Amsterdam, The Hague & Utrecht Self-Guided Cycling Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £539 per person
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Cycle Tour Highlights
• Start in Amersfoort – the city where the history is still alive
• Follow water routes and cycle paths
• Visit the numerous museums and sights along the canals in The Hague
• An easy tour suitable for families
Cycle Route: Flat paths
Easy cycling along signposted network.
Easy and flat for all cyclists and families with children.
The approximate difficulty level for this tour
1st day: Arrival in Amersfoort
Amersfoort is a charming city where the history is still alive. Behind the city walls you can walk at ease in the small streets. It is the perfect place for those who like shopping.
2nd day: Amersfoort – Amsterdam 63/68km
Today we bike along the Naarden-Vesting, one of the best preserved fortifications in Europe, to the capital city of the Netherlands. The tour passes by the IJsselmeer, the former “Zuiderzee”.
After an exciting bike tour we arrive in Amsterdam, famous for the abundance of quiet waterways that run through the city (Unesco Heritage). Make sure to go for a canal tour. Amsterdam has a lot of muse-ums and cultural highlights.
For example the Royal museum or the Van Goghmuseum. Plunge into the lively atmosphere of Amsterdam.
3rd day: Amsterdam – Zandvoort/Noordwijkerhout 50/60km
This tour brings us to Haarlem with the famous picturesque small “hofjes”.
These are the gardens that were kept by the rich inhabitants in the 18th and 19th century for the aged widows to work in so they would not die of hunger.
Or you can visit the Frans Hals Museum, a former home for retired people, where you can find the renowned paintings of Frans Hals. The tour continues along the “Keukenhof”, a wonderful garden, especially during the blooming tulip season. When staying the night in Zandvoort, you pass the “Keukenhof” the 4th day. Relish in the dunes and beach area with appealing sights.
4th day: Zandvoort/Noordwijkerhout – The Hague 52/60km
During this tour there are a lot of highlights. The road takes us to Leiden before ending in The Hague, Leiden is known for its university. There are interesting museums, for example the Royal museum of Ethnology or plan a visit to the Pie- terschurch. Before we reach The Hague we pass by Scheveningen which has a beautiful beach.
You will be accommodated in The Hague. This is the governmental center as well. But The Hague has more to offer, numerous museums and sights along the canals, the “Catshuis”,”Paleis Noordeinde” and other cultural highlights such as the Mauritshuis. Walk through the old city center and stroll along the scenery of the canals.
5th day: The Hague – Papendrecht 60/68km
This tour will take us to Delft, an important university city like Leiden.
Delft is also one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands and that is clearly noticeable from the wide range of beautiful buildings, sights and hidden treasures that tell us more about the glory of the old yester years when the city was expanding and filled with merchants.
Delft retains its histori-cal character with the typical canals. Than we cycle to “Kinderdijk”, famous for the beautiful windmills. This is one of the most typical sights in the Netherlands!
6th day: Papendrecht – Utrecht 62km
We continue this fabulous tour across the Netherlands passing by Schoonhoven to Utrecht. Schoon-hoven is a romantic, characteristic small town at the river the “Lek”.
In the close surroundings, many farmers keep the cattle for the legendary Gouda cheese. You can also visit the gold, silver and watch-es museum. Along the beautiful landscapes of this region we bike to Utrecht.
The old city center is nicely decorated with many waterways, just like The Hague or Amsterdam. Admire the impressing churches or visit one of the many museums, such as the Royal museum.
7th day: Utrecht – Amersfoort 45km
For a last time we can delight in the scenery of the Netherlands with its wide panoramic views. When you did not have the time for a visit to Amersfoort at the first day, you can do that now.
8th day: Departure
Easy cycling, along a signposted network.
Easy and flat and suitable for cyclists and families.
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The Amsterdam, The Hague and Utrecht tour stays in 4* hotels carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.
Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.
- 8 days, 7 nights in 4* hotels (Cat.A)
- Room with Shower/Bath and toilet
- 7 x breakfast buffet
- Luggage transport (1 piece per person until 20kg.)
- City tax
- Maps, tourist information and road book in English
- Service-Hotline (in weekends)
This is a touring bike that is often known as a ‘City Bike’ in Holland.
They are equipped with sufficient gears, a saddle bag, a fix lock and a pump.
The bicycle will vary from the image shown, but will be of a similar type and style.
Holland is flat and the surfaces are brilliant for cycling, so the bikes are equipped with only 7 gears.
Amsterdam, The Hague and Utrecht, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person and include bike hire.
2017 Cycling Holiday Prices:
Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 29.04 – 16.06.2017 | 28.08 – 16.09.2017
Season 2: 17.06 – 27.08.2017
Category A: Prices per person including bike hire
Season 1: £539 | Book online here >>
Season 2: £579 | Book online here >>
Single Room Supplement: £219
Half Board Upgrade: £149
Electric Bike Upgrade: £39
Hotel Category Descriptions
Accommodation in 4* hotels with double room with private facilities
Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.
Holiday Price: £539
Single Supplement: From £219