Bruges – Amsterdam by Bike and Boat

5/5 (17)
7 nights
28 miles/day
Guided from EUR € 1210
Countries: Belgium and Holland
Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours

Bruges – Amsterdam by Bike and Boat

5/5 (17)

Rider Level: Recreational Electric bike tours Bike and boat tours

7 nights
28 miles/day

Guided from EUR € 1210
Bike and Boat Tour aboard Sailing Home, Liza Marleen, Wending or Anna Antal
Countries: Belgium and Holland

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  • Bike between the iconic canal cities of Belgium and Holland

    Two fascinating countries - Holland and Belgium - united along one route. This bicycle and boat tour combines the highlights of the Netherlands' Golden Age with the history of the medieval Flemish trade cities.

    Variety is the keyword on this captivating tour. You'll cycle and sail your way across spectacular landscapes, including the lush green of the Dutch polders where water is aplenty and quaint villages dot the view, to the picturesque countryside between the dynamic, historical cityscapes of Amsterdam, Ghent, and Bruges.


    The Amsterdam - Bruges (and reverse) itinerary is available on a number of boats on various dates. Please check Amsterdam – Bruges by Bike and Boat – Princesse Royal, Amsterdam – Bruges by Bike and Boat – Magnifique II (and reverse), Amsterdam – Bruges by Bike and Boat – Magnifique III (and reverse), Amsterdam – Bruges by Bike and Boat – Magnifique IV (and reverse), Amsterdam – Gouda – Bruges by Bike and Boat, Bruges – Antwerp – Amsterdam by Bike and Boat, and Amsterdam – Bruges by Bike and Boat – Fluvius (and reverse) for additional dates.

    • Bruges – Antwerp – Amsterdam by Bike and Boat in Holland & Belgium
    • Bruges – Antwerp – Amsterdam by Bike and Boat in Holland & Belgium
    • Antwerp, Belgium.
    • Bruges – Antwerp – Amsterdam by Bike and Boat in Holland & Belgium
    • Bruges - Antwerp - Amsterdam Bike & Boat Tour
    • Ghent, East Flanders, Belgium. Azamat Esmurziyev, Unsplash
    • Bruges – Antwerp – Amsterdam by Bike and Boat in Holland & Belgium
    • Bruges – Antwerp – Amsterdam by Bike and Boat in Holland & Belgium

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    Highlights

    • Bruges, 'Venice of the North'
    • Ghent, picturesque port city
    • Breukelen (Dutch Brooklyn)
    • Amsterdam, iconic Dutch canal city

    Learn More

    Learn more about guided tours.

    Interested in adding to your itinerary? Take a look at our cycling day tours in Bruges, Antwerp, and Amsterdam.


    Bruges to Amsterdam

    Photos 

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    • Photo 1 (photo by SheRah)
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    Bruges to Amsterdam

     Tour Description Daily Program 

  • Daily program

    Day 1: Bruges – Aalterbrug – cruise to Ghent (13 miles/21 km)
    When you arrive on board your ship (between 12:30-1:30 pm), you can put your luggage in your cabin and settle down for a cup of tea or coffee. It's a great moment to become acquainted with your guide, skipper, crew, and of course, your fellow passengers. At 2:00 pm, you'll start off from the city walls of Bruges towards Ghent. The barge will mostly be following the canal between Bruges and Ghent to Aalterbrug.

    At 2:00 pm, You will cycle along the canal from Bruges to Ghent. Easy riding on towpaths and quiet roads. At Aalterbrug the barge picks you up and sails to the bustling city Ghent. During dinner aboard the ship, the program for the next day and the global planning of the week are discussed. Instructions on cycling and safety procedures will also be given.
    Overnight in Ghent.

    Day 2: Rest day in Ghent
    Ghent wears its history like a badge of honor, boasting a vibrant tapestry of well-preserved guilds, patricians' houses, and ancient landmarks. The Gravensteen, a medieval castle, stands as a formidable relic, while the St Nicholas Church and St Bavo's Cathedral, rooted in 13th-century foundations, echo the city's enduring past. The 'Belfort' (Belfry), a 14th-century marvel, completes this historical ensemble.

    Yet, Ghent transcends the confines of a mere museum town. Its lively spirit emanates from numerous squares and cozy pubs, creating a delightful fusion of medieval grandeur, stylish shopping streets, splendid mansions, and the charming working-class quarters of the early 20th century—now often inhabited by students. Picture busy little squares where the air is filled with the joyous chatter of people dining until the late hours on warm summer nights.

