Visit the picturesque town of Giethoorn on a full-day tour from Amsterdam. Take a boat ride through ‘Dutch Venice’, where you'll have free time to explore, then climb a dike for views of lakes and polders, or reclaimed land. See, too, Enclosing Dike (Afsluitdijk) is a 20-mile (32-km) long dike connecting the provinces of North Holland and Friesland. Plus, you'll receive a pass for a 1-hour canal cruise, to enjoy at any time during your stay. The tour to Giethoorn is 7.5 hours during winter months and 9 hours during summer, when a visit to the Enclosing Dike is included as well.