Guidebook for Loosdrecht

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Guidebook for Loosdrecht

Sightseeing

Boat tours on the Loosdrecht Lakes start 11:00, 14:00 and 18:00. For 10 Euro per person. Next door are bowling facilities @OLDijk 167A. About 7 minutes walk to the left.
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Porto Loosdrecht
167a Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
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Boat tours on the Loosdrecht Lakes start 11:00, 14:00 and 18:00. For 10 Euro per person. Next door are bowling facilities @OLDijk 167A. About 7 minutes walk to the left.
Rent a motorboat, rowing boat and bikes (for nice trips to Loenen/Breukelen/river Vecht) @OLDijk 272-C, 3 min walk to the right. Open daily 10-18, in April and Sept open Wed-Sun, Oct-March Thu-Sat 17h
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Bonnema Watersport
272C Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
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Rent a motorboat, rowing boat and bikes (for nice trips to Loenen/Breukelen/river Vecht) @OLDijk 272-C, 3 min walk to the right. Open daily 10-18, in April and Sept open Wed-Sun, Oct-March Thu-Sat 17h
Guided boat tours, daily 15-17:00 in summer @OLDijk 165, 7 min walk to the left.
Rederij Wolfrat
165 Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
Guided boat tours, daily 15-17:00 in summer @OLDijk 165, 7 min walk to the left.
Relaxed rental company for a.o. canoe/kayak @OLDijk 204, 5 min walk to the left. From here you can take the numbered route on the beautiful Vuntus lake and visit the other lakes: http://bit.ly/1BXW9tq
Bootverhuur Manten
204 Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
Relaxed rental company for a.o. canoe/kayak @OLDijk 204, 5 min walk to the left. From here you can take the numbered route on the beautiful Vuntus lake and visit the other lakes: http://bit.ly/1BXW9tq
Rent-a-bike @Nootweg 37, 10 min drive to the left. Delivers bike(s) at home, plse reserve in advance during shop hours. Or walk 5 minutes to the right to Bonnema and pick up your bike(s) there.
Bike Totaal Bikeshop Loosdrecht - Fietsenwinkel en fietsreparatie
37 Nootweg
Rent-a-bike @Nootweg 37, 10 min drive to the left. Delivers bike(s) at home, plse reserve in advance during shop hours. Or walk 5 minutes to the right to Bonnema and pick up your bike(s) there.
De Uitkijk harbor @OLDijk 237, 2 min walk to the left, entrance opposite church. Walk to (sail)boat rental and relaxed sailor's café with lakeview terrace. Also Wakeboardschool dot NL (8-22PM+weekend)
Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk 237
237 Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
De Uitkijk harbor @OLDijk 237, 2 min walk to the left, entrance opposite church. Walk to (sail)boat rental and relaxed sailor's café with lakeview terrace. Also Wakeboardschool dot NL (8-22PM+weekend)
Central Train and Bus station @Stationsplein, Hilversum, 20 min drive by car/taxi/bus. Bus 121 to & from Loosdrecht leaves and arrives here. Train timetables: NSdotNL. Bus schedules: connexxionDotNL
NS Reizigers B.V.
7 Stationsplein
Central Train and Bus station @Stationsplein, Hilversum, 20 min drive by car/taxi/bus. Bus 121 to & from Loosdrecht leaves and arrives here. Train timetables: NSdotNL. Bus schedules: connexxionDotNL
Go for a walk/swim/bike ride? Go right 2x to Horndijk. Follow the waterfront, at the end of the lake turn left and take the beautiful footpath @Dirck A Lambertszkade for private beaches+bird watching.
Dirck A. Lambertszkade
Go for a walk/swim/bike ride? Go right 2x to Horndijk. Follow the waterfront, at the end of the lake turn left and take the beautiful footpath @Dirck A Lambertszkade for private beaches+bird watching.
