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8-22 Along the Meuse from Maastricht to Sedan

The International Meuse Route is a bicycle route along the meandering River Meuse (or Maas as it is known in Dutch) between Maastricht in the Netherlands and the French town of Sedan which boasts Europe’s largest castle. 

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8-08 Amsterdam – Bruges

The Amsterdam – Bruges tour of historical towns. Diverse scenery and charming towns steeped in history. We have devised a wonderful cycling holiday through the Netherlands down into Belgium, past towns, villages, canals – on high-quality cycling paths.

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8-08B Amsterdam – Bruges
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8-16 Amsterdam - Brussels

A Magnificent Route past Famous Towns. This international bicycle holiday starts in the heart of the Dutch capital and finishes in the epicentre of Europe, Brussels. It’s a one-way route, 340 km long, past a string of exceptional and historically precious Dutch and Flemish towns.

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8-23 Amsterdam – Maastricht

A one-way route from Amsterdam to Maastricht. Get a feel for how the light and the scenery change as you journey down past big cities Utrecht and Den Bosch and a spread of different landscapes. Visit the village of Nuenen where Vincent van Gogh spent two years; and Maaseik, birthplace of Flemish painters Jan and Hubert van Eyck!

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12-01 Amsterdam - Paris

A dream bike ride through Europe, from the canals of Amsterdam to the Eifeltower of Paris. In between famous and beautifull towns like Gouda, Antwerp and Ghent as you cycle through varied landscapes. Down the road wonderful nature meets fascinating towns when cycling towards the 'piece de resistance' - Paris "The City of Lights".

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8-80 Amsterdam-Bruges Boat tour

During this bike and boat tour some of the most beautiful cities of Holland and Flanders are highlighted: Amsterdam, Antwerp, Ghent and Bruges, where you still can feel the charm of the days long gone.

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8-18 Family budget: Beach, dunes and cities

Save money by staying at Stay-Okay hostels! This is one of those all-encompassing holidays that deliver excitement and relaxation at the same time. Highlights include Amsterdam, Haarlem and Space Expo.

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8-86 Bike and Boat IJsselmeer

Historic harbour towns, green polder scenery and former islands on the Ijsselmeer. Take an exciting discovery tour on a stylish and beautifully appointed sailing ship. Your tour starts in Amsterdam and takes you along the Ijsselmeer coast.

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8-83 Bike Boat Northern Tour

Open water, flat rural land, picturesque harbor towns - „Northern Tour“ Explore the rich tradition in the flat “polder-land”, along the North seacoast and in romantic fishing villages. 

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8-81 Guided Bike and Boat IJsselmeer - 8 days

Take a trip back in time and discover the Dutch 'Golden Age'. Cycle through flat green polders, along old dikes and through idyllic towns. Daily destinations are to some of the most beautiful ports from the heyday of Holland, such as Enkhuizen, Hoorn or Medemblik.

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6-06 Veluwe Star Tour

During the day, you cycle through beautiful natural scenery and in the evenings you stay at a luxurious hotel in the village of Garderen. Your cycling holiday has never been so comfortable! We offer you 4 round tours setting off in all directions, like a four-point star, taking you to the farthest corners of The Veluwe.

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8-09 Bruges - Amsterdam

We have devised a wonderful cycling holiday that kicks off in Belgium and leads up through the Netherlands to Amsterdam. Recurring themes include historical architecture, pastoral countryside and water vistas. 

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5-06 Cycling from Amsterdam

This is a five-day holiday based at a cyclist-friendly hotel in Amsterdam. You will stay four nights in Amsterdam and have two full days at your disposal for cycling. We have devised four routes for you to choose from, so you can decide for yourself where you would like to go!

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8-15 Cycling with Children: Back in Time

This cycling tour is ideal for families. Distances are pleasant and do-able for children. The sights you will encounter along the way are interesting for the old and the young.

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5-03 The Heathlands of Drenthe tour

If you’re into silent, lonely places in the back of beyond, then look no further: This is the bike tour for you! Heather moorland, heath, peatland, woods and wetland play leading roles in this spectacle.

