AROUND IJSSEL LAKE

We loved the trip and everything about it. We especially found the guide to be very interesting, informative and nice to be around. He had an incredible knowledge about everything as he talked.

A.G | U.S.
 
 

Amsterdam to Bruges

The highlights of Holland and Belgium are uncovered on this unique cycling tour of the lowlands and North Sea coast. Beginning in Amsterdam, we visit Gouda which is well known for its cheese and then cycle to the world famous windmills of Kinderdijk, before heading through Dordrecht and the natural reserve of Biesbosch to Willemstad. We continue by barge across the impressive waterways of Zeeland and onto the lively town of Antwerp in Belgium. In the delightful town of Ghent we have a walking tour before continuing to Bruges where small chocolatiers and waffle sellers offer a great reward for your cycling efforts!

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join barge in Amsterdam and cruise to Oude Wetering (10km)
DAY 2 Cycle through Dutch meadowlands and onto Gouda (40km)
DAY 3 By barge to Kinderdijk, cycle to Dordrecht then sail to Willemstad (40km)
DAY 4 Cycle from the Kreekrak locks to the lively Belgian town of Antwerp (45km)
DAY 5 Cycle to Dendermonde (50km)
DAY 6 Cycle the Flemish countryside to Ghent (35km)
DAY 7 By train to Bruges, guided tour and free time before returning to Ghent
DAY 8 Coach transfer to Amsterdam, trip concludes. Note: trip operates in reverse each alternate departure.

traveller reviews

Most memorable moments: We loved everything! The rural beautiful countryside was enchanting. A great group of other travelers; excellent bikes; leisurely pace and good meals on barge.
The trip delivered on all it's promises. It was an easy route but full of memorable sites and scenery. We were well guided and had lots of opportunities to stop at cafes for coffee and apple tart. We loved the evening strolls into town with our guide. The barge accommodations were simple and yet the upper deck and dining area had charm! Always plenty to eat!

J. Fowler. Gainesville, Florida, USA

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Trip Code: HMB
Trip Grading: Introductory
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Cycling Cruising Family Adventures
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Next Trip:  08 April 2017
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Options & Supplements*
Electric Bike Supplement (on request and where available) US $380
Single Supplement Category A or B Barge(only on request & where available) US $260
Spring departure supplement US $45
Comfort barge supplement US $120
Single Supplement Category C Barge(only on request & where available) US $200

*Prices listed are per person