Around the IJsselmeer - 8 days

Cycling holiday - The Netherlands - IJsselmeer
  • 8 days
  • Bed and breakfast, half board optional
  • Luggage transport
  • Hotels with luggage transport
  • Huizen, Volendam, Enkhuizen, Stavoren, Lemmer, Giethoorn, Nunspeet, Amsterdam
  • Bicycle classic from the Netherlands
  • Amsterdam
  • Boat trip on the IJsselmeer from Enkhuizen to Stavoren
  • Authentic fishing villages
  • Distance per day 30-67 km
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Around the IJsselmeer - 8 days

Day 1 - Arrival in HuizenThe cycling tour starts in the historic harbor town of Huizen. The Golden Age is still alive here.Day 2 - Huizen to Amsterdam - 35 kmOn the first day of cycling you will ride on the wooded banks of the Gooi and pass through Naarden and Muiden, with the medieval Muiderslot. Then you cycle to your hotel in Amsterdam. You will then have time in the afternoon and evening to wander along the canals or visit one of the many museums in the capital.Day 3 - Amsterdam to Volendam or Katwoude - 34 kmThe next day you will cycle through the center of Amsterdam past monuments and canals to the ferry over the IJ. Just outside Amsterdam you arrive in Waterland, with bird-rich peat meadows, ferries and old waterways. Time seems to have stood still on the island village of Marken. You can reach Volendam or Katwoude by boat or via Monnickendam.Day 4 - Volendam or Katwoude to Enkhuizen - 50 or 53 kmThe next day you will cycle on the old Zuiderzeedijk through the beautiful cheese town of Edam and atmospheric Hoorn. You will see beautiful buildings from the Golden Age. In Enkhuizen you can take a city walk and visit the Zuiderzee Museum.Day 5 - Enkhuizen to Lemmer or Oudemirdum - 16 or 31 km (round trip to Hindeloopen possible - 25 km)The next day you cross the IJsselmeer by boat to the Frisian town of Stavoren. Here you can take a nice tour to the picturesque harbor town of Hindeloopen. You will then cycle through the rolling Gaasterland to Oudemirdum. Your hotel is located here or in the harbor town of Lemmer.Day 6 - Lemmer or Oudemirdum to Giethoorn- 63 or 42 kmAfter an overnight stay in Friesland you will cycle past the steam pumping station of Lemmer and then straight through the beautiful nature reserve De Weerribben. Your hotel is located in Giethoorn, the 'Venice of the North' with arched bridges, boats and thatched farmhouses.Day 7 - Giethoorn to Nunspeet - 63 or 67 kmFrom Giethoorn you drive to Kampen, an old Hanseatic city on the river IJssel. Via the beautiful fortified town of Elburg and along the Randmeren you will go to the stage town of Nunspeet. Nunspeet is one of the oldest Dutch tourist villages, located between the forests of the Veluwe and the water of the former Zuiderzee.Day 8 - Nunspeet to Huizen and departure - 61 kmOn the last day you will cycle to the walled Zuiderzee town of Harderwijk. You then drive along the narrow rim lake to the former fishing village of Spakenburg, still home to a large botter fleet. Through the wide Eempolder you will return to Huizen.

Around the IJsselmeer (Zuiderzee) - 8 days

Details Leistungen Around the IJsselmeer - 8 days

General informationDeparture dates: May 1st until September 31st
Arrival day: every day
  • Rental bikes and E-bikes available. Current prices can be found at 'Prices & Dates'
  • Prices of additional services, half board and extensions can be found at 'Prices & Dates'
  • Route descriptions with maps included
  • GPS tracks available
Additional information
  • Parking: free parking at the first hotel
  • Not included: ferry Stavoren-Enkhuizen, approximately € 25,70 per person including bike
AccommodationsBelow you will find the accommodations where you will spend the night during your holiday. If one of these accommodations is not available, we will reserve a comparable alternative.

- Hotel Nautisch Kwartier, Huizen
- WestCord Fashion Hotel, Amsterdam
- Hotel Old Dutch, Volendam
- Hotel Die Port van Cleve, Enkhuizen
- Hotel Lemmer, Lemmer
- De Kruumte, Giethoorn
- Hotel Sparrenhorst, Nunspeet
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