    For a different perspective, hop on a bike with your guide(optional). Explore the silent witnesses of Destelbergen's history, where castles and luxurious villas line the landscape, narrating tales of the municipality's rich heritage along the serene banks of the river Scheldt, just a stone's throw away from the heart of Ghent.
    Overnight in Ghent.

    Day 3: Ghent – Middelburg (28 miles/45 km)
    Today you'll leave Belgium and arrive in the Netherlands. During breakfast, the ship will cruise to Sas van Gent from where you'll depart to cycle through the Zeeuws-Vlaanderen (Dutch-Flanders). Enjoy a short ferry trip from Breskens to Vlissingen (Flushing), crossing the Westerschelde. From Vlissingen, it's just 30 more minutes of cycling to reach Middelburg, the capital of Zeeland.

    Modern Middelburg has regained as well as preserved much of its historic and picturesque character. You'll discover lavish 17th- and 18th-century merchant houses and storehouses standing along the canals and a medieval abbey that's still in use today as a museum and seat of provincial government.
    Overnight in Middelburg.

    Day 4: Middelburg – Zierikzee (31 miles/50 km)
    Start today with a ride to the town of Veere, formerly an important center for trade. From Veere, you'll cycle over the Veersgatdam (with the possibility of a beach visit here) to North Beveland. Soon, you'll reach the Oosterscheldedam. The enormous locks are built in this embankment and can be closed during storms and high tides to protect the south-west of the Netherlands from the sea. This embankment was one of the last in a series of barriers built against the ocean. When cycling along the embankment, you'll see why protecting the country now and in the future, and letting seawater into the widespread Delta area, has been one of the most difficult and costly challenges for the Netherlands. This is precisely why the Deltaworks are referred to as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. After visiting the dam, you'll continue pedaling to Zierikzee.
    Overnight in Zierikzee.

    Day 5: Zierikzee – Willemstad – cruise to Dordrecht (34 miles/55 km)
    Enjoy cycling on the island of Schouwen-Duiveland towards Bruinisse. This village is known to be a very isolated community, where the main source of income is the mussel fishery - as you cycle along the dike to the Grevelingen, you'll find a statue of an opened mussel.

    From here, you'll continue your ride towards Willemstad (an old fortified town). In Willemstad, you will board the ship and cruise to Dordrecht, one of the oldest cities in Holland, located at the crossroads of busy waterways.
    Overnight in Dordrecht.

    Day 6: Dordrecht – cruise to Gorinchem – cycle to Vianen (31 miles/50 km)
    In the morning, you'll sail from Dordrecht to Gorinchem where you'll visit Woudrichem (an old fortified town) and the most famous castle in the Netherlands - Loevestein.

    Afterwards, you'll follow the meandering River Linge through the Betuwe. This area is known for its large number of verdant orchards and will be covered in blossom in the months of April and May. Along the city of Leerdam, famous for its glass, you'll continue your tour northwards towards Vianen.
    Overnight in Vianen.

    Day 7: Vianen – cruise to Breukelen – cycle to Amsterdam (25 miles/40 km)
    During breakfast, you'll cruise to Breukelen and cycle onwards to Amsterdam via the Vecht and Amstel, Holland's two most beautiful rivers. Along the route, you'll catch sight of magnificent country mansions with splendid, well-kept gardens dating back to the 18th century. After dinner, there's the option to take a canal cruise through iconic Amsterdam, famous for its wonderful waterways.
    Overnight in Amsterdam.

    Day 8: Amsterdam
    End of the tour and disembarkation after breakfast (before 10:00 am). Don't want the adventure to end? Consider taking a cycling day tour in Amsterdam to maximize your experience in this iconic Dutch city.

    This itinerary is subject to change with no notice.


