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Strand

Suggested Cruises from our cruiser bases in Holland

There are many different routes using the many canals in Holland. The time taken can therefore vary depending on the particular option chosen.

One week one-way cruise from Sneek or Strand Horst

MuidenSneek - Loosdrecht - Strand Horst or vice versa one way trip
Friesland - Flevoland - Utrecht
Several routes are possible between Sneek and Strand Horst but do not forget to plan an excursion to Amsterdam. Whichever route you choose you will pass through numerous typical villages and the little Vecht River, mostly used by leisure boats and sailcraft.

Suggested itineraries:
Sneek-Echtenerbrug-Giethoorn-Elburg-De Eemhof-Weesp-Loosdrecht-Strand Horst
24hr one-way cruising time
Sneek-Echtenerbrug-Giethoorn-Zwartsluis-Harderwijk-Muiden-Strand Horst
25hr one-way cruising time
Sneek-Lemmer-Ketelhaven-Harderwijk-De Eemhof-Muiden-Loosdrecht - Strand Horst
21hr one-way cruising time
Sneek-Sloten-Vollehove-Elburg-De Eemhof-Huizen-Loosdrecht - Strand Horst
20hr one-way cruising time

One week round trip from Sneek

WoudsendSneek - Grouw - Lemmer round trip
Friesland
Cruise to Grouw and its nautical base, then through the nature reserve of Princehof. Take it easy on the canals, halt to taste the fresh bakery, then stop at Sloten to discover fish markets, touristic sites and art. The boater will find plenty to discover in this region. There is Workum, then Makkum and their celebrated potteries. Return to the base after a stroll in the picturesque market of Bolsward.
Between 80 - 200km dependent on route; No locks; 10 - 20hr round trip cruising time

Other cruises in Friesland

The Big Lakes Route: 20hr round trip cruising time
Romantic Route: 21 hr round trip cruising time
The Road of Adventure: 22hr round trip cruising time
Via the Heergemeer: 10hr round trip cruising time

One week from Strand Horst

Strand Horst - Amsterdam - Utrecht - Elburg round trip
Friesland - North Holland - Utrecht
Cruise the River Vecht and delight in the country houses lining the canal, formerly the weekend residences of wealthy business owners. Moor at Weesp and take the 10-minute train journey to the cosmopolitan city of Amsterdam. Tour the canals, visit the many tourist attractions, perhaps visit a diamond polishing factory. Cruise to Utrecht and return via Spakenburg.
180km 4 locks 33hr round trip cruising time

Please note that hours suggested above are approximate

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