Side view of the sailing Sailboa


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Sail with Amsterdam Boat Excursion to the former defence line around Amsterdam (part of UNESCO’s world heritage list), and visit Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot or Fortress Island Pampus.


ferry Destinations

amsterdam castle


fortress Island


Amsterdam castle muiderslot fortress island pampus

Amsterdam Defence line

Extending 135 km around the city of Amsterdam, the defence line of Amsterdam is the only example of a fortification based on the principle of controlling the waters. Two unique sites are part of the defence line: Fortress Island Pampus, and Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot. At a stone’s throw from Amsterdam, you will go back in time for a taste of real Dutch history.


extra activities

An excursion with the tourist ferry can be easily combined with other activities around the Amsterdam Defence Line, like visiting the fortified town of Muiden, cycling the fortress stretch, or cycling back to Amsterdam through the country side. It is also possible to take a multi media tour on board. More information can be found here.


bring your bike

Combine a visit to Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot with cycling the Fortress Line, and the Dutch country side. You can bring your bike for free! Bike spots on board can be limited, so make sure to add them to your reservation.  Routes and information can be found here.


book your tickets

Tickets for Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot

Tickets for Fortress Island Pampus


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