    Bruges to Amsterdam

     Photos Accommodation 

  • Accommodation

    Boats

      Sailing Home

      The Sailing Home has been cruising since 2001. It has 13 cabins which can accommodate up to 26 overnight guests. The beautiful passenger ship has a salon and bar for relaxing and offers a lot of comfort. On the upper deck you’ll also find a lounge and sun deck. Read more

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        Overview

        • Cozy saloon/bar
        • Comfortable dining room on upper deck
        • Large sundeck
        • Wifi in lounge and on deck
        • Central heating

        Liza Marleen

        The Liza Marleen is a unique vessel that was constructed on the dismantled shell of a seafaring freight logger. In the summer she sails in north and south of Holland. Read more

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          Overview

          • Cozy salon and dining room
          • Sundeck for relaxing
          • No laundry services on board
          • Water on board is drinkable.
          • Special Diet Requests: The boat is able to accommodate vegetarian diets. For Gluten-free/Celiac/Lactose-free/Vegan meals, a €75 surcharge will be applied.

          Wending

          The Wending is a former freight barge that started a new life in the early 1990s as a passenger motor barge. Since then, the Wending is a familiar fixture on several routes in the Netherlands and Belgium. The Wending was renovated in 2015 and can accommodate up to 26 passengers in 12 cabins. Read more

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            Anna Antal

            Former shuttle barge converted into a passenger ship, the Anna Antal is a exclusively cozy experience. In 2012 the saloon and cabins were fully renovated. Read more

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              Overview

              • Cozy Salon, bar, and dining room
              • Sun deck
              • Deck for the bikes
              • Central Heating
              • No laundry services on board

            Many of these barges are former working river vessels, converted specifically for this kind of passenger vacation. The barges comply with the strict safety regulations set forth by the Dutch Shipping Inspection Authorities. Do not expect a luxury cruise ship. The experience of the tour is built around guests being active cyclists, and the layout of the barge supports a social environment in common spaces.


            Bruges to Amsterdam

             Daily program Bikes 

          • Bikes

            • Standard Touring Bike - Juijn

              • 24-speeds with handbrakes
              • Step-through frame for passengers from 4'11 to 5'10'' / 150cm - 178cm
              • Men's frames for passengers from 4'11 to 6'8'' / 150cm - 203cm
              • Equipped with:
                • Pannier bag
                • A fixed locked
                • Water bottle
                • Bike helmet
              • Step-through frame standard touring bike
              • Men's frame standard touring

              Electrically Assisted Bike - Freebike

              • 8-speeds
              • For passengers from 5'1 to 6'3'' / 155cm - 190cm
              • Equipped with:
                • Pannier bag
                • A fixed locked
                • Water bottle
                • Bike helmet

              *More about electrically-assisted bikes >

              • Electronically assisted bike
              • Electronically assisted bike
              • Helmet

              Additional equipment

              We can provide children's bikes, trailers, child seats, and tandems upon request.

              • Child's bike
              • Baby seat
              • Tag-along trailer
              • Tandem
              • Child trailer
            • Standard Touring Bike - Juijn

              • 24-speeds with handbrakes
              • Step-through frame for passengers from 4'11 to 5'10'' / 150cm - 178cm
              • Men's frames for passengers from 4'11 to 6'8'' / 150cm - 203cm
              • Equipped with:
                • Pannier bag
                • A fixed locked
                • Water bottle
                • Bike helmet

              Electrically Assisted Bike - Freebike

              • 8-speeds
              • For passengers from 5'1 to 6'3'' / 155cm - 190cm
              • Equipped with:
                • Pannier bag
                • A fixed locked
                • Water bottle
                • Bike helmet

              Additional equipment

              We can provide children's bikes, trailers, child seats, and tandems upon request.

            • Standard Touring Bike - Juijn

              • 24-speeds with handbrakes
              • Step-through frame for passengers from 4'11 to 5'10'' / 150cm - 178cm
              • Men's frames for passengers from 4'11 to 6'8'' / 150cm - 203cm
              • Equipped with:
                • Pannier bag
                • A fixed locked
                • Water bottle
                • Bike helmet

              Electrically Assisted Bike - Freebike

              • 8-speeds
              • For passengers from 5'1 to 6'3'' / 155cm - 190cm
              • Equipped with:
                • Pannier bag
                • A fixed locked
                • Water bottle
                • Bike helmet

              Additional equipment

              We can provide children's bikes, trailers, child seats, and tandems upon request.

