The great thing about cycling in and around Giethoorn is the enormous diversity. Pedaling you cycle out of the center of Giethoorn and enjoy villages such as Dwarsgracht, Belt-Schutsloot, Wanneperveen, Scheerwolde, Muggenbeet and a city like Steenwijk.

The bike will take you through forests, fens, lakes and heaths. Whichever way you go; it is an experience you will not soon forget.

Cycling in Giethoorn

On the next page you can find a number of cycling routes that start and end in Giethoorn. Via the extensive cycling network, all you have to do is follow the signs and change direction at the right junction.

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Bike rental Giethoorn

Through our booking system it is possible to rent a bicycle for one or a few days in Giethoorn. This is ideal when, for example, you are here on holiday and you do not want to carry a bicycle from home. But of course also if you just want to explore the area around Giethoorn for a day.

You can rent a bicycle in Giethoorn by clicking on this link.

Bike tours in Giethoorn

Do you want to get the most out of your day in Giethoorn? Then a bike package might be something for you! We have put together a number of packages where you combine cycling with food and drink and / or boating or an activity. Below you will find a selection of the packages we offer.

The boating and biking package

Discover a unique part of the Netherlands. The houses are connected by bridges and you can sail between the houses. An experience in itself! There is also a car-free street in the old village center. Perfect, because the rental bike is ready for you after the cruise! You will do all this during the sailing and cycling package.


11.00 – Welcome with coffee or tea and speculaas

We welcome you with coffee, thee and speculaas (a typical dutch cookie)

11.45 – Canal Cruise Giethoorn 

After you have finished your cup of coffee / tea, board the tour boat to enjoy a relaxed cruise. During this cruise you will sail through the village of Giethoorn, but also through the nature reserve “de Wieden”. On the way you will be accompanied by an expert guide who will tell you a lot about the village and the flora and fauna.

12.45 uur – Cycling (inclusive) + Bicycle tour with a picnic

After sailing, the bicycle is ready for you. Together with the picnic in a farmer’s handkerchief and a beautiful cycling route, you are on your way. After you have cycled a bit, you choose a nice spot and enjoy the extensive picnic. Everything has been thought of; ham and cheese sandwich, currant bun, drink, salad, fruit and a candy bar.

17.00 uur – 3-course dinner meal ( childeren get a childrenmenu)

Once back from the bike tour you can enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner. What about a soup beforehand, followed by a schnitzel or whiting fillet and a vanilla ice cream with fruit and whipped cream for dessert?


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You will find even more packages on the next page. Click here for a complete overview.

Ideas of youw own?

Do you have any ideas of what your ideal day should look like? Please contact us by email or telephone and we will realize it together. We have direct access to all rental parties so that we can always put together a nice package for you.

When you are cycling you often see people with a cool and fancy smartwatch. If you are looking for a cycling smartwatch you definitely have to check out this website because they have made a complete list of smartwatches.


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