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't Zwaantje

Dominee T.O. Hylkemaweg 1 | driveway between Beulakerweg 133 and 135 on the N334, 8355 CD Giethoorn, The Netherlands
+31 521 361 593
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Getting to Giethoorn and exploring the city - Practical information

Getting to Giethoorn from Amsterdam can be tiring and time consuming. The most convenient solution... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
R S
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Emilia-Romagna, Italy
via mobile
Efficients service

Make sure you reserve your boat online and then your process will go quick. There were people who... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
pink_foxxy
,
Bad Soden, Germany
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Professional canal cruise company which provides guided tours through the Dutch Venice: Giethoorn. Boat-, bikes and Canoerental. Restaurant with typically Dutch cuisine like pancakes, sandwiches, meat and fish plates, dinners and grill, also pizza and pasta's like spaghetti.'t Zwaantje has it's own large parking (free for guests) and is situated directly next to the busstop center Giethoorn.All the boats, including the canaltouring boats, are driven by electrical engine. The guided tour is with life guide in Dutch, German and English or via audiotour. Going with a socalled whisperboat yourself, maps available in Dutch, German, English, French, Spanish and Italian.
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Dominee T.O. Hylkemaweg 1 | driveway between Beulakerweg 133 and 135 on the N334, 8355 CD Giethoorn, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Getting to Giethoorn from Amsterdam can be tiring and time consuming. The most convenient solution is to take a direct train from Amsterdam Zuid to Zwolle then bus 70 to Giethoorn; alternatively, you can get to Utrecht then take another train to Steenwijk; once in...More

1  Thank R S
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Make sure you reserve your boat online and then your process will go quick. There were people who didn't and they were told to step aside. The boat was nice and clean.

Thank pink_foxxy
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I was taken here while visiting Dutch friends and spent a nice hour or so walking along a small part of the village. As we were only passing time we never hired a boat but I'm sure it would be well worth doing though beware...More

Thank fsphinx
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers the perfect package. You start with parking at their own lot, go inside feel if you go back to grandmothers time and enjoy a cup of coffee with apple pie. In the same building you can rent a boat. We did for...More

Thank LLLNN
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I usually do not enjoy the boat trips very much (as I have balance problems and I must admit sometimes I get scared), but in this care it was sooooooo relaxing. We arrived half an hour early, but it was no problem since the place...More

Thank alexandra1442016
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We came here for lunch as it shuts early, the place in very typically dutch inside and has lots of character, friendly staff and they do there up most to please you, lovely pancakes sweet or Savoury

Thank meuniercrippsjones
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I dined at Restaurant 't Zwaantje for the last night of our visit to Amsterdam. It certainly lived up to the reviews I had read. The food is wholesome and served in generous portions. Good home style eating. Really worth a visit.

Thank Roman K
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The 1 hour boat trip took you through the main canals and out onto the lake, before re-entering the canals to return, passing some very different landscape and houses. Sections had started to ice up when I was there mid-November, which meant they would not...More

1  Thank codym481
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had taken a 1 hour guided boat trip through this fairy-tale-like village. This guided trip is safe and good when you are travelling with family. The money is worth it. However if you are a bit more adventurous you can also opt for the...More

Thank IntoTheOblivion2016
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very nice activiy, takes 1 hour and you learn many things about Giethoorn by the ''captain'' a lot! Don't forget to spend time to go around the village by bicycle!

Thank ApostolosVots
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KillineyBay
8 September 2015|
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Response from Uri A | Reviewed this property |
Hi Stay away of the 'tZwanatje - it's just a Business for Money, they lack service attiude, the prices are high. if you are looking for a good place to eat go to the - De Grachthof very nice place on the canals. if you... More
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AnnijaBodniece
28 May 2015|
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Response from ZwaantjeGiethoorn | Property representative |
17.00 (5pm)
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Sharon M
22 March 2015|
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Response from ZwaantjeGiethoorn | Property representative |
At the ticketbox adult €6,50 p.p. You could also get tickets online with discount on our booking site giethoornbooking com Kind regards,
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