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“Super Canal Tour.”

Haarlem Canal Tours
Ranked #1 of 19 Tours in Haarlem
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Haarlem Canal Tours offers scheduled open boat canal tours, private cruises & corporate events in the historical center of the beautiful city of Haarlem NL. You will experience a great tour with a unique view on Haarlem. During the tour your skipper and host Jeroen Hagen will explain you everything about the history and development of the city and about the architecture and art objects along the route.Ticket price €13.50 p.p. Reservations via the Haarlem Canal Tours website are recommended. You also can buy a ticket aboard; we accept cash, PIN/Meastro, Mastercard, Visa & American Express.The tours are in Dutch and English. Please visit the website for additional information, actual tour schedules and bookings.
Reviewed May 21, 2013

Recently visited Brugge and Amsterdam and had Canal tours there, but the Canal Tour provided by Jeroen in Haarlem was by far the best... Due to the bad weather that weekend Jeroen contacted us to re-schedule and managed to find the only warm morning out of 4. After meeting us and starting off with Coffee,Jeroen provided a highly professional but personal tour of the lovely canals of Haarlem... We would recommend it 100% even better if the sun is shinning...top trip. Thanks Jeroen. Mike & Oli

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HlemCanalTours, Owner at Haarlem Canal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2013

Dear Mike and Oli,

Thank you very much for your nice review and great to read that you enjoyed the canal tour and the city so much. Even when the weather is grey, Haarlem is still beautiful!

Thanks again & with kind regards, Jeroen

Jeroen Hagen
Haarlem Canal Tours

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Reviewed April 27, 2013

The open boat tour takes you up the small and large canals in a circular tour around Haarlem . Your captain for the 75 minute trip, Jeroen is knowledgeable and friendly. A much more intimate experience than the big craft where the guide speaks at you over the tannoy! Well worth the time. Highly recommend it.

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HlemCanalTours, Owner at Haarlem Canal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2013

Thank you very much for your nice review and great to read that you enjoyed the canal tour and Haarlem so much.

Best regards, Jeroen

Jeroen Hagen
Haarlem Canal Tours

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Reviewed April 11, 2013

So much more fun and relaxing than walking from site to site, particularly since the streets are paved with brick (some unevenly). The guide was friendly and eager to share his considerable knowledge about the history and architecture of a city which started as a fortified town in the 12th century. Since the canals are the streets, all the important buildings are within view, and the guide's commentary helps you decide where you would like to return by foot for further exploration of medieval architecture, beer, tulips, exceptionally friendly natives. . . . Be sure to visit the Great Marketplace. Don't be surprised if a young lady gives you a smile and a tulip and dashes away before you can say more than "Thank you!"

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HlemCanalTours, Owner at Haarlem Canal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2013

Thank you very much for your nice review. And great that you enjoyed your visit to Haarlem and the canal tour so much. You would have loved being here next weekend as the city has its traditional annual flower parade and will be overflown with flowers: http://bloemencorso-bollenstreek.nl/en/

I hope to meet you again in Haarlem!

With kind regards, Jeroen

Jeroen Hagen
Haarlem Canal Tours

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Reviewed September 19, 2012

Jeroen the master of the boat was a relaxed well informed guy who knew Haarlem well. We and another couple had booked the cruise and it exceeded all expectations. We had an easy conversation all round, Jeroen gave a lot of background information about Haarlem being a local man gave an extra insight for us to enjoy. There was no hurry he paused the boat for photos and chattered away with us. Don't missed this delightful look at the canals of Haarlem.

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HlemCanalTours, Owner at Haarlem Canal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2012

Thank your for your nice review and for drifting along!

Best regards, Jeroen

Jeroen Hagen
Haarlem Canal Tours

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Reviewed August 15, 2012

An impulsive decision for an outing proved really worthwhile! The skipper was friendly, accommodating and well versed on the local attractions and history. The boat is well kept and comfortable & Haarlem is a beautiful city. A short pit stop at a canalside cafe for a coffee rounded off the tour.
Website and online booking was seamless and pain free. Professional service with a personal feel. 2 thumbs up.

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HlemCanalTours, Owner at Haarlem Canal Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2012

Thank you very much for your extensive review!

With kind regards, Jeroen

Jeroen Hagen
Haarlem Canal Tours

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