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6-21 The Golden Age Tour

It’s the 17th century, an age of economic and cultural prosperity in the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands. The Golden Age! The tiny Republic dominates world trade thanks to an enormous commercial fleet and a strong navy.

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5-01 Hoge Veluwe National Park Tour

This attractive cycle route runs criss-cross through areas of great natural beauty: Hoge Veluwe National Park and Veluwezoom National Park. It guides you through fragrant pinewoods, beautiful deciduous forests (beeches, birches etc), Europe’s largest sand drifts and heath land which lights up a vivid purple in August.

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8-07 Three Countries Tour between Meuse and Rhine

Experience an unforgettable cycling holiday in the green heart of Western-Europe. The route is well thought-out and follows bike tracks and tranquil by-roads. For the greater part of the tour, navigation is made easy with the cycling-by-numbers system. 

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6-03 Dunes and Deltaworks

As soon as you drive down the access roads to Zeeland, that holiday feeling will come upon you. That salty air and the far horizons give you a feeling of peace, space and freedom. A highlight of this tour is the Delta Works exhibition. 

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8-02 Dunes and Canals Tour

This very attractive cycle route takes you on a tour through an enchanting variety of landscapes: woods, lakes, polders, meadows, dunes, beaches, canals and rivers. Learn about the Zuiderzee Works, discover the Golden Age, spend a day on the coast, and explore Amsterdam.

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6-10 Duin Hotel Burgh Haamstede

Discover Zeeland province on your bicycle using Duin Hotel near the village of Burgh- Haamstede as your home base. Duin Hotel is in a blissfully peaceful location: in the dunes, 30 minutes’ walk from the beach.

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7-02 Right through Holland Tour

Cycling is the best way to discover the diversity of this part of the Netherlands. From colourful bulb flower fields to picturesque historical towns; and from windmills to cheese markets; it’s all there. Free as a bird, you will be able to stop wherever you want, to visit tourist attractions and museums if you wish.

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7-08 Island Hopping Waddenzee

In the far North of the Netherlands, as the ferry boat chugs away from the mainland towards the islands, the world behind you fades away and you enter into the magical realm of the Wadden. Surrounded by sea and screeching gulls, slowly everyday life is replaced by that celebrated island feeling of leaving all your worries behind.

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6-16 Cycling with Childeren: Kings and Beaches

This lovely cycling holiday is suitable for families with children of all ages. You will travel at your own pace along low-traffic routes. We have child bikes, child seats, child trailers and even add-on bikes for rent. This family cycling tour offers adventure, variety, and heaps of fun. 

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4-03 Cycling from Amsterdam

This is a four-day holiday based at a cyclist-friendly hotel in Amsterdam. You will stay three nights in Amsterdam and have two full days at your disposal for cycling. We have devised four routes for you to choose from, so you can decide for yourself where you would like to go!

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4-05 Cycling from Rotterdam

Rotterdam is a great base for a bike holiday. The port city is lively and exciting with a modern skyline. In contrast, the peaceful towns and villages that you will visit have retained much of the quaint charm and Olde Dutch building styles our cyclists love so well. On your bike, roll through countryside that is tranquil and soothing.

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5-07 Cycling from Rotterdam

Rotterdam is a great base for a bike holiday. The port city is lively and exciting with a modern skyline. In contrast, the peaceful towns and villages that you will visit have retained much of the quaint charm and Olde Dutch building styles our cyclists love so well. On your bike, roll through countryside that is tranquil and soothing.

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6-27 Cycling from Rotterdam

Rotterdam is a great base for a bike holiday. The port city is lively and exciting with a modern skyline. In contrast, the peaceful towns and villages that you will visit have retained much of the quaint charm and Olde Dutch building styles our cyclists love so well. On your bike, roll through countryside that is tranquil and soothing.

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8-12 Four Countries Vennbahn Railtrail

The Vennbahn rail trail, one of the prettiest and longest in Europe, was officially opened to cyclists in the summer of 2013. One hundred and twenty-five  kilometers long, it is the result of successful collaboration between Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and the EU.

