Monday 14.00 h till Monday 9.00 h
Friday 14.00 h till Friday 9.00 h
Driving time per day: 4/6 hours
ca. 200 km
Where to stay the night:
1. Leeuwarden Prinsentuin
5. Oostermeer (Eastermar)
7. Yachtcharter Leeuwarden
At channel km 24 you leave the Van Harinxmakanal and take the "Harlinger Vaart" towards the center of Leeuwarden. After several bridges you reach the Prinsentuin, where you can spend in a beautiful park the first night. The center of Leeuwarden there are a few minutes walk.
Aventura 34 AK EVA and Aventura 34 OK Brechje in Dokkum at the Bollwerk
On next day, take the "Dokkumer Ie" by Bartlehiem and Birdaard to Dokkum. Tip: In Dokkum you can stay the night especially beautiful at the Bulwark among the windmills.
Via Dokkumer Nieuwe Zijlen and the Lauwersmeer (a nature reserve) you reach Zoutkamp, a former seaport for the third night.
About the Reitdiep through beautiful narrow waters you reach Groningen, the capital of the province. In this student city there is plenty to do and to see, the fourth place for the night. The following day is the destination Oostermeer (Eastermar, fr.), with around 1,600 inhabitants, it is a contrast program to Groningen. At the river Lits, it offers a cozy marina, shops and a large water play area for children.
A little bit on the Prinses Margriet Canal direction south into the former peat mining area "De Alde Feanen" a varied route, then further southwards until you reach Joure, here you will spend the fifth night.
Last day it leads direction north, on the Sneekermeer, past Grou along the "Standing Mast Route" back to our base, where you spend the last night of your cruise.