Amsterdam - Bruges Holland meets Belgium
This bike and barge tour offers you a unique opportunity to get to know the lowlands at the North Sea.
We show you lovely Amsterdam and old Dutch towns like Gouda and Willemstad.
You cross the border to Belgium to discover the Belgian pearls of Antwerp, Ghent and on top of that: Bruges!
Day to day schedule
Saturday: cycling ± 10 km
Embarkation and checking in aboard the hotel barge. In the afternoon the barge crosses the Amsterdam centre and heads for the village of Oude Wetering. In the evening there’s a short testride on the bike.
Sunday: cycling ± 35 km
You enjoy an easy bike ride right through some real Dutch meadowlands and end your trip in cheese town Gouda. Free time in Gouda after your dinner.
Monday: cycling ± 40 km
First we sail to the world famous windmills of Kinderdijk. Via the old Dutch town of Dordrecht your way leads to the natural reserve Biesbosch to Moerdijk where the barge wil pick you up. The sailing trip takes you to the beautiful walled town of Willemstad
Tuesday: no cycling
Today the barge sails right across the impressive waterways of Zeeland the ship will take you to the lively town of Antwerp in Belgium. After arrival your guide invites you for a short city walk and you have free time to explore this lively port town.
Wednesday: cycling ± 50 km
You cycle out of Antwerp for a ride through the pretty Flemish countryside alongside the river Schelde. You spend the night in the provincial town of Dendermonde.
Thursday: cycling ± 30 km
The river Schelde is a tidal river and thus the barge may have to wait for the high tide to continue. Therefore you disembark and cycle directly to the old city of Ghent. The tour leader will invite you for a walk across the wonderful town centre.
Friday: no cycling
By train you go to Bruges and your tour leader will make you acquainted with this unique town. Till halfway the afternoon you are free to discover Bruges. You return to Ghent by train.
Check out and transfer by bus to the Amsterdam airport.
The next tour goes in opposite direction and starts with a transfer from Amsterdam airport to Ghent.
(subject to change)