Nr1 Parking in center >5 hrs: 1day for 12,- @Oosterdokstraat 150 via A2+A10 (Zaanstad), exit IJburg. Left @traffic lights, through tunnel to the right. Right @DeRuijterkade light. Also MacBike rental
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Parking Garage Oosterdok
150 Oosterdoksstraat
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Nr1 Parking in center >5 hrs: 1day for 12,- @Oosterdokstraat 150 via A2+A10 (Zaanstad), exit IJburg. Left @traffic lights, through tunnel to the right. Right @DeRuijterkade light. Also MacBike rental
Make a 1 hr boat trip + enjoy the city from the water. Start @Rokin 125, A'dam. Apr-Sept: every half hour 10-22:00. Adults 10,- Children 6,-. Parking @Oosterdokstraat, 30 min drive via A2/A10NE IJburg
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Rederij Kooij
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Make a 1 hr boat trip + enjoy the city from the water. Start @Rokin 125, A'dam. Apr-Sept: every half hour 10-22:00. Adults 10,- Children 6,-. Parking @Oosterdokstraat, 30 min drive via A2/A10NE IJburg
@Schiphol Amsterdam Airport take a train, taxi or rent a car. By train+bus it's about 1 hr to Hilversum+Loosdrecht, by car/taxi 1/2 hour: A4, A9 & A2 (follow Utrecht, exit Hilversum, then Loosdrecht).
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Aeropuerto de Ámsterdam-Schiphol
202 Evert van de Beekstraat
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@Schiphol Amsterdam Airport take a train, taxi or rent a car. By train+bus it's about 1 hr to Hilversum+Loosdrecht, by car/taxi 1/2 hour: A4, A9 & A2 (follow Utrecht, exit Hilversum, then Loosdrecht).
From Amsterdam Central Station trams drive into town. Trains to Hilversum leave every 1/2 hr: first train 4:17, last one 00:10. Night bus leaves 1:00. See NSdotNetherLands. Also tourist office (VVV)
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Estación Central de Ámsterdam
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From Amsterdam Central Station trams drive into town. Trains to Hilversum leave every 1/2 hr: first train 4:17, last one 00:10. Night bus leaves 1:00. See NSdotNetherLands. Also tourist office (VVV)
Bus 121 to Hilversum central train station leaves 20 min to the hour from 6-17:00. Busstop next to cano shop @OLDijk 245. Daily service, but less busses during weekends. Timetable: connexxion dot NL
Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk 245
245 Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
Bus 121 to Hilversum central train station leaves 20 min to the hour from 6-17:00. Busstop next to cano shop @OLDijk 245. Daily service, but less busses during weekends. Timetable: connexxion dot NL
RAI Exhibition and Conference Center @Europaplein, 1078 GZ Amsterdam, 25 minutes drive via A2 and A10 (direction Den Haag), exit 9. Parking open: 7 AM to 24 PM, 16,50 per 24 hrs.
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Amsterdam RAI
24 Europaplein
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RAI Exhibition and Conference Center @Europaplein, 1078 GZ Amsterdam, 25 minutes drive via A2 and A10 (direction Den Haag), exit 9. Parking open: 7 AM to 24 PM, 16,50 per 24 hrs.
Cheapest parking in Arena Transferium @Burg.Stramanweg 130 via A2. After 10AM & in weekends only 1 euro per 24 hrs for Park+Ride ticket. Take free metro to city center with IAMsterdam card. Open 24/7.
ArenA Boulevard
130 Burgemeester Stramanweg
Cheapest parking in Arena Transferium @Burg.Stramanweg 130 via A2. After 10AM & in weekends only 1 euro per 24 hrs for Park+Ride ticket. Take free metro to city center with IAMsterdam card. Open 24/7.
Discover a miller's life in 19 windmills from the 18th century in UN heritage site Kinderdijk @Nederwaard 1, 2961 AS, one hour by car via A27, A15 (exit 22). Open daily. 10% discount with E-ticket.
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Kinderdijk
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Discover a miller's life in 19 windmills from the 18th century in UN heritage site Kinderdijk @Nederwaard 1, 2961 AS, one hour by car via A27, A15 (exit 22). Open daily. 10% discount with E-ticket.
Windmills, museums & shops (like the first Albert Heijn grocery) can be found in this lovely open air museum. Open daily: 10-17 PM. Only 1 h drive via A2, A10 and A8. Navigation: @Schansend 7, Zaandam
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Zaanse Schans
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Windmills, museums & shops (like the first Albert Heijn grocery) can be found in this lovely open air museum. Open daily: 10-17 PM. Only 1 h drive via A2, A10 and A8. Navigation: @Schansend 7, Zaandam

Food Scene

Childfriendly restaurant with great terrace and Vuntus lake view @OLDijk 234, 2 min walk to the left. Simple but tasty meals for a good cause: mentally handicapped live and work here under guidance.
