Year Round
3 Hours
Almere Centrum

See Naarden, a 1300 walled city with a moat, and tour the Gooimeer from the comfort of a mini-van or sedan.

Naarden & Gooimeer Tour


This is a fantastic 4 hour tour, that takes you from Almere all the way to Naarden, a walled fortress town founded around 1300.  On our way there we will pass a beautiful old classic Dutch windmill where pictures are a must. Once we arrive in Naarden, you can see the great star shaped moat and walls that surround the town.  In Naarden you will see Grote Kerk, The Great Church, a 15th century Protestant church.  On the way back we will ride around the Gooimeer, and along the Gooimeerdijk Oost.  A 500 year old church, a walled city, a moat, cows, windmills, & dijks.  This is the Netherlands you can’t see in Amsterdam.  



  • Almere Stad – A tour of the Weerwater. A look at some of Almere’s famous architecture.  Insight into the unique advantages of a planned city.
  • Almere Poort & the Flevoland-North Holland bridge
  • Old Wooden Windmill
  • Ride through countryside with authentic Dutch cows
  • Naarden – A Star Fort town with fortress walls & a moat
  • Grote Kerk – The Great Church, a 15th century protestant church
  • Ride along the Gooimeerdijk
DEPARTURE TIME 9am Please arrive 15 minutes before departure.
TOUR LENGTH Approximately 4 Hours
REQUIREMENTS Be prepared to see the real Netherlands!

Comfortable clothing & appropriate footwear

No smoking in the vehicle please

Tour Guide Dijk
Naarden Grote Kerk


Transportation to Almere Centrum Station
Guide gratuity



11:45AM – 12:00 PM: Preparations for Tour

Before the tour starts we have a simple meet and greet., as well as address any pre tour questions or requests.


12:00 PM – 12:45 PM: Almere Stad

We will check out the architecture of Almere Stad and see some of the unique things that only a planned city can have.  Like trash cans that suck the trash away like giant vacuums!


12:45PM – 1:30 PM: Almere Stad to Naarden

We head out of Almere Stad and over to Almere Poort.  Up and over the bridge connecting Flevoland to North Holland.  We will check out an old windmill and see plenty of Dutch cows as we head into Naarden, a star fort walled city.


1:30 PM – 3.30 PM: A Tour of Naarden

Welcome to Naarden, a town built around 1300.  Here we will see Grote Kerk, The Great Church, a Protestant church from the 15th century.  We will also learn the story of the Spanish Massacre in 1572.


3:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Naarden to Almere Stad

Leaving Naarden we will head around the Gooimeer, The Beautiful Lake, and take a long ride along the Gooimeerdijk Oost as we make our way back to Almere Stad


4:00 PM: Return

Tour ends back at Almere Centrum Station.  From here you can tour the City Mall and grab dinner.  Grab a bus to Kemphaan, or take the train to Amsterdam and other parts of the Netherlands wilderness.

chauffeured tour
chauffeured tour
Grote Kerk Naarden

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