This tour starts and ends in Amsterdam, the city of canals, museums, parks and bikes. The 17th century city centre with its small streets and canals is very worth seeing, and also a very interesting place for cyclists. Leaving Amsterdam, you’ll ride through the picturesque Dutch landscape with a lot of water, broad views and windmills, mostly using cycle paths. You’ll visit the most picturesque places in the west of the Netherlands with rich history.

  • Minimum participants: 2
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Itinerary

Individual arrival to Amsterdam! How about a boat tour through the canals?

The bike tour starts with a ride through Amsterdam along old and modern monuments. You leave the city via the IJ shore and cycle shortly afterwards through a rural area with pretty villages, siturated on the former Zuiderzee.

approx. 44 km

Today's stage takes you first in the direction of Zaandam In the quiet streets of the old fishing village of Volendam you can imagine yourself transported back in time by 100 years.

approx. 46 km

Your tour leads to Haarlem. The historic inner city is surrounded by canals, furthermore it is coined through many old roads and buildings from 16th to 19th century. Afterwards you cycle through extended dunes to the bathing resort Noordwijk.

approx. 49 km

Today the route takes you back to Amterdam through the area of the Bollenstreek, where many tulips,  daffodils and hyacinths are in full bloom in spring.

 

approx. 55 km
Maps Highlights of the Netherlands

Tour character

Flat and mostly asphalted bike paths, ideal for families and beginners.

 

Services and information

Services

Included:

  • Accommodation as mentioned
  • Breakfast buffet or extended breakfast
  • Luggage transfer between the hotels
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room

Note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Reservation fee of CHF 15 per adult (incl. legally required customer money protection)

Optional:

  • Half-board evening meal (mostly multi-course, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher), in Amsterdam only BB
  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance

 

Information

Arrival/Parking/Departure:

  • Amsterdam train station
  • Airport Amsterdam Schiphol
  • Car park at the hotel or close to the hotel costs approx. CHF 85.- per week

Other important information: 

  • The distance travelled is approximate and may differ from the actual distance.  
  • Travel cancellation insurance, including travel interruption insurance is recommended. 

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