            • Standard Touring Bike - Juijn

              • 24-speeds with handbrakes
              • Step-through frame for passengers from 4'11 to 5'10'' / 150cm - 178cm
              • Men's frames for passengers from 4'11 to 6'8'' / 150cm - 203cm
              • Equipped with:
                • Pannier bag
                • A fixed locked
                • Water bottle
                • Bike helmet

              Electrically Assisted Bike - Freebike

              • 8-speeds
              • For passengers from 5'1 to 6'3'' / 155cm - 190cm
              • Equipped with:
                • Pannier bag
                • A fixed locked
                • Water bottle
                • Bike helmet

              Additional equipment

              We can provide children's bikes, trailers, child seats, and tandems upon request.



            Bruges to Amsterdam

             Accommodation Dates & Prices 

          • Dates

            • Sailing Home: May 16, 30; Jun 13, 27; Jul 11, 25; Aug 08, 22; Sep 05, 19; Oct 03, 17, 2024
              Wending: May 23; Jul 18; Aug 15, 29; Sep 12, 26, 2024
              Liza Marleen: Jun 20; Sep 26, 2024

              Low season: Jul 27, 2024 - Aug 14, 2024, Oct 17, 2024 - Oct 24, 2024
              Standard season: May 16, 2024 - Jun 27, 2024, Aug 15, 2024 - Sep 05, 2024, Sep 26, 2024 - Oct 10, 2024
              High season: Sep 05, 2024 - Sep 25, 2024

            • Anna Antal: May 15, 29; Jun 12, 26; Jul 10, 24; Aug 07, 21; Sep 04; Sep 18, 2025
              Liza Marleen: May 22; June 05, 19; Sep 25, 2025
              Sailing Home: May 29; Jun 26; Jul 10, 24; Aug 07, 21; Sep 04, 18; Oct 02, 2025

              Low season: Jun 26 - Aug 14, 2025
              Standard season: May 15 - Jun 26; Aug 21 - Aug 28; Sep 25 - Oct 09, 2025
              High season: Sep 04 - Sep 25, 2025

            Prices

            • Sailing Home

              Per person, double occupancy Low season Standard season High season
              Standard twin cabin €1380 € 1535 €1685
              Single cabin use (1 person/1 cabin) €1995 €2220 €2420

              Wending

              Per person, double occupancy Low season Standard season High season
              Standard twin cabin €1210 €1334 €1460
              Triple cabin (per person, triple occupancy) €1130 €1250 €1370
              Single use (1 person/1 cabin) €1530 €1695 €1840

              Liza Marleen

              Per person, double occupancy Standard season
              Standard twin cabin €1470
              Superior twin cabin €1700
              Superior triple cabin (per person, triple occupancy) €1350
              Single cabin use (1 person/1 cabin) €2110

              Bike Rentals

              Standard touring bike €110
              Electrically assisted bike

              €220

              Additional Options

              Gluten free or vegan meals €75

              Discounts

              Child, 0-2 sharing cabin with at least 1 full-paying adult (on base package price) 100%
              Child, 3-11 sharing cabin with at least 1 full-paying adult (on base package price) 30%
            • Anna Antal

              Per person, double occupancy Low season Standard season High season
              Standard twin cabin €1260 €1380 €1510
              Bunk bed cabin €1070 €1180 €1280
              Single use (1 person/1 cabin) €1595 €1750 €1900

              Liza Marleen

              Per person, double occupancy Low season Standard season
              Standard twin cabin €1370 €1530
              Superior twin cabin €1595 €1760
              Superior triple cabin (per person, triple occupancy) €1280 €1400
              Single use (1 person /1 cabin) €2030 €2270

              Sailing Home

              Per person, double occupancy Low season Standard season High season
              Standard twin cabin €1440 €1590 €1750
              Single use (1 person/1 cabin) €2135 €2360 €2600

              Bike Rentals

              Standard touring bike €115
              Electrically assisted bike

              €225

              Additional Options

              Gluten free or vegan meals €100

              Discounts

              Child, 0-2 sharing cabin with at least 1 full-paying adult (on base package price) 100%
              Child, 3-11 sharing cabin with at least 1 full-paying adult (on base package price) 30%

            Included services

            • 7 nights accommodation on board (including bed linens, 2 towels)
            • Breakfast and dinner on board
            • Lunch packages when on the road
            • Minimum 3 city walks with tour guide
            • Coffee and tea on board
            • Tour guide
            • Road book (1 per cabin)*
            • Ferry fares on the route
            • Wifi available in lounge and on deck (available in the Netherlands; up to 100MB free)
            • GPS tracks (upon request)
            • Rental bike insurance

            *The road book (1 per cabin) includes the detailed itinerary. Although the tour is guided, if you wish to cycle any of the days on your own, you may request the GPS tracks to assist you with navigation.

