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Hoorn / Netherlands

The Dutch city of Hoorn, located in the northwest of the province, on a promontory in the IJsselmeer, was founded in the 12th century and has today has about 68,000 residents. The town's name became world known when Willem Schouten, a sailor born in 1580 in Hoorn together with Le Maire 1615-1617 circumnavigated the southern part of Tierra del Fuego (South America) and named the archipelago after its hometown: Cape Horn.

In Hoorn many buildings from its heyday, the 17th century have been preserved, for example, the Regentur of West Friesland (now a museum) and the town scales on Rodesteen as well as the port tower (16th century) and the warehouses at the old quay. During the season runs an old steam train rides Wednesdays, Saturdays to Medemblik to the water castle. If by ship you take the route via the "Slapershaven", you can admire on the roofs of the Bossu houses the picture story about the battle at Zuiderzee.

Bilder zum Hafen Hoorn / Netherlands

Zielgebiete zum Hafen Hoorn / Netherlands

Enjoy on a cruise through Belgium and the Netherlands diverse river landscapes, beautiful old hanseatic cities and distinctive culture. Windmill plains and fields of tulips, visual arts and canals border the shores of your river cruise through Belgium and the Netherlands. Cultural and artistic cities such as Brussels, Bruges and Ghent, the global cities of Amsterdam and Rotterdam await you on a cruise through Belgium and the Netherlands. You will pass and savor the mighty Rhine, the Antwerp seaport on the Scheldt, the Meuse and the Ijsselmeer:   these are not the only important waterways, but also picturesque cruising itineraries that lead you to the charming Dutch islands of Terschelling, Texel and Ameland. Your cruise is marked by the sophisticated spirit of Belgium and the Netherlands. It is reflected in the magnificent art galleries, the Rubens and Rembrandt in the Groening Museum in Bruges, the stunning Grand Place in Brussels with the Gothic Town Hall, the medieval bell towers of churches and guilds throughout Belgium and the Netherlands, up to the contemporary atmosphere between the daily routine and the elegance that you will feel on board of your cruise ship. This unique flair perpetuates on the streets of the bustling cities, as well as in the charming villages, pulls in every alley and accompanies you even on easygoing shore excursions through the nature. This river cruise is characterized not only by countless world-famous artistic and architectural treasures, but also by relaxing nature experiences on the water: an unparalleled cruise of perfect harmony awaits you!
 

Route list to the port Hoorn / Netherlands

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Port of call: Hoorn

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