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Driving tour Castles and Fortified Town

Visit the historical gardens of Muiderslot Castle, the fort museum in Naarden and the Groeneveld Castle in Baarn.

GDo you want to see something else than the busy city centre of Amsterdam? You will find this day trip a real treat. During the trip you will visit stunning castles, gardens and historical spots of the Netherlands. 

After departing from Amsterdam at 09.30, the tour starts in Muiden at the historical gardens of Muiderslot Castle, which is the best kept medieval castle in the Netherlands. The guide will give you an insight into the history of the gardens of Muiderslot Castle and you can enjoy the breathtaking view. The next stop will be the town Naarden, which is famous for resembling a snowflake from high above. This town once was a military defense spot to protect Amsterdam from the enemy. There will be given a tour that brings you back in time at the Fortress Museum. After lunch in the special Arsenaal Restaurant, the trip will be continued in Baarn to see the Groeneveld Castle that used to be occupied by wealthy people who lived in Amsterdam (Amsterdammers) to enjoy some fresh air away from the city. Inside the building the original paintings and stucco serve as reminders of the Rococo style period. A guided tour will be given at this location. The arrival back to Amsterdam is around 17.10.


Tour details


  • Breathtaking view from Muiderslot
  • Go back in time at the Fortress Museum
  • See how wealthy 'Amsterdammers' lived 
Duration of the tour 8 hours
Vehicle Wheelchair accessible taxi van
Number of people maximum 7
Starting point Your hotel in Amsterdam or surroundings
End location Your hotel or location on request
Lunch Not included



Type of tour Duration Price (total)
Private tour with driver and professional guide 8 hours €925


The above prices are the total costs for the tours. This total cost can be divided amongst the number of participants in the private tour. The maximum number of participants, when one of the participants is using a wheelchair, is 6 people.


The private taxi is calculated from Amsterdam if you stay closer to the tour the costs will be lower. Please contact us via email to receive the accurate prices. 

The price shown on top of this page is the price per person with 6 participants for the '8 hour tour with driver and professional guide'. 

Accessible restaurant or terrace Wheelchair accessible toilet Accessible no steps 

Accessibility information

  • The gardens of Muiderslot Castle are accessible. The castle does unfortunately not comply with the accessibility requirements.
  • The Fort museum of Naarden is accessible and an adapted toilet is available. The Arsenaal Restaurant is also accessible for wheelchair-users with adapted toilet
  • The Groeneveld Castle, its Grand Café and the main paths of the park are accessible for wheelchair-users. Wheelchairs can be borrowed free of charge.

The lunch at Arsenaal Restaurant in the Fort in Naarden is for your own account, however a reservation will be made to announce your arrival.

Photos: Rictor Norton & David Allen, Hanno Lans, Roger W and E. Dronkert

How to get there?

All excursions organized by Accessible Travel Netherlands make use of wheelchair accessible transport. The minivans are accessible for 2 to 7 people and a maximum of 3 wheelchair users.

The division of space in the private taxi van is as followed:

Space for 7 people in total 

0 wheelchair users > 7 other passengers

1 person with a wheelchair (needs 2 seats) > 5 other passengers

2 people with a wheelchair (needs 4 seats) > 3 other passengers

3 people with a wheelchair (needs 6 seats) > 1 other passenger

Space for 7 people in total 
1 person with mobility scooter (needs 3 seats) > 4 other passengers
2 people with a mobility scooter (needs 6 seats) > 1 other passenger 

Combinations of wheelchairs and mobility scooters are possible as well. 

Historical gardens of Muiderslot Castle Muiderslot Castle from a bird's-eye view Naarden - A perfect snowflake shape Groeneveld Castle

Terms and conditions

This offer is not covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website (

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