Explore Friesland from the water
Explore the heart of Friesland in an open boat, with Pean as the ultimate starting point for your trip. Take out a valk, motorboat or dinghy.
Explore the heart of Rent a boat at Pean and you can be in Akkrum, Grou or Irnsum in no time. In a weekend, you can easily sail to Sneek, Langweer or Earnewoude. If you have a little more time, or maybe help from an engine, then it’s easy to reach the IJsselmeer or head towards Drenthe and the other side of Friesland. Sail through nature reserves, between birds and reeds, or visit quaint little villages and take in the local culture. It’s all possible when renting a boat from Pean. You can rent for a day or for weeks in a row. You can find suggestions for trips out below and they all go past Pean. Of course, you can also just do part of a full route.riesland in an open boat, with Pean as the ultimate starting point for your trip. Take out a valk, motorboat or dinghy.
Remember! You’ll have to navigate bridges on some of the routes. You can sail under them in your motorboat or if you lower the mast on your sailing boat. If you want to sail without lowering the mast, check out the opening times for the bridges on your route in Friesland.
Trips on the water
Of course, you can always come up with your own route using the Frisian waterways map, but a few of the most beautiful routes in the area are listed below:
Trip around the ‘Modderige Bol’ (muddy waters)
Approx. 2 hrs.
Pean – Aldeboarn – Nij Beets – Veenhoop – Pean
Approx. 7-8 hrs. NB: not open year-round
Alde Feanen (long)
Approx. 7-9 hrs.
Alde Feanen (short)
Approx 5-6 hrs.