Amsterdam to Bruges By Bike and Barge & vice versa

Visit 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.

Premium, Comfort and Standard vessels are available on this route which caters for all budgets and levels of comfort.

Your Journey

Day 1 Amsterdam – Vianen – Breukelen – Vianen (5 – 15 km):

Embarkation is at 1.00 pm. After we’ll take our first short ride Breukelen to Vianen return.

Day 2 Vianen – Kinderdijk – Dordrecht (56 km)

Cycle to the famous windmills of Kinderdijk, 19 large ones all in a row. Go by bike and fast ferry to Drodrecht, one of Holland’s oldest towns.

Day 3 Dordrecht – Willemstad - Tholen – Antwerp (43 km)

During breakfast cruise to Willemstad then bike to the amazing Kreekraksluis (lock). Board your barge and cruise into the beautiful ol;d city centre of Antwerp, not only known as the diamond city but also as the birthplace of Rubens.

Day 4 Antwerp – Temse – Dendermonde (47 or 59 km)

Cycle through Flemish countryside along the River Schelde to Dendermonde.

Day 5 Dendermonde – Ghent (40 or 53 km)

Continue to follow the River Schelde to the lively university town of Ghent. Free time in the afternoon to explore the city.

Day 6 Ghent – Bruges (45 km)

Cycle through the lovely countryside of Flanders to the most beautiful of all Flemish cities, Bruges. Dinner your own arrangements this evening.

Day 7 Bruges – North Sea circuit (50 km)

Cycle along a pretty canal lined with poplar trees, past small farmhouses to the North Sea coast. Explore the dune landscape of a 12km long sandy beach before returning to Bruges.

Day 8:

Tour ends in Bruges after breakfast.


Easy flat cycling with distances up to 50 kms. Weather can adversely affect cycling in Spring and Autumn.

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