Cycling holiday: Amsterdam City Cruise

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Amsterdam City Cruise

Discover Amsterdam and its surrounding areas during a wonderful 5-day trip by bike and boat. Spending the nights on the comfortable ship MS Magnifique, you will visit the most splendid of towns and cities, such as the cheese centre of Alkmaar, the fishing village Volendam, historic Haarlem and of course the Dutch capital of Amsterdam, with its gorgeous canals and many museums. A unique trip for those who want to get to know Holland at its most beautiful. And if you do not feel like cycling for a day, stay aboard the ship and relax as you are ferried to the next destination!

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5 days, prices from €389,-

  • Starting point: Amsterdam, final destination: Amsterdam.
  • Discover a variety of historic cities and enjoy beautiful landscapes in Noord-Holland province.
  • Sleep, breakfast and dine on a handsome ship and let everything be organised for you.

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Discover Amsterdam and its surrounding areas during a wonderful 5-day trip by bike and boat. Spending the nights on the comfortable ship MS Magnifique, you will visit the most splendid of towns and cities, such as the cheese centre of Alkmaar, the fishing village Volendam, historic Haarlem and of course the Dutch capital of Amsterdam, with its gorgeous canals and many museums. A unique trip for those who want to get to know Holland at its most beautiful. And if you do not feel like cycling for a day, stay aboard the ship and relax as you are ferried to the next destination!

All aboard

On the first day of your journey, you will board the ship around 14:00, meeting your fellow travellers and the crew. In the evening, the ship will take you on a dinner cruise to Haarlem, where you will have plenty time to explore this magnificent town and enjoy its great atmosphere upon arrival. After spending the night in your comfortable quarters on the ship, the next day will take you to visit the Zaanse Schans, where you can admire traditional wooden houses, windmills, and cheese and clog makers.

Discover the cheese city of Alkmaar and the fishing village of Volendam

Following your stop at the Zaanse Schans, you will sail or cycle towards the cheese city of Alkmaar, where you will be taken on an evening tour after dinner. The next day is a day of sailing towards IJsselmeer lake through charming polder landscapes, on your way to visit the fishing village of Volendam. Be sure to try a locally caught fish on the dike and explore the ancient little village.

The canals of Amsterdam

The last days are spent sailing or cycling through the area known as the waterlands, back to Amsterdam, where you will have the time to enjoy all the sights of this majestic city. Visit the flower market, one of the many museums, or take a boating tour of the canals, for example. The next day, after breakfast on board, the trip comes to an end.

Practical information:

  • Starting point: Amsterdam, final destination: Amsterdam.
  • No. of days: 5.
  • Total distance: approx. 100 km.
  • Average distance per day: approx. 30 km.
  • It is possible to rent an electric bicycle (E-bike).
  • This trip is also suitable for recreational cyclists and families with children.
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