On Schiermonnikoog you're always in nature

Tranquillity meets activity on Schiermonnikoog. The entire island is a National Park, so no matter where you walk, bike, stand or lie, nature envelops you. Enjoy the vast marshes, endless beaches or intimate dunes. Home of the annual internationally-renowned Chamber Music Festival. Free your mind, listen to the birds sing and let the magical powers of the Wadden whisk you away on the smallest of the Dutch Wadden Islands.

World heritage

Water heritage

5 TOP EXPERIENCES IN Schiermonnikoog

Put yourself to the test

Do you dare to make the tough trek to the Rif? You’ll feel the mud changing to sand beneath your feet. 

Cycling route

Dunes, special vegetation, sandvalley's and almost no cars. Definitly an unique and various bike trip: Get around Schier.

National park Schiermonnikoog

chiermonnikoog is one of the wildest natural reserves of the Netherlands. The island is formed by strong currents, powerful winds and dusting sand. Nature is always on the move. 

Balgexpres: search for shells

The Balgexpres takes you to the Balg: the most eastern part of Schiermonnikoog.

Seal tour Engelsmanplaat

This boat trip will take you to places where there are guaranteed seals. You also visit the sandbar Engelsmanplaat and take a walk on the bottom of the sea.