Abrona Robberse Eiland
234 Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
Childfriendly restaurant with great terrace and Vuntus lake view @OLDijk 234, 2 min walk to the left. Simple but tasty meals for a good cause: mentally handicapped live and work here under guidance.
Childfriendly, informal and intimate place. Fish (like Loosdrecht eal) and international cuisine. Relaxed terrace with excellent lakeview @Horndijk 23, 10 minutes walk (to the right twice).
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De Eend (The Duck)
23 Horndijk
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Childfriendly, informal and intimate place. Fish (like Loosdrecht eal) and international cuisine. Relaxed terrace with excellent lakeview @Horndijk 23, 10 minutes walk (to the right twice).
One Michelin star and value for money in old farm house @Rijksstraatweg 119 Loenen, 10 min drive to the right, direction Loenen (free parking behind petrol station). Closed on Sunday and Monday.
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't Amsterdammertje
119 Rijksstraatweg
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One Michelin star and value for money in old farm house @Rijksstraatweg 119 Loenen, 10 min drive to the right, direction Loenen (free parking behind petrol station). Closed on Sunday and Monday.
Best pizza and pasta in town @Frans Halslaan 11, 10 min drive to the left. Small, intimate Italian restaurant. Also take-away and delivery at your doorstep. Closed on Monday and Tuesday.
Caesar Pizzaland
11 Frans Halslaan
Best pizza and pasta in town @Frans Halslaan 11, 10 min drive to the left. Small, intimate Italian restaurant. Also take-away and delivery at your doorstep. Closed on Monday and Tuesday.
Best Thai in town, not the cheapest but for a good cause @Havenstraat 20 Hilversum, 15 min drive to the left. Monday closed. Also take-away: set a time by phone. Then pick up and drive home fast! ;-)
Thais Eethuis Chiang Mai
20 Havenstraat
Best Thai in town, not the cheapest but for a good cause @Havenstraat 20 Hilversum, 15 min drive to the left. Monday closed. Also take-away: set a time by phone. Then pick up and drive home fast! ;-)
La Cucina Italiana @Veendijk 1a, 5 min walk to the right, to the left at the T. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Fancy place with beautiful lakeview terrace.
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Restaurant Trivio, La Cucina Italiana Moderna
1a Veendijk
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La Cucina Italiana @Veendijk 1a, 5 min walk to the right, to the left at the T. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Fancy place with beautiful lakeview terrace.
Biological restaurant/garden @Leeuwenlaan 34, 's-Graveland, 10 min drive by car. Fresh, homegrown products, open until December on Wednesday-Sunday 10-17:00.
Sam de beeldman
36 Leeuwenlaan
Biological restaurant/garden @Leeuwenlaan 34, 's-Graveland, 10 min drive by car. Fresh, homegrown products, open until December on Wednesday-Sunday 10-17:00.
Mimi's homemade Italian ice and coffee @OLDijk 198, 5 min walk to the left. Open everyday and evening in summer. With terrace on the corner @Vuntuslaan. Yummy!
Mimi's Ice Cream Parlor
198 Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
Mimi's homemade Italian ice and coffee @OLDijk 198, 5 min walk to the left. Open everyday and evening in summer. With terrace on the corner @Vuntuslaan. Yummy!
Café/restaurant De Dikke Muis has excellent lakeview from the boulevard terrace. Relaxed atmosphere. Only 5 min walk to the left. Turn right at the white bridge, opposite cafetaria De Oude Dijk.
Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk 227
227 Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
Café/restaurant De Dikke Muis has excellent lakeview from the boulevard terrace. Relaxed atmosphere. Only 5 min walk to the left. Turn right at the white bridge, opposite cafetaria De Oude Dijk.
Bistro De Smaakboutique @Laanstraat 1A, Hilversum, 15 min drive direction Hilversum. Value for money in tasty bistro. Closed: Sunday and Monday.
Restaurant Bistro De Smaakboutique
Bistro De Smaakboutique @Laanstraat 1A, Hilversum, 15 min drive direction Hilversum. Value for money in tasty bistro. Closed: Sunday and Monday.
