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Bike tour Flanders

Flanders

Antwerp – Gent – Bruges

Be captured by the amiable sides of the little country in the heart of Europe, where roman and German culture intermarried to a most harmonious picture. Discover the open-minded port and home of Rubens Antwerp, walk along the monuments in the old trade-centres Gent, Brugge and the quiet Mechelen. Take in the special flair of the countryside of Flanders and treat yourself with a holiday for body, soul and mind. Cycling along through a lovely countryside, idyllic little villages, quiet river-meadows, channels lined by poplars, light-flooded forests and green meadows with grazing cows and horses.
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  • 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Self-guided Tour
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Itinerary

You receive you rental bikes (if booked) in the morning. Afterwards you go by bicycle through the harbour into the centre of Antwerp and long the rivers Schelde and Rupel. Hotel in the centre of the “chime-makers town” Mechelen, you go right into the centre of the historic old town with buildings dating back to the 14th to 18th century.

First you cycle along the Rupel, later back to the Schelde – with a brief passage on a little ferry. Detour into the centre of the little town Dendermonde possible (to have a coffee break on a lovely flemish market place or to change with the bicycle on the train to Gent). Today’s hotel is situated in the centre of the old cloth fabricating and modern university town Gent.

The idyllic countryside around the little meandering river Leie inspired artists for centuries. Noble villas with parks and past house-boats on small roads back to Gent.

Crossing the wide Flemish plain and along channels we cycle to the unrivalled „Museum Town“ Brugge: situated on the river Reie, streaked with „Grachten“ – little channels and with a medieaval character.

Along a quiet, poplar lined channel we first see the “city of Till Eulenspiegel” Damme, than we travel on to the sea-bath Knokke. In the afternoon we proceed to the lively town on the Netherland boarder Sluis. From there you go back to Bruges.

The route

Easy: The dense network of flat roads almost always asphalted and with only spare traffic, offers ideal conditions for cycling for everybody. Additionally the dense network of the railway offers ample possibility to take the train if a spell of rain is threatening.

Prices and events

All data for 2021 at a glance
Place of arrival: Antwerpen
  Season 1
02.05.2021 - 12.09.2021

Saturday
Flanders 7 Days Kat: X, BE-FLRAB-07X
Base price
750.00
Surcharge sgl room 360.00
Season 1
May 2, 2021 - Sep 12, 2021
Saturday
Flanders 7 Days Kat: X, BE-FLRAB-07X
Base price
Surcharge sgl room
750.00
360.00
Filter
7-gear unisex
24-gear-unisex
E-Bike
80.00
80.00
180.00

Services & Extras

Services

Included

  • 6 overnight stays in hotels as described including breakfast
  • Restaurant tips
  • Detailed travel documents/route description
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
  • GPS data for your navigation device on request

Not included

  • Arrival and departure
  • parking fees
  • spa and local taxes as far as due
  • transfers
  • optional surveys
  • city maps
  • travel insurance
  • Expenditure on personal needs
Extras
  • Very good train connections from Bruges to Antwerp, € 25,- (incl. bicycle). 
  • Near to the starting hotel you will find public parking.
 
Hotels

You stay overnight in beautiful and comfortable 4-star hotels. All rooms have shower/WC or bath/WC.

Important notes

Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!

Ratings

5 of 5 Stars (1 Rating)
5 stars
Eberhard R. DE | 10.09.2018
Flandern ist zum Radfahren ideal
Die Mischung von sehr interessanten kulturell attraktiven Städten und dem flachen Land mit ruhiger beschaulicher Landschaft ohne Steigungen allerdings gelegentlichem Gegenwind machen diese Radreise zu einem schönen Urlaubserlebnis, die Hotels sind ausnahmslos Super. Die Reiseunterlagen gut und informativ. Auf Anfrage bekommt man auch die GPS Daten für ein Fahrad-Navi, das macht es bequem, auch wenn es mit den Belgischen Knotenpunkten supereinfach ist, sich zu orientieren. Am besten hat uns Gent gefallen.

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