Welcome to the Land of Leeghwater

Land van LeeghwaterThe Land van Leeghwater is the exceptionally beautiful area on the northwest side of the National Landscape Low Holland and is located directly to the east of the city of Alkmaar. In this traditional Dutch landscape are the famous windmills and polders from the Golden Age.
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Tourist Office De Rijp (VVV)

raadhuisInformation on the Land of Leeghwater is available in our shop: VVV guide books, museum leaflets, brochures of amusement parks and zoos, walking, cycling and boating maps, lists of accommodation addresses. A limited range of souvenirs and postcards are also on sale. Tourist Office De Rijp is situated in the weighing house (1630) in the centre of De Rijp.



Metropoleregion Amsterdam

Bus Amsterdam-De Rijp

De Rijp is an easy around 48-minute trip from Amsterdam. (With effect from 22-07-2018:) Busline 305 travels to the village twice an hour. Look out for the bus on the river side of Amsterdam Central Station. From the busstop Wollandje in De Rijp you walk towards the parking lot and cross the small bridge at the end to reach the center of the village.

Take advantage of the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket which offers unlimited travel on buses, trams, trains and metros in the Amsterdam Area for 24 hours for 1 day - €19.50,
2 days - € 28.00 and for 3 days - € 36.50.


The tourist office is situated in the weighing house:


De Waag
Kleine Dam 1
1483 BJ De Rijp


Telephone: +31 (02)99-671979
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

During the winter you can only reach us by e-mail.

From  Good Friday 19 april 2019:

April, May, June, September:

ma t/m do: 12.00-15.00 uur
vrij t/m zo: 11.00-17.00 uur

July and August:

ma t/m zo: 11.00-17.00 uur


Sunday 6th of October: 12.00-15.00 uur

During autumnholidays from: (not certain yet-27-10-18)

Region South: Saturday October 12th till  Sunday 20th October 2019: 12.00-15.00 uur.
Region North and Center: Saturday 19th October t/m zo 27th October 2019: 12.00-15.00 uur.

Mind !: Closed from Monday 9th till Monday September 16th (yearly fair De Rijp).


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Partners van VVV De Rijp hebben een streepje voor. Er zijn 3 programma's: GOUD - ZILVER - BRONS. Ook VVV-partner worden? Lees dan verder...>>>


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Raadpleeg actuele vrijetijdsinformatie via de mobiele telefoon via de gratis VVV-app.

De app is volledig geo-codeerd, dus één keer de VVV-app downloaden en u hebt uit & thuis altijd de meest actuele vrijetijdsinformatie bij de hand.


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De Waag
Kleine Dam 1
1483 BJ De Rijp

Telefoon: 0299-671979
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

N.B. In het winterseizoen zijn wij alleen via e-mail te bereiken.