Childfriendly restaurant/snackbar and take-away Happyfood @OLDijk 220, 5 min walk to the left. Open daily 11 AM to 21 PM. For meals and famous Dutch snacks like kroket + fricadel.
De Oude Dijk
220 Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
Childfriendly restaurant/snackbar and take-away Happyfood @OLDijk 220, 5 min walk to the left. Open daily 11 AM to 21 PM. For meals and famous Dutch snacks like kroket + fricadel.

Shopping

Chemist, pharmacie, Apotheke, farmacia open Monday-Friday 8:00-17:30 @NieuwLDijk 28, 10 min drive to the left.
De Loosdrechtse Apotheek
28 Nieuw-Loosdrechtsedijk
Chemist, pharmacie, Apotheke, farmacia open Monday-Friday 8:00-17:30 @NieuwLDijk 28, 10 min drive to the left.
Buy your fishing permit etc at this watersports shop @OLDijk 190, 5 min walk to the left. Day permit: 3 Euro per adult. Children can fish with adult permit. Open daily 9-18:00 (closes 17:00 Saturday)
liberty Water
190 Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
Buy your fishing permit etc at this watersports shop @OLDijk 190, 5 min walk to the left. Day permit: 3 Euro per adult. Children can fish with adult permit. Open daily 9-18:00 (closes 17:00 Saturday)
Cheapest petrol station in the area @Vreelandseweg 62, Hilversum. 10 min drive to the left, left at first roundabout direction 's-Graveland. To the right at traffic light. Open 24/7, cards only.
Shell
62 Vreelandseweg
Cheapest petrol station in the area @Vreelandseweg 62, Hilversum. 10 min drive to the left, left at first roundabout direction 's-Graveland. To the right at traffic light. Open 24/7, cards only.
Closest ATM of Rabobank @Rijksstraatweg 104, Loenen, a 5 min drive by car to the right, across the river turn right. New Loosdrecht has 3 ATM's @Nootweg, 10 min drive to the left, after 2 roundabouts.
Rabobank Hilversum-vecht En Plassen
104 Rijksstraatweg
Closest ATM of Rabobank @Rijksstraatweg 104, Loenen, a 5 min drive by car to the right, across the river turn right. New Loosdrecht has 3 ATM's @Nootweg, 10 min drive to the left, after 2 roundabouts.
Latest shopping hotspot in the centre: the 9 Small Streets (de 9 Straatjes). Cosy & picturesque shops + restaurants in between the canals @Keizersgracht and @Herengracht. Parking @Oosterdokstraat 150.
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Negen Straatjes
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Latest shopping hotspot in the centre: the 9 Small Streets (de 9 Straatjes). Cosy & picturesque shops + restaurants in between the canals @Keizersgracht and @Herengracht. Parking @Oosterdokstraat 150.
Fine winter/watersports shop for swimming/sailing/fishing gear + winter clothes @Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk 182, 6 min walk to the left. Open: 9 : 30 - 18 : 00 (Sat 17:00), closed Monday morning and Sundays
Vreeken zeilmakerij en watersportwinkel
182 Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
Fine winter/watersports shop for swimming/sailing/fishing gear + winter clothes @Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk 182, 6 min walk to the left. Open: 9 : 30 - 18 : 00 (Sat 17:00), closed Monday morning and Sundays
For general car repair service: Garage Stam @Bosdrift 140A, 1215 AP Hilversum. Open: weekdays 8 : 30 to 17 : 00. Only 10 minutes drive to the left, 2nd roundabout left & 2nd roundabout to the right
Autobedrijf Stam Renault & Dacia Hilversum
140A Bosdrift
For general car repair service: Garage Stam @Bosdrift 140A, 1215 AP Hilversum. Open: weekdays 8 : 30 to 17 : 00. Only 10 minutes drive to the left, 2nd roundabout left & 2nd roundabout to the right

Entertainment & Activities

Doctor/Arzt/médecin/medico 8-17:00 @Eikenlaan 49a, 10 min drive to the left. Ambulance: call 112 (emergency). Evening/weekend: first aid Hospital @Van Riebeeckweg 212 Hilversum or AMC @A9 Amsterdam
Partnership Huisartsenpraktijk Loosdrecht
49a Eikenlaan
Doctor/Arzt/médecin/medico 8-17:00 @Eikenlaan 49a, 10 min drive to the left. Ambulance: call 112 (emergency). Evening/weekend: first aid Hospital @Van Riebeeckweg 212 Hilversum or AMC @A9 Amsterdam
Bowling, carting and buggy tour at Avontuurfabriek @Industrieweg 10, 12 min drive to the left. Open daily, reservation only. Extensive Achmea Fitness center is in the same building.
