Giethoorn day trip from Amsterdam
Excursions & day trips

Giethoorn day trip from Amsterdam

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Language: English , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 9 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit Giethoorn - a town without cars
  • Learn about the interesting history of the area, also called the Dutch Venice
What to expect

Passing through the typical Dutch landscape you’ll drive in about one hour and a half to the Dutch Venice, Giethoorn. In this picturesque town you’ll find out how the Dutch people can live with the water and surrounded by canals. In Giethoorn cars are not allowed and little has changed in the city over the centuries. You will enjoy this wonderfully preserved town walking and by boat. There are many types of boats that are used for transport on the canals, gondolas, punters and flatbottom boats for example. Your included one hour boat tour passes the skillfully restored farm houses.

After the boat ride you will have some free time for lunch and be able to do some exploring on your own. Your guide can give you some tips on what to see and where to eat. After lunch you’ll continue to an impressive 20 kilometer long dike in the Ijsselmeer, one of the largest lakes in Western Europe. You’ll see water and reclaimed land all around you, make sure to bring your camera to capture these landscapes.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Deluxe coach
    • Guide
    • Boat tour in Giethoorn
    • Photostop at Enkhuizen Dijk
    What's not included
    • Gratuities
    Reduced price
    • Children ages 4-12: reduced price
    • Children ages 3 and under: free
    Where

    Amsterdam Centraal, De Ruijterkade 34a, 1012 AB Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Meeting point:

    Check in at least 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour at the tour operator's office in the Central Station’s IJ hall (on the far eastern side).

    What to remember
    • Tour is available in English, German and Spanish led by guide
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Tourism Group International
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.
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