Amsterdam-Bruges Tour (vice versa )
10 miles // 17 km
Arrival on board the Elodie in Amsterdam
where the crew will welcome you with a nice cup of coffee or tea. Introduction to the crew,
explanation of the rules on board, information on the program.
After the introduction
will make a short tour through the rural
area of Amsterdam North to get comfortable with your bike. In the evening
after dinner your guide will take you for a walk through Amsterdam .
Amsterdam – Nigtevecht
Monday – 24
miles // 39 or 55 km
Early in the morning the Elodie
will start sailing for Nigtevecht where this day's cycling tour will start.
Along the lovely river Vecht you can enjoy the scenery of mansions in a beautiful surrounding.
Leaving the river we will head
for the caste of Haarzuilen. After a short stop at the castle
we will continue our tour through wetland, polders and
nice little towns to Vianen where we will spend the night.
Vianen - Dordrecht
Tuesday - 17 or 34 miles //
28 or 55 km
Our bicycle tour starts in
Vianen along the meandering river Lek
you will proceed your journey for a stop at Schoonhoven. This old town is
well known for its Silver. You will be able to admire this in the many
Silver shops where the also produce their fine products.
From Schoonhoven we cycle to Kinderdijk,
one of the most famous
attractions of Holland. Here you will find the largest collection of
windmills together in a park as they were originally
build. After this visit the next we will still have a short distance to
cover before you will get to the fast Ferry that will take you to
Dordrecht. This historical town calls for an evening walk.
Dordrecht - Willemstad -
Wednesday - 12 or 38 miles /19
or 60 km
Early in the Morning the ship
will sail to Willemstad while you are enjoying your breakfast.
This fortified town or the lock's near by will be the starting point of a
tour through the Province of Zeeland. The home of the Dutchman that named
New Sealand after this province The Polders, farmland and typical small
towns of Zeeland will be the setting of your cycling tour to Zierikzee a beautiful
place that marks the rich history of this town.
Zierikzee - Middelburg
Thursday 35 miles // 56 km
Today you will encounter one of
the wonders of the world. On your bike you will be able to cross the great
dam that was built after the great flooding of Zeeland in 1953. This still
is the Dutch answer to tame the sea.
Middelburg will be the place where we
spend the night right at the heart of Zeeland.
Middelburg - Gent
Friday - 33 miles
// 53 km
Today's program offers a tour
from Dutch Vlaanderen into Belgium Vlaanderen. With the ferry from
vlissingen to Breskens we will pass the Westerschelde The first
kilometers will still be in Holland before we reach the Belgium border
where the Elodie will be waiting for you to sail into Gent together.Gent also called the pride
of Belgium honors its title walking through the medley of intimate and grotesque
architecture. A university town with a great atmosphere !
Gent - Brugge
Saturday - 14 or 25 miles // 23
or 40 km
As we leave Gent by boat we will soon
get into the rural country side between Gent and Brugge where you will
start cycling. Green pastures
and picturesque little town follow
up quickly as you approach the final destination of this tour.
Brugge can be considered an open
air museum in every respect. The nice thing about it that it is not! a
museum but a town where you can go to a restaurants and bars right in the
middle of these special surroundings. We can truly recommend eating in one
of the many restaurants because this part of Belgium is famous for its good
leave of you after breakfast.
that on some day's a shorter tour is optional.
means that you possibly miss some of that day's Highlight's. All
distances mentioned are approximate and are subject to change due to
weather, road or water situations or other circumstances that might
occur during the tour and where not foreseen at the moment of offering