Friesland - Groningen Route

Friesland - Groningen Bootstour, 7 days sailing in Friesland Leeuwarden - Eernewoude - Kollum - Zoutkamp - Groningen - Winsum - Dokkum - Leeuwarden

Friesland - Groningen Route
Friday 14.00 h till Friday 9.00 h
Monday 14.00 h till Monday 9.00 h

Journey time per day: 4/7 hours
Length: ca. 110 km
Where to stay :
1. Leeuwarden or Eernewoude
2. Kollum
3. Zoutkamp
4. Groningen
5. Winsum
6. Dokkum
7. Yachtcharter Leeuwarden
After the briefing on Friday afternoon you will leave our harbor on "De Naue Grens " in Leeuwarden and take first a piece on the Van Harinxmakanal, here you can get in touch with your rented boat and get first experience on this width water.
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.

Alternatively, you go via Warten into the beautiful nature reserve "De Alde Feanen" and stay there in the countryside on a Marrekrite birth or in the comfortable marina of Eernewoude. Then you have already gone a part of the cruise from the coming day in direction to Kollum.
Friesland-Groningen-Route Aventura 34 AK EVA Cockpit, in front of the bridge in Birdaard

The next day you sail northwards on the Bergumer Meer and the magnificent Lits Lauwersmeeroute to Kollum. The well-maintained marina is within walking distance of the shopping center of the place.

About Dokkumer Nieuwe Zijlen and the Lauwersmeer (a nature reserve) you reach Zoutkamp, a former seaport for the third night.
Via Electra on very beautiful narrow waters you will reach Groningen, the capital of the homonymous province. In this student city, there is plenty to do and see.
The city offers a contrast to the fifth place for the night: Winsum, a small, quiet and tranquil place.
Exciting sure the trip west direction Zoutkamp, look here particularly low branches and also on the possible oncoming traffic.
About the "Dokkumer Grootdiep" you reach Dokkum to spend here at the Bulwark the sixth night.
On the last day of your trip it goes southwards via Birdaard and Bartlehiem back to our base where you spend the last night of your cruise.