- 8 days and 7 nights
- Level of comfort of the boat : standard
- Languages spoken on board : English, dutch
- Children's rates : contact us
Departure dates 2024:
Departures from Zaanse Schans on Saturdays 03/31, 04/14 and 04/28/2024
- Mid-season: 03/31
- High season: 14/04 and 28/04
Departures from Amsterdam Departures on Saturdays 07/04 and 21/04/2024
- Mid-season: 07/04
- High season: 04/21
- Full board stay: 5 picnics, 1 lunch on board, 6 dinners on board and 1 picnic dinner
- coffee, tea, welcome cocktail
- sheets and towels
- guided tour
- daily cabin cleaning
- 1 bus excursion including a visit to the Keukenhof park
- waterproof bags
- road-book and maps
Not included :
- Transportation to the departure point
- Personal expenses
- A fuel surcharge may be required on board due to the increase
- Renting of a VTC or VAE
- Personal bike space (mandatory if no bikes are rented)
- Theft insurance for rented bikes
- Cancellation insurance
- Additional night(s) at the beginning or end of the tour in a hotel in Amsterdam
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Flat, very rolling roads and paths. 90% of the program is on bicycle paths.
Contrary to popular belief, the temperature in the Netherlands is similar to the temperature in France. Near the coast, the climate is sometimes windy.
0 to 65 km of riding per day, or about 3 to 5 hours of cycling.
Easy to follow route. No difficulties, accessible to all.
- Guide and maps on the Netherlands on cartovelo.fr
You will meet on board an international community of all ages, men, women, singles and couples with children. We offer boats with up to 80 seats in cabins of 2 and 3 people.
Here are the people in charge of your bike boat vacation:
On board, the captain and his crew. They are in charge of the good progress of the vacations on the boat, and bring the boat from stage to stage. The cook prepares the meals.
The tour is without a guide, a morning briefing on the tour will present the route each day.
Breakfasts: on the boat, you will find a hearty, Dutch breakfast, worthy of a cyclist.
Lunches: after breakfast, you will prepare your own lunch (sandwiches, fruits, snacks, drinks).
Snacks: after the day's ride, you will find various drinks such as tea and coffee prepared for your return, along with a cake.
Dinners: at least three dishes of very good quality. After dinner, you will have the choice between coffee and tea.
Other drinks, such as wine, beer, lemonade and mineral water, are not included but can be purchased on board at a reasonable price.
Upon departure on Saturday afternoon, you will be assigned a bike that matches your size. After a test ride, you will sign a receipt. The bike (7 speeds) will be at your disposal all week long until Friday afternoon, the day of the bike's delivery.
The bikes will be equipped with panniers.
If you take your own bike, it cannot be insured against theft by our company, you will have to make the necessary arrangements with your usual insurance company. Do not forget your anti-theft device. The return of your bike will be at your expense.
By train: The departure cities of the bike and boat tours are served by the railway.
The station of Enkhuizen is very well served: several trains circulate towards and from France daily.
The Thalys is the fastest train to Amsterdam, and the equivalent of the TER will take you to Enkhuizen in one hour.
By plane: AMSTERDAM International Airport.
We strongly advise against parking cars on the streets of Amsterdam and Enkhuizen. Information on guarded parking in the city can be found on the following website: parkingcentrumoosterdok.nl/.
In order to guarantee the reimbursement of costs in case of cancellation of your stay, you can take out a cancellation insurance. For more information, click here.