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 (www.iamsterdam.com/en)  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.

Openinghours 2020:
The office is closed for the rest of the year.
Openinghours 2021:

From Good Friday 2 april 2021:

April, May, June, July August and September:

Mondays - Thursdays: 12.00-15.00 hours;
Fridays - Sundays : 11.00-17.00 hours.


2nd Easterday (05-04-2021), Ascentionday (13-05-2021) and Whit Monday (24-05-2021): 11.00-17.00 uur



Sunday October 3nd and Sunday 10th: 12.00-15.00 hours.

During autumnholidays from:

Region North: Saturday October 16th till  Sunday  October 24th 2020: 12.00-15.00 hours
Region South and Center: Saturday 23th October t/m zo 31th October 2020: 12.00-15.00 hours.

Mind !: Closed from Thursday 13th till Tuesday September 20th 2020 (yearly fair De Rijp).


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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.