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Het Twiske

#156 of 509 things to do in Amsterdam Features Animals
Noorderlaaik 1 | Oostzaan, 1035 KA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Superb area for walking, sailing and fishing.

Artificial lake, used for sailing in the summer (boats for rent 15 euro/hour) and extensive... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
GerritJan H
Barcelona, Spain
Peaceful place

I visited this place for around an hour walking around the lakes. They were cute little beaches and... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Halifax, England
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“nature” (4 reviews)
“sailing” (4 reviews)
“landscape” (2 reviews)
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Noorderlaaik 1 | Oostzaan, 1035 KA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Artificial lake, used for sailing in the summer (boats for rent 15 euro/hour) and extensive walking. During the hole year excellent fishing grounds for bass and huge pikes. There is also a café for lunch and dinner, excellent quality and nice views on the lake.

1  Thank GerritJan H
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I visited this place for around an hour walking around the lakes. They were cute little beaches and a path going all the way around which you could ride around easily. I would recommend if you would like to get out of the city for...More

Thank Jessica644
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice nature park nearby amsterdam where you can bike, rollerskates, have picnic, lay in the sun and swim.

Thank Malgorzata V
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

What a find just out of the centre of Amsterdam... We cycled from the centre.. well worth the effort.. stunning views, swimming, relaxing, clean, lots toilets, cafe, take food with you .. We spent the whole day.. loved it

1  Thank mbw230
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Het Twiske is an amazing piece of nature just at the borders of Amsterdam and Zaanstad. I have been there 33 years ago and at that moment it was nothing but wild lands and one biking trail. Now you can be there for the whole...More

Thank PimDeWilde
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely piece of landscape. Bike route clearly marked with numbers leads You through this area, You cannot be lost. On Every point is a map of routes and a signpost. Just ride a bike And enjoy. Nice beach and playground for kids.

Thank Marzena S
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

A large and quite nature park, great for running and cycling. Conveniently nearby Amsterdam. Great combination with a visit to the NDSM wharf.

Thank 7hy5
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

This place is great for a bike ride, a jog, a walk, a picnic abd even a dip in the lake on a summer day. 't Twiske is really little spot of nature very c lose to the city and perfect to spend a sunny...More

Thank TaniaAMS
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Het Twiske is a very nice area with a windmill. We cycled through on our way from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans and it was definitely worth stopping by.

Thank Pavel S
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Twiske is great for bicycling, swimming in de lake and or renting a boat. There are many relaxed several spots where you can bbq. They also have a very nice play area for kids. Highly recommended!

Thank Pieter V
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