Bicycling and walking over the
small country-roads and over the original
seaweed-dam, with beautiful views over the island
and to picturesque villages as Hippolytushoef,
Oosterland and Westerland. And in other moments nice
views over the sea and over the polder Wieringermeer.
and surfing on the lake Amstelmeer. Near by the
house is a beach with clean swimming water; also
ideal for children.
And if you have wishes for the
evening? Several nice restaurants in our direct
surroundings will help you likely.
Wieringen have its own monuments,
which reminds you to a long history. Examples are
old farmhouses, churches and museums like "Museum Jan
Lont" which shows you the earlier living. Also very
interesting is the "Viking Information Centrum" and
the "House of the Wadden". In the picturesque
fisher-harbour Den Oever is a weekly
fresh-fish-market; an apprehension in the
We advice you also a trip on the
Waddensea for example with a lifeboat. Or otherwise
a trip with a real fisherman's-boat. It shows you how
the fish will be catched by nets and than after will
be worked up. The fisherman tells you likely a lot
off. Of course it is also possible to catch your own
fish by angle.
Do imaging yourself following.
During flood-tide on the Sea you see out over the
wide water and at the horizon you recognize the
other Waddensea-islands Texel and Vieland. And
hardly six hours later during the ebb-tide, you see
the seals resting upon the dry Wadden and at the
horizon the sun-down ... .
We suggest also nice trips in our
surroundings following. The wide beaches alongside
the Noordsea and the dunes are nearby. On the "safe"
country-behind Wieringen, you will find the old
Hanse-cities Hoorn, Alkmaar and Enkhuizen. Cities
which became to an enormous prosperity during the
"Golden Century", and now fully are restored. And
Amsterdam is only 50 minutes a distance by car.
Also we advice you the wide
polder Wieringermeer and the old country-region
West-Friesland. In the polder Anna Paulowna you will
find in the spring the fields with bulbs full
flowering; a living painting. Unique is the dam "Afsluitdijk";
in the middle is a point of view, from which you
have nice views over the Waddensea and IJsselmeer,
up to the coastlines of Friesland and Noord-Holland.