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Gondelvaart Giethoorn enchanting boat parade through the village canal
Gondelvaart Giethoorn enchanting boat parade through the village canal
Photo: © Gondelvaart Giethoorn
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Gondelvaart Giethoorn

Aug. 28, 2021, Giethoorn

A fairytale event is held in Giethoorn every last Saturday in August. The Gondelvaart (Gondola Tour) is an enchanting boat parade through the village canal. Don’t miss it if you are near Giethoorn at the end of August!

  • Every last Saturday in August.
  • Enchanting boat parade through the village canal.
  • Part of Holland’s immaterial heritage.

Visit enchanting Giethoorn   

The water-rich village of Giethoorn in the northwest of the province of Overijssel is always worth a visit, but something magical happens on every last Saturday of August! Boats with music, beautiful creations on decorated boats with fairy lights sail through the village canal of Giethoorn in a huge parade. Beautifully decorated bridges and neighboring gardens complete the fairytale view.

Giethoorn Festival Week

In the week preceding the Gondelvaart or Gondola Parade, you can have lots of fun in Giethoorn. From culinary tasting sessions to the Gondola Ball and a small funfair. In other words, there is plenty to see and do for all ages!

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