All items tagged: "Water".


  • Peter Saal

    A ‘sound walk’ from the Fort at the Ossenmarkt

    The Fort at the Ossenmarkt forms the starting point of a so-called ‘sound walk’ of about 4 kilometres (2.5 miles; 1 hour). The ‘Waterlanders’ walk takes you on a theatrical...
  • Fietsroute langs de forten

    Zuiderzee Route

    This bike tour partly follows the borders of the IJsselmeer, the enormous lake that was created by closing off the Zuiderzee (literally: South Sea) by a dam. Cycling the Zuiderzee Route will give...
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    Canoe routes

    The Molens en Fortentocht (Windmills and Forts Tour) is a 21-kilometre (13-mile) canoe route in the surroundings of Haarlem and Spaarndam. Along the way you’ll encounter five fortresses...
  • © Fort bij Kudelstaart


    In close proximity to the Fort near Spijkerboor you’ll find the typical Dutch landscape of the Eilandspolder. Here you can take a boat excursion to enjoy tranquillity, space and meadow birds....
  • Vuurtoreneiland  ©Jaap van der Veen

    Island visits

    Vuurtoreneiland (literally: Lighthouse Island) is a little fort island off the coast of Durgerdam, near Amsterdam, and is still relatively unknown. It’s an exclusive monumental location in a...
  • museum cruquius

    The Haarlemmermeer: Forts and the Cruquius pumping station

    Grab the bike for a tour of the Haarlemmermeer! The bike trail takes you past Fort Vijfhuizen, Fort Aalsmeer, Fort Hoofddorp and the beautiful Cruquius pumping station.  The Cruquius pumping...
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