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Shipboys and Men: 2-Hour Walking Tour of Hoorn

Product ID: 16840

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Key Details
2 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Printed Voucher Accepted
Instant Confirmation
Live Guide
English, German

Pick-up service

Hotel pick-up is available from hotels in downtown Hoorn. Please provide details at time of booking. Otherwise your guide will await you at the arranged meeting point.

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What You'll Do
  • See Hoorn's historic old town and architecture
  • Learn the history of Holland's maritime trading exploits
  • Discover the international influence of Hoorn's seafaring sons
Explore the town of Hoorn in 2 hours, passing historical monuments such as the Main tower and West Frisian Museum, and hidden gems such as the love chapel. Your guide will give you insider tips on where to eat and shop.
What to Expect
Your morning or afternoon in Hoorn will start at your hotel, river cruiseship or if you travel to Hoorn from elsewhere, at the train station. Set off at a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about this town.

The most important sights that your private guide will show are the Main tower, a landmark in the harbor of Hoorn. The hidden love chapel, once built as a private chapel for a half catholic/half protestant couple. Touch, just like locals did decades ago, the façade of the Saint John Hospice. See the lively harbor and shopping street. Learn about Jan Pietersz Coen, son of Hoorn and founder of former Batavia City, present Jakarta in Indonesia.

Wandering through the streets of Hoorn will take you back in time to the days of the VOC (United East Indian Company) that made Holland in the 17th Century one of the most influential countries in the world. Hoorn in those days was one of the 6 main towns from the VOC.

After a 2-hour walking tour in Hoorn, relax and enjoy an included cup of before you set of on your own to further explore Hoorn or your on to your next destination.
What's Included
  • Private tour in chosen language
  • Experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly guide
  • One drink (Coffee/tea or refreshment)
  • All local taxes
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

By the ticket shop at the train station of Hoorn. Your guide will be waiting, holding a sign with your name on it. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
Cancellation policy:
More than 14 days prior to tour: free of charge.
14 - 8 days prior: 50 % of the applicable rate.
7 days - 72 hours prior: 75 % of the applicable rate.
72 hours prior: full rate.

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Product ID: 16840