Besides being the biggest lake in Holland and in Western Europe, Ijsselmeer is also a perfect spot for novices, thrill-seekers, and yachting enthusiasts. The high winds, short swells and deep tides make sailing in Ijsselmeer extremely interesting. The area is well-known among kite surfers, and the shallow waters make it ideal for beginners. If your idea of holidays sailing is something more like cocktails, fun and sun, Ijsselmeer has numerous beautiful beaches you can relax on. Along the waterways you will find many charming ports not far from one another. The close proximity of the towns allows you to sail in short stages, making it a good area to practice. Whether you are looking for a relaxing getaway or for an adventurous sailing holiday, charter Ijsselmeer and have the adventure of a lifetime.
The numerous mansions, canals, churches and harbors give away the city’s glorious past and cultural heritage. The Zuiderzee Museum, which gives you an impression of the rich history of Enkhuizen and the former Zuiderzee, is the most important in town.
When you arrive in Makkum, you’ll find a charming fishing village with plenty of attractions for every want and craze. The lavish mansions and cozy bungalows nested on the banks of the lake Ijsselmeer add to the scenic landscape. Relax on the beach, explore the city or go shopping. Water sports enthusiasts have plenty of options to choose from.
Vlieland lies farthest from the coast and is the most remote island from the mainland. Covered in lush vegetation, with green high dunes, long beaches and clear waters, this small and quiet island is a peaceful oasis of relaxation.
With a rich history of power and influence, Hoorn is a living monument. Old mansions with beautiful architecture, churches and historic treasures surround you at every step. If you enjoy history and culture, Hoorn is a musts-see. In case you are looking for action, the city offers a great variety of water sports.
There’s obviously more to Amsterdam than the Red Light district or the coffee shops. Pedal along the canal and discover the beauty, charm and incredible culture that represent this city. Visit one of the many museums, stroll along the historic townscape, and shop for tulips and try their food.
Nested on the shore of Ijsselmeer, Medemblik is best known for its sailing events. You will love exploring this charming city and its 17th century mansions, big churches and the scenic Radboud castle.
The last day of our sailing holiday in Ijsselmeer will take you back to Lemmer. You’ll get to help the skipper and prove you’ve learned something during the week, walk through the city or enjoy the water sports.
Hoorn is easily accessible by by train. From there it’s a short cab ride to the marina. From selected European destination car sharing is available. The closest Airpot is Amsterdam Airport. From there frequest trains go to Hoorn.
There are also inexpensive car rental / car sharing company. If you need a car give Bla Bla car a try https://www.blablacar.de