Westfriese Waterweken

Water fun near Resort Markermeer during West Frisian Water Weeks 

The eleventh version of the West Frisian Water Weeks are scheduled for early August. That is to say: from 3 July to 11 August, festivities on and around West Frisian waters near Resort Markermeer near Bovenkarspel are central. Approximately 50,000 visitors visit this culinary, cultural and natural water festival every year. In, on and along the water you can admire beautiful villages and historic cities in the special landscape of Holland above Amsterdam. The program is packed again this year with activities such as a dragon boat race, dining on the waterfront, theater performances, boat days, a culinary market and a storm course on the water. New this year is the "Tasty Bike Tour".

West Friesland is known for its rich amount of waterways, the adjacent natural beauty and the characteristic villages and towns. From July 3 to August 11, everyone is welcome, with water as a connecting theme, to discover the various villages and historic towns on and around the waters of West Friesland. Visitors can tour a nautical market, participate in the many water activities or listen to the most beautiful concerts from a boat. An extensive program of activities guarantees a lot of water fun. New: The Tasty Bike Tour Westfriesland On 21 July 2019 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Tasty Bike Tour will come to the West Friesland region for the first time. This bicycle tour is a special culinary tour by bicycle (or possibly by car). 5 top restaurants from the region open their doors for this and the participants drive past five different hotspots that are typical of the region. At all five restaurants, visitors are served a delicious dish. The participating restaurants are; Meijer's 2.0, Restaurant Het Kerkje, Restaurant Oxalis, Strandpaviljoen Enkhuizen and Bantam Hoogkarspel (Heren 17). Each municipality has its own Water Weeks program Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Stede Broec, Drechterland, Opmeer and Medemblik are the municipalities that organize the West Frisian Water Weeks 2019 jointly with the destination marketing organization Holland above Amsterdam. Each region has a unique programming with festivities. In Enkhuizen, for example, the Trekzakfestival and Enkhuizen at Sea are organized within a few kilometers of Resort Markermeer. In Hoorn the Leisure Fair and the Boat Days are on the program, and in Medemblik the Oosterhaven concert and a Nautical Day are organized. There is a suitable activity from young to old. The entire program in all municipalities can be viewed at www.waterweken.nl.

Resort Markermeer

Resort Markermeer


Today, EuroParcs Resort Markermeer is the holiday destination for the holidaymaker. You can relax and stay on and around this beautiful holiday park, located on the beautiful Markermeer. 

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