Overijssel
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Our most recommended Overijssel Group Activities

  • Small Group Full Day Trip to Giethoorn

    1. Small Group Full Day Trip to Giethoorn

    Meet your guide/driver before heading in a comfortable, air-conditioned luxurious minivan to your first destination in about 90 minutes. The journey takes you goes through the typical flat Dutch ‘polder’ landscape. Polder is land that has been reclaimed from the sea, and most of the land you drive through today was a sea until the 1950s. Giethoorn is definitely one of the most picturesque villages in the Netherlands. The town has been one of the country's most popular tourist villages and is nicknamed the Dutch Venice. Just like Venice, Giethoorn has many canals and the only way to get around town is by boat or walking.  After a short walking tour of the village, you will have leisure time to discover the village on your own. Your driver/guide will reveal the city’s unique character, and give you insider’s tips about great local restaurants, shops, attractions, activities and more. End...

    There were only 4 of us in the group & we all agreed it was one of the best day tours we have had. Our guide Bram was pleasant & knowledgeable & professional.

  • Superluxury Giethoorn (Venice of the North) Private Tour

    2. Superluxury Giethoorn (Venice of the North) Private Tour

    Giethoorn can only be accessed by boat and therefore has a tranquility due to the absence of roads and cars. This picturesque village located in the north of the country consists of islands that are connected by approximately 180 bridges. Its beautiful canals, picturesque wooden bridges, and farmhouses with centuries-old thatched roofs will give you a unique fairy-tale vibe. Enjoy a canal cruise to experience the peace, tranquility, and natural beauty of this magical village. Giethoorn is also known for its excellent restaurants, where you’ll be able to have lunch (at own expense) and take some free time to explore Giethoorn by yourself. Then, take in the fairy-tale charms of Hasselt by foot - the most intimate way to get to know one of Holland's most delightful riverside towns. You will walk directly into the Old Town, following its cobblestone streets and passing by medieval houses. ...

  • From Amsterdam: Private Day Trip to Giethoorn and Lelystad

    3. From Amsterdam: Private Day Trip to Giethoorn and Lelystad

    Get picked up at your hotel in Amsterdam and travel to Lelystad and Giethoorn with your personal guide. Lelystad is a unique city where will see the reconstruction of the famous VOC-ship Batavia which lies in the Batavia harbor where you can see dozens of old historic ships. Lelystad is also known for its unique architecture. You can see the Zilverparkkade and the Agoratheater. Then explore Giethoorn, the Venice of the Netherlands, a must-see when visiting the Netherlands. Experience the beautiful landscape of quiet canals, wooden bridges, and Dutch homes. Learn about life in the area, which was once a waterlogged swamp and has now become one of the most iconic places in The Netherlands. At the end of the day, your guide will drive you back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Overijssel

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 12 reviews

Fantastic tour

We booked the tour as this was our second visit to the Netherlands and we wanted to see the countryside . Our guide made it an amazing experience - the kids call him Uncle Bramsterdam and he’s a rock star through and through . He regaled us with personal stories , anecdotes and history of the area. We learned so much about how they reclaimed the land and enjoyed a leisurely stroll in Geithoorn. Such a idyllic beautiful village , we are glad we went early and missed the crowds.

Excellent!!

We took the tour my family and I and we recommend it 100%. Our guide was super friendly, very attentive and took us to know more places that were left over the way. I recommend you take this tour, you will not regret it.

Giethoorn is a fairytale place. Loved it. Theo was our guide. He was informative, entertaining and flexible. Would happily recommend this day out from Amsterdam to others.

There were only 4 of us in the group & we all agreed it was one of the best day tours we have had. Our guide Bram was pleasant & knowledgeable & professional.

Friendly people and boat drive highly recommended.

Small group tour was great with Dutch apple pie n coffee