*My Favorite!* Walk the Dutch Countryside 8km/5 miles

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Tour Number

Activity Level

141407


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Kids need to be good hikers.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Dutch (fluent), English (fluent), German (basic), Spanish (conversational)

Unique experience! Walk off the beaten path. Quaint villages, draw bridges, islands, castles & more!


Hike the amazing lush green Dutch country side. Go off the beaten path. Enjoy: dikes, canals, cows and windmills. Visit quaint little villages. Drink coffee with the locals. On route you'll see old fortresses, houseboats, draw bridges, seasonal flowers & more!

We start at your accommodation in Amsterdam. Together we take a 20 minute train ride from Amsterdam Central Station to Weesp, the start of the hike.

First we explore this lovely town with draw bridges, canals, and a fort. We continue walking along the river Vecht with stunning house boats into the flat lush green country side.

After 1, 5 hour of walking you arrive at the borough of Muiden. First it is time for a delicious lunch, before we explore the medieval castle Muiderslot. Learn about the interesting history and enjoy the views from the castle over the water.
We return with bus and train to Amsterdam and your hotel.

Itinerary

09:00am Pick-up from your location in Amsterdam
09:30am Take train to Weesp
10:00am Explore lovely town of Weesp
11:30am Walk from Weesp to Muiden along Vecht river
01:00pm Lunch in Muiden
02:00pm Visit castle Muiderslot
03:50pm Take bus and train back to Amsterdam
05:00pm Back at hotel in Amsterdam

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: hotel/airport/cruise terminal in Amsterdam.
Other pick-up locations possible, extra fees may apply.

End location: hotel/airport/cruise terminal in Amsterdam.
Other pick-up locations possible, extra fees may apply.

Duration: 8 hours

Itinerary may be altered due to opening hours and availability.
Tours are adjustable due to weather or traffic conditions and your personal wishes.

Transportation

We travel by public transport: bus, train, ferry, etc.

You need to be good walkers as we walk for 8 km / 5 miles.

What’s Included

* pick-up & Drop-off at your location in Amsterdam.
* tram/bus to Amsterdam train station
* train ticket Amsterdam to Weesp and back
* entrance Muiderslot castle
* bus from Muiden back to Weesp

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 euro - per person
€ 25,- lunch and snacks

What’s Extra

entrance fees & activities, meals.

Restrictions

@Keukenhof I'll explain the map and all about growing tulips before we arrive. You have leisure time, without me, to enjoy the flowers.
@Museums I do not guide inside. They have written information, audio-guides or professional guides available for you.

A Recent Review of this tour

If you are looking for a great, knowledgeable tour guide for the Netherlands and more.. ..then Book Stefka now...do not hesitate! We had a great 3 days with her...The 4 of us highly recommend her. She will take you to places..away from the crowds..where you can take your time and really enjoy you holiday!
Dale Winograd

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