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Holland & Belgium Premium Tulip tour

April 17 - 27 / 2021

Departure date: 17 april 2021
Average biking distance per day (KM) 20 to 60 KM

Highlights

This trip can be booked through our partner Tripsite

Can't get enough of Biking & Barging? We designed this Premium 11-day tour for you! 

Expect more bike-route options, more peace while riding and more time for city's & culture.

Amsterdam – ‘de Zaansche Schans’ with its open air museum and windmills – the oldest town of Holland, Haarlem – Entrance to the Flower exhibition ‘Keukenhof’ – Taste the local cuisine of Holland and Belgium – Entrance to Royal Delft – Kinderdijk - Diamond city Antwerp – Swim the North-Sea in Oostende – Bruges the most beautiful Flemish city.

Holland & Belgium Premium Tulip tour
Departure port: Amsterdam Destination: Bruges Travel time: 11 days Countries: Belgium,Netherlands Average biking distance per day (KM): 20 to 60 KM
NEW TOUR: 11-days. Bike, Barge and Cruise the most beautiful parts of the Netherlands (Holland) & Belgium. Entrance to Flower exhibition 'Keukenhof' & Royal Delft museum incl.
€ 2.335,- p.p.
Cabins available through travel agent

Day-to-day itinerary

Day 1 (Sat): Amsterdam - Zaandam

Check in: 3:30 PM – 5 PM Merlijn sails to Zaandam, where we stay overnight. We will offer a welcome drink and introduce the crew. Also we inform you about the tour, the ship and give you a safety briefing. During dinner we will arrive in Zaandam. In the evening there is a city walk through Zaandam.

Day 2 (Sun): Zaandam – Haarlem. Bike tour approx. 30 KM or extend to 55 KM
Day 3 (Mon): Haarlem – Cruquius – Keukenhof – Leidschendam – Delft. Bike tour approx. 55 KM
Day 4 (Tue): Delft – Rotterdam – Kinderdijk - Dordrecht. Bike tour approx. 40 KM or extend to 60 KM
Day 5 (Wed): Dordrecht – Willemstad - Tholen. Bike tour approx. 45 KM
Day 6 (Thu): Tholen - Antwerp. Bike tour approx. 20 KM or extend to 50 KM
Day 7 (Fri): Antwerp – St. Amands. Bike tour approx. 45 KM
Day 8 (Sat): St. Amands – Dendermonde - Gent. Bike tour approx. 35 KM
Day 9 (Sun): Gent - Bruges. Bike tour approx. 38 KM
Day 10 (Mon): Bruges. Bike tour to Oostende, approx. 55 KM
Day 11 (Tue): Bruges

Your bike & barge cruise includes:

  • 10 nights onboard Merlijn
  • welcome drink
  • daily cleaning of your cabin
  • supply of bedding, towels, facial tissues, soap
  • culinary care: 10x breakfast buffet, 9x packed lunches and 8x 3 course dinners
  • coffee, tea, hot chocolate and ice water
  • service of a tour guide
  • daily information of the trip on the next day
  • use of 27-speed bicycle, including a bike bag, towel and helmet
  • we will provide you with your own water bottle
  • canal, bridge & harbour fees.
  • ferry fees
  • fast-Ferry
  • entrance to Keukenhof
  • entrance to Royal Delft

Your bike & barge cruise doesn’t includes:

  • two dinners
  • drinks other than mentioned
  • excursions other than mentioned
  • inbound and outbound journey
  • city maps (though a few are available on board)
  • bike maps - insurance
  • gratuities

For your comfort we rent electric bikes € 30 each per day, reservations ahead are advisable.

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17 september 2018

Amsterdam to Koblenz, August 11th - 18th 2018

Dear friends,

Nancy and I truly enjoyed our time with you and your crew on the Merlijn!!  Everything exceeded our expectations. We are constantly recommending your cruises to our friends and neighbors. The Merlijn turned out to be our favorite home away from home. We hope that are paths may cross again.

 

Mark Keegan, USA