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"canoeing on the Nieuwkoopse Plassen" Netherlands Sports & Outdoors Tip by tompt

Netherlands Sports & Outdoors: 38 reviews and 45 photos

  Tom and Gonnie canoeing on Nieuwkoopse Plassen
by tompt

Close to our home you will find the Nieuwkoopse Plassen. It is a nature lovers paradise. The lake was originally formed when the people won turf here. They dug so deep the groundwater came to the surface. Villages became isolated and the waters threathened life here. Windmills were placed and many polders were milled dry. The Nieuwkoopse Plassen remained and are now a nature reservation area.
You can rent a canoe and discover its beauty.

More info and pics at our Nieuwkoop page.

picture by Dannie (= irisbe) may 2003

Theme: Kayaking/Canoeing

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Aug 19, 2003
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