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Sunday cycle ride (from Amsterdam city)

We fancied a Sunday day out on our bikes and wanted to learn more about Amsterdam and its history... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Swindon, United Kingdom
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A nice educative day outing just outside Amsterdam

Chances are you might find yourself in Amsterdam and have already done all the tourist highlights... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Leuven, Belgium
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We fancied a Sunday day out on our bikes and wanted to learn more about Amsterdam and its history so we decided to cycle out to Muiden and incorporate a ferry ride out to Pampus Island. We arrived on the island during a local event...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

Visited as part of a tour group and there are no words for how wonderful the experience was. Perhaps it is the relaxing and calm feeling that is present throughout the Netherlands is what made the attraction enjoyable. I would never imagine that I would...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Chances are you might find yourself in Amsterdam and have already done all the tourist highlights in the city and have some time to spare. Or, you don’t want to do the typical touristy things. If you also love history and maybe have young kids,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Luecht
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Last summer, a few dinners were organised again at the old Defence Fort Island Pampushout. It is tiny and located in between Muiden & Almere. A boat from the organisation will take you there, you get on at IJburg, near Amsterdam, but only if you...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Chitra28
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Great dinner experience with friends the other nite. Was a windy, wet but adventurous nite of exploring, eating, drinking and laughing. Can't wait to do this during the summer time.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We took the first boat on a cloudy Sunday morning. We arrived to really friendly staff and a lovely quiet fort. It was chilly so we first had a hot beverage and then began the tour. The staff offered to give us a shortened tour...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

This small island several miles offshore from Amsterdam is part of the old defensive fort line around Amsterdam, but now is known as much for its flora and fauna as for its role in defending the Netherlands from attack. Access is from the same small...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a , never used, fort of the defense fortifications of Amsterdam. It is completely surrounded by water and 'veerdienst amsterdam' brings you there in one hour by boat from the harbour of IJburg (a part of Amsterdam), really very good service.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank amsterdam05
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Pampus is an interesting place. Worth a day trip from Amsterdam/Utrecht may be in combination with Muidenslot (castle in Muiden). Best thing is to reserve in advance the ferry to secure a spot. The ferry takes about 15 min to get to the forth with...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Runninglady77
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Many forts can be visited in the Netherlands, and most of them look quite similar. This one is unique in being situated on an island, strategically located in the IJsselmeer near Amsterdam. That alone makes it worthwhile to visit, in combination with the Muiderslot where...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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