A bike and boat cycling holiday aboard a very comfortable barge enjoying the vivid tulip fields of Holland . Easy cycling on dedicated cycle paths past fields ablaze with vivid blooms. On this route you’ll also visit the world famous Keukenhof flower gardens, the fascinating outdoor museum of Zaanse Schans and also have time to explore vibrant Amsterdam.
Starting and finishing in the heart of vibrant Amsterdam this circular route offers easy and enjoyable daily bike rides through the surrounding countryside. The kaleidoscopic bulb fields are of course the main attraction however on this tour you will also visit the iconic open-air museum of the Zaanse Schans, the atmospheric old town of Haarlem, the stunning Keukenhof Flower Gardens and on certain departures the frenetic Flower Market in Aalsmeer. There will also be plenty of time to explore the fascinating and unique city of Amsterdam.
Magnifique IV suite
You will live aboard a very comfortable and well appointed barge. Depending on your chosen start date this will be on the Magnifique IV, the Magnifique II or the Princesse Royal. All offer a very high standard of accommodation
The daily rides are led by a knowledgeable guide who is a font of knowledge on local customs, traditions and history and he/she will be happy to impart his/her knowledge during the daily rides. You’ll be cycling along dedicated cycle paths and quiet lanes. The routes are very easy with no hills so anyone with a basic level of fitness can enjoy this tour.
The emphasis is firmly on enjoying the scenery and springtime colours, so if you don’t fancy riding one day, simply stay on board and enjoy a relaxing cruise to the next port of call.