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8-13 Frisian Eleven Cities Tour

In the far north of the Netherlands, in a vast and flat landscape, lie eleven historical towns linked by canals. They set the stage for a phenomenal ice skating event that is held just as soon as the canals freeze over and the ice is solid enough: The Eleven Towns Tour.

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6-04 Frisian Towns and Lakes

Discover attractive towns and villages, some of them with a rich historical past. Safe bicycle tracks lead you past the varied scenery of woods, dunes, marshes, crop fields etc. Tourists travel from far and wide to experience the wild purity of the Wadden Islands that are a part of Friesland province. 

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5-00 The Green Heart Tour

The Green Heart is a rural area surrounded by the big cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht. What saved it was its wetland and marshes: poor building ground! Instead, the bogs were used to harvest peat.

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8-00 The Great Rivers Tour

The landscape is typically Dutch! You’ll be surrounded by windmills, cows in the meadows, dikes and ancient farmhouses. The route also takes you down the North Sea coast with its lovely sandy beaches and windswept dunes. Check out National Park De Biesbosch: an area of outstanding natural beauty, rich in flora and fauna.

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14-00 The Big Cities Tour

This is our longest cycle route: two action-packed weeks of many beautiful and interesting sights. Cultural landscapes such as panoramic polder landscapes with windmills, dikes, meadows, farmhouses; or bulb flower fields (in spring) will delight you.

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Deventer 5-09 Hanseatic towns along the IJssel

On this cycling holiday, a quiet, one-way route takes you to explore three themes: wood- and heathlands in the National Park Veluwezoom, the lovely landscape in the meandering IJssel river valley and the well preserved medieval cities on its banks once belonging to the Hanseatic League. Opt to prolong your holiday by an extra day to Giethoorn, a village also known as “Venice of the Netherlands”.

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6-25 Green Heartlands of Holland

The Green Heart is a rural area surrounded by the big cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht. What saved it was its wetland and marshes: poor building ground! Instead, the bogs were used to harvest peat. This bike tour will take you to the southern part of this area.

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6-28 Heather and Rivers Tour

Enjoy rolling heather fields, deep forest and panoramic views; as well as the attractive wide-open riverscapes of the rivers Rhine, IJssel and Eem; and alluvial floodplains, flooded in winter and often full of wild flowers in July and August. The diverse route leads you through two National Parks: Utrechtse Heuvelrug and Veluwezoom.

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6-26 Holland above Amsterdam

The Netherlands has 12 provinces and one of them is "Noord-Holland”. It fits the nostalgic image that foreigners have of Holland. It’s a picture-postcard landscape of canals, wooden bridges, dikes and windmills.

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6-11 Holland’s Highlights Tour

Remember all those stereotypes of Holland, the wooden clogs, canals, bicycles, pancakes, tulip fields, polders, traditional costume? They’ll all come alive in front of your very eyes on this specially designed tour of nostalgia! 

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8-05 Holland's Old Towns Tour

The delightful towns you will visit on this bicycle holiday are Utrecht, Gouda, Den Haag, Delft, Schiedam and Rotterdam. The route leads you to see many things unique and remarkable such as Old Dutch fishing village Schiedam which boasts the highest traditional windmills in the world.

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5-11 Waterscapes of Holland

For real waterscapes as well as painted waterscapes, journey to South-Holland province! If you are drawn to the water; what could be more relaxing than a leisurely bike ride down the coast or along a river. This tour strikes a great balance between fresh air in open countryside and culture in historic cities with fine art museums. 

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4-00 Dutch Water Line Route

The Dutch Water Line was a line of defensive works used from1629 - 1940, combining fortresses and the flooding of low-lying areas to keep enemies at bay. On this tour you will pass by a number of these fortresses.

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7-00 Lake IJssel and V.O.C.Tour

Lake IJssel used to be a saltwater inlet of the North Sea called Zuiderzee. After yet another big flood in 1916 it was finally decided to build a dike across the mouth of the Zuiderzee, cutting it off from the North Sea.

