What is the best time to visit Giethoorn? Of course, that depends on your wishes. Fact is, that your visiting experience of Giethoorn depends very much on the correct timing of your visit. Here you can find out what we think is the most important travel information for Giethoorn.
What is the best time to visit our village when we talk about the seasons.
The high season for visitors in Giethoorn is from April untill Oktober. With an absolute peak during the Dutch school holidays (half July-end of August), Dutch public holidays, Dutch national holidays and the Sundays. If possible, avoid these days to travel to Giethoorn village. Because, of the sometimes massive crowds. Find some tips to avoid these crowds here.
Seasons of Giethoorn
The ever-greening of Giethoorn in Spring. After that, you can experience gorgeous flowers which are flowering in combination with nice temperatures during June, July and August. At the end of the high season when autumn starts, nature in Giethoorn creates beautiful colors. And, what to say about the winter in Giethoorn. Winters in Giethoorn with possible frost or snow can create unique photo material. Fact is, that every season has it's own charm.
The best time to visit Giethoorn when we talk about the days of the week.
During weekdays you will have the most chance to find a less crowded Giethoorn. In fact, are the Monday's usally the quietest day of the week. So, from Monday to Friday the crowds slowly increase each day. And, during the weekend, the village of Giethoorn usually receives the most visitors.
Which time is best to visit our village when we talk about the day part?
Most tourists normally arrive around 11.00AM and leave our village around 17.00PM. To avoid the crowds you can also try to arrive around 08.00 AM or after 17.00PM and have the village for yourself. Giethoorn village has no closing-time.
About the residents
Keep in mind that if you visit Giethoorn that this Dutch village is inhabited by real people.These residents are social and tolerant people. Do not cause inconvenience so that you ruin it for the following visitors. More about living in Giethoorn here.