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Beautiful cycling routes through natural surroundings

The best way to experience Holland's beautiful nature is by bicycle. Visit the most gorgeous spots, enjoy the fresh outside air and take all the time to soak in the surroundings.

5x cycling along the Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie

Explore the highlights of the Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie in true Dutch fashion: on a bicycle!

Couple cycling through the landscape

The 10 best Dutch cycling holidays

Explore the Netherlands’ nature, culture and history in 10 of the best Dutch cycling holidays.

Holiday Cruise Liberation Route

Sail from Amsterdam to Maastricht and visit important locations from WWII and the liberation in 1945.


Walking around castles

The many castles and country estates in the Netherlands are the perfect spots for a lovely walk.

Premium holidays by Boat Bike Tours

Book a Premium holiday with Boat Bike Tours: a bike tour and cruise combined with a touch of luxury.

Cycling holiday: Frisian Eleven Cities Tour

Cycle along the world-famous Eleven Cities ice-skating Tour and discover the charms of Friesland.


The alternative Eleven Cities Tour

Discover the Frisian 11 cities in a different way than using ice skates.


Lauwersmeer cycling route (43-KM)

Become one with nature on the Lauwersmeer cycling route, full of historic spots and Dutch wildlife.


‘Kiek over Diek’ cycling route (90-KM)

Follow this cycling route along Groningen’s north coast to find a wealth of nature and attractions.


Hondsrug cycling route (44-KM)

Discover Groningen’s ice age landscapes and ancient dolmens on this 44-km cycling route.

Above Amsterdam

Discover the real North Holland with its coast, meadows and windmills.


Van Gogh cycling route: ’s-Hertogenbosch (length 30 km)

Cycle to locations that inspired Van Gogh and see his works at the Noordbrabants Museum.

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Cycling route Along dikes, windmills and pumping stations (76 km)

Experience the watery story of North Holland. This varied cycling trip is one you don’t want to miss!


Land van Leeghwater Cycling Route (60 km)

Discover the story of the Beemster and Schermer polders as you cycle through UNESCO World Heritage.


Cycle the Flood Route (61 km)

On this route, you will discover Zeeland’s most awe-inspiring story. Find out more here.


Cycling Route Wetter (48 km)

Cycle right though water-rich Friesland and discover the world’s oldest operational steam pumping station.


Cycling Route Weerribben-Giethoorn (40 km)

Cycle through Weerribben-Wieden National Park and take a break at one of the terraces of Holland’s Venice.


Cycling route ‘van terp tot eiland’ (44.7 km)

Cycle through Schokland and past the flower bulb fields.


Cycling route ‘de Eilandenroute’ (42 km)

A gorgeous trip across the unique former islands of Schokland and Urk.

Dutch Traditions

Cycling route past world-famous windmills (40 - 50 km)

South Holland is the province with the highest population of windmills in Holland, and what better way to explore it than through the typically Dutch way of the bicycle!


Cycling past new Biesbosch nature

Take a wonderful cycling trip through old polders or past new nature reserves.


8 days of enjoying gorgeous nature and historic cities by boat and by bike.

Wadden Sea sail & bike

8 days of sailing and cycling around the Wadden Islands and Friesland.


Van Gogh cycling routes in Gelderland

Discover Gelderland by bicycle, enjoy beautiful nature and taste the flavours of Van Gogh.


The Van Gogh-Roosegaarde cycle path

Discover the twinkling cycle path inspired by Van Gogh’s Starry Night.

Van Gogh tour from Nuenen

7-day cycling holiday through Noord-Brabant, the region where Van Gogh was born.


Van Gogh cycling route: Etten-Leur (49 km)

Explore the places where Van Gogh’s painting career began.


Van Gogh cycling route: Nuenen (51 km)

Cycle to the sites that Van Gogh portrayed in his paintings and visit the Vincentre.


Van Gogh cycling route: Zundert (60 km)

Discover the Vincent van GoghHuis and natural landscapes surrounding Zundert.

Dutch Traditions

Cycling with Kids: northern Zuid-Holland tour

6 days of enjoyment with beaches, handsome cities and fun attractions.

Frisian Towns and Lakes Tour

6 days of cycling through all the peace, quiet and history of Friesland.

Pearls of the East

7 days of enjoyment with great rivers, Hanseatic towns and the Veluwe area.


IJsselmeer Tour by bicycle

The IJsselmeer Tour is an eight-day bicycle route through a unique, quintessentially Dutch landscape.


Seven reasons to explore Holland by bicycle

Discover why cycling is the best way to explore Holland.


Plan your cycling daytrip

Discover the best day tours with the cycle junction network


National Long distance cycle network

The unique National Long Distance cycle network is perfect for long bicycle tours and holidays

Postiljon Tour

A wonderful itinerary along the IJssel river, through nature reserves and Hanze trading towns.

Upper North Holland Tour

Visit the beaches, cities and nature reserves in upper North Holland.

IJsselmeer and North Sea Tour

Discover the authentic atmosphere around IJsselmeer lake and feel the wind on the North Sea coast.

North Holland Tour

Explore the most impressive Dutch nature reserves and culture during an 8-day cycling tour.

Windmills and Pastures Tour

Explore the loveliest windmills and greenest pastures amid beautiful historic cities.

Across Holland Tour

Explore the most beautiful cities and lushest nature with the ‘Across Holland’ tour.

Green Heart Tour

Cycling through Holland’s Green Heart, a journey of discovery.

Zuiderzee Tour

Explore lovely nature and authentic towns around IJsselmeer lake.

North Holland Peninsula Tour

Wonderful cycling tour through polderscapes and historic towns.

Dutch Traditions

Old Dutch Cities Tour

Discover the best cities in Holland on a bicycle!


Bicycle ride to Katwijk’s beach

You can reach the Katwijk beach from Leiden by bicycle in less an an hour.


The big polder tour (39 km)

If you ride the big polder tour you will understand why Utrecht is called ‘Holland's Green Heart’.