This tour of The Netherlands shows you the country away from the tourist brochures.  While you may come across the odd windmill and tulip, this self-guided cycling holiday through the heart of The Netherlands excites even Holland-born Adventure Coordinators' Tom Gehrels.  Visit forgotten fishing villages, historic Hanseatic towns, indulge in the wide-open spaces and lakes of Friesland, the farmer's fields of Holland and the National Heritage Landscapes of Gelderland.
This tour of The Netherlands shows you the country away from the tourist brochures.  While you may come across the odd windmill and tulip, this self-guided cycling holiday through the heart of The Netherlands excites even Holland-born Adventure Coordinators' Tom Gehrels.  Visit forgotten fishing villages, historic Hanseatic towns, indulge in the wide-open spaces and lakes of Friesland, the farmer's fields of Holland and the National Heritage Landscapes of Gelderland.
Netherlands

Cycling The Netherlands

Self-Guided Trip

8

CA$

days from

1690

This tour of The Netherlands shows you the country away from the tourist brochures. While you may come across the odd windmill and tulip, this self-guided cycling holiday through the heart of The Netherlands excites even Holland-born Adventure Coordinators' Tom Gehrels. Visit forgotten fishing villages, historic Hanseatic towns, indulge in the wide-open spaces and lakes of Friesland, the farmer's fields of Holland and the National Heritage Landscapes of Gelderland.

Activity / Theme

Country

Cycling

Netherlands

Comfort Level

Physical Rating

Comfortable

Leisurely / Moderate

Transportation

Bicycle, ferry with luggage transfers between hotels

Accommodation

3-4 star hotels

Months of Operation

May, June, July, August, September

Adventure Coordinators Insider Tip:

Looking for some Dutch treats to try?  My favourites are pannekoeken (pancakes), poffertjes (mini-pancakes), fries (chip trucks are ubiquitous and you eat them with mayonaise) and stroopwavels (syrup-filled waffle cookies).

Itinerary

DAY 1 Trips starts in the historic old village of Huizen, near Amsterdam
DAY 2 Ride via Naarden and Muiderslot castle to Amsterdam (37 kms)
DAY 3 Cycle via pretty Monnickendam and Edam to Hoorn (61 kms)
DAY 4 Bike & ferry across Lake IJsselmeer to Oudemirdum (59 kms)
DAY 5 Pedal Weerribben-Wieden National Park to Zwartsluis (65 kms)
DAY 6 Through Kampen & edge of Veluwe Forest to Harderwijk (65 kms)
DAY 7 Bike along the shores of lakes to Huizen (55 kms)
DAY 8 Tour ends in Huizen

Inclusions

7 breakfasts
Accommodation
24 speed bike rental with pannier, helmet, repair kit and lock
Route notes & maps
Luggage transfer between hotels
Emergency hotline
(Premium and e-bike available on request - supplement applies)
(GPS tracks available on request)

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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