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Southern Tour on DE AMSTERDAM standard

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Bike and boat tour of 8 days and 7 nights. Loop tour with departure from Amsterdam. All inclusive*

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Basic price : 699.00 €
699.00 €

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Bike and Boat,  Southern route - De Amsterdam


Bicycle tour, 8 days and 7 nights



- Departure from Amsterdam, on Saturdays

- Feasible in 2021


The dates

Low saison

27/03, 03/04, 10/04, 09/10

Middle Season       

 17/04, 24/04, 25/09, 02/10

Hight season      

 11/09 and 18/09

Late season

01/05, 04/09


Options :

- Bike rental

- Tour in boat about 1 hour on the Amsterdam's canals
- Extra night in Amsterdam
at the beginning and the end of the tour

General Information
- Loop tour with a guide
- All included (picnic for lunch)

- Road Book provided

- Kids prices contact us


De Amsterdam (Comfort +) 27 cabins

All cabins have 2 single, low beds
Central air-conditioning.
All cabins have a window, however
only the windows in the upper deck cabins can be opened.
    WiFi on board
    Tandem and ebike rental available

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This tour offers you the opportunity to discover historical towns, picturesque villages in country environment, full of nature, water but also dunes and beaches bearing in mind windmills.

These are the typically Dutch ingredients on the Southern Route.


You will discover a diversified tour, guaranteeing you a tourist and cultural discovering of Netherlands.

One day, you will ride relaxed along the canals bordered with reeds, crossing Vecht and Lek rivers and the day after, you will ride through Delft old town from 16th century or Harlem. Spectacular, the 19 windmills of Kinderdijk  built around 1750.

You will have the opportunity to discover the dunes and beaches of North Sea.


You will live this week like most of the Dutch people : cycling


- The stages -

Day 1 - Embarkation in Amsterdam center at 2pm
Day 2 - Amsterdam to Breukelen by boat, then to Utrecht by bike (30-40 km), and Utrecht to Rotterdam by boat
Day 3 - Rotterdam - Schieden - Delft - Rotterdam (40 km) and then to Dordrecht by boat
Day 4 - Dordrecht to Kinderdijk by boat, then to Schoonhoven by bike (25 - 50 km)
Day 5 - Schoonhoven to Utrecht (50 km) by bike, Utrecht to Haarnem by boat
Day 6 - Haarnem North sea coast   by boat, Beverwijk to Zaandam (35 - 50 km)

Day 7 - Zaandam to Amsterdam (30 km)
Day 8 - Amsterdam end of the tour after breakfast

For navigation reasons the route might be modified or inverted


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Levels  :
1 2 3 4 5 6

Terrain :
Flat and low resistance path. Program on 90% of cycle paths.

Climate :
Contrary to what one might think, temperature in Netherlands is close to the one in France. Near the coasts, it might be windy.

Technicality :
0  to 65 km riding per day ie 3 to 4 hours riding.

Itinerary easy to follow. No difficulties, fully accessible to anyone.


Bibliography :

Cycling maps on Netherlands on cartovelo.fr
Cycling guides on Netherlands on cartovelo.fr


Extra nights : 
One additional night is available at the beginning and at the end of the tour in an hotel in Amsterdam.


Participants :
On board, you will meet an international community of all ages, men and women, bachelors and couples with kids.

Accompanying Guide :
Here are the people in charge of your holidays for the bike and boat  :

- Aboard, the captain and his ship's apprentice. They are in charge of you on the boat and lead the boat from one stage to another. The chef prepares the meals.

- Participants are accompanied by a guide. He will help you in case of breakdown and will give you advice on the itinerary to follow. He will also give all the tourist information you need. He or she is polyglot. The guide will do some short city walking tours.

The meals :
- Breakfast : aboard, you will find a substantial and dutch breakfast worthy of a cyclist.

- Lunch : after the breakfast, you will prepare your lunch by yourself (sandwiches, fruits, snacks and drinks).

- Snack : after the daily journey, you will find aboard different kinds of drinks, like tea and coffee with cake.

- Diners : minimum 3 good quality dishes. After diner, you may have some tea or coffee. 

The other drinks, like wine, beers, lemonade and mineral water are not included but are available on board and affordable.


The bike :

Leaving on Saturday afternoon, you will get a bike adapted to your height. The bike is an 7 gears one. It is at your disposal for the entire week until Friday in the afternoon.

The bike are equipped with panniers.

If you come with your own bikes, it cannot benefit from our company theft insurance, you must do what is necessary. Don't forget your lock.


Road book :

We will provide you the information concerning your tour as well as the itinerary,  except changes.


Transport :  Location
- By train : Departure towns for the bike and boat tours are served by rail roads. Amsterdam train station is well served, several trains run in and out from France everyday. Thalys is the most rapid train.
- By plane : International airport of AMSTERDAM. Feel free visiting our travel agency website 
Selectour de Parthenay


Your vehicle :
We advise you against parking your car in Amsterdam streets. You will find some information on supervised parking spaces in Amsterdam on the following website : 



Cancellation insurance :

In order to guarantee reimbursement of your fees, you may subscribe to a cancellation insurance. To know more about this insurance, click here


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