Embarkation and check-in in Amsterdam. The crew will welcome you on board between 13:00 and 14:00. At approx. 14:00, the ship departs Amsterdam via the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal to Wijk bij Duurstede, a town on the Rhine. Here you will spend your first night.
During breakfast, the ship departs for Wageningen. From here, the first tour of the week takes you through the lovely Lower Rhine Valley and on through the Veluwe, a large forest and heathland area. In the late afternoon you cycle through the suburbs and past the beautiful parks Sonsbeek and Zijpendaal to Arnhem. De Nassau is moored overnight near the city centre of this former Hanseatic city. During the Second World War, Arnhem was the scene of Operation Market Garden, the largest air manoeuvre in history. It failed because it was not possible to capture a bridge over the Rhine and this led to the destruction of the British 1st Parachute Division.
Today you cycle from Zaandam to the open-air museum "Zaanse Schans", (free entrance), an old, traditional village with quaint wooden houses, a cheese dairy, a traditional clog maker and various windmills. Then you cycle back to Amsterdam via the Twiske recreation area. Here you have the whole afternoon and evening to look around Amsterdam. Take the opportunity to discover the city centre, go shopping, take a canal tour or visit a museum.
During breakfast, De Nassau will take you to Wijhe, where a beautiful cycle tour to Hattem begins. The shorter route leads along the river bank, the longer cycle tour runs across the eastern Veluwe region. Hattem has a rich past, the traces of which can still be seen everywhere. From Hattem it is only a short distance to Zwolle. This city is considered one of the most beautiful Hanseatic cities. From Zwolle the tour continues to Kampen. In the evening, an optional walk takes you to some of the most interesting highlights of this largest Hanseatic city in the Netherlands.
From Kampen, our cycle tour takes us along the "Randmeren" to the fishing harbour of Elburg. There are many popular water sports activities here during the summer. From Elburg, the cycle tour continues through the forests and moors of the Veluwe to beautiful Harderwijk, where you will spend the night in the historic fishing harbour. In the 16th century, Harderwijk had the largest fish market in the Zuiderzee region. Today it is still a beautiful old town worth exploring.
Again, there are two routes to choose from. A shorter cycle tour along the banks of the "Randmeren" or a combination of the riverside route and a longer alternative that runs through adjacent forests. In the afternoon you will pass Spakenburg, a fishing village known for its traditional costumes, which are still worn today. Today's mooring is in Huizen.
Huizen is the starting point for a tour to the beautiful fortified towns of Naarden and Muiden. The latter is famous for its historic castle on the water. From Muiden you drive on quiet roads to your destination, the world-famous metropolis of Amsterdam. You have the whole afternoon and evening to explore this vibrant city. Take the opportunity for a canal tour. Visit the Anne Frank House or one of the other world-famous museums around the Museumplein. Or simply enjoy the lively life in this multicultural city.
Today the last part of your journey ends, but we won't let you disembark with an empty stomach. Before disembarking by 9:30 a.m., we will serve you a good breakfast one last time.
You cycle through Holland and Belgium on flat and well-maintained cycle paths. The routes can be classified as easy and are also well suited for inexperienced cyclists.
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15.04.2023 | 22.04.2023 | 23.09.2023 | 30.09.2023 |
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29.04.2023 | 09.09.2023 | 16.09.2023 |
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06.05.2023 | 13.05.2023 | 20.05.2023 | 27.05.2023 | 03.06.2023 | 10.06.2023 | 17.06.2023 | 24.06.2023 | 01.07.2023 | 08.07.2023 | 15.07.2023 | 22.07.2023 | 29.07.2023 | 05.08.2023 | 12.08.2023 | 19.08.2023 | 26.08.2023 | 02.09.2023 |
|Bike & Boat - MS DE Holland - lower deck, 8 days, NL-NLSHR-08-U|
|Base price|| |
|2-bed-cabin single use||1,033.50||1,258.50||1,423.50||1,588.50|
|Bike & Boat - MS DE Holland - upper deck, 8 days, NL-NLSHR-08I-O|
|Base price|| |
|2-bed-cabin single use||1,408.50||1,633.50||1,798.50||2,038.50|
- Program according to tour itinerary course
- 7 overnight stays in cabins with shower/toilet in the booked cabin category
- Full board: breakfast buffet, small lunch or packed lunch for those cycling, coffee and tea until 4pm, 3-course-dinner
- Welcome drink
- Daily briefing of bike tours
- 1 route book for self-guided trips per cabin
- Tour guide for guided cycle trips
- gps data
- Arrival and departure
- parking fees
- spa and local taxes if due
- facultative visits
- travel insurance as well as expenses for personal needs
Arrival / Parking / Departure:
- Amsterdam train station is close to the pier
- Oosterdok car park: near central station, approx. € 10-24,- /day
- Amsterpark car park or Valet parking services: registration form in the travel documents, approx. €150 per week, payable there
Number of participants:
- no minimum participants, guaranteed departures
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DE HOLLAND is a 257 ft. long and 24 ft. wide cozy, small river cruise ship and is getting renovated in winter 17/2018