Giethoorn Tour

Giethoorn Tour

€ 89.00


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‘Little Venice’ and the spectacular Enclosing Dike

About this activity:

  • Discover a village without roads
  • Go on a traditional boat cruise (Weather conditions could influence the boat trip)
  • Impressive photo stop at the Enclosing Dike
  • Free time to discover Giethoorn


Only the best for you:

✔️ A multilingual live guide (English, Spanish and German)
✔️ Officially operated by Tours & Tickets
✔️ Daily departures from Amsterdam Central Station

Important info

  • Departures: 
    Summer season (March 18 - November 3):
    Daily at 10.00 h.
    Winter season (November 4 - March 17):
    Saturday at 09.30 h. 
  • Duration
    ± 9 hours
  • Check-in:
    30 min. before departure at Amsterdam Central Station: IJ-Hal, De Ruijterkade 34 a (click here for map)
  • Child age and price:
    0-3 years: free
    4-13 years: child ticket
  • Extra info:
    This is a ticket for a specific date and time ('time slotted ticket') and is not refundable without costs. For questions please contact

Giethoorn Tour

Giethoorn is a peaceful village in the province Overijssel that is often referred to as the “Little Venice” of the Netherlands, due to its numerous waterways and absence of roads and cars. Its beautiful canals, picturesque wooden bridges, and farmhouses with centuries-old thatched roofs give it a unique fairy-tale vibe. The tour will take you from Amsterdam to Giethoorn by bus, where you will cruise the canals by boat and have time to explore the town on your own. Don’t miss this incredible day trip to Giethoorn. Get your tickets now and discover this enchanting village!

Giethoorn: a village without roads

As most of Giethoorn, is only accessible by boat, it has become famous for being a village without roads. It borders the Weerribben-Wieden National Park, which is the largest fen in northwestern Europe. During the trip, you’ll see the beautiful waterways and old farmhouses that line their banks and experience the peace, tranquility and natural beauty of this magical place. You will also have free time to explore this fairy-tale village without roads on your own, take pictures or grab something to eat (lunch is not included). Besides its fame as a village without roads, Giethoorn is also known for its excellent restaurants where you'll be able to eat some lunch (not included).

Make your reservations now!

Book your tickets now and discover Giethoorn! This is an unforgettable experience and a great way to escape the city to unwind. The Giethoorn Tour departs from Amsterdam Central Station: IJ-Hal, De Ruijterkade 34 a. Avoid the lines and book online! You can make your reservations directly on this website. Check the available dates, choose the most convenient one for you and get ready for an amazing trip to one of Holland’s best-kept secrets!


04 December 2019


This tour is very good for all travellers specially families. Got enough time to explore the places and relax sufficiently. The guide is very friendly, well knowldgable and conversable.

19 November 2019


Giethoorn was amazing! Our tour guide had excellent knowledge and presented the information in a fun and enjoyable way. He also insured that all our requests and questions were answered.

25 October 2019


Everything went smoothly.

25 October 2019


This is the best guided tour I ever had. Firstly we booked online and then because of the services are very good I got another tickets for another tour.I went on to see wind mills and then Giethoorn.Tour guides and bus drivers were super awesome and very helpful. They have given us all of the information through out the journey.Highly recommended to anyone who’s coming to Amsterdam and this is the place to choose.

25 October 2019


I think it was a bit expensive for what you got. The boat/canal tour could have gone to more areas at this less busy time of year.

23 October 2019


The tour guide was very informative, fun and always try to engage with the participants .

About Tours & Tickets

Tours & Tickets, situated in the very heart of Amsterdam, has over 35 years of experience as a flexible incoming tour operator. We are specialized in offering excursions in The Netherlands and Belgium. And we offer various tickets for museums, attractions and all kinds of canal cruises. We also offer an exclusive range of combination deals.