Muiderslot package

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Visiting the Muiderslot with a luxury saloon boat

Where the Vecht flows into the IJmeer stands a mighty castle. Visit the Muiderslot on one of our stylish salon boats and discover what life was like at a castle in days gone by.

Towers, transoms, knights and falconers

You will sail from the beautiful heart of the city of Weesp to the Muiderslot in Muiden. At this textbook example of a medieval castle, there is much to see and experience. There is an informative guided tour and in addition you can explore the castle on your own and wander through the gardens and along the ramparts. There are also frequent demonstrations, such as knight fighting and a falconer with birds of prey.
The beautiful saloon boat that will take you to the Muiderslot will give you an opportunity to catch up in a pleasant atmosphere. What makes your visit extra special is that you moor at the lock’s private jetty. At the end of your visit to the castle, you will also board the train there again.

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Floris V and P.C. Hooft

Who doesn’t know the Muiderslot? It has stood at the mouth of the Vecht for some 700 years. One of its most famous residents was Floris V, the nobleman who got along so well with the citizens and was killed by other nobles in 1296. Some four centuries later, the castle was the summer residence of P.C. Hooft, who invited literary friends, scientists and musicians there. That company later became known as the Muider Circle.

A package for young and old

The Muiderslot package is particularly suitable as a family outing. Young and old alike will enjoy themselves. The program for the day is as follows.

    • 12:30 p.m.
      You embark in Weesp. The captain welcomes you and then your cruise down the Vecht begins.
    • 1 p.m.
      Along the way, the crew serves a lunch buffet with a variety of sandwiches, farmhouse sandwiches and green salads.
    • 1:30 p.m.
      We pass through Muiden’s impressive Great Sea Locks and arrive at the Muiderslot jetty. You will disembark for a visit to the castle.
    • 3 p.m.
      You will re-board your salon boat. We sail back to Weesp, enjoying drinks and snacks.
    • 4 p.m.
      Arrival in Weesp, end of package.

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The Muiderslot package lasts approximately 3.5 hours. The starting and ending point of the cruise is in Weesp.
The price of this package is v.a 99,- person at full occupancy ship for 30-40 persons:

This price includes lunch buffet, drinks, tour of Muiderslot, service, ship rental and VAT.
If you would like to cruise to the Muiderslot with a smaller group, please contact us for a price per person.

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