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Holland - The Tulip Tour - Bike and Barge Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • Enjoying the highlights of Holland in spring time
  • Staying on board a Dutch barge, with a friendly mix of different nationalities
  • Visiting the colourful Keukenhof flower gardens which boast around 6 million tulips, hyacinths, daffodils.
  • Discovering the historic towns of Haarlem and Leiden, the birthplace of Rembrandt
  • Experiencing the world-renowned Aalsmeer flower auctions
  • Exploring Amsterdam

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Arrival Amsterdam - Sail to Zaandam   D  
2 Zaandam to Zaanse Schans - Cycle or Sail to Haarlem 6/15/21 Miles / 10/24/34 Kms Approx. B L D  
3 Haarlem to Oude Wetering (via the Keukenhof) 24/34 Miles / 38/55 Kms Approx. B L D  
4 Oude Wetering to Amsterdam (via Aalsmeer) - Amsterdam Waterland Cycling Tour 16/17 Miles / 25/28 Kms Approx. (Depending on mooring location) B L D  
5 Departure from Amsterdam   B  

Key: B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner

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Holiday Information

There is simply no better way to enjoy iconic Dutch tulips in the "Garden of Amsterdam" than on a 5 day mini spring break. Spring in Holland is the most beautiful season, so why not enjoy it cycling and cruising to some unforgettably beautiful areas to see where Dutch tulips – and a wide range of other flowers - are grown, before being shipped around the world? Enjoy some memorable days on board your comfortable barge, with excellent service and a gentle itinerary. 
The Tulip Tour starts in the fascinating city of Amsterdam, called, by some, the smallest metropolis of Europe. Highlights of the city include the UNESCO heritage-listed canal system, its quirky ‘leaning’ buildings, Anne Frank’s home, the Rembrandt House Museum, the Royal Palace of Amsterdam and Dam Square. 
During the tour you can visit the famous Bloemenmarkt, the world's only floating flower market in the centre of Amsterdam. You'll also discover the open air museum ‘Zaanse Schans’ with its beautiful windmills, traditional wooden houses, an old Dutch village, a cheese farm and a traditional wooden clog maker and enjoy guided bicycle tours and some city walks.
Other highlights include the historic city of Haarlem, the world famous Keukenhof flower park near Lisse and the largest flower auction in the world at Aalsmeer. (The flower auction is not open on the weekends and holidays; in this case we'll always do our best to change the itinerary slightly and go on a weekday). 

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Duration:

5 days

Prices From:

£550p.p.

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Holiday Summary

Duration:
5 days
Prices From:
£550
Estimated flight price
£200

Optional

Bike Hire
£55
Electric Bike Hire
£110
Single Cabin (Fluvius):
£185
Single Cabin (Fluvius):
£185
Upper Deck Twin Cabin (Fluvius):
£105
Upper Deck Twin Cabin (Fluvius):
£105
Upper Deck Double Cabin (Fluvius):
£155
Upper Deck Double Cabin (Fluvius):
£155
Single Cabin (Magnifiques) - March:
£230
Single Cabin (Magnifiques) - March:
£230
Single Cabin (Magnifiques) - April:
£255
Single Cabin (Magnifiques) - April:
£255
Premium Twin Cabin (Magnifique and Magnifique 2):
£120
Premium Twin Cabin (Magnifique and Magnifique 2):
£120
Upper Deck Suite (Magnifique 2 and Magnifique 3):
£200
Upper Deck Suite (Magnifique 2 and Magnifique 3):
£200
Insurance - Europe 5 Day:
£34
Insurance - Europe 5 Day:
£34

Holiday Details

4 boats available:

Fluvius – £550 departures

Or the more luxurious Magnifique, Magnifique II and Magnifique III –

£600 and £655 departures

4 nights’ barge accommodation

Breakfast, packed lunch and dinner

Riding guide

Visit to the Aalsmeer flower auction

City walks

Please note:

Arrival on board between 14:00 and 16:00 on arrival day

Ask about private departures and group bookings

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