A lot of fun in a flat country - bicycle trips through the Netherlands
What is making a cycling trip through Netherlands so appealing? And why do all of the tours with boat and bike through Belgium and Netherlands thrill the people. We can give you numerous answer to these questions but we recommend to find it out by yourself. Enjoy the Dutch coast, the flat landscape and the great culture of these countries. There are a lot of reason to explore Netherlands and Belgium.
Cycling holiday in Holland? Up to the IJsselmeer!
The IJsselmeer is a very special lake of the Netherlands. It is seperated from the Ocean only by dike. That is the reason why the region is very well-known for water sports enthusiasts. On our website you will find a lot of bike tours or tour with boat and bike in Holland. Visit the pretty small towns around the IJsselmeer or cycling past the famous wind mills of Kinderdijk.
May be you decide to cycling in Holland along the coast, to the beautiful landscape of the north sea beaches or to the wonderful north sea islands. Or you can book a tour which leads to the fascinating large cities such as Rotterdam and Amsterdam, as well as pretty small town like Delft and Gouda. Cycling trips through Netherlands offer picturesque motifs like Kinderdijk windmills, red endless tulip fields and the magnificent royal palaces around The Hague.
These are not all reasons to explore the Netherlands. There are a lot more! Book a bike trip and convince yourself! Or you can travel by bike and boat through the Netherlands. Both are beautiful. We offers you both! The boat will take you to many attractive countries and cities like Brussel or Bruges. You will love the combination between sleeping on board and cycling during the day. The largely flat regions of Netherlands and Belgium are ideal for cycling.
Bike tours Netherlands
A cycling holiday in the Netherlands is perfect and good for everyone to cycle. Apart from the flat landscape and the well-developed cycle paths, the Netherlands is a pioneer in terms of navigation.
The "Knoten" (nodal) point system
The junction-related signage (also the junction-point system) offers the cyclist a practical help with your tour planning. This system originated in Belgium but quickly spread to the Netherlands and Germany.
All intersections (nodes) are numbered in this system. At these points there are signs to all neighbouring nodes. Here, in addition to the number of the node, the paths to neighbouring nodes are indicated.
Netherlands plus Belgium in double pack
Perhaps you choose two of the three countries of BeNeLux for your next holiday trip. Travel with boat and bike to the Netherlands and Belgium? In Amsterdam you are going on board of the ship and cruise to Dordrecht, one of the oldest cities of Holland. Dordrecht has a beautiful historic old town, as well as Antwerp, Ghent and Bruges in Belgium. The tour end in Bruges, with numerous of places of interests.
Would you like get to know the Netherlands by bike? Would you like to travel to South Holland by bike and boat? Or North Holland? Or the Netherlands and Belgium together? Then book a trip with a lot of attention of Rückenwind Holidays and look foward to explore a country with best conditions to make your holiday to a pleasure.