younger than 12

    Free

More Information

Duration

9 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Bus transfer.

English speaking guide.

Boat trip through the canals of Giethoorn.

Not included

Food and drinks.

When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Is it better to take the excurson during the week or on the weekend?

    A - It makes little difference, as it tends to be just as busy at the weekend and on weekdays.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 70.50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

34 De Ruijterkade, in Amsterdam Central Station.