Giethoorn Route description

How to find the Hotel and Tourist Office in Giethoorn?

The Dames van de Jonge Hotel-Restaurant is situated on the edge of the eight-kilometre-long village. The hotel is uniquely situated. On one side, it is surrounded by the nature of the most beautiful National Park of the Netherlands, the Weerribben – Wieden. On the other, round the corner, begins the characteristic village canal of Giethoorn with all its bridges and farms.

If you are looking for peace and quiet and a hospitable surrounding? The Dames van de Jonge is then the place to be!

By car: From Zwolle take the A28 then the A32 from Meppel to Steenwijk, take the Giethoorn turning, on the N334 take the first turning left. From Heerenveen take the A32, Giethoorn turning. On the N334 take the first turning to the left. From Amsterdam and Emmeloord, take the N331, then the second turning on the roundabout, you are now on the N333 to Blokzijl. Take the turning to Giethoorn and then the first left turning on the N334.

Public transport


From Steenwijk Station take Arriva bus no. 70, on weekdays every ten minutes before the hour until 7 p.m., no service during the weekend. If there is no bus, you can call the regiotaxi (regional taxi) +31 (0)900 8734682 (35 eurocents p.m.) Travelling time by bus is 13 minutes, Bus stop Harmonie Departure from Steenwijk Station 10 minutes before the hour, Monday to Friday (check before departure). PLEASE NOTE: For time schedule see:

For up-to-date bus schedule and departure from the Dames van de Jonge Hotel

Taxi companies

Travel to Giethoorn with one of the taxi companies below.

Steenwijk – Taxi Oost: +31 (0)521 513000

Vollenhove – Taxi Renes: +31 (0)527 242424

Regiotaxi Zwartsluis: +31 (0)900 22 55 384

Meppel Taxi `de Reest`: +31 (0)522 262900

Bus stops

The bus stop overview refers to the times of departure from every bus stop as mentioned by 9292 OV Reisinformatie (Travelling info)!

An overview of the bus stops see also 9292 * A) Groene Kruis * B) Kerkweg * C) Lindenhof * D) Hotel de Harmonie, De Dames van de Jonge, Giethoorn Tourist Office * E) Beulakerweg bridge Giethoorn Noord * F) Zwaantje Dominee T.O. Hylkemaweg * G) Beulakerweg 9 (from Steenwijk first stop) * H) Hollands Venetië * I) Smalleweg & Blokzijlseweg * J) Jan van Nassauweg * Puntje under H) Stop Snackbar de Witte previously hotel Giethoorn (from Meppel and Zwartsluis first stop)

By train to Giethoorn. If you are travelling by train Steenwijk Station (Intercity station) is your best option. From there you either take the bus or the taxi. If there is no transport available at the Train Station: please, contact the Dames tel. +31 (0)521 361360.