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Tickets for Giethoorn: Guided Tour + Boat Trip

Relax in the 'Little Venice' of the Netherlands, a cute car-free village!

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Registered address: James Wattstraat 77-P, 1097 DL, Amsterdam, NL
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Duration: 9h
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Live guide: English, Spanish
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What's included

Transport from Amsterdam city to Giethoorn and back
Live guide in English and Spanish
Boat trip in Giethoorn

Important information

Pets are not allowed, except service animals.


Duration: 9.0 hours
  • 09:30 - Meeting Point
    Meeting point: De Ruijterkade 34a Get directions

    Meet your guide at De Ruijterkade and get ready for a fun day out.

  • 10:00 - Transport to Giethoorn
    • 120 mins
    • Unguided

    Watch the scenery unfold through the windows on the ride to Giethoorn (between 1.5 - 2.5 hours).

  • 11:00 - Afsluitdijk
    • 15 mins

    Take a short photo stop at Afsluitdijk, a major dam and causeway in the Netherlands.

  • 12:30 - Arrival in Giethoorn
    • 90 mins

    Some free time to stretch your legs.

  • 14:00 - Cruise
    • 60 mins

    See antique thatched-roof farmhouses, wooden bridges, grazing horses and more on a canal cruise.

  • 15:00 - Free time to explore
    • 150 mins

    Wander around Giethoorn, check out the shops or enjoy an ice-cream.

  • 17:30 - Transport to Amsterdam
    • 120 mins

    Board the bus back to Amsterdam (between 1.5 - 2.5 hours).

  • 20:00 - Arrival in Amsterdam
    Drop off point: IJ-hal Centraal Station Get directions

    Drop-off at IJ-hal Centraal Station.

For reference only. Itineraries are subject to change due to weather, traffic and other circumstances.

  • Depart from a convenient location near Amsterdam Central Station and spend a day in the Dutch countryside
  • Take a canal cruise with your guide and see antique thatched-roof farmhouses, pretty wooden bridges, grazing horses and more
  • Enjoy a true taste of what the Netherlands has to offer outside of the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam

Get a taste of 'real' Dutch life in the tiny car-free village of Giethoorn, known as the 'Little Venice' of the Netherlands! Take a guided stroll along the quaint streets and cruise the picturesque canals. See antique thatched-roof farmhouses, wooden bridges and more. It's a change of scenery and a step back in time all in one!

Sick of the hustle and bustle of big cities? Join this day trip from central Amsterdam and head to Giethoorn in the Northeast of the Netherlands, sometimes known as the 'Little Venice'.

Here in this peaceful, picturesque corner of the Netherlands, you'll find boat-filled waterways, pretty footpaths, zero cars (they're banned here), and bicycle trails.

Board your canal boat along with your live guide and photograph the cute wooden bridges and centuries-old thatched-roof farmhouses.

Walk the banks of the canals and pick a restaurant for lunch - there are lots to choose from!

  • Show your smartphone ticket at the Tours & Tickets office, where you'll be guided to the bus across the street
  • Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit.

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3 reviews
Rachel,  Taiwan Taiwan
23 Apr 2024
Very nice trip, Ms. Cicilia’s guide is excellent. Highly recommended package.
Giethoorn: Roundtrip from Amsterdam
27 Jan 2024
Lovely tour. If you’ve seen a bit too much of Amsterdam, then it might be a good change of view to travel to Giethoorn.
Giethoorn: Roundtrip from Amsterdam
15 Mar 2024
Beau village à visiter.............................
Giethoorn: Roundtrip from Amsterdam

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