GIETHOORN whisperboat

Giethoorn is located in the province of Overijssel and is one of the most beautiful places in the Netherlands . Recently the weerribben proclaimed to be the most beautiful nature in the Netherlands . Giethoorn are several waterways which can be boat with a whispering boat. The various companies are whisperboat whisper boats to rent from about 10 euros per hour or 50 euros for a whole day . When you book a holiday home in Giethoorn , you usually need to hire a electric boat that gets usually at .

Route whisperboat Giethoorn

Giethoorn are several trails that lead you to the most beautiful places in nature . Along the various channels sail through the village . Along the way you will see the picturesque thatched farmhouses and many bridges . There are several routes to sail from the rental point . When you're on the lake itself , the different itineraries are also to be very clearly by poles on the lake . The following itineraries in Giethoorn may include :

Yellow route : sailing time + - 3 hours

Alternative yellow route : sailing time + - 1.2 hours

Green route : sailing time + - 3 hours

Red route : sailing time + - 4 hours

During the sail in the whispering you come to the big lake , the ' Bovenwijde . In the middle of the lake is an island where you can have a picnic or swim . The lake is quite shallow and you can be almost anywhere . Please be aware of the weather. When there is a lot of wind blowing , it is sometimes difficult to come back and there are many waves.

whisperboat Giethoorn

Electric boat rental companies weerribben

For an overview to the various rental companies , please visit the following page :

Places where you can rent an electric boat

Wieden neighborhood / weerribben : Giethoorn , Kalenberg , Oldemarkt , Belt schutsloot , Wanneperveen , Ossenzijl

Information Giethoorn

If you are in Giethoorn , imagine yourself in another world . Beautiful reed, narrow waterways , expansive views , picturesque farms and water birds chirping . A place where you come to relax.
Giethoorn tel 200 bridges , which are mainly privately owned . Almost all waterways connected to one another , whereby it is possible to get . On the larger lakes on certain pathways This is usually done by hiring a flusiterboot or boat.

History Giethoorn

The nature arose from the need for peat . After the turf was stabbed , it was dry on small pieces of land . Waterways were dug and the ribs had found their existence . By storms came for that ribs were washed away , and the weeding arose . In the beginning of the century, the production of over peat in oil , which peat was no longer needed . They decided to start growing cane . Through these reeds , but the ground was dry quickly . Mills which many are found in the area provide the necessary irrigation and keep the country wet. Every year the cane cut and ditches surrounding dredged to maintain the land.

Peat (turf) is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation. Most common components is Sphagnum moss, although many other plants can contribute. Soils that contain mostly peat are known as a histosol. Peat forms in wetland conditions, where flooding obstructs flows of oxygen from the atmosphere, slowing rates of decomposition.