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10-00 IJsselmeer Grand Tour

Now here’s a challenge for you: Cycle 439 km all the way around Lake IJsselmeer! On the way, take in the beautiful scenery and learn a big lesson in Dutch history. The historical landscape around the former Zuiderzee, the many old fishing and trading towns on its shores all have a story to tell.

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6-24 IJsselmeer sportiv tour

Especially for the sportive cyclists among us, we arrange a sportive tour! You will cycle along the shores of this ancient sea. As you ride peacefully on quiet roads and bike lanes, you’ll pass a variety of interesting towns, monuments and places of interest. 

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8-04 Lake IJssel Tour - classic

This route is partly the same as the IJsselmeer Grand Tour. The difference is that this shorter tour doesn’t go further north than the town of Stavoren. The historical landscape around the former Zuiderzee, the many old fishing and trading towns on its shores all have a story to tell. 

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9-01 Cheese and Coasts Tour

Visit two "cheese towns” on this tour. Both Gouda (Thu) and Alkmaar (Fri) have traditional cheese markets. Also, two coasts feature on this tour. Firstly, you will explore the coast of former Zuiderzee.

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7-05 Top of North Holland Tour

The Sound of the Sea... The Netherlands have 12 provinces, one of them is "Noord-Holland”. The North of this province is where this tour will take you. You’ll be surprised to discover all the delights of this region, surrounded on three sides by North Sea, Wadden Sea and Lake IJsselmeer (former Zuiderzee).

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5-12 Giethoorn and Surroundings

Giethoorn oozes charm and it’s fun to visit. The tiny village with has waterways instead of roads; and transportation always used to take place by punt. This is the northern part of Overijssel province, a great region for cycling because it’s low in traffic. Places you will have an overnight during this tour are Blokzijl, Giethoorn and Zwolle.

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6-07 Central Drenthe Star Tour N-S

Living in the most densely populated country in Europe, the Dutch love to get away from the hustle and bustle whenever they can. Quiet Drenthe Province is a favourite retreat! Its focus on tourism, excellent network of bike tracks, open spaces, rural charisma and diverse scenery all contribute to making our cyclists feel relaxed and welcome.

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6-01 Mills and Meadows Tour

Enjoy the peace and quiet on this cycle tour. This is pure Holland for you. Black and white Frisian cows graze in lush green meadows bordered by pollard willows. Numerous interesting historical towns await during this tour!

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4-04 Cycling Holiday Based at Muiderberg

For the duration of this cycling holiday you will reside at Het Rechthuis Hotel in the village of Muiderberg. Find peace and tranquillity in this lovely area nestled in between Het Gooi nature reserve and the Vecht Region boasting lakes and the meandering River Vecht.

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8-03 North Holland Tour

The province of North Holland is the land of tulips, cheese and windmills. More than half the province consists of reclaimed land, up to 6 meters below sea level in parts! See all the prettiest places of interest. You will ride atop dikes, past meadows and farmhouses, through dunes and to the world famous bulb flower fields.

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6-00 Northern Lake IJssel Tour

Ride your bike on the loveliest and quietest roads and bike tracks a cyclist could possibly hope for. The historical landscape around the former Zuiderzee, the many old fishing and trading towns on its shores all have a story to tell. The diverse and attractive scenery on this tour will never cease to surprise and delight you.

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6-29 Discover North Holland

The province of North-Holland fits the nostalgic image that foreigners have of Holland. It’s a picture-postcard landscape of canals, wooden bridges, dikes and windmills. The delights of this region can easily be discovered by bike: charming historical towns with busy marinas, art and cultural history museums and traditional local architecture. 

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7-12 Gems of the East

Are you familiar with the east of the Netherlands? With this holiday we would like to present to you three of our favourite towns: Zutphen, Nijmegen and Doesburg. All three have attractive old town centres: very old, welcoming and full of culturally interesting things to see. 

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7-06 Pearls of Holland

Amsterdam, Haarlem, Leiden, Delft and Gouda are among our cyclists’ all-time favourite cities – each unique and all brimming with that typical Olde Holland character. We have decided to combine them into this one route for the ultimate cultural bike holiday. Cycling distances are relatively short allowing more time for sightseeing and museums.