Avontuurfabriek.nl
10 Industrieweg
Bowling, carting and buggy tour at Avontuurfabriek @Industrieweg 10, 12 min drive to the left. Open daily, reservation only. Extensive Achmea Fitness center is in the same building.
Childfriendly zoo with nice playgrounds and restaurant @Barchman Wuytierslaan 224, Amersfoort. 30 min drive by car, direction Hilversum, via A27 and A1 exit Amersfoort. Follow Dierenpark Amersfoort
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DierenPark Amersfoort
224 Barchman Wuytierslaan
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Childfriendly zoo with nice playgrounds and restaurant @Barchman Wuytierslaan 224, Amersfoort. 30 min drive by car, direction Hilversum, via A27 and A1 exit Amersfoort. Follow Dierenpark Amersfoort
Without doctor's visit you can go to the hospital after 18:00 and before 8:00 @VanRiebeeckweg 212, 1213 XZ Hilversum, 20 min to the left. Or take A2 to AMC Hospital Amsterdam @A9, 20 min 2 the right
Tergooi - locatie Hilversum
212 Van Riebeeckweg
Without doctor's visit you can go to the hospital after 18:00 and before 8:00 @VanRiebeeckweg 212, 1213 XZ Hilversum, 20 min to the left. Or take A2 to AMC Hospital Amsterdam @A9, 20 min 2 the right
Without doctor's visit you can go to Amsterdam hospital AMC @Meibergdreef 9, after 18:00 and before 8:00. Take A2, 20 min to the right. Or visit Hilversum hospital @VanRiebeeckweg 212, 20 min to left
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Centro médico académico
9 Meibergdreef
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Without doctor's visit you can go to Amsterdam hospital AMC @Meibergdreef 9, after 18:00 and before 8:00. Take A2, 20 min to the right. Or visit Hilversum hospital @VanRiebeeckweg 212, 20 min to left
Nice, safe secluded beach, ideal for smaller kids. Sandy shore to play & swim and grass to sit on. Selfcatering beach. 5 min walk, to the left at Mimi's Ice &cross Vuntusplein: http://bit.ly/1arxYqm
Vuntusstrand
Nice, safe secluded beach, ideal for smaller kids. Sandy shore to play & swim and grass to sit on. Selfcatering beach. 5 min walk, to the left at Mimi's Ice &cross Vuntusplein: http://bit.ly/1arxYqm
Walibi Amusement park, great fun for adults + kids above 12y @Spijkweg 30, Biddinghuizen, 1 hour's drive to the left (A27, north). Open from 10 : 00 until 31 Oct. Closes at five, six or eight PM.
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Walibi Holland
30 Spijkweg
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Walibi Amusement park, great fun for adults + kids above 12y @Spijkweg 30, Biddinghuizen, 1 hour's drive to the left (A27, north). Open from 10 : 00 until 31 Oct. Closes at five, six or eight PM.
Dutch Disney! Great Amusement/fairytail park for young children (4-15 years) @Europalaan 1, Kaatsheuvel, 1 h drive to the right (A2 South). Open 10:00 until 1 Feb. Closes 18:00, 20:00 or 24:00 (Sat).
Efteling, Kaatsheuvel
Dutch Disney! Great Amusement/fairytail park for young children (4-15 years) @Europalaan 1, Kaatsheuvel, 1 h drive to the right (A2 South). Open 10:00 until 1 Feb. Closes 18:00, 20:00 or 24:00 (Sat).
Cool climbing and bouldering at Rock Steady, @Zanderijweg 12, Bussum, 20 min drive. Open daily 11-22:30, Sat and Sunday 11-18:00. Also indoor ski lessons and Monkey Town, play park for the little ones
Rock Steady B.V.
