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A trip in Friesland from Bolswart over Sloten to the Prinses Margriet Kanaal at Lemmer

Bolswardervaart / Wijde Wijmerts / Nauwe Wijmerts | Netherlands: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Length of waterway: 21 km
Lock dimensions: 40.00 x 6.00
Max. depth: 1.80
Degree of difficulty: For beginners (few locks)
Requirements: no rating
Character of waterway: back to nature
Profile of waterway: Used by tourists only
Facilities groundside: Sufficiant

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Waterway has access to:

Bolswarder Trekvaart | Trekvaart van Workum nar Bolsward | Frisia / Netherlands
Johan Friso Kanaal / Netherlands
Prinses Margriet Kanaal | Netherlands

Bolswarder Vaart /  Wijde Wijmerts / Nauwe Wijmerts

Bolswarder vaart / Wijde Wijmerts / Nauwe Wijmerts
Fryslân / Friesland

Category of waters: Until Johan Friso Kanaal, category 1, afterwards, 0

Waterkaart: B / Friesland

The following canals are part of this trip: Bolswardervaart, Wijde Wijmerts and Nauwe Wjmerts, going to the south at Bolsward and then over the Slotermeer to Sloten.

Sloten to Princes Margriet Kanaal

After Sloten it goes on over Ee of Boomsvaart and the Langesloot to Prises Margriet Kanaal at Lemmer.
But Prinses Margriet Kanaal can also be reached by Woudsloot, the Brandle Meer and Kromme Ee, and one has the possibility to go over Folego Sloot to Tjeukermeer and later onto Kuinder of Tjonger.

The short detour over Sloter Meer to Balk

A flying visit to the charming village of Balk in Gaasterland.