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Day trip to Giethoorn from Amsterdam

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    Meet your guide and driver at 10:30 at Hotel Barbizon Palace (check in 10:15) near Amsterdam Central Station. Board a luxury coach for a beautifull ride to one of the most visited places in Holland .Giethoorns city center is filled with canals  and is car free .While riding you”ll drive true amazing villages and  dutch landscapes .

    we ll drive on an old sea, what is today one of the biggest Lakes of western Europe and your guide will tell you everything about  dikes and dams  and everything about dutch watermanagement as we passing the places.

    when we get in Giethoorn we board an electrical boat for a 1-hour guided tour. we will sail past beautifull restored thatched-roof farmhouses ,we will duck under picturistic bridges and sail on the lake Bovenwiede where people move them self forward with punting ,(traditional transport system of Giethoorn) after the boattour you ll have free time to explore the fairylike village on your own, get tips from your guide of what to see and where to go .after you enjoyed your visit and made a lot of pictures ,we drive you safely back at the end of the afternoon to the pick-up location.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Said from Dutch Trips was our guide and he was very informative of the area and made sure we got the best view for photos etc. He was very caring as I am on a walking stick and was a bit slow. Said took photos...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Helen R
    dutch-trips, General Manager at Dutch-Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Wonderful to hear you had such a lovely trip! Thank you for letting us know. We hope to see you again! Warm regards Irene Charlotte Meyer Dutchtrips

    Reviewed 17 July 2019 via mobile

    I visited Giethoorn with my elderly mother. The tour was perfect for us since getting there with public transport seems to be time and energy consuming. The tour organizer and the driver was lovely and made sure we all had a great time. Thanks very...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Sakanakajima
    dutch-trips, General Manager at Dutch-Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

    We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your trip! Thank you for letting us know. Irene Charlotte Meyer, Dutchtrips

    Reviewed 11 June 2019

    In my opinion, Giethoorn is beautiful beyond words. The houses and the gardens are so neat they look like toys. The scenery is so picturesque that I could enjoy it if when it was cloudy, and once the sun came out, it was like a...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    dutch-trips, General Manager at Dutch-Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2019

    Thank you so much for your kind and positive review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your day so much. Giethoorn is indeed fairytale alike. It is true, Said is a wonderful person and he is great with people and loves guiding and helping...More

    Reviewed 26 May 2019

    What an amazing village to visit. Almost fairytale in nature. Along with the beautiful and peaceful surroundings our tour guide was the best. Thank you Siyid (sorry if I misspelled your name) for a wonderful tour and all the information along the way. Thank you...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    dutch-trips, General Manager at Dutch-Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2019

    Good morning! Indeed Said is a wonderful tour guide and gentleman, very knowledgeable and attentive, And Giethoorn is just a great idyllic village to spend a day. We are happy you have had an amazing experience and we hope to see you again soon! Best...More

    Reviewed 5 May 2019 via mobile

    Mr Said is a fantastic person and I would highly recommend anyone to join his tours. It's very different than conventional tours, much more interactive and fun! with Said we did not have to worry at all as we hopped on to a comfortable van...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Felora H
    dutch-trips, General Manager at Dutch-Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2019

    Indeed Said is a beautiful person! Said is very attentive to details and reliable. We are glad you have joined us and had a great day! Warm regards, Irene Charlotte Meyer

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    yonatang402
    8 May 2019|
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    Response from N903SRjennym |
    Hello, are the boats for the canal tour enclosed? We've booked a trip for this Saturday but it appears that it will be raining with thunderstorms throughout the day. Are there provisions for keeping passengers dry?
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    LaEle1976
    26 March 2019|
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    Response from dutch-trips | Property representative |
    Hi , Thank you for your interest in the tour , the ride is 1,5 hour to Giethoorn , What is a very Interesting ride through windmillparks , you Will get to See the dikes of the IJsselmeer , which is one of the biggest lake of... More
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    baby248
    20 March 2019|
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    Response from Jozzie_19 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes you can. There’s basically a sort of central area where you are dropped off after the boat ride. The path to the right takes you to the restaurants whereas the path to the left is quieter. It would not take a long time... More
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