De „8“ of Leeuwarden-route (The Figure 8 Route)
(route red + blue)
The longer regular round trip,
approx. 1½ hours. This route can also be booked as a bespoke tour.
Departure at the Nieuwestad, the trip continues through the Naauw, Kelders, Voorstreek, Hoeksterend, Oostergracht, Zuidergracht, Weaze, Voorstreek, Ee neighborhood, Prinsentuin, Westersingel, Schavernek and back to the Nieuwestad. You'll sail through the historic canals of Leeuwarden with our flat boat. You'll pass beautiful old house façades, the Waag, the Naauw, the Brol, the Bierkade, barracks, the Baai van de Kaai, the Prison Museum, bastions, the garden of the Nassau family, the prettiest marina of the Netherlands, and much much more. The guide will point out all places of interest and tell all about the background and history during the trip.