The best of the Netherlands by bike and boat - Magnifique III

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Bike and boat tours, E-bike tours


8 days





Travel alone or with your loved ones, but with the support of a specialized guide. The perfect organization and safety in a single experience!

1/5 Easy

Easy, between 10 and 40 kilometers per day with an elevation gain between 0 and 150 meters.



The starting point is the same as the ending point, with overnight stays in different hotels and daily stages.


Total Km: 208 or 256

Day 1: Amsterdam | Amsterdam - Zaandam by boat
Arrival in Amsterdam and boarding between 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM (it is possible to bring your luggage on board from 11:00 AM).
Departure by boat to Zaandam where the boat will be anchored for the night. There is a possibility for a short ride to test the rented bikes.
In the evening, don’t miss the chance to take a walk in this vibrant and welcoming town just outside Amsterdam.
Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 2: Zaandam - Zaanse Schans Museum - Hoorn (41 or 51 km)
After breakfast, start the first bike stage to the nearby open air museum of Zaanse Schans, famous for its wooden houses and grand windmills.
You will continue to cycle through the green countryside, crossing the small villages of Waterland until you reach Hoorn, where your boat will be waiting for you.
Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 3: Hoorn – Volendam – Marken by ferry | Marken – Volendam – Muiden (39 or 46 km) | Muiden – Vianen by boat
Breakfast and departure to Volendam and from there by ferry (a 30-minute crossing) to Marken.
After a brief visit to the village, you can start cycling along the coast to Ijburg, a recently built residential district located in the eastern part of Amsterdam and built, as often happens in the Netherlands, on reclaimed land.
You will then proceed to the historical city of Muiden known for its medieval castle built at the mouth of the river.
The stage concludes near the small town of Weesp from where the boat will sail, during dinner, to Vianen, a small fortified city on the lower Rhine.
Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 4: Vianen – Schoonhoven | Schoonhoven – Kinderdijk ( 32 km) | Kinderdijk – Rotterdam (waterbus)
During breakfast, the boat will set sail for Schoonhoven from where we will start our ride crossing the Alblasserwaard polder, a UNESCO site with its famous 19 windmills of the Kinderdijk Park. From here, it's onto the ferry to Rotterdam, one of the oldest Dutch cities.
Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 5: Rotterdam – Gouda (35 or 45 km)
Today it's a cycle to Gouda, the Dutch capital of the cheese of the same name. Enjoy the atmosphere of this ancient city and the market square.

Day 6: Gouda – Leiden – Oude Wetering (33 or 54 Km)
Today you can start cycling from Gouda through the typical landscapes of the Green Heart of Holland with its expanses of green meadows, small canals, and characteristic lakes, all below sea level!
After passing through the city of Leiden, birthplace of Rembrandt and home to the oldest university in Holland, you'll head to the final destination, Oude Watering.
Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 7: Oude Wetering - Amsterdam (28 km)
The last cycling stage of your trip starts at Oude Watering, initially along the canal and then into the Amsterdam Forest and towards the capital.
In the afternoon, you'll have the opportunity for one last thrilling bike ride in the Waterland, or make surprising discoveries in the city of Amsterdam by visiting a flower market, a museum or simply by doing some shopping.
Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 8: Amsterdam
After breakfast, end of services.

Given the nature of this tour and the characteristics of the territory, the itinerary may be subject to changes due to weather conditions or opening times of locks and movable bridges. The guide and the captain will decide on a daily basis if and how to modify the program.




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  • Time Range
  • Full refund
  • More 84 days of departure
  • 70%
  • From 42 to 84 days before departure
  • 40%
  • From 28 to 42 days before departure
  • 10%
  • Up to 7 days before departure
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The best of the Netherlands by bike and boat - Magnifique III

  • To explore a beautiful rural landscape: the so-called "Green Heart of the Netherlands".
  • To sail on the Dutch canals and stay aboard particularly comfortable boats that will allow you to come into contact with the truest and most characteristic aspects of this country. A wonderful bike and boat tour to discover the Netherlands
  • To enjoy the company of other travelers, always cycling in small groups, according to the level of the itinerary you want to take on.
  • To immerse yourself in the typical Dutch atmosphere of towns rich in history and signs of the past like Utrecht and Leiden.
  • To take a dip in the past, among the wonderful windmill parks of Zaanse Schans and Kinderdijk.

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