12-14 Zanderijweg
Cool climbing and bouldering at Rock Steady, @Zanderijweg 12, Bussum, 20 min drive. Open daily 11-22:30, Sat and Sunday 11-18:00. Also indoor ski lessons and Monkey Town, play park for the little ones
Nice play park for children below 12 years old @Mr.Visserplein 7. Half hour drive to the right via A2. Open daily 10-17, closes 18:00. A.o. skatekart, trampolines, football, blackbox. Children: 8,50.
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TunFun
7 Mr. Visserplein
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Nice play park for children below 12 years old @Mr.Visserplein 7. Half hour drive to the right via A2. Open daily 10-17, closes 18:00. A.o. skatekart, trampolines, football, blackbox. Children: 8,50.
Everyday 10 - 17 : 30 children older than 6 can experience science (games) in NEMO @Oosterdok 2, Amsterdam. 25 min drive via A2/A10 (follow Zaanstad, exit IJburg). Cheap parking @Oosterdokstraat 150.
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NEMO
2 Oosterdok
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Everyday 10 - 17 : 30 children older than 6 can experience science (games) in NEMO @Oosterdok 2, Amsterdam. 25 min drive via A2/A10 (follow Zaanstad, exit IJburg). Cheap parking @Oosterdokstraat 150.
Dolfinarium is a nice place to go with younger children who love dolphins and sea lions. 10 shows per day. 3/4 hour via A27, A1, A28. Open daily 10 - 17 : 00 (summer until 18:00). E-tickets online.
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Delfinario de Harderwijk
1 Strandboulevard Oost
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Dolfinarium is a nice place to go with younger children who love dolphins and sea lions. 10 shows per day. 3/4 hour via A27, A1, A28. Open daily 10 - 17 : 00 (summer until 18:00). E-tickets online.
Miniature version of the Netherlands. Very nice attraction for smaller children @George Maduroplein 1, The Hague. Open daily: 9 - 21 : 00. One hour drive via A2 and A12.
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Madurodam
1 George Maduroplein
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Miniature version of the Netherlands. Very nice attraction for smaller children @George Maduroplein 1, The Hague. Open daily: 9 - 21 : 00. One hour drive via A2 and A12.
Fairytale land exists. It's @Kooizandweg 9, Enkhuizen. Great park for younger children. April-Oct open daily from ten AM. 1,5 hrs drive via A2, A10 N-East, follow Zaanstad, Purmerend, Enkhuizen.
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Sprookjeswonderland
9 Kooizandweg
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Fairytale land exists. It's @Kooizandweg 9, Enkhuizen. Great park for younger children. April-Oct open daily from ten AM. 1,5 hrs drive via A2, A10 N-East, follow Zaanstad, Purmerend, Enkhuizen.
Tropical pool of Center Parcs @Slingerweg 1, Zeewolde. Cool adventure waterslide. Sauna and Turkish bath extra. Reserve tickets online. Open daily: ten to eight PM. 1/2 hour drive to the left via A27.
Holiday park Center Parcs De Eemhof
1 Slingerweg
Tropical pool of Center Parcs @Slingerweg 1, Zeewolde. Cool adventure waterslide. Sauna and Turkish bath extra. Reserve tickets online. Open daily: ten to eight PM. 1/2 hour drive to the left via A27.
One of the best play parks for children with a.o. great roller coasters @Toverlaan 2, Sevenum. Daily ten to six (in summer later) Online tickets. 1,5 hrs drive via A27, A12, A50, A73 Worth the drive!
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Toverland
2 Toverlaan
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One of the best play parks for children with a.o. great roller coasters @Toverlaan 2, Sevenum. Daily ten to six (in summer later) Online tickets. 1,5 hrs drive via A27, A12, A50, A73 Worth the drive!

Essentials

Great supermarket open daily 8-21:00, on Sundays 13-18:00, public holidays closed. Shoppingmall @Kapittelweg 267 Hilversum, 10 min drive to the left. Also best butcher, fresh fish and fine cheese shop
AH Kapittelweg
267 Kapittelweg
Great supermarket open daily 8-21:00, on Sundays 13-18:00, public holidays closed. Shoppingmall @Kapittelweg 267 Hilversum, 10 min drive to the left. Also best butcher, fresh fish and fine cheese shop
Supermarket for the basics @Nootweg 45, open 8-20h (Sun 12-18h), 10 min drive 2 left. Nootweg shopping street has also good drug stores, flower and giftshops, patisserie Maas, bookshop, liquor store.