            Please note that special dietary needs can be accommodated upon request. Extra fees may apply; gluten-free/Celiac/vegan/lactose-free meals are an additional charge (see pricing). Please inform us of dietary requirements when booking your tour.


            Tour Company


            Bruges to Amsterdam

             Bikes Other Details 

          • Map

            Maps are for information purposes only and reflect typical routes between overnight locations. They may not reflect your actual route.

            Surface and terrain

            The tour follows a flat terrain route.


            How to get there

            Tour start
            Nearest airport: Brussels (BRU)
            Nearest train station: Bruges

            Tour end
            Nearest airport: Amsterdam Schipol (AMS)
            Nearest train station: Centraal station

            Tips on getting to and from your tour.


            Bruges to Amsterdam

             Dates & Prices Tour Reviews 

            • Tamera Oswald May 25, 2023

              Great tour!

              What a great way to experience the Netherlands. The country side was charming. Amsterdam was exciting. Gear place to visit.

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            • Tamera Oswald May 24, 2023

              Great tour!

              What a great way to experience the Netherlands. The country side was charming. Amsterdam was exciting. Gear place to visit.

              •  (photo by Tamera Oswald)
            • Kris Krause May 24, 2023

              Great way to see Belgium and Netherlands!

              Being our first bike tour, we didn't know what to expect going into the tour, but we had a great time. The whole team was amazing from the first day to the last day. Having dietary restrictions, they were more than accommodating and didn't make it seem like a burden. All the stops along the way were great and our guide was so knowledgeable. Can't wait to do another one!

              What was the date of your tour?
              May 2023
              How many tours have you completed?
              0
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              Somewhat easier
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              First-time bike tourists, Solo travelers
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • 4/5 Value
              • 4/5 Included meals
              • 4/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 4/5 Hotels or boat
              • 4/5 Scenery
              • 4/5 Ease of navigation
              • 4/5 Tour documents
              • 4/5 Local tour company services
              • 4/5 Route selection
              • 4/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • Casey York October 21, 2022

              Amazing way to travel!

              Can’t wait to go on another trip! The barge was comfortable, food tasty, guide and staff wonderful and I really enjoyed the whole itinerary. The fortified cities shaped like stars were so unique and I enjoyed sailing on the boat, enjoying a happy hour glass on the deck after a long day biking.

              What was the date of your tour?
              October 2022
              How many tours have you completed?
              2
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              As expected
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              First-time bike tourists, Solo travelers, Families with teens
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • 5/5 Value
              • 5/5 Included meals
              • 5/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 5/5 Hotels or boat
              • 5/5 Scenery
              • 5/5 Ease of navigation
              • 5/5 Tour documents
              • 5/5 Local tour company services
              • 5/5 Route selection
              • 5/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • Razz October 12, 2019

              Bruge to Amsterdam by Bike & Boat

              I loved seeing Belgium and Netherlands by the calm pace of the bike and barge. It was exciting to see and experience the cities, small towns and villages, countryside, canals, forests, and farms & communities where people lived. The barge was comfortable, staff was great and the food on the barge was fabulous. I would definitely consider another trip by bike and barge.

              What was the date of your tour?
              September 21-28, 2019
              How many tours have you completed?
              1
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              As expected
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              Solo travelers, First-time bike tourists, Families with young kids, Families with teens
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • 5/5 Value
              • 5/5 Included meals
              • 5/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 5/5 Hotels or boat
              • 5/5 Scenery
              • 5/5 Ease of navigation
              • 5/5 Tour documents
              • 5/5 Local tour company services
              • 5/5 Route selection
              • 5/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • J1951 September 23, 2019

              Bike & Barge Tour

              My husband and I both had a great time on our tour. We biked from Brugge to Amsterdam. Our guide was knowledgeable, the food was fabulous and we enjoyed getting to know the other bikers as we traveled through beautiful country. We highly recommend.

              What was the date of your tour?
              9/7/19 - 9/14/19
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              As expected
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              Solo travelers, First-time bike tourists, Families with teens
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • 5/5 Value
              • 5/5 Included meals
              • 5/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 5/5 Hotels or boat
              • 5/5 Scenery
              • 5/5 Ease of navigation
              • 5/5 Tour documents
              • 5/5 Local tour company services
              • 5/5 Route selection
              • 5/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • SandyPatti August 30, 2019

              Great bike and boating trip!

