Welcome to the Land of Leeghwater
The 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)
Information 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.
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 just € 13.50.
The tourist office is situated in the weighing house:
Kleine Dam 1
1483 BJ De Rijp
Telephone: +31 (02)99-671979
During the winter you can only reach us by e-mail.
OPENING HOURS 2018
During the Midwinterfestival: december 15th from 11.00 till 22.00 hours en Sunday 16th of December 2018.
OPENING HOURS 2019
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 13th 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.