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12-02 Paris - Amsterdam

A dream bike ride from the Eifel tower of Paris to the canals of Amsterdam. These 2 European cities with world-famous buildings and museums are the start and the finish of this journey through 3 countries. In between you will explore beautiful towns like Ghent, Antwerp and Gouda as you cycle through varied landscapes. 

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7-03 Stagecoach Tour

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.

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8-82 Bike Boat Across the Green Heart

During this tour, you cycle individually and at your own pace. The itinerary leads you through the wetlands of the ‘Green Heart’ of Holland: experience many highlights in this beautiful area. 

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8-84 Bike and Boat Southern Tour

The Southern tour is the perfect tour to explore the variety of area in the central part of the Netherlands with it’s many small canals and lakes, and also the beautiful old cities during daytime and in the evening.

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5-80 Tulip Mini-Cruise

Spring in Holland is the most beautiful season, so why not enjoy it cycling and cruising to some unforgettably beautiful areas to see where Dutch tulips – and a wide range of other flowers – are grown before being shipped around the world. Enjoy some memorable days on board a premium passenger barge while enjoying excellent service.

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8-10 Cycling with childeren

This action-packed bicycle holiday has been designed with children in mind. Families will travel at their own pace and along specially selected low-traffic routes, stopping at places kids will love. As a very special surpirse, you will spend two nights aboard an enormous (moored) cruise ship!

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9-00 Randstad Holland Tour

A great tour with many attractions! We will cycle through the Randstad, the area between the four biggest cities in the Netherlands: Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht. You will experience the unique charm of each of these cities. 

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6-23 Rhine Cycle Route – from Arnhem to Rotterdam

The Rhine Cycle Route is over 1200 km long and traverses many countries. In our new Rhine Route, we will follow the Rhine from Arnhem to Rotterdam. It is a varied route past historical places, beautiful fortified towns and typical Dutch polder landscapes. 

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7-09 Around Lake Markermeer

Just east of Amsterdam lies Lake Markermeer. This great expanse of water still has a maritime feel to it although it was cut off from the North Sea in 1932. Cycling around the lake, you will find yourself captivated by charming historical towns, informative museums of cultural history and everchanging land- and waterscapes.

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8-21 Secret Zeeland Tour

As yet undiscovered by mass tourism, the secluded islands of Zeeland in the south-west of the country have remained relatively untouched by time. We promise you stunning white beaches, ever-changing seascapes, unspoilt countryside and a magical maritime sense of space, tranquillity and freedom.  

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copyright VisitVeluwe 5-10 Royal Cycling through the Veluwe

If peace and tranquility are paramount on your wish list for your next cycling holiday, consider that the stillness of Veluwe forest, heath, quiet villages, and sparsely inhabited farmland may be just what you need. It is one of the largest and most important nature reserves in the country.

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8-87 Holland: Frisian Sea

Sailing tours are something very special. Feel the freedom, the wind and salt on your skin! Aboard the most luxurious sailing ships on the IJsselmeer and Wadden Sea, you will enjoy the pure nature of the experience while enjoying water, sun and a stiff breeze.

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5-02 North Holland Peninsula Tour

This is Holland at its wettest and flattest! This part of North Holland province fits the image that most foreigners have of Holland. This cycle tour will also take you to the dunes on the North Sea coast which not only protect the hinterland from the sea but also harbour many species of dune flora and fauna.

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5-05 Cycling from Muiderberg

For the duration of this cycling holiday you will reside at Het Rechthuis Hotel in the village of Muiderberg. Within cycling distance you will discover the star-shaped fortifications of the town of Naarden, as well as Muiden Castle and Naarden Lake. During your stay, you can choose from a number of different bicycle routes.

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8-19 Family budget: A Right Royal Route!

Royal domains, royal palaces and royal estates are one of the themes of this holiday. Thankfully you won’t be needing a royal budget: We will accommodate your family at Stay-Okay hostels in Soest and Bunnik.

