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Holland and Belgium - Bruges to Amsterdam - Bike and Barge Holiday

Holiday Highlights

  • Staying on board a charming Dutch Barge
  • Cycling through beautiful Flemish cities
  • Enjoying a leisurely evening meal, with a friendly mix of nationalities
  • Viewing the impressive 17th century windmills at Kinderdijk
  • Spending the night in the lively, diverse city of Ghent
  • Experiencing the UNESCO World Heritage town of Bruges

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Day Description Distance Meals
1 Arrival into Bruges   D  
2 Bruges to Ghent 34 Miles / 56 Kms Approx. B L D  
3 Ghent to St. Amands/Dendermonde 24 or 32 Miles / 40 or 53 Kms Approx. B L D  
4 St. Amands to Antwerp 35 Miles / 56 Kms Approx. B L D  
5 Antwerp to Dordrecht 20 or 27 Miles / 34 or 43 Kms Approx. (Shorter Option: 12 or 23 Miles / 20 or 37 Kms Approx.) B L D  
6 Dordrecht to Vianen 33 Miles / 55 Kms Approx. B L D  
7 Vianen to Amsterdam 24 or 28 Miles / 38 or 46 Kms Approx. B L D  
8 Departure from Amsterdam   B  

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

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Holiday Information

During this tour we will be exploring some of the world's most beautiful cities including Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp, Utrecht and Amsterdam, where you can experience a wealth of historical charm. The daily bike tours will take us through a variety of flat landscapes, along the River Schelde, through perfectly preserved historic villages and along winding dike roads.
Along the way we will cycle through the beautiful Dutch landscape of Zeeland, we'll visit a real Dutch cheese farm and also have the chance to explore the 19 Dutch windmills in Kinderdijk. The province of Zeeland is essentially one big river delta of the Rhine, Meuse and Scheldt Rivers and is famous for its fantastic beaches, whilst the Flanders region of Belgium boasts a number of world-famous medieval towns and has a well-deserved reputation for superb food and drink. There really is something for everybody on this holiday! 
Your accommodation for the week is on a specially designed barge. Please see the accommodation section below for more information relating to the barges. During the day, a local leader will be leading the way, however route descriptions are provided if you'd prefer to cycle independently from the group.
This tour is run in conjunction with a local partner and you will join their guests on the tour. You will spend your evenings sharing experiences of the day with an international group of cyclists over authentic regional cuisine, cooked and served on board the barge. Please get in touch if you'd like to know the make up of the group booked onto your chosen departure.
We may have other dates available; please call us if the below dates don't quite suit or if you'd rather travel from Amsterdam to Bruges.

 


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Holiday Summary

Duration:
8 days
Prices From:
£890
Estimated flight price
£200

Optional

Bike Hire
£90
Electric Bike Hire:
£210
Electric Bike Hire:
£210
Single Cabin:
£230
Single Cabin:
£230
Upper Deck Twin Cabin:
£150
Upper Deck Twin Cabin:
£150
Upper Deck Double Cabin:
£250
Upper Deck Double Cabin:
£250
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£47
Insurance - Europe 10 Day:
£47

Holiday Details

Fluvius

£905 departures (Standard Season 2018)

£890 departures (Low Season 2019)

£925 departures (Standard Season 2019)

Place to place

7 nights barge accommodation

6 days riding

Breakfast, packed lunch and evening meals

Daily route information provided

Local leader

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Last Updated: 02/11/2017