A bike and boat trip through North and South Holland in the sign of spring flowers. Visit the historic park Keukenhof, known by the hundreds of thousands of blooming tulips, hyacinths, daffodils andother bulb flowers. You will also bring a visit to the flower auction in Aalsmeer, a cheese-farm and the open-air museum "Zaanse Schans". During the bike-tour, you will enjoy the colorful, wide open meadows. Some parts of the route will be taken with the boat.
What’s not included
2022: April 3th, April 10th, April 17th, April 24th and May 1th
Price: € 1395 per person
Single cabin: on request
Supplement e-bike: € 100 (to reserve in advance, limited available)
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Day 1: Saturday Amsterdam, embark from 03:00 pm.
The crew will welcome you aboard Quo Vadis with coffee and tea. Explore the Dutch capital on your own. All the major tourist highlights are within easy walking distance.
Day 2: Sunday, Amsterdam - Kudelstaart, about 23 mi bike ride
You leave Amsterdam and travel along the 'Amsterdam Forest', Schiphol and Aalsmeer to Kudelstaart on "Westeinderplassen".
Day 3: Monday, Kudelstaart-Leiden, about 34 mi bike ride
Today we have to get up early to ride to Aalsmeer and visit the largest flower auction in the world. From there you will pass through the beautiful Dutch landscape through the green heart of Holland in the direction of Leiden, the birthplace of Rembrandt. Along the way you visit a traditional Cheesefarm. In the evening you have enough time for a walk in the old city of Leiden.
Day 4: Tuesday, Leiden - Keukenhof - Haarlem, about 25 mi bike ride
Today you will bike to Lisse to visit from there the famous ‘Keukenhof' flower gardens. In this park you can see more than 6 million tulips, narcissi, hyacinths and other bulb flowers. In the afternoon you bike through the blooming fields of flowers to Haarlem.
Day 5: Wednesday, Haarlem, Alkmaar, about 31 mi bike ride
From Spaarndam with a detour to the monument of the legendary figure, Hans Brinker, we continue to the historic city to Zaandam, before you visit to open-air museum "Zaanse Schans". Here, you can expect an Old Dutch museum village. From there you bike to Alkmaar.
Day 6: Thursday, Alkmaar - Schagen - Alkmaar, about 31 mi bike ride
In the early morning the ship travels to Schagen. Starting there you will make a lovely bike ride through the flower fields of Anna Pauwlonapolder. The return journey is along the coast and the ‘Schoorlse Duinen' to Alkmaar.
Day 7: Friday, Alkmaar - Amsterdam, about 28 mi bike ride
After a visit to the cheese market in Alkmaar , you bike through polders with beautiful villages such as: Beemster, de Rijp, Schermer (mills) to Amsterdam.
Day 8: Saturday, disembarkation, around 9.30 am
After breakfast: End of the journey.
9766 VK Eelderwolde
T+31 6555 70 911
Groningen berth opposite Oosterhaven No. 7
Phone on board: +31 624 755 688
Spacious double cabins