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.
Day 1 Amsterdam to Oude Wetering (15km):
Sail through the picturesque canals of Amsterdam to the small fortified town of Vianen.
Day 2 Vianen - Kinderdijk - Doredrecht (35km):
Easy ride to through the Dutch meadowlands to the cheese town of Gouda.
Day 3 Doredrecht - Willemstad - Tholen (35 or 50km):
Cycle to the famous windmills of Kinderdijk. Spend the night at the beautiful walled town of Willemstad.
Day 4 Tholen - Kreekraksluis - Antwerp (35km):
Cruise to the lively town of Antwerp where you will have a short city walk and free time to explore the lively port town.
Day 5 Antwerp -Temse - Dendermonde (30 or 55km):
Cycle through Flemish countryside alongside the River Schelde to Dendermonde.
Day 6 Dendermonde - Ghent (35km):
Cycle directly to the old city of Ghent where you are invited to join a guided city walk.
Day 7 Ghent - Bruges (45km):
Travel by train to Bruges. Free time to explore Bruges before returning to Ghent in the afternoon by train.
Disembark the barge and transfer by bus to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.
Day 1 Amsterdam to Ghent :
Bus transfer to Ghent. Guided afternoon walk across the wonderful town centre.
Day 2 Bruges - Dendermonde (15km):
Train to Bruges. Free time to explore Bruges. Travel by train to Dendermonde in the afternoon to meet the barge.
Day 3 Dendermonde - Antwerp (50km):
Cycle through Flemish countryside alongside the River Schelde to Antwerp.
Day 4 Antwerp - Willemstad:
Free morning to explore the lively town of Antwerp. Afternoon sail to the beautiful walled town of Willemstad.
Day 5 Willemstad - Gouda (40km):
The barge drops you at the edge of the natural reserve Biesbosch where you begin your cycle to the famous windmills of Kinderdijk before continuing on to the cheese town of Gouda.
Day 6 Gouda - Oude Wetering (40km):
An easy ride through the meadowlands to the small village of Oude Wetering.
Day 7 Oude Wetering - Amsterdam (30km):
Cycle along the banks of the River Amstel towards Amsterdam. Explore and do some shopping in the lively Dutch capital.
Disembark the barge after breakfast.
Easy flat cycling with distances up to 50 kms. Weather can adversely affect cycling in Spring and Autumn.