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Stagecoach Tour
Stagecoach Tour
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7 days
Cycling days :
 5
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period:
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Code:
7-03
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Bike Tour: Stagecoach Tour - 7 days

The lovely Stagecoach Route runs through attractive and diverse landscapes. The Posbank, for example, is part of National Park Veluwezoom. It’s an area of heath, pine trees and sand drifts. After a hefty climb to the top, enjoy breathtaking views. You’ll also visit a riverbank nature reserve as well as a string of pretty towns that used to be members of the Hansa League, a Northern European alliance of trading guilds in the 13th-17th Centuries. After a satisfying day’s cycling, relax at an excellent hotel.
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Route
Day 1: Arrival in Ede
Day 2: Ede - Strand Nulde
Day 3: Strand Nulde - Zwolle
Day 4: Zwolle - Deventer
Day 5: Deventer - Arnhem
Day 6: Arnhem - Ede
Day 7: Return home

Day 1:    Arrival in Ede

Arrival in Ede

Day 2:    Ede - Strand Nulde
53 km
Leaving Ede, you will cycle through the local woods and heath to the town of Otterlo and the entrance to fenced National Park "De Hoge Veluwe. You can opt to go in, but this bike route continues to Strand Nulde a recreational area providing beaches and water sports along the shores of Lake Veluwe/ Nuldernauw.
Day 3:    Strand Nulde - Zwolle
76 km
Along the shores of Randmeren lakes you will reach Harderwijk. As you will see by the remnants of its rich past, it used to be an important fishing port and trading town on the coast of the Zuiderzee. How different is its situation today! Just off the coast is now the largest artificial island in the world: the Flevopolder. Ride your bike atop Knardijk dike, with water left and right, onto this "new land. Then make your way along the shore of Lake Veluwe to the beautiful medieval village of Elburg. Youll love this place with its pretty buildings and tranquil ambiance! Todays cycle tour ends in the market town of Zwolle. Surrounded by four rivers, it has always been a traffic junction, attracting traders and travellers. You will find remains of the medieval city wall and other monuments from the days when Zwolle was a member of the Hansa League.
Day 4:    Zwolle - Deventer
44 km
On todays stretch of the bike tour we will follow the River IJssel to Deventer. This delightful old Hansa town is situated very beautifully on the river and has preserved hundreds of historical buildings, many of them on Brink square. This is where youll also find a cake shop selling the local delicacy, which you might like to sample. Deventer is also famous for its markets, fairs and festivals.
Day 5:    Deventer - Arnhem
67 km

The River IJssel will also accompany you on the first part of todays cycle trip. The views are great. Visit the historical town of Zutphen and other pretty towns located on the fringes of National Park Veluwezoom. Its a truly lovely area. The route then continues, across woodland and heath land, up and over the Posbank which is slightly hilly by our standards. Dont say we didn't warn you!

Day 6:    Arnhem - Ede
29 km
Todays cycle route goes through the Southern part of the Veluwe and VeluwezoomNational Park. After Oosterbeek/Renkum you will follow the tour along the railway to Ede.
Day 7:    Return home

After breakfast in your hotel, you will return home.

prices & dates
Starting dates:  
Daily from April 1 till September 24.  
   
Prices €  Euro 
Per person in a double room
6 nights’ accommodation, breakfast included
530,00
   
A supplement will be required for:  
Single room (€ 30 x 6) 180,00
Dinner (€ 30 x 6) 180,00
Bike rental (€ 12 x 6) 72,00
E-Bike (€ 25 x 6) 150,00
Emergency Call Out Service/Bike breakdown pass (€ 2,75 x 6) 16,50
   
Extra night 70,00
   
Starting point:  
Ede  
accommodation

Ede - Parkhotel de Bosrand***

Putten - Postillion Hotel Amersfoort****

Zwolle - Mercure Hotel Zwolle****

Deventer - Postillion Hotel***

Arnhem - Postillion Hotel***

practical info

6 Nights included

3/4 Star Hotels

Breakfast included, Halfboard optional

Tourist information on all the places of interest

The possibility of renting our bikes

7-days a week service-hotline

Luggage transport to your next hotel

Ede-Wageningen

Parking possibilities at the hotel

GPS-tracks availible

Any ferry crossings are not included

reviews

12-07-2015

...We had a really good time and the weather was fantastic (if a little hot at times!!). We found the bikes and instructions you left us at the hotel excellent and although we got lost a couple of times, generally getting from one hotel to another was straightforward. The food in the hotels was of a very high standard and it was nice to see the menus included a lot of local produce/dishes. The Reehorst and Mercure hotels were of an exceptional standard.We found the experience absolutely brilliant and we will always have fond memories of the people and places. We would highly recommend you to others....

19-06-2015

...Thanks for the follow-up. We enjoyed the trip very much. Bikes were at the hotel when we arrived as was the welcome package. Bikes were easy to carry, locks worked and tools were in the pannier....

 

21-08-2013

....We had a wonderful time on your tour. The route was beautiful and we found the Dutch people so friendly and helpful.
We did wonder if the children would find the distances too much but they loved the challenge.
All the hotels were lovely. The only minor issue that we found was that travelling as a family we didn’t always want to eat in the hotel restaurants. Sometimes we wanted a more relaxed and cheaper alternative. We were able to find these usually but a tourist map of each town might have made that a bit easier. 
However it was a wonderful experience and I am sure we will be travelling with you again soon....

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