Amsterdam to Bruges 8 Days

 




8 days/7 nights with 6 days cycling


Any start date between April 1 and October 31


Moderate


Classic Accommodation:   US$1850
Single Supplement: US$475

    
Luxe Accommodation:
US$2250
Single Supplement: US$550

 

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  • 7 nights hotels
  • All breakfasts and 1 dinner
  • Luggage transfers and shuttles as specified
  • Comprehensive Tour Details with detailed pre-trip information
  • Detailed route instructions and map
  • Personal meet & greet with our local Area Manager
  • Area manager available on call throughout the tour
  • local guided walking tour in Gouda and Bruges on request
  • Access to Loyalty Program and other exclusive benefits
  • City Guide for Amsterdam


Your tour begins from Amsterdam which is well-served by international airlines.

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Randonnée Tours

Holland & Belgium


Amsterdam to Bruges Cycling 8 days

Although the Dutch didn’t invent the bicycle, almost everyone in the country (including the queen) rides one; the cycling infrastructure in both villages and throughout the countryside is superb. Cycling from the cosmopolitan city of Amsterdam to the charming village of Bruges, Belgium, you will experience the best of these two countries. From the Unesco World Heritage site of the Kinderdijk to the chocolate makers in Bruges, this is a unique journey in Europe.

 

 

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 Day 1:Arrival in Amsterdam
Our Area Manager can meet you anytime between 2-6 pm at your hotel to provide the bikes. Should you wish to ride a warm-up ride on this day, we provide an optional 15 km loop through Vondelpark and along canals through the city center, passing many of the historical sites etc. Should you prefer to stroll, our hotel is close to museums and popular sights so you can walk easily. Our City guide for Amsterdam recommends several excellent restaurants for you to choose between.

Day 2: Amsterdam to Gouda
Your route from Amsterdam begins along a quiet cycling path south along the Amstel River. Pass stately homes and gardens and on the river, rowing boats glide silently past. We recommend lunch will be at a roadside bistro midway through the day. Arrive to Gouda, a village with a myriad of canals, a colourful market (and superb cheese); should you wish a historic walking tour, we can arrange this (cost additional - you would pay the guide directly). We provide a list of recommended restaurants to choose between.
Ride Distance: 50 km or 77 km, elevation gain - n/a


Day 3: Gouda to Dordrecht
Today, cycle to the Unesco village of Kinderdijk, where 19 windmills have been standing majestically since 1740. These windmills were used to drain excess water from the low-lying polder to the River Lek. Reach Dordrecht via a short ferry ride. Should you wish to visit Rotterdam it is just 30 minutes away by catamaran ferry. Dordrecht is one of Holland’s oldest towns and is completely surrounded by water. We provide map and walking route to discover the historical treasures of this town.
Ride Distance: 43 km, elevation gain - n/a


Day 4: Dordrecht to Willemstad
Today, cycle through De Biesbosch National Park, one of the last freshwater tide areas in Europe and a rich flora and fauna wetland area. Make your way along quiet roads and bike paths to Zevenbergen and then continue to the charming village of Willemstad, a small historical village with well preserved fortifications. Visit the former mansion of Mauritz, the son of William of Orange or enjoy a refreshing drink at one of the many cafes that line the quaint harbour.
Ride Distance: 46 km, elevation gain - n/a

 

Day 5: Willemstad to Schuddebeurs 
Depart Willemstad and make our way to the charming village of Oude-Tonge. Zeeland is an archipelago of islands, inlets, and polders. Along the Grevelingenmeer beaches, watch the colourful sails of kites and windsurfers. After lunch at a local restaurant in Bruinisse, make your way through apple, pear and cherry orchards and horse ranches. Taste wine at a vineyard that specializes in Pinot Gris and Pinot Blanc varietals conveniently located a few km from your destination. Dine tonight in the sublime dining room of the hotel.
Ride Distance: 46 km, elevation gain - n/a


Day 6: Schuddebeurs to Middelburg
Start out the day by exploring nearby village of Zierikzee, where the city gate last closed for the night in 1866. Explore the Centrum, town hall and former prison, now a museum and then make your way through Oosterschelde (Eastern Scheldt) National Park, the largest of the 20 National Parks in Netherlands and boasting remarkable bird life. From here, your route follows the North Sea coast where kilometers of sand dunes and splendid beaches stretch as far as the eye can see. Enjoy lunch while watching the aerial acrobatics of kite surfers who flock here for the onshore winds. Late afternoon, visit the utterly charming village of Veere, with a Scottish connection that you will learn as we tour the historic houses center. Arrive to Middleburg, a pleasant and prosperous town with a vibrant center.
Distance: 44 km, elevation gain - n/a

 

Day 7: Middelburg- Brugge
Start the day with a ferry ride to the village of Breskens and to the market town of Sluis (if your starting day is a Sunday, you will be here on market day) before cycling into Belgium and its enigmatic villages of Damme and then Bruges, often referred to as the ‘Venice of the North’ and one of the most enchanting cities in Europe. Discover its treasures on a walking tour with a local guide and then celebrate your trip finish with a celebratory dinner.
Distance: 60 km, elevation gain - n/a

 

Day 8:

Depart

*Distance and elevation gains may vary depending on hotels chosen for specific departure.

 

"We had the best holiday ever- loved every minute,"

- Pam and Peter R., Vancouver, BC


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