Things to Do in Giethoorn

Referring to the Venice of Holland, Giethoorn is located in a beautiful area of ​​the Netherlands called the Weerribben. A popular tourist attraction that locals also love. Giethoorn is a charming village That the entire family will enjoy.

Giethoorn is a traditional Dutch town house that was formerly only accessible by boat. It has about 180 bridges and 2620 for its residents. It was founded in 1230 by Mediterranean refugees and its origins are tied to the very peat.


Now in modern times the most parts of Giethoorn is accessible by car. Some areas of the town is still only accessible by boat or foot. There are many activities to do such as renting a boat, visit a museum or go hike through the historic town. You can rent any type of boat you like, from motorboats to canoes. One popular type of boat rental is a punter, which is propelled forward by putting a punter stick into the water and pushing it forward. It's a lot of heavy work but this old-fashioned boat is a unique activity. 

One of the most popular activities to do next to renting a boat is doing a canal cruise. This cruise will take you through the most memorable parts of the town while the guide tells you about the rich history of Giethoorn.

There are multiple museums in Giethoorn such as Museum farm 't Olde Maat Uus this museum is a typical farm from Giethoorn That details the area's special history. Other museums include the Stone and Mineral Museum (the Old Earth) and the Shell Museum Gloria Maris.

Things to do in Giethoorn:
* Canal cruise
* Self-driven Whisper Boat
* Biking (tandem bikes too!)
* Canoes
* Museums
* Restaurant
* Punter boats

Rentals of boats and bikes and canal cruises run daily from 10am to 7pm
Prices vary for each type of rental

Reserve your rental boat online 

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