Camping de Stouwe
in Giethoorn

Camping de Stouwe in Giethoorn is a small-scale campsite less than a 10-minute walk from the center of Giethoorn. This campsite has approximately 25 pitches. The campsite is easily accessible by camper and/or car. The campsite also includes a free parking space. You can also rent a boat here.

Camping de Stouwe 

SVR Camping ‘De Stouwe’ in Giethoorn is a small (25 sites) and especially quiet campsite where it seems as if time has stood still. Here you can still experience the old-fashioned camping feeling. The campsite is located exactly between the touristy Giethoorn-Zuid and the much quieter Giethoorn-Noord. Both parts of Giethoorn are less than a 10-minute walk away. The campsite is accessible by car and/or camper. There is a good WiFi signal everywhere on the campsite.

As if you were walking on a campsite abroad

Did you know that 65% of Giethoorn's visitors are international visitors? You will notice that when you walk through this campsite. With an almost always international mix of camping guests, it is often like walking through a foreign campsite.

Mix of caravans and campers

At this campsite there is often a healthy mix of caravans and campers. There is often limited space for large campers (7 meters). In any case, our advice is to call in advance to see if there is room. Reservations are not possible here. First come, first served.

Toilet building

Camping de Stouwe has its own toilet building. There are 3 toilets and 2 shower cabins for both men and women. There are sinks for washing dishes on the outside of the toilet block.


You cannot go to this campsite for breakfast. There is a Plus supermarket open 7 days a week for getting breakfast. It is a 20-minute walk from the campsite to the supermarket. You could also skip breakfast and wait until one of Giethoorn's restaurants is open.

Where can I park my car?

There is a free option for guests to park in front of the campsite. This car park has 30 parking spaces.

Dutch summer holiday 2024

The Dutch construction holiday (July-August) is by far the busiest period in Giethoorn.

Campsite manager

The daily management of the Stouwe is in the hands of Marja Doze. You can contact this lady for all your questions.


Contact is possible by telephone: 0521-361473 or by email:

Address: Middenbuurt 11, 8355 BN Giethoorn

De Stouwe boat rental

No boat, then rent a boat

If you do not have your own boat, you can also rent a boat at the campsite. They rent whisper boats for 4 to 5 people. A bit depending on how big your stomach is. De Stouwe has 4 boats for rent. They are open from early April to September. It is advisable to reserve a boat to avoid disappointment.

Parking next to the boats

Stouwe customers have the option to park their car in the parking lot in front of the campsite.

Your own boat on your doorstep

The campsite is located on open waterways and has a direct sailing connection to Giethoorn. About 15 places are located directly on the water. These places also all have their own jetty. Boats up to 5.00 meters can be moored here effortlessly. This way you can go out with your own boat whenever you want. You will be in the middle of the Weerribben in about 15 minutes by boat. You can reach the center of Giethoorn in about 7 minutes by boat.

Address: Middenbuurt 11, 8355 BN Giethoorn

Sailing route-app

Sailing routes Giethoorn

Vaarroute-app van Giethoorn
Scan or click on QR code for sailing routes

The staff at De Stouwe is ready to explain to you in advance about operating the engine and the different sailing routes. You were always given a map with a suggested sailing route. This was to ensure that you saw everything during your visit and could find your way back. Nowadays you can download the Giethoorn sailing app. All sailing routes of our village are listed here.

Sailing app Giethoorn Village

This map that you receive also contains a QR code that refers to the Giethoorn Village sailing app. This app contains a number of sailing routes. Super handy if you don't want to get lost.

Which boats are available for rent?

Whisper boat rental

You can also rent a 4-5 person whisperboat at de Stouwe.

Address: Middenbuurt 11, 8355 BN Giethoorn

Do I need to reserve a boat?

Reserving a boat

You can reserve a boat via telephone number 06-22004433 or by sending an email to Reserving a boat is highly recommended on the following days/periods, due to the expected crowds, during:

  • Easter
  • Pentecost
  • May holiday
  • Ascension Day
  • Weekends from May to September
  • Summer holidays

Parking at de Stouwe

Parking Giethoorn

You can park your car for free at Middenbuurt 11 in Giethoorn if you have rented a boat or are coming to camp.

Multiple parking spaces

Did you know that there are 25 free parking spaces in Giethoorn?

Address: Middenbuurt 11, 8355 BN Giethoorn

Restaurants in Giethoorn

Where is, which restaurant in Giethoorn?




Restaurant 141

De Olde Smidse


De Landije

De Lindenhof

Dames van de Jonge

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