Cycling holiday: North tour

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North tour

Visit the Wadden island of Texel with its extraordinary flora and fauna. Have some fish in old Dutch villages like Edam, Hoorn and Enkhuizen and enjoy wonderful cities like Amsterdam and Alkmaar. The Noordtour takes you to the most beautiful spots in Noord-Holland on a bicycle while spending the night on a lovely ship with excellent on-board catering. In short, all the necessary ingredients for a cycling holiday in Holland you will always remember!

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8 days, prices as low as € 705,-

  • Starting point: Amsterdam, ending point: Amsterdam.
  • Discover Texel, typically Dutch fishermen’s villages on the IJsselmeer, and Alkmaar city of cheese.
  • Sleep, breakfast and dine on a lovely ship while everything is taken care of for you.

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Visit the Wadden island of Texel with its extraordinary flora and fauna. Have some fish in old Dutch villages like Edam, Hoorn and Enkhuizen and enjoy wonderful cities like Amsterdam and Alkmaar. The Noordtour takes you to the most beautiful spots in Noord-Holland on a bicycle while spending the night on a lovely ship with excellent on-board catering. In short, all the necessary ingredients for a cycling holiday in Holland you will always remember!

All aboard!

You will board the ship in Amsterdam, getting to know your travel companions before going on an easy twenty-kilometre cycling tour, after which dinner will be served on board. The next day, cross the water on the ferry and then cycle through the beautiful water-rich landscape, visiting Marken and Monnickendam before heading on to the fishermen’s village of Volendam.

Discover the Wadden island of Texel

The cycling tour continues to lovely traditional fishermen’s villages on the IJsselmeer and then on to the beautiful town of Enkhuizen. From here, your route continues to western Friesland, through beautiful polder landscapes and on to the ferry that will take you to Texel. Explore the island, visit ‘de Slufter’ nature reserve with its many bird species, and relax in one of the welcoming villages.
Alkmaar and Amsterdam

After Texel, you will return to land, cycling through the Schoorlse Duinen dune region and the artists’ village of Bergen towards your lodgings in the cheese city of Alkmaar. On the last day you will continue to the final destination of Amsterdam and enjoy this wonderful city with its museums, canals and bustling restaurants.

Practical information:

  • Starting and ending point: Amsterdam.
  • Number of days: 8.
  • Total distance: 305 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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