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Cycling holiday The best of Holland and Belgium Boat and bike

This eight-day tour takes you through the beautiful landscapes of Holland and Flanders and introduces you to the world-famous cities of Amsterdam, Antwerp, Ghent and Bruges. You will cycle and boat through the beautiful, flat landscape of the Netherlands, the water-rich province of Zeeland and the Scheldt Delta in West Flanders.

  • Amsterdam, Vianen, Kinderdijk, Dordrecht, Tholen, Antwerp, Dendermonde, Ghent, Brugge
  • Landscapes worth seeing in Holland and Flanders
  • The ship is your floating hotel
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  • Cycling holiday
  • Distance tour
  • 8 days
  • Individual
from 1060 p.p.
excl. additional costs
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from 1060 p.p.
excl. additional costs
Prices and dates


Cycling holiday The best of Holland and Belgium Boat and bike

Route Amsterdam - Bruges

Route Bruges - Amsterdam



  • 7 x breakfast
  • Packed lunches
  • 6x 3-course dinner
  • Coffee and tea on board
  • Welcome drink
  • Use of bed linen and towels
  • Daily cleaning of the cabin
  • Climate-controlled cabin
  • Daily briefings
  • Semi guided cycling tours (guest cycle independently, tour leader also cycles the tour)
  • Maps and notes for cycling tours (1 set per cabin)
  • GPS tracks
  • Use of a waterproof pannier bag
  • Biodegradable water bottle
  • Wi-Fi
  • Maps and navigation app for your smartphone


  • 1x diner
  • Drinks
  • Bicycle rental or E-bike rental
  • Helmet rental
  • Personal insurances
  • Gratuities (at your discretion)
  • Entrance fees and excursions
  • Fees for ferries / waterbus
  • Transfers to/from the docking place
  • Parking fees
  • Outward and return journeys
  • Tourist tax

  • The bicycles on board is a unisex city bike with a low-entry and a riding position that is upright and comfortable. The bike is handmade in the Netherlands by Azor, specially designed by Boat Bike Tours. The bike consists of a lightweight aluminum frame and is equipped with responsive roller brakes (handbrake), a Shimano 7 speed nexus drive, Selle-Royal gel saddle (adjustable), an easy to use lock (fixed on frame) and the Schwalbe Marathon anti-puncture tyre. This all results in a lightweight, stable and reliable bike, good for many miles on the saddle.
  • The E-bike is an Azor Steps with Nexus 7 gears and hand brakes. The crank Shimano motor (400 WH) offers 4 support levels, The E-bikes have a comfortable gel saddle and a lock on the frame (or a comparable brand/model).
  • Bicycle rent is optional. Guests are also allowed to bring their own bicycles/e-bikes (limited number of parking places available). Guests can book a parking place for a normal bicycle or a parking and charge station for an e-bike for a small additional fee. For safety reasons it is no longer possible to charge the batteries of your own e-bikes in the cabin. The crew will inform you where on deck/ on board you can recharge your battery. However, the crew or tour operators are in no way responsible for any damage, loss or theft of guests own bicycles or e-bikes.
  • Other bikes (e.g. bikes with back pedal brake, children’s bikes, “slip streamers”, tandems, etc.) and child saddles (rear) on these tours are only available after prior request (by booking) and confirmation and in very limited numbers.


  • Rental bicycle: €90 per week
  • Rental E-Bike: €225 per week (only on request, limited number available)
  • Parking own bicycle: €10 per week (only a limited number of parking places available: pref. reservation by booking)
  • Parking + charge station own E-Bike: €25 per week (only a limited number of parking places available: pref. reservation by booking)
  • Helmets: A helmet can be rented for €10 per week, only on prior reservation and payment

  • Cycling route distances in the travel program are approximate.
  • On some days you can choose between a longer and a shorter cycling route. Please note that on the shorter routes you may not be able to visit all the highlights mentioned.
  • If you prefer not to cycle on a particular day, you’re welcome to stay on board and relax while the ship cruises to the next landing place.
  • The tour itinerary and route are subject to possible changes due to nautical, technical or meteorological reasons, or other unforeseen events.
  • On the arrival day, you can leave your luggage on board the ship from 11.00 am.
  • Detailed cycling maps, route tips and a GPS app are available for guests who wish to cycle individually and at their own pace. The tour guide is always available via cell phone in case of questions, breakdowns or emergencies.

Please bear in mind that the ship is both your hotel and a machine that needs to be maintained and operated - both during the day and at night. Operational noise is therefore unavoidable.

Departure dates

  • Amsterdam to Bruges: on April 14 and 28; May 12 and 26; June 9 and 23; July 7 and 21; August 4 and 18; Sept. 1 and 15
  • Bruges to Amsterdam: on April 21; May 5 and 19; June 2, 16 and 30; July 14 and 28; August 11 and 25; Sept. 8 and 22

The boat

For many years the river cruiser Fluvius has been a popular choice. On board of this charming ship, which caters for a maximum of 44 guests, there are 18 twins and 4 double cabins: 14 regular and 1 smaller twin on the lower deck, and 3 twins and 4 double cabins on the upper deck. All of these are equipped with the necessary facilities: beds, bathroom, air conditioning and a cabinet for your belongings. Have drink in the salon on the upper deck and enjoy your meal in the restaurant area. Or take a seat on the large sun deck if the weather allows it.

Departure dates

  • Amsterdam to Bruges: on May 5; June 2; August 25; Sept. 8 and 22
  • Bruges to Amsterdam: on May 12; June 9; Sept 1, 15 and 29

The boat

The cozy river cruiser De Holland offers a home away from home for about 66 passengers. The ship has been completely renovated and restyled in the winter of 2017 – 2018. All of the 33 cabins are well-equipped and perfect for a good night’s’ sleep. In the large salon on the upper deck, with large panoramic windows around, you will find the restaurant, bar and lounge area. This is a great spot for some serious relaxing, drinking and eating after a day on the pedals! Unless there is sun, then you should go to the partially roofed sun deck, where chairs and sun loungers invite for a stay.

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This is the first day of your cycling holiday. If desired you can add book extra nights later before the startdate of your cycling holiday. Please choose the first day of your cycling holiday. Further on in planning your trip, you can book an extra night before the selected starting day.