              Our guide Seitse was terrific - very knowledgeable about the areas and routes. The crew on board Sailing Home made us feel very welcome and the food was excellent. The riding was quite pleasant (very flat almost everywhere) such that we rarely turned on our ebikes. Overall, it was a great way to see parts of Belgium and the Netherlands.

              What was the date of your tour?
              Aug 17 - 24, 2019
              How many tours have you completed?
              This was the first one.
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              Somewhat easier
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              Solo travelers, First-time bike tourists
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • 4/5 Value
              • 5/5 Included meals
              • 4/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 4/5 Hotels or boat
              • 5/5 Scenery
              • 4/5 Ease of navigation
              • 4/5 Tour documents
              • 5/5 Local tour company services
              • 5/5 Route selection
              • 5/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • Sweeper July 2, 2018

              Terrific introduction to bike touring

              From the first moment to the last we had a great time. Thirteen riders and a great guide made for a splendid week touring the countryside between Brugge and Amsterdam. The pace was perfect with plenty of stops for food and drink. Our boat was nicely appointed and the on board chef made a different gourmet meal every night. We recommend a guided tour though we haven't tried a self guided tour yet.

              What was the date of your tour?
              6/9 - 6/16 2018
              How many tours have you completed?
              one
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              As expected
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              Solo travelers, First-time bike tourists, Families with teens
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • 5/5 Value
              • 5/5 Included meals
              • 4/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 4/5 Hotels or boat
              • 5/5 Scenery
              • 5/5 Ease of navigation
              • 5/5 Tour documents
              • 5/5 Local tour company services
              • 5/5 Route selection
              • 5/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • Catherine October 17, 2017

              excellent bike adventure

              Our barge crew was excellent, the group was wonderful and special, the food was very good and the trip a wonderful entry into bike and barging. Looking forward to more cycling and barging trips in the future.

              What was the date of your tour?
              Sept. 30 to Oct. 7
              How many tours have you completed?
              1
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              As expected
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              First-time bike tourists
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • 4/5 Value
              • 4/5 Included meals
              • 4/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 5/5 Hotels or boat
              • 5/5 Scenery
              • 3/5 Ease of navigation
              • 2/5 Tour documents
              • 4/5 Local tour company services
              • 4/5 Route selection
              • 4/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • SheRah October 9, 2017

              Amazing teip

              What was the date of your tour?
              9/30-10/7
              How many tours have you completed?
              2
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              Somewhat easier
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              Solo travelers, First-time bike tourists
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
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              • BikeTours.com staff reply from Brittany October 10, 2017

                We're glad you had a great time on tour. Thank you very much for your picture and your review!

              • 5/5 Value
              • 5/5 Included meals
              • 5/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 5/5 Hotels or boat
              • 5/5 Scenery
              • 5/5 Ease of navigation
              • 5/5 Tour documents
              • 5/5 Local tour company services
              • 5/5 Route selection
              • 5/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • Peterm October 2, 2017

              Excellent format - Barge Bike tour

              Very enjoyable tour. Excellent crew. Excellent food. Excellent company. It is a good mixture of bike & barge travel. The cycling is gentle and Holland is flat. It is good to have a guide as it is impossible to get lost. Cycle routes in Belgium & Holland are very well organised, safe with minimum traffic and great scenery. Would recommend it. Note cabins are small.

              What was the date of your tour?
              23September
              How many tours have you completed?
              0
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              Somewhat easier
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              Solo travelers, First-time bike tourists
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • BikeTours.com staff reply from Brittany October 3, 2017

                We're delighted to hear you had a great time! I agree that the bike and boat tours are a wonderful way to explore Holland and Belgium. Thank you for taking the time to review!

              • 5/5 Value
              • 5/5 Included meals
              • 5/5 Hotels or boat
              • 5/5 Scenery
              • 5/5 Ease of navigation
              • 4/5 Tour documents
              • 5/5 Local tour company services
              • 5/5 Route selection
              • 5/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • cwr01 August 23, 2017

              Great Bike and Barge

              The guide and barge crew were wonderful and very helpful and understanding. It was a great way to see the Low Countries. I would suggest they upgrade the quality of the bicycles.

