One of the best ways to get to know a city is by exploring it on foot. Urban wandering is therefore an expression that sounds familiar to many travellers. Not only is this an excellent alternative for crowded public transport, it also ensures you don’t miss anything in the city, which is a risk when you’re running from one sight you found on the internet to another. Anyone who wants to get a taste of culture in the cities of the Weerribben-Wieden region now knows what to do. Below you’ll find something to look forward to: the best guided (city) walking tours in Weerribben-Wieden.
Steenwijk is a city that still boasts many historical buildings in Jugendstil style, surrounded by city walls and moats that are a tangible reminder of Steenwijk’s past. A guide takes you back to that turbulent past by telling captivating stories.
Starting point: Steenwijk Municipal Museum
Markt 64, Steenwijk
Also know as the 'City of Palaces', Vollenhove has a rich history. Anyone who wants to discover the stories hidden in the streets can book a city walking tour. This walk takes you past the harbour, remaining manors, centuries-old religious edifices, the town hall, and much more...
Starting point: CHC Land van Vollenhove
Bisschopstraat 36, Vollenhove
Blokzijl has undergone a veritable evolution through the centuries, from an important trading post to a battleground for the many wars that were waged here. A city walking tour will not only give you the opportunity to get to know more about its past, you’ll also discover how people lived here in times gone by.
Starting point: Museum 'Het Gildenhuys' Blokzijl Kerkstraat 7, Blokzijl 0527-291381
Many boat trips combined with walking tours are being organised with De Wieden Visitor Centre and De Weerribben Outdoor Centre as starting points. Check out the schedule for our current offer!
De Wieden Visitor Centre Beulakerpad 1, Sint Jansklooster 0527-205660
De Weerribben Outdoor Centre Hoogeweg 27, Ossenzijl 0561-477272
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