Giethoorn tips

Normally the tourists come at 11.00 A.M and leave at 18.00 P.M.
Just try to come earlier than 11.00 A.M or later then 18.00 P.M to avoid crowds.


Book a local private tour guide. With a private captain you will not end up in the hustle and bustle.

So, that you can fully enjoy Giethoorn. Even in the high season.

Canal cruises costs normal EU7.50 per person for one hour.
Rent a boat for Eu15,00 per boat for one hour (8-max) per boat.

Giethoorn Travel hacks
Relaxing in Giethoorn
Giethoorn Tips

When you are in Giethoorn village and it is to crowded.
Google {Dwarsgracht} looks like Giethoorn without Tourists. {10 minutes drive}

#Tip 5

Do you not want to get stuck in the center of Giethoorn with your boat.
Avoid this center with an alternative route. Ask you boat landlord for the route.

rent a boat in giethoorn

Weekdays in Giethoorn are normally less crowded than the weekends in Giethoorn. So, plan your visit to Giethoorn during weekdays if you don't like big crowds.

#Tip 7
The high season is the period in Giethoorn with the highest visitor numbers. The high season in Giethoorn is from April till Oktober with a peak during the Dutch holidays and weekends. Be warned.

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