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:
7. Yachtcharter Leeuwarden
The journey leads in southern direction, following the "Standing Mast Route" to Grou. After about 1.5 hours sailing you reach this convivial watersportvillage for the first night.
Pantry Vlieter, "Kale stew"
The following day the trip goes via Akkrum and small waters to Joure (Douwe Egberts coffee roasting). Stay the night in the well-kept marina near the center.
Along two small lakes (Langwarden Wielen, Tjeukemeer)the route runs southwards to Lemmer, a dreamy harbor on the IJsselmeer. Just before the big lock turn towards the center and take a berth.
For the next day Heeg is our destination. On the way you pass Sloten (the smallest town in Friesland) and Woudsend, both places invite you to have a break (for Koffie or Patat). Berths in Heeg you can find both in the town center, as well as located in the spacious marina in the south. (The fourth night)
The next stage destination is Makkum, the second Ijsselmeer port on our route, via the Heegermeer past Workum, then on the Workumer TrekVaart, we proceed towards the north to spend in Makkum (centrally in place) the fifth night.
From Makkum the route leads us through small, curvaceous waters, past Bolsward and IJlst to reach Sneek. Stay the night in between the three bridge you have to pass, in the center of the town, close to shops, restaurants, ...
Last day it leads direction north, on the Sneekermeer, past Grou with a trip around the nature reserve "Alde Feanen" back to our base, where you spend the last night of your cruise.