Year Round
3 Hours
Almere Centrum

See Naarden, a 1300 walled city with a moat, and tour the Gooimeer on a Spartamet

Naarden & Gooimeer Tour on Spartamets


This is a fantastic 5 hour Spartamet tour, that takes you from Almere all the way to Naarden, a walled fortress town founded around 1300.  There you can see the great star shaped moat and walls that surround the town.  In Naarden you will see Grote Kerkm The Great Church, a 15th century Protestant church.  On the way back we will ride around the Gooimeer, and along the Gooimeerdijk Oost.  Spartamets, walled city, 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 5 Hours
REQUIREMENTS Must be 16 with VALID Driver’s License to drive Snorfiets.

Comfortable clothing & appropriate footwear

Maximum Rider Weight – 120kg/260lb

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 there are a few things to do.

  • Meet & Greet
  • Sign rental agreement & show valid ID/License
  • Instruction on basic Snorfiets operation and safety


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 – 1:45 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 (Bikes have their own separate lane over the bridge well away from traffic).  We will check out an old windmill and see plenty of Dutch cows as we head into Naarden, a star fort walled city.


1:45 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 – 4:30 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


4:30 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.

Grote Kerk Naarden

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