Camping in Giethoorn is one of the coolest things you can do while in the Netherlands. Situated in the province of Overijssel within the Weerribben-Wieden National Park, the enchanting village of Giethoorn is known for its waters and the fact that cars are not allowed to get inside. What you get in this village is peace and quiet, and an unadulterated experience with nature-all the more reason for you to come and set up a pitch for a unique camping holiday with your friends or family.
There are several pitches and camping sites near and inside Giethoorn, and here are just five of them.
Vakantiepark Giethoorn campsite is one of the most popular spots to go camping in the heart of Giethoorn. It is definitely peaceful as it is surrounded by water. There is also a network of hiking and cycling routes, and plenty of nature. Vakantiepark Giethoorn campsite does not have modern facilities and amenities to make sure you get a peaceful, restful, and relaxing camp time in the countryside.
Pets are allowed. If you come in Easter to October, you will get a boat as part of your accommodation.
Located within Weerribben-Wieden National Park, this campsite is equipped with a children’s playground, restaurants, and cafés. It is not accessible by car and business-related travellers are not allowed. Bookings made by companies will be refused entry upon arrival.
2. Hoeve Montigny
Hoeve Montigny camping site within Giethoorn itself is beautifully located along a river and stream. Setting up camp here will allow you to go for a swim, hike, or sail anytime. Also, not far away are several bicycle routes, if you love to exercise and engage in sports. There are options to get shaded camping pitches or those without shade.
Hoeve Montigny provides high-speed Wi-Fi access, facilities for dogs, washing-up areas, shops and groceries, sports and recreation areas, and other miscellaneous amenities. There are also rooms and apartments available.
Also located right inside Giethoorn is Camping d’Hof. This site takes you near the lovely canals, bridges, lakes, farms, and beautiful gardens. It is not far from Lake Bovenwiede and Weerribben-Wieden National Park, which means there are plenty of opportunities for you to fish, hike, cycle, swim or sail, and definitely to relax and wind down.
There are nearby cafés and restaurants to dine and chill with friends. Camping d’Hof is not accessible by car.
Chalet Park Kroondomein Giethoorn offers pitches, cottages, and homes. Situated near the centre of the village and surrounded by lakes and canals. Chalet Park Kroondomein has accommodation with a berth for a boat, a patio with a view of the sunrise and sunset, and access to a lake from the living room.
Finally, Camperplace Bodelaeke, a full-service motorhome in the Weerribben-Wieden National Park, offers camper pitches and two private beaches. All facilities here are modern with high-speed Wi-Fi access and power connection. Here you can enjoy modern luxury and peace with nature by the water at the same time.
In general, the Netherlands is popular amongst nature lovers and campers from all over Europe and the world. Families and adventure-seekers come here to set up camp along with fields of flowers and watery destinations, such as Giethoorn. Campers are advised to come between the end of July and the beginning of September to avoid the crowd. Also, campers should keep in mind that wild camping on beaches and coastal areas are prohibited in the Netherlands.