Cycling holiday: Tulip Tour

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Tulip Tour

You probably have seen them in pictures: the beautiful, colourful tulip fields that embellish the Dutch landscapes every spring. This cycle tour, which starts and ends in Amsterdam, takes you through the fantastic tulip fields, to the Keukenhof with its millions of flowering bulbs, and historic cities like Gouda, Delft, Leiden and, last but not least, Amsterdam. In short, a wonderful eight-day cycling tour!

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  • Starting point: Amsterdam, ending point: Amsterdam.
  • Cycle through colourful tulip fields and visit Keukenhof.
  • Available exclusively in tulip season from April through May.
  • Sleep, breakfast and dine on a lovely ship while everything is taken care of for you.

You probably have seen them in pictures: the beautiful, colourful tulip fields that embellish the Dutch landscapes every spring. This cycle tour, which starts and ends in Amsterdam, takes you through the fantastic tulip fields, to the Keukenhof with its millions of flowering bulbs, and historic cities like Gouda, Delft, Leiden and, last but not least, Amsterdam.
In short, a wonderful eight-day cycling tour!

All aboard!

On Saturday around 14:00 you will board the ship on which you will spend the nights and enjoy the great meals created by our chef. The ship will sail to Vianen, where you will get on your bicycle for a twenty-kilometre exploratory tour.

Gouda cheese and Delft Blue

On Sunday you will cycle along the Lek river to Schoonhoven, seeing the traditional silver smiths at work. From here the route takes you to the cheese city Gouda, which you will have the opportunity to explore by night. Then: on to Delft, famous for its Delft Blue pottery, and the old windmills of Kinderdijk.

Keukenhof

After Delft the tour continues to Katwijk and on to the ancient university city of Leiden. You will cycle through the Haagse Bos, past the Royal Palace of Huis ten Bosch and then on through the dunes to Wassenaarseslag. On Wednesday you will visit the Keukenhof and continue on your way through the famous flower-bulb region with its colourful flower fields and Haarlem to explore the beautiful old hofjes or courtyards.

Zaanse Schans and Amsterdam

After visiting Haarlem, you will cycle along the Zaanse Schans with its fantastic windmills and on to Amsterdam, the end point of this tour and a beautiful city marked by its museums, historic buildings and pleasant cafés and restaurants.

Practical information:

  • Starting point: Amsterdam, end point: Amsterdam.
  • Exclusively in tulip season: April and May.
  • 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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