              What was the date of your tour?
              July 2017
              How many tours have you completed?
              3
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              As expected
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              Solo travelers, First-time bike tourists, Families with teens
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • Photo 1 (photo by cwr01)
              • 4/5 Value
              • 4/5 Included meals
              • 3/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 4/5 Hotels or boat
              • 4/5 Scenery
              • 4/5 Ease of navigation
              • 4/5 Tour documents
              • 5/5 Local tour company services
              • 4/5 Route selection
              • 5/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • CamL June 29, 2017

              Excellent cycle tour

              Such a great way to experience a country! Easy cycling with great sights and experiences. The group wasn't too big, the boat was comfortable and the food was healthy and delicious. The guide kept us moving along excellent trails and he found good places for us to lunch. All the sights he stopped at were very interesting.

              (Would like to add a photo but can't)

              What was the date of your tour?
              June 10-17 2017
              How many tours have you completed?
              3
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              Much easier
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              Solo travelers, First-time bike tourists, Families with young kids, Families with teens
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • 5/5 Value
              • 5/5 Included meals
              • 5/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 5/5 Hotels or boat
              • 5/5 Scenery
              • 5/5 Ease of navigation
              • 4/5 Tour documents
              • 5/5 Local tour company services
              • 5/5 Route selection
              • 5/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • Le Buts June 21, 2017

              Discovering the Natherlands

              Excellent value, great tour, excellent food! We will gladly do another one of these small group tours one day. The group was a great size to give the opportunity to get to know each member of the group. Wonderful places and scenery.

              What was the date of your tour?
              10 - 17 June 2017
              How many tours have you completed?
              3
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              Somewhat easier
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              Solo travelers, First-time bike tourists, Families with teens
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • 4/5 Value
              • 5/5 Included meals
              • 5/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 5/5 Hotels or boat
              • 5/5 Scenery
              • 4/5 Ease of navigation
              • 1/5 Tour documents
              • 4/5 Route selection
              • 4/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • Shawn June 8, 2017

              Great scenery, great boat and easy biking

              The food on the boat was terrific, our guide provided wonderful walking tours of the towns and cities and at the end of the day, we can rest, sitting on the top deck of the boat, and look at the views.

              What was the date of your tour?
              5/27 to 6/3
              How many tours have you completed?
              2
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              Somewhat easier
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              Solo travelers
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • 5/5 Value
              • 5/5 Included meals
              • 4/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 5/5 Hotels or boat
              • 5/5 Scenery
              • 5/5 Ease of navigation
              • 3/5 Tour documents
              • 5/5 Local tour company services
              • 5/5 Route selection
              • 5/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • Tahoe Gal June 7, 2017

              Excellent--Exceeded My Expectations

              Everything was perfect on the Liza Marleen. Captain Els set the tone that was professional and relaxing. Chef Mariah's culinary​ creations were inventive and delicious. Guide Bert's attention ensured a carefree day of riding. And then there was the scenery! Riding was easy and the distance perfect (30-is miles a day) made for days I will remember for a long time. Room was more comfortable than many boats similar size with AC and fabulous showers.

              What was the date of your tour?
              10 May
              How many tours have you completed?
              0
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              As expected
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              Solo travelers, Families with teens
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • 5/5 Value
              • 5/5 Included meals
              • 5/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 4/5 Hotels or boat
              • 5/5 Scenery
              • 5/5 Ease of navigation
              • 5/5 Tour documents
              • 5/5 Local tour company services
              • 5/5 Route selection
              • 5/5 Guides (if applicable)
            • Beana June 7, 2017

              Bikes and Boats! And Lots More!

              Comfortable bikes and idyllic rides. The Liza Marleen was a comfortable barge with great staff. Food terrific. A wonderful combination of touring and history, city walks and countryside explorations.

              What was the date of your tour?
              May 26
              How many tours have you completed?
              1
              Difficulty (actual vs. expected)?
              Somewhat easier
              Who is this tour suitable for?
              Solo travelers, First-time bike tourists
              Do you recommend this tour?
              Yes
              • 5/5 Value
              • 5/5 Included meals
              • 5/5 Bikes + equipment
              • 4/5 Hotels or boat
              • 5/5 Scenery
              • 4/5 Ease of navigation
              • 4/5 Tour documents
              • 5/5 Local tour company services
              • 5/5 Route selection
              • 5/5 Guides (if applicable)

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