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Het Twiske

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Noorderlaaik 1 | Oostzaan, 1035 KA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Great for cycling and swimming

We were delighted to discover this beautiful nature reserve just across the water from our campsite... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Gloucester, England
Tranquility in beautiful Twiske

Amazing place of natural beauty close to Amsterdam centre. Besides the weekends it is almost... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Thabo H
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“sailing” (4 reviews)
“wildlife” (2 reviews)
“landscape” (2 reviews)
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Noorderlaaik 1 | Oostzaan, 1035 KA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We were delighted to discover this beautiful nature reserve just across the water from our campsite in Landsmeer. We spent a very pleasant afternoon cycling round the park, then followed this up the following day with a delicious swim at one of the beaches. The...More

1  Thank Greghory
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Amazing place of natural beauty close to Amsterdam centre. Besides the weekends it is almost always quiet and I love to go there to recharge and enjoy mother nature. There is some wildlife as well. expect to see rabbits, birds and goats. A strong recommendation...More

1  Thank Thabo H
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Artificial lake, used for sailing in the summer (boats for rent 15 euro/hour) and extensive walking. During the hole year excellent fishing grounds for bass and huge pikes. There is also a café for lunch and dinner, excellent quality and nice views on the lake.

2  Thank GerritJan H
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I visited this place for around an hour walking around the lakes. They were cute little beaches and a path going all the way around which you could ride around easily. I would recommend if you would like to get out of the city for...More

1  Thank Jessica644
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice nature park nearby amsterdam where you can bike, rollerskates, have picnic, lay in the sun and swim.

1  Thank Malgorzata V
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

What a find just out of the centre of Amsterdam... We cycled from the centre.. well worth the effort.. stunning views, swimming, relaxing, clean, lots toilets, cafe, take food with you .. We spent the whole day.. loved it

2  Thank mbw230
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Het Twiske is an amazing piece of nature just at the borders of Amsterdam and Zaanstad. I have been there 33 years ago and at that moment it was nothing but wild lands and one biking trail. Now you can be there for the whole...More

2  Thank PimDeWilde
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely piece of landscape. Bike route clearly marked with numbers leads You through this area, You cannot be lost. On Every point is a map of routes and a signpost. Just ride a bike And enjoy. Nice beach and playground for kids.

1  Thank Marzena S
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

A large and quite nature park, great for running and cycling. Conveniently nearby Amsterdam. Great combination with a visit to the NDSM wharf.

Thank 7hy5
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

This place is great for a bike ride, a jog, a walk, a picnic abd even a dip in the lake on a summer day. 't Twiske is really little spot of nature very c lose to the city and perfect to spend a sunny...More

1  Thank TaniaAMS
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