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Tips for the May vacation

Fun things to do in and around Enkhuizen

In the May vacation there is plenty to do in Enkhuizen and the surrounding area! Do you like to be active in nature? Then come climb in climbing park Streekbos or walk barefoot along the Blotevoetenpad.

There are also all kinds of fun events, such as a Food Festival, King’s Day and the Liberation Market.

In short, you don’t have to be bored!

Nice outside

Klimpark Streekbos: for young and old, beginners and advanced climbers, the climbing park offers a fun, adventurous and exciting day out! Please book in advance.

Barefoot path Gouwe Voeten: walking barefoot over tree trunks, a wobble bridge and through water.

Fun with kids

Playground Kindervreugde: come play in the nostalgic playground with some 40 classic and modern playground equipment.

Deer Camp Enkhuizen: the tea garden overlooking the deer meadow, the petting zoo and the nature garden are free to visit.

Cruising through the polders

Rowboat rental: sail yourself and enjoy the natural beauty and tranquility of the polder.

Round trip Enkhuizen: A three-quarter-hour cruise past centuries-old teahouses, farms, country houses, workshops and the ramparts with their monumental defense gates.

Cycling through Enkhuizen and Westfriesland

As you cycle through Westfriesland you see characteristic cheese-cover farmhouses, blooming tulip fields and views of the IJsselmeer as far as the horizon reaches. Enkhuizen and Westfriesland are wonderful to discover by bicycle.

View the most beautiful cycling routes and our cycling tips here.


Many beautiful monumental buildings and defenses have been preserved in Enkhuizen. A city walk is a fun way to discover Enkhuizen.

You can also walk beautiful walking routes in the surroundings of Enkhuizen.

What else is there to do?