Jumbo Nootweg Loosdrecht
45 Nootweg
Supermarket for the basics @Nootweg 45, open 8-20h (Sun 12-18h), 10 min drive 2 left. Nootweg shopping street has also good drug stores, flower and giftshops, patisserie Maas, bookshop, liquor store.
Boulanger Français, bakery @G.van Amstelstr 131, Hilversum, 15 min: 2nd roundabout left, right at light. Open: 7-7. Closed on Sunday. Croissants, baguettes, Fougasse, Poivron, garlic bread. Paradise!
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Le Fournil de Sébastien Hilversum
131 Gijsbrecht van Amstelstraat
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Boulanger Français, bakery @G.van Amstelstr 131, Hilversum, 15 min: 2nd roundabout left, right at light. Open: 7-7. Closed on Sunday. Croissants, baguettes, Fougasse, Poivron, garlic bread. Paradise!
Fresh honey, other local products and VVV tourist office @OLDijk 115, 5 min drive or 15 min walk to the left. Open: Wed-Saturday eleven to five, Sunday twelve to four PM.
Imkerij 't Schuurtje
115 Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
Fresh honey, other local products and VVV tourist office @OLDijk 115, 5 min drive or 15 min walk to the left. Open: Wed-Saturday eleven to five, Sunday twelve to four PM.
Local food market with Dutch products @Markt, Breukelen (NY Brooklyn was named after this typical Dutch village!) 15 min drive: to the right, across the river Vecht to the left. Every Friday: 11-17:00
Markt
Local food market with Dutch products @Markt, Breukelen (NY Brooklyn was named after this typical Dutch village!) 15 min drive: to the right, across the river Vecht to the left. Every Friday: 11-17:00
Buy your fresh milk, cheese, eggs and ice-cream at this natural farm @OLDijk 38a, 8 minutes drive to the left. Shop open: Saturday 9:30-16:30 and by appointment. Also kids plays etc by appointment.
Boerderij van Herk
38a Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
Buy your fresh milk, cheese, eggs and ice-cream at this natural farm @OLDijk 38a, 8 minutes drive to the left. Shop open: Saturday 9:30-16:30 and by appointment. Also kids plays etc by appointment.
Fresh bread @OLDijk 68, open on Tues/Thurs/Friday 8 : 30 - 17 : 00, 7 min drive to the left. Public holidays closed. Great choice in Dutch bread (e.g. Raisin balls and Sugarbread) and fine croissants.
Brood- en Banketbakkerij Mur
68 Oud-Loosdrechtsedijk
Fresh bread @OLDijk 68, open on Tues/Thurs/Friday 8 : 30 - 17 : 00, 7 min drive to the left. Public holidays closed. Great choice in Dutch bread (e.g. Raisin balls and Sugarbread) and fine croissants.
Great green and local products @Noordermarkt, near Central station of Amsterdam. Every Saturday from nine to four. 1/2 hour drive via A2+A10 follow Zaanstad, exit IJburg. Parking @Oosterdokstraat 150.
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Vereniging van Eigenaars Noordermarkt 9
9-3 Noordermarkt
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Great green and local products @Noordermarkt, near Central station of Amsterdam. Every Saturday from nine to four. 1/2 hour drive via A2+A10 follow Zaanstad, exit IJburg. Parking @Oosterdokstraat 150.

Arts & Culture

National Park Kröller Müller, entrance @Houtkampweg 9, Otterlo, 45 min by car. There take free, white bikes to super museum with many Van Goghs + sculpture garden. Museum open 10-17:00, except Monday.
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Parque nacional Hoge Veluwe
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National Park Kröller Müller, entrance @Houtkampweg 9, Otterlo, 45 min by car. There take free, white bikes to super museum with many Van Goghs + sculpture garden. Museum open 10-17:00, except Monday.
Excellent museum with many famous paintings @Paulus Potterstraat 7, Amsterdam, 30 min drive by car. Open in summer: 9-18:00 (Friday 22:00), reserve time slot with e-ticket. Parking @Museumplein.
