Amsterdam to Bruges 8 Days

 




9 days/8 nights with 7 days cycling


Any start date between April 1 and October 31
Starting on a Saturday allows you to depart Amsterdam on Sunday with no traffic.


Easygoing/ Moderate


Classic Accommodation:   US$2050
Single Supplement: US$550

 

Luxe Accommodation:   US$2550
Single Supplement: US$650

    

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  • 8 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
  • Walking tour with a local guide 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 9 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 Kerkenhof gardens to the chocolate makers in Bruges, this is a unique journey in Europe.

 

You have an option to stay two nights in Amsterdam or one night in Amsterdam and one night in Haarlem

 

 

At Randonnee, we want to make sure that you choose the trip most suitable for you and that any surprises are good ones.
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Day 1: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 Haarlam

It’s a short ride to the quintessential Dutch town of Haarlam but there is an add-on loop to the  coast, where paved trails weave through sand dunes and along the sea. Haarlem's historic center is lined with canals filled with landmarks that hometown artists painted. 
Distance: 40 km, elevation gain n/a


Day 3: Haarlam to Gouda
Cycle south through what is known as the Green Heart of Holland, a region filled with farm fields, dykes and windmills. The real highlight is the Keukenhof Gardens, which started as the small kitchen garden of a 15th-century countess and now bills itself as the most beautiful spring garden in the world, designed to showcase the art of Dutch bulb growers. The gardens cover 70 acres (28 hectares) of wooded parkland with nine miles (14 kilometers) of walking paths that wind around ponds, a windmill, greenhouse pavilions holding indoor displays, and more than seven million bulbs planted three layers deep to ensure a blaze of color from the end of March to mid-May. Arriving to Gouda, a village with a myriad of canals, a colourful market on Thursday mornings (and that superb cheese). Visit the 15th century town hall and St. Jans Church with its stain-glass windows and the pedestrian streets inside the historical center or take time to see the famous Gouda cheese made.  
Distance: 61 km, elevation gain 110 m.*

 

Day 4: Gouda to Dordrecht

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: 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 6: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 7: 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 8: 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 9:

Depart for onward travel.

*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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