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. Bergum or Oostermeer
6. Joure or Sneek
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.
Duet Glider 1500 AK, AALSCHOLVER, @ home in Leeuwarden
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 will reach Zoutkamp, a very smal place in the province Groningen for the third night.
Next day 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.
Alternatively you can go for the fifth night Bergum, a cozy village with good shopping, ...
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, r continue to Sneek to spend the night in this cozy water sports resort.
Simmerskip 1200 AK, PASSAAT at the bridge in Oosthem
From Joure or Sneek, over the Sneekermeer through Grou and then over the "Standing Mast Route" around Wergea you will reach our harbor again in the evening, where you spend the last night of your trip.
Simmerskip 1200 AK, PASSAAT in Grou