Your morning or afternoon in Hoorn will start at your hotel, rivercruiseship or if you travel to Hoorn from elsewhere at the train station. Set off in a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about this town.
The most important sights that your private guide will show are the Main tower, a landmark in the harbour of Hoorn. The hidden love chapel, once built as a private chapel for a half catholic/half protestant couple. Touch, just ilke locals did decades ago, the façade of the Saint John Hospice. See the lively harbour and shoppingstreet. Learn about Jan Pietersz Coen, son of Hoorn and founder of former Batavia City, present Jakarta in Indonesia .
Wandering through the streets of Hoorn will take you back in time to the days of the VOC (United East Indian Company) that made Holland in the 17th Century one of the most influential countries in the world. Hoorn in those days was one of the 6 main towns from the VOC.
After a 2 hour walking tour in Hoorn, relax and enjoy an included cup of before you set of on your own to further explore Hoorn or your on to your next destination.