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De Lemmer is an IJsselmeer cruise port and resort town in Netherlands' Friesland province (De Fryske Marren municipality / fka Lemsterland) with population around 10,000. IJsselmeer is an inland bay (lake) in central-Netherlands that borders 3 provinces - Friesland, Flevoland and North Holland.
Friesland's cities (in brackets their Frisian names)) by population are Leeuwarden (Ljouwert), Drachten, Sneek (Snits), Heerenveen (Hearrenfean), Harlingen (Harns), Dokkum, Franeker (Frjentsjer), Joure (De Jouwer), Wolvega (Wolvegea), Lemmer (De Lemmer). Since late-Middle Ages (5th-15th centuries), Friesland is renowned for the exceptional height of its inhabitants - deemed among the tallest Indo-Europeans.
During summer, Lemmer is popular as one of province's best destinations for water sports, attracting numerous international and domestic tourists. The settlement (as Lenna) was first mentioned in the 13th-century and as Lyamer in the 14th-century. Town's economy was initially based on commercial fishing, shipbuilding (cargo barges) and trade. Annually, during the Lemsterweek, in the town are held festive events attracting around 85,000 tourists.
Next are listed the largest waterways (rivers, lakes and canals) found in and around Lemmer - Ganzediep (river), Groote Brekken (lake), Ijsselmeer (lake), Lemster Rijn (river), Zijlroedekanaal, Princess Margrietkanaal, Stroomkanaal, Binnenhaven, Werkhaven, Dijksloot, Follegasloot, Langesloot, Kroonduikervaart, Lemstervaart.
As cruise port, Lemmer is included in the schedules of some of world's largest river cruise companies, including CroisiEurope, Avalon Waterways, Arosa, Saga. Next tables show some of the Lemmer-inclusive itineraries.
5-day CroisiEurope itinerary (themed "Cruise on the IJsselmeer, one of Holland's treasures"), prices from ~USD 950 pp
|Date / Time||Port|
|26 Sep 18:00||Departing from Amsterdam, Holland|
|27 Sep 20:00||Lemmer, Holland|
|28 Sep 15:00||Enkhuizen, Holland|
|29-30 Sep / 01 Oct 09:00 (overnight)||Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland|
7-day Avalon itinerary (Haarlem to Amsterdam), prices from ~USD 1560 pp
|Date / Time||Port|
|01 Apr||Departing from Haarlem, Holland|
|02 Apr||Hoorn, Holland|
|02-03 Apr (overnight)||Enkhuizen, Holland|
|03 Apr||Lemmer, Holland|
|04 Apr||Lelystad, Holland|
|04-05 Apr (overnight)||Kampen, Holland|
|05 Apr||Arnhem, Holland|
|06 Apr||Rotterdam, Holland|
|07-08 Apr (overnight)||Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland|
7-day Saga itinerary (themed "Tulips and Delights of North Holland"), prices from ~USD 1230 pp
|Date / Time||Port|
|03 Apr||Departing from Amsterdam, Holland|
|03-04 Apr (overnight))||Lelystad, Holland|
|04 Apr||Lemmer, Holland|
|06-07 Apr (overnight)||Harlingen, Holland|
|07 Apr||Oudeschild, Holland|
|07 Apr||Hoorn, Holland|
|08 Apr||Zaandam, Holland|
|08-09-10 Apr (overnight))||Arriving in Amsterdam, Holland|
Port Lemmer cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Lemmer, Holland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|1 July, 2019|
|13 July, 2019|
|MS Frederic Chopin||22:00|
|14 July, 2019|
|MS Frederic Chopin||13:00|
|18 July, 2019|
|MS Frederic Chopin||09:00||13:00|
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