Giethoorn tour

Giethoorn tour – costumized private tour (8 hours)

Giethoorn with its charming arch bridges and thatched farms is often referred to as “Little Venice”. This means that most people immediately think of exploring Giethoorn by boat, but did you know Giethoorn can also be explored by bicycle? With one of the routes through WaterReijk Weerribben Wieden, you can easily cycle right through the wonderful “Venice of the Netherlands”.

Whether you like to take a long or short bike ride, by booking one of Holland Travel’s guided tours through Giethoorn, you’ll be enjoying the beautiful surroundings to the fullest!

Cycling through Giethoorn

The guided tours through Giethoorn include exploring WaterReijk Weerribben Wieden. WaterReijk Weerribben Wieden offers you a large number of kilometres of signposted cycle routes. In order to get to various villages by bike that are only accessible by water, you can use the water taxi. Giethoorn’s water taxi will take you to Blokzijl or Sint Jans Klooster for example, so that you can continue your route there.

Package deal from € 675,00 (max. 4 persons included)

The guided tours through Giethoorn take about 8 hours and can be booked for a maximum of 4 people. The tours can be tailor-made. When booked for 4 people you can also benefit from interesting package deals.

Contact the owner

Don’t hesitate to contact owner Yvonne ter Avest via Facebook, email, call or Skype call her for more information on guided tours through Giethoorn or Giethoorn in general.

Giethoorn tour

Orchid & Butterfly farm

The most colorful attraction in the Netherlands is De Orchideeën Hoeve in Luttelgeest, with Butterfly Valley and Lorituin, 25,000 m2 of tropical flora and fauna under one roof.

Admire thousands of species of wild and rare orchids, feed the special fish, enjoy beautiful beautiful colors and scents and visit the largest butterfly garden in Europe where more than 2000 butterflies flutter around. The journey through the four different continents is an adventure for young and old!

New attraction is the ‘Floating’ Flower Garden. Visitors come into a fairytale-like world of flowers where thousands of fuchsias, begonias, geraniums, petunias and industrious lies form an infinite cloud. The flower spectacle can be seen in a huge glass greenhouse seven meters high. You become immediately happy; it gives an ultimate summer feeling. There are idyllic gazebos, cozy seating areas and a bistro with all kinds of summer delicacies, so you can enjoy all that beauty at your leisure.

The Orchideeën Hoeve is for all ages and offers something for everyone. The Orchideeën Hoeve is also fun, educational and exciting for children and they can participate in an exciting quest and romp in the Mangrovebos Speelparadijs; a water-rich indoor playground with turtles.

Orchideeën hoeve


1-hour boat trip on the romantic canals, covered by thatch
farms, wooden bridges and colorful well-kept gardens.

This tour is a good combine with:

Orchid and butterfly farm

Different sights can be applied to the program. Depending on the season or the interest you have. All this goes together with you in consultation

Customize with:

  • Orchid and butterfly farm
  • Batavia, 17th-century VOC shipyard.
  • Largest tulip fields in the country (only in season)
  • Windmill in typical Dutch countryside.
  • Afsluitdijk
  • or another request.


Private Tour
guide/driver, English speaking
pickup and drop-off from the place you stay.
Transport by private vehicle
Cup of coffee with apple pie
1 hour boat ride


Entrance fees
Food & Drinks


Time Schedule:

Departure point:                 Amsterdam or The Hague(additional costs may apply to other cities)
Pick-up-return details:        from Hotel, B&B, hostel or apartment
Departure time:                  09.00am – 06.00pm (other time possible in consultation)
Duration of availability:       8 hours


Total price:                          1-4 people   €675,00