General informations :
- 8 days and 7 nights
- Boat comfort level: Standard
- Child rates: contact us
The dates :
Departure dates 2023 :
Departures on Saturdays from 10/06 to 09/09/2023
- Low season : 09/09
- High season : from 10/06 to 02/09
- Full board (picnic lunch)
- coffee and tea on board
- welcome cocktail
- sheets and towels
- cabin cleaning once a week
- daily debriefing on the itinerary
- logbook given on site
- GPS tracks
- waterproof bag
Not included :
- Transport to the place of departure
- Personal expenses
The options :
- VTC or VAE rental
- Bike theft insurance (for rented bikes)
- cancellation insurance
- Additional night (s) at the start or end of the tour in a hotel in Amsterdam
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Flat, very smooth roads and paths. 90% program on cycle 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 58 km of hiking per day, or 3 to 5 hours of cycling.
- Easy to follow route. No difficulties, accessible to all.
- Guide and maps on the Netherlands on cartovelo.fr
- Official website of the Dutch Tourist Office
The participants :
On board you will meet an international community of all ages, men, women, singles and couples with children. There are 10 cabins on board the sailboat.
On board, the captain and his boy. They are responsible for the smooth running of the vacation on the boat, and take the boat from stage to stage. The cook prepares the meals.
Breakfasts: on the boat you will find a hearty, Dutch breakfast, fit for a cyclist.
Lunches: after breakfast, you will prepare a “lunch” yourself (sandwiches, fruits, snacks, drinks).
Snack: after the daily trip, you will find, when you arrive on the boat, various drinks such as tea and coffee prepared for your return, with a cake.
Dinners: at least three very good quality dishes. After dinner you will have a choice of 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.
The bike :
At the start, on Saturday afternoon, a bike corresponding to your size will be assigned to you. After a test ride, you will sign a receipt. The bike (VTC: 21-speed bike) will be at your disposal all week until Friday afternoon, when the bike is handed over.
The bikes will be fitted with saddlebags as well as an anti-theft device, a container and a tire repair kit. If you prefer a 7-speed bike, please let us know (this must be specified when booking). It will not be possible to order a bicycle once on the boat.
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 insurer. Don't forget your anti-theft. The return of your bike will be at your expense.
By train: The departure towns for the bike and boat tours are served by the railway.
Amsterdam train station is very well connected: several trains run to and from France daily.
The Thalys is the fastest.
By plane: AMSTERDAM international airport.
We strongly advise against parking cars on the streets of Amsterdam. Information on guarded parking lots in the city can be found on the Parking Centrum Oosterdok website.
Cancellation insurance :
In order to guarantee the reimbursement of costs in the event of cancellation of your stay, you can take out cancellation insurance. To find out more, click here.