Amsterdam – Kudelstaart/Uithoorn
Monday or Thursday
10 km (6
The crew will welcome you aboard the Elodie with coffee
and tea. As the ship sails trough Amsterdam you will be given a detailed
explanation of the program. Just before you arrive we will disembark for the
first cycle trip to Kuddelstaart.
Kudelstaart – Leiden
Tuesday or Friday
25 or 35 kilometers (16 or 22 miles)
We will start the day early with a visit to the flower
auction in Aalsmeer. You will see the world biggest flower auction at work.
Every day the worlds market prices for flowers and plant is being determined
right here in this building. Millions of flowers and plants find their way
all over the world when the auction starts
We will proceed our trip through the green
hart of Holland towards Uithoorn.
Along the route you can enjoy the views of windmills, lakes and green
pastures. If there is an opportunity we Will visit a Dutch cheese farm or
windmill in the area.
Our final destination for the is the
oldest Dutch university town of Leiden with its charming and lively centre.
The Elodie lies in the centre of Leiden a good place to get acquainted with
this historical town.
Leiden – Haarlem
Wednesday or Saturday
kilometers (16 miles)
will continue our trip by bicycle for a visit to the Keukenhof. This flower
exhibition has everything Holland has to offer when it comes to flowers. You
may expect to be overwhelmed by colors at this time of year when most
flower bulbs show their beauty.
Haarlem – Amsterdam
Sunday or Thursday
km or 35 km (9 or 22 miles)
On this day there is an option for the faster and more experienced bike
riders to cycle to Amsterdam or just make the short ride to the statue of
Hans Brinker en enjoy the boat ride to Amsterdam from there.
At noon we will take leave of you.