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Museo van Gogh
6 Museumplein
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Excellent museum with many famous paintings @Paulus Potterstraat 7, Amsterdam, 30 min drive by car. Open in summer: 9-18:00 (Friday 22:00), reserve time slot with e-ticket. Parking @Museumplein.
Rembrandt, Vermeer + others can be admired in National Museum @Museumstraat 1, A'dam, 25 min to the right via A2/A10. Open 9-17:00. Priority with e-ticket. Parking @Museumplein or @Oosterdokstraat 150
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Rijksmuseum
1 Museumstraat
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Rembrandt, Vermeer + others can be admired in National Museum @Museumstraat 1, A'dam, 25 min to the right via A2/A10. Open 9-17:00. Priority with e-ticket. Parking @Museumplein or @Oosterdokstraat 150
Modern art museum and a nice alternative for Van Gogh + Rijksmuseum. Its Family Lab with a giant Lego wall is a must for children. 1/2 hour drive via A2+A10, parking @Museumplein or @Oosterdokstraat.
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Museo Stedelijk
10 Museumplein
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Modern art museum and a nice alternative for Van Gogh + Rijksmuseum. Its Family Lab with a giant Lego wall is a must for children. 1/2 hour drive via A2+A10, parking @Museumplein or @Oosterdokstraat.
The Hague Museum, Panorama Mesdag (circular painting), Maurits House, Bredius Museum, Louwman Car museum, The Hague has many nice spots including "Statues near the sea" @Scheveningen: parking @Kurhaus
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Haags Gemeentemuseum
41 Stadhouderslaan
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The Hague Museum, Panorama Mesdag (circular painting), Maurits House, Bredius Museum, Louwman Car museum, The Hague has many nice spots including "Statues near the sea" @Scheveningen: parking @Kurhaus
Tower climbing + underground archeological tour @DOMunder. Tue-Sun eleven to four PM. Also make a Utrecht citywalk along old and new canal. Cloths market @Breedstraat every Sat 8-13. Parking @La Vie
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Torre de la catedral de Utrecht
21 Domplein
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Tower climbing + underground archeological tour @DOMunder. Tue-Sun eleven to four PM. Also make a Utrecht citywalk along old and new canal. Cloths market @Breedstraat every Sat 8-13. Parking @La Vie
Visit this exciting fortress island and do the Pampus Xperience. Ferry leaves every morning (except Mondays) from the old harbor of Muiden (which is 1/2 hour drive North via A1). Half-a-day activity.
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Pampus
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Visit this exciting fortress island and do the Pampus Xperience. Ferry leaves every morning (except Mondays) from the old harbor of Muiden (which is 1/2 hour drive North via A1). Half-a-day activity.
Experience how the Dutch used to (and still) build their old merchant ships at cool Batavia Warff, Oostvaardersdijk 01-09, Lelystad. Ten to five daily. 1 hour's drive to the left via A27 (Almere) + A6
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Batavialand
1 Oostvaardersdijk
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Experience how the Dutch used to (and still) build their old merchant ships at cool Batavia Warff, Oostvaardersdijk 01-09, Lelystad. Ten to five daily. 1 hour's drive to the left via A27 (Almere) + A6
Top of the bill tulip parc and playground. Open when spring is in the air: 20 March - 17 May, 8-18 PM, closes 19:30. Theme 2015: Van Gogh. @Stationsweg 166A, Lisse. It's a 3/4 hour drive via A2-A9-A4.
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Keukenhof
166A Stationsweg
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Top of the bill tulip parc and playground. Open when spring is in the air: 20 March - 17 May, 8-18 PM, closes 19:30. Theme 2015: Van Gogh. @Stationsweg 166A, Lisse. It's a 3/4 hour drive via A2-A9-A4.
Midget golf courses in the woods @Karnemelksweg 3 Lage Vuursche. Open daily 10 AM. Or visit climbing park @Hoge Vuurseweg 9. Also yummy pancakes in the village. Nice bike ride via Hollandsche Rading.
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Midgetgolftuinen Lage Vuursche
3 Karnemelksweg
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Midget golf courses in the woods @Karnemelksweg 3 Lage Vuursche. Open daily 10 AM. Or visit climbing park @Hoge Vuurseweg 9. Also yummy pancakes in the village. Nice bike ride via Hollandsche Rading.