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New! Trip to Giethoorn - “Dutch Venice” - with the Connect Travel Club


Date: Saturday 28 May 2022 at 10:00 hrs

Location: Giethoorn, Overijssel province

Members Price: Free!

Non-Members Price: €5,00

Event Registration closes at: 2022-05-26 11:00


Note: Please provide your WhatsApp while registering for the trip. We will add you to the group especially created for this trip to discuss logistics, timing and the itinerary. 

Welcome to the Dutch Green Venice – Giethoorn – the city with no roads!

Important. There is no direct public transport to Giethoorn. Our volunteers will pick you up from the Meppel train station and bring you to Giethoorn in their private cars. Because of this, we have set the limit on the number of attendees. The members of Connect International will have priority. By signing up for this trip you automatically agree to the use of private transport. The trip from Meppel train station to Giethoorn takes around 20 minutes by car. The details of the trip, exact time and the meeting point we will send one day before the trip. If you travel using your own car or would like to reach Giethoorn by yourselfs (there are buses from the train station) please mark it in the notes while signing up for the trip.

Costs: train tickets, renting a boat €6,00-10,00 depending on how big the group is, shopping in souvenirs shops, lunch expenses. Non-members pay €5,00 towards organization of the trip.

Connect Travel Club:

Do you like to travel and are looking for like-minded people? Join our Connect Travel Club! 

Every two-four 2-4 weeks on Saturday we make day trips to Dutch towns and villages. We meet in the morning at our destination, usually at the train station. 

Anyone can join. Non-members pay €5,00 towards organization of the trip.

Your expenses: excursions, guided walks, transport (train, bus and other means of transport), drinks and food in cafes and restaurants, tips, souvenirs and so on.

What do we do during the trips:

Usually first we walk around the area ourselves or with a guide, then we have lunch, and after that free time or some kind of activity taking into account the local culture. Sometimes we have time left for shopping. When traveling to remote cities, where the travel time is more than 2.5 hours, those who wish can independently book a hotel.  We can discuss with those who wish in the Connect Travel Club WhatsApp group.

We plan the next destination one week before the trip and publish it in the description here.


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