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7-01B Beach and Towns Tour
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7-01 Beach and Towns Tour

On endless sandy beaches, take big breaths of sea air and let your cares fly away with the wind. In Zandvoort and Scheveningen you will stay the night almost directly by the sea. On your bike, you’re free to stop where you want; visit a windmill or a cheese dairy for instance. You’ll have ample opportunity for shopping and visiting museums.

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8-17 Family budget: Beach, cities and castles

This is one of those all-encompassing holidays that deliver excitement and relaxation at the same time. You will enjoy a memorable week in which the best of Holland will file past every day: dunes, beach, historical town centres, calming countryside, wooden shoes and windmills.

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7-23 Abbeys & Beers: Cycling in Brabant (NL) and Flanders (B)

Experience the taste of Trappist beers on this unique cycle route which takes you past four Trappist abbeys in Holland and Belgium. Trappist beer is not a type of beer. It is beer that is brewed by a Trappist order of catholic monks. 

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Cyclist red tulips 5-04 Tulip Tour

This wonderful trip to the Bulb Flower District comes recommended from April to mid-May. This is the period you’re most likely to strike lucky and see the tulip fields in full bloom, although nobody can predict exactly when spring will set in. Visit Amsterdam, Haarlem and Leiden.

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8-01 The Two Coasts Tour

The scenery on this tour is so varied it will never cease to delight you: woods, polder, lake, meadows, beach, dunes, river etc. On the way, you’ll see windmills, farmhouses, villages and picturesque towns. Find out how Zuiderzee sea became lake IJsselmeer and how the lake was partly drained to make new land for farming and building towns.

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9-03 Unesco Tour

A World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, island, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as of special cultural or physical significance.

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7-21 Van Gogh Bike Tour from Nuenen

In 2015 it was exactly 125 years since the death of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890). Dutch Bike Tours honours the famous Dutch artist with a top-quality programme with fascinating exhibitions and great cycle routes.

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7-07 From Europe's Biggest Harbour to the Countryside

Start this tour in the modern city of Rotterdam, voted 5th in the top 10 'world top cities' (Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2016) Leaving the skyscrapers and port cranes of Rotterdam behind you, plunge into tranquil countryside. The far horizons give you a feeling of peace, space and freedom.

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4-02 Veluwe Star Tour E-W

The Veluwe Star Route has been designed for cyclists who want to truly live life to the full. During the day, you cycle through beautiful natural scenery and in the evenings you stay at a comfortable hotel in the village of Garderen.

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6-02 Veluwe Forest Tour

"De Veluwe” is a long ridge of hills covered with forest, heath and Europe’s largest sand drifts. Not only is it beautiful, it’s also of great importance to the preservation of fauna and flora. This cycle tour leads you around the fringes of the forest, following first the shores of Lake Veluwe, then the River IJssel and finally the Rhine.

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10-03 Five Country Meuse – Vennbahn Combination Bicycle Holiday

Two beautiful routes along the Meuse River and the Vennbahn Rail Trail are the basis for a “Tour d’Europe” starting and finishing in Maastricht, the town where the foundations were laid for the European Union with the signing of the Maastricht Treaty in 1992.

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6-12 Villa Ruimzicht Doetinchem

This six-day bike holiday is an ideal combination of sporting activity, nature and pure relaxation. In the daytime, roam the Dutch outback.  In the evenings, make yourselves at home in a cosy hotel in the welcoming village of Doetinchem. A varied array of shops draws people from miles around.

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11-00 Sand and Sea Tour

If you love the sea and beautiful sandy beaches and if you’re interested to find out about Holland’s struggle against the waters and about our seafaring history, this might well be the tour for you. Visit old-fashioned fishing villages, polders and windmills but also river landscapes, lush meadows and dikes will feature this tour.

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7-04 Southern Lake IJssel Tour

IJsselmeer is the name of the large lake created when the Dutch cut the Zuiderzee off from the North Sea with a closure dike. On this tour you will visit a number of historical harbour villages which were important in the days of the Zuiderzee. You will cycle onto the polder where you can see how land use planners laid out the new land.

 

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