Sailing on the IJsselmeer - Lovers of large water can indulge themselves on the IJsselmeer. The wide lake is rich in nature and fauna and the surrounding landscape is open and green. After a beautiful day of sailing, you will moor in one of the old fishing villages along the former Zuiderzee. When you enter the ports you get the feeling that you are back in the Netherlands from the previous centuries. You will find around the sailing area gorgeous old Dutch villages and towns. Together they form one of the most beautiful and authentic parts of the Netherlands.
Visit the historic fishing villages on the IJsselmeer
Experience the atmosphere of the traditional fishing villages Monnickendam, Marken, Volendam and the cheese town of Edam, the glorious past of the VOC cities of Hoorn, Enkhuizen and the Frisian Hanseatic city of Stavoren, the former islands of Urk and Schokland and the beautiful fortified town of Naarden.
For example, visit the picturesque town of Enkhuizen during your sailing trip. This city attracts thousands of tourists every year. Some come because of the many historical monuments and others because of the harbor and good water sports facilities. Or more in Hoorn, this was one of the important VOC cities. Hoorn, like Amsterdam and Enkhuizen, became a very prosperous place in the 17th century. Today, dozens of monuments and churches allow you to taste this historic atmosphere. Hoorn is also a great place to have fun or relax. You can enjoy the many shops, cafes, restaurants and water sports activities in Hoorn. And the nearby dunes and beaches are wonderful places to relax.
Short sailing trips or long sailing trips on traditional sailing ships
The combination of the spacious water and historic harbor towns make it one ideal waterway for a shorter or longer sailing holiday. You can rent a ship with a skipper and sailor on sailendeschepen.nl so that you can, for example with your family, colleagues or friends a day trip or multi-day sailing trip can make. There are also about 200 sailing trips every year for people traveling alone or small groups. You can board as a passenger in various ports in Europe. There are sailing holidays to the Wadden Islands, through the Norwegian fjords or the Scottish Hebrides. De fully arranged trips vary in length from 1 day to 3 weeks. If you cannot find the ideal ship or your dream trip, we will gladly help you further via e-mail, telephone or the chat program.
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