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Holland and Belgium - Bruges to Amsterdam - Premium Bike and Barge Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • Staying on board a charming Dutch Barge
  • Cycling through beautiful Flemish cities
  • Enjoying leisurely evening meals, with a friendly mix of nationalities
  • Viewing the impressive 17th century windmills at Kinderdijk
  • Exploring the birthplace of famous Flemish artist Rubens
  • Marvelling at the illuminated streets of Ghent

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Arrival into Bruges 6 Miles / 11 Kms D  
2 Bruges to Ghent 21 or 35 Miles / 35 or 57 Kms B L D  
3 Ghent to St. Amands 24 or 32 Miles / 40 or 53 Kms B L D  
4 St. Amands to Antwerp 19 or 30 Miles / 32 or 49 Kms B L  
5 Antwerp to Dordrecht 12 or 22 Miles / 20 or 36 Kms B L D  
6 Dordrecht to Vianen 19 or 35 Miles / 32 or 57 Kms B L D  
7 Vianen to Amsterdam 22 or 28 Miles / 36 or 46 Kms B L D  
8 Departure from Amsterdam   B  

Meals: B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner | Please keep in mind the distances and ascent information provided are intended to be indicative and may vary from the actuals due to accommodation changes or when compared on different GPS devices and software

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Holiday Information

During this tour we will be exploring some of the world's most beautiful cities including Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp, Utrecht and Amsterdam, where you can experience a wealth of historical charm. The daily bike tours will take us through a variety of flat landscapes, along the River Schelde, through perfectly preserved historic villages and along winding dike roads.
Along the way we will cycle through the beautiful Dutch landscape of Zeeland, we'll visit a real Dutch cheese farm and also have the chance to explore the 19 Dutch windmills in Kinderdijk. The province of Zeeland is essentially one big river delta of the Rhine, Meuse and Scheldt Rivers and is famous for its fantastic beaches, whilst the Flanders region of Belgium boasts a number of world-famous medieval towns and has a well-deserved reputation for superb food and drink. There really is something for everybody on this holiday! 
Your accommodation for the week is on a specially designed barge (see the accommodation section below for more information). A local leader will be lead your cycling, however route descriptions are provided if you'd prefer to cycle independently from the group.
This tour is run in conjunction with a local partner and you will join their guests on the tour. You will spend your evenings sharing experiences of the day with an international group of cyclists over authentic regional cuisine, cooked and served on board the barge. Please get in touch if you'd like to know the make up of the group booked onto your chosen departure.
We may have other dates available, please call us if the below dates don't quite suit or if you'd rather travel from Amsterdam to Bruges.

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Holiday Summary

Duration:
8 days
Prices From:
£1,010
Estimated flight price:
£200

Optional

Bike Hire:
£85
Electric Bike Hire:
£200
Electric Bike Hire:
£200
Premium Twin Cabin Magnifique and Magnifique 2:
£200
Premium Twin Cabin Magnifique and Magnifique 2:
£200
Single Cabin Fleur in May:
£515
Single Cabin Fleur in May:
£515
Single Cabin Fleur in October:
£470
Single Cabin Fleur in October:
£470
Single Cabin Magnifiques:
£360
Single Cabin Magnifiques:
£360
Upper Deck Suite Magnifique 2 and Magnifique 3:
£445
Upper Deck Suite Magnifique 2 and Magnifique 3:
£445

Holiday Details

Magnifique: £1065/£1140 departures (Saturdays)

Magnifique 2: £1065/£1140 departures (Wednesdays)

Magnifique 3: £1070/£1145 departures (Saturdays)

Fleur: £1010 (12/10) / £1105 (11/05)

Place to place

7 nights barge accommodation

6 days riding

Breakfast, packed lunch and 6 evening meals

Daily route information provided

Local leader

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Customer Story: Bruges to Amsterdam

‘Bruges has always been on my list of places to see, so starting a Bike and Barge trip to Amsterdam from here seemed to be ideal… … it was lovely, from a luxury barge to great leisurely cycling! But meeting the…

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Last Updated: 26/06/2017