Cycling holiday: Holland Highlights

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Holland Highlights

Explore beautiful cities like Leiden, Zaandam, Delft and Amsterdam and enjoy many cultural highlights, from the windmills at Zaanse Schans and traditional cheese makers to the Aalsmeer flower auction. On this wonderful seven-day cycling tour you will spend the night in pleasant, comfortable hotels and see Holland at its most beautiful: a country filled with history, nature and culture.

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  • Starting point: Amsterdam, ending point: Amsterdam.
  • Discover Holland at its most beautiful: windmills, historic cities and beautiful landscapes.
  • Sleep, breakfast and dine in lovely hotels while everything is taken care of for you.

Book now: 7 days, prices as low as € 565,-

Explore beautiful cities like Leiden, Zaandam, Delft and Amsterdam and enjoy many cultural highlights, from the windmills at Zaanse Schans and traditional cheese makers to the Aalsmeer flower auction. On this wonderful seven-day cycling tour you will spend the night in pleasant, comfortable hotels and see Holland at its most beautiful: a country filled with history, nature and culture.

On the road

After arriving in Amsterdam you will check in at your hotel, get to know your travel companions and explore your surroundings in the lively city. The next day starts with a wonderful 35-kilometre route to Noordwijk, either along the coast near Zandvoort or past Keukenhof and through the beautiful flower bulb fields (highly recommended in tulip season).

Explore Leiden and Delft

From Noordwijk the route takes you to Leiden, the beautiful historic university city in which the famous painter Rembrandt van Rijn was born. You will cycle through the beautiful landscapes of the ‘green heart’ of Holland towards Mijdrecht. On the fourth day you will visit cities like The Hague and the wonderful coastal town of Scheveningen, or Delft, the city of the painter Vermeer and the famous Delftware (known as Delft Blue in Dutch).

Destination: Amsterdam

Once you have seen these beautiful cities in the province of Zuid-Holland, the route continues to Amsterdam. You will cycle through beautiful landscapes, visit the Aalsmeer flower Auction and the Stelling van Amsterdam, the ancient fortifications surrounding the Dutch capital, to enjoy the city’s beautiful museums, old canals and welcoming cafés and restaurants.

Practical information:

  • Starting and end point: Amsterdam.
  • Number of days: 7 (opt. 8).
  • Total distance: about 200 kilometres.
  • Average distance per day: 40 kilometres.
  • Level: 1 (for everyone, the easiest holiday for all ages).
  • You will be accompanied by a travel guide!

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