Although for most, the best thing to do in Giethoorn is to chill and admire the canals, ponds, and scenery, there are more possibilities to spend your free time here. See our recommendation below!
Giethoorn Activities and Tours
The most obvious thing you can do is to explore the waterways by boat, cruise, or canoe. You can take private tours or individual boats, or you can just book. With our local partner, we offer many possibilities: More Info Here
We offer for rent different types of boats such as Whisper-boat, Sloops, Console-boat, or Traditional boats. Check here for availability.
The canal cruise is probably the most popular choice in Giethoorn. We offer various options including private, group, or VIP tours. Chethoorn canals is probably the most popular option
Canoe and SUP
If you're tempted to be more active on Giethoorn's calm waters, you can take a canoe for a ride or try a stand-up paddle too.
Other Activities and Things To Do in Giethoorn
Can you walk around Giethoorn?
Museums in Giethoorn
“Het Olde Maat Uus” Museum
You can walk in the Museum “Het Olde Maat Uus” where you can see and experience how a typical farmhouse in Giethoorn looked like a century ago.
The museum is open Monday-Saturday from 11.00-17.00 and Sundays from 12.00. Admission is 4 euros for an adult and 1 euro for a child.
If you are interested in old cars, there is also a specialized museum here. The Histomobil provides a vast collection of cars, motorcycles, and carriages.
Museum de Oude Aarde
Museum de Oude Aarde Another interesting museum is the Museum de Oude Aarde, where many gemstones and minerals are found. Adults can enter for 3.50 euros and children for 2.50. From March to October, it is open from 10:00 to 18:00, and between November and March, it is open from 10:00 to 17:00.