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5-day Cycling tour of the Holland North Peninsula

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Join certified guides on this lovely 5-day cycling tour of Holland's northern peninsula to witness historic villages, practices and gorgeous landscapes!

Private

5 Days

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Occasional

Beginner


Highlights

  • Join a fun group to share the cycling experience and surroundings with
  • Discover the pretty countryside and historic villages of northern Holland
  • Enjoy comfortable accommodation, luggage transportation and experienced guides

Description

Holland is one of the flattest countries in the world and this makes it the perfect location for sight seeing cycling.

On this trip you will be exploring the northern peninsula of Holland with its picturesque polders, dikes and canals.

You will cycle coast to coast from west to east with a variety of beautiful landscapes to witness.

You will visit the dunes of the North Sea coast and visit charming villages like Edam and Volendam. You will witness traditional architecture and practices in the towns such as the making of clogs, cheese and tin.

Of course you will have to spend some time in Amsterdam as well to see this famous city and all it has to offer.

We will provide comfortable accommodation throughout the trip and will transport your luggage between stays.

Our experienced guides know the area inside out and will give you the local knowledge on the special places we visit.

If you would enjoy a beautiful cycling tour of Holland’s northern peninsula with a fun group and experienced guides then sign up now and we’ll be waiting to show you our wonderful landscapes!

If you have less time then consider this one day cycle tour along the stunning river Rhine for 65 km and marvel at its aquatic beauty. Or if your really stretched for time the join us on this half-day cycle trip in northern Utrecht for its charming countryside with castles, windmills and rivers.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Alkmaar

Day 2: Alkmaar - Amsterdam

Cycling by the river Zaan you will see traditional 17th and 18th century houses along with demonstrations of clogs, cheese and tin making.

Then it’s on to Amsterdam with so much to see and do.

You will share the roads with 800,000 other bicycles!

There is art, culture and great nights out on offer here.

We will cover about 60km today.

Day 3: Amsterdam - Volendam

Today you will cycle through charming villages such as Durgerdam and Volendam along Lake Markermeer.

We will stop at ‘De Dijk’, overlooking the harbour, where you can explore the souvenir shops and have some refreshments.

Today we will cover about 33km.

Day 4: Volendam - Alkmaar

Today we will head from the shores of lake Markermeer though polders like Schermer and Beemster, a world heritage site.

You will visit Edam a well preserved shipbuilding town with historic and marvellous architecture.

Today will will cover 60km arriving back to Alkmaar

Day 5: Return Home

 

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Luggage transfer

- Breakfast

- Dinner




 

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