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.
8-hour guided tours
During one of our guided tours through Giethoorn, you will be cycling through National Park Wieden Weerribben, one of the most special wetlands in Europe. This swamp area was created by peat extraction around the 13th century and the remaining land flooded. This is how the lakes and ponds you’ll see along the way were formed.