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De Weerribben National Park

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Perfect day cycling in De Weerribben

De Weerribben is stunning and perfect to explore by bike. We were blessed with beautiful weather... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Sue S
The Netherlands
Perfect hide away

Perfect place to be away from fireworks and new years stress. There are quite a few beautifull... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2016
Maikel P
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19 Jul 2017
“Perfect day cycling in De Weerribben”
4 Jan 2016
“Perfect hide away”
De Weerribben National Park features a variety of plant, fish and bird species and a number of the world-famous Dutch canals.
The Netherlands
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

De Weerribben is stunning and perfect to explore by bike. We were blessed with beautiful weather. We hired bikes and cycled from Giethoorn, through Scheerwolde, Nederland (yes, there is a place called Nederland in the Netherlands), Kalenberg, Ossenzijl, Wetering and back through Scheerwolde. The scenery...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to be away from fireworks and new years stress. There are quite a few beautifull cottages for rent over airbnb. We were there in winter but summer must be Absolutely gorgeous.

Thank Maikel P
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Last weekend we went canoeing in Weerribben with a group of friends. It was an enjoyable trip through cute areas. It wasn't a very wild terrain - at least by the standard of foreigners who are used to grandeur of the Mother Nature. However, for...More

Thank Purple_Fairy_K
Reviewed 16 July 2013

De Weerribben National Park originates from the peat industry in the 19th century. The peat was dug up, creating narrow canals and was laid to dry on the side of those canals. (The "ribben"). When all peat was exhausted, artificial waterways and landscape were left,...More

1  Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 24 September 2012

When you're touring The Netherlands and want to have a feel of how most of the countryside would have looked some 2,000 years ago, I recommend to get off the beaten track (i.e., canals, windmills, wooden shoes, ...) and visit this National Park. A day...More

1  Thank JWG_080353
Reviewed 11 July 2012

Yesterday we visited this NP for the first time. It consists of two parts: the Weerribben in the North & the Wieden. The southern part called the Wieden is managed by the Netherlands Society for Nature and Environment (Natuurmonumenten) and this is the part we...More

1  Thank gl0balista
Reviewed 2 July 2012

Very stunning nature, not spoiled by tourists. You can sail for hours in the early morning without seeing any other boats. In the weekend Giethoorn may be a bit more busy but overall very unspoiled beautiful bit of Holland.

1  Thank kiki69London
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