Holland & Belgium


Amsterdam to Bruges

Holland & Belgium : Springflower Departures

Holland by Bike and Barge - The South Route

Holland's Highlights by Bike & Barge

Visit the lovely Amsterdam and old Dutch towns like Gouda and Willemstad while biking the lowlands of the North Sea to Belgium to discover the Belgian pearls of Antwerp, Ghent and the most stunning canal town of Bruges.

This tour shows the colourful fields of bulbs and hyacinths blooming as you travel through Amsterdam and old Dutch towns like Gouda and Willemstad.

By bike and barge you will discover many small canals and lakes, and beautiful old cities both during the day and in the evening. Visit charming Delft, the ‘cheese town’ of Gouda, historical Haarlem and Amsterdam with its beautiful canals.

Leave Amsterdam behind and soon find yourself amidst a splendid rural area: the Green Heart. One moment you'll be cycling in the middle of quiet lakes, the next you'll experience the old Dutch atmosphere in the historical centre of towns like Haarlem and Leiden.



Holland by Bike and Barge - North Route

Best of Holland

Historic Holland
by Bike & Comfortable Barge


A route that combines folklore and tradition in the rural area along the North Sea coast then inland past picturesque farm villages along the IJsselmeer. Visit lovely towns like Alkmaar, Enkhuizen, Volendam before returning to Amsterdam.

This cycle tour is the essence of Holland. You’ll visit the authentic “cheese towns” of Volendam and Marken where locals dress in traditional costume plus Gouda. Try eel and herring in an old fishing village. Cycle the expanse of waterland with its tiny lakes and canals and the “Green Heart” of Holland. As well as pleasant countryside and the famous 19 Dutch windmills in Kinderdijk, there are also historic towns to explore.

A journey into Dutch history, this Bike & Barge tour explores the Hanseatic trading towns and routes of the Middle Ages where you can still find traditional dress worn by the locals. Be enchanted with old fishing harbours like Hardewijk and fascinating historic towns and of cities such as Amsterdam, Doesburg, Deventer, and Elburg, to name a few.


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