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Bike & Barge - Holland Meets Belgium

8 days from $2349* per adult share twin
*Based on the premium MS Magnifique Barges
Bike is not included

Sale Period

Until 31 Jul 20 by 4pm

 

8 days from
$2349*
per adult share twin*Based on the premium MS Magnifique BargesBike is not included

Bike & Barge - Holland Meets Belgium

Visit Amsterdam and lovely old Dutch towns like Gouda and Willemstad while biking the lowlands of the North Sea to Belgium to discover the Belgian pearls of Antwerp, Ghent and the most stunning canal town of Bruges.

Deal Includes

✔ 7 night tour with accommodation on board superior barges MS Magnifique/ MS Magnifique II/ MS Magnifique III & MS Magnifique IV
 7 breakfasts, 6 packed lunches and 6 three course dinners
 Welcome drink and tour briefing on day of arrival
 2 Tour leaders (multilingual) with daily briefings of the bike tours, some short city tours, daily guided bike tours.
 Printed instructions and detailed maps for individual bike tours – 1 set per cabin o GPS tracks
 Fees for ferries
 Some short walking tours
 Visit Kinderdijk Mills, Entrance Cathedral Antwerp, Canal trip through Ghent
 Complimentary tea and coffee
 Bed linen and towels, daily short cleaning of cabin
 Wi-Fi
Bike is not included
Flights are additional

Twin Cabin
From $2349 per adult share twin
Travel: Apr-Sep 2020

Bike hire per week
7-speed from $150 per adult
E-Bike from $325 per adult

Helmet hire is included in the bike rental cost including a water bottle. It is not compulsory to wear a helmet in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Itinerary
Day 1 Amsterdam – Vianen – Breukelen – Vianen (5 – 15 km):
Embarkation is at 1.00 pm. After we’ll take our first short ride Breukelen to Vianen return.
Day 2 Vianen – Kinderdijk – Dordrecht (56 km)
Cycle to the famous windmills of Kinderdijk, 19 large ones all in a row. Go by bike and fast ferry to Drodrecht, one of Holland’s oldest towns.
Day 3 Dordrecht – Willemstad - Tholen – Antwerp (43 km)
During breakfast cruise to Willemstad then bike to the amazing Kreekraksluis (lock). Board your barge and cruise into the beautiful old city centre of Antwerp, not only known as the diamond city but also as the birthplace of Rubens.
Day 4 Antwerp – Temse – Dendermonde (47 or 59 km)
Cycle through Flemish countryside along the River Schelde to Dendermonde.
Day 5 Dendermonde – Ghent (40 or 53 km)
Continue to follow the River Schelde to the lively university town of Ghent. Free time in the afternoon to explore the city.
Day 6 Ghent – Bruges (45 km)
Cycle through the lovely countryside of Flanders to the most beautiful of all Flemish cities, Bruges. Dinner your own arrangements this evening.
Day 7 Bruges – North Sea circuit (50 km)
Cycle along a pretty canal lined with poplar trees, past small farmhouses to the North Sea coast. Explore the dune landscape of a 12km long sandy beach before returning to Bruges.
Day 8:
Tour ends in Bruges after breakfast.

Note: prevailing winds often make cycling in the direction Bruges to Amsterdam easier.

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Terms and Conditions

Valid for sales to 31 Jul 2020. Travel Apr-Sep 2020 on set departures. Prices are correct as at 24 Jan 2020 and subject to change without notice and may vary due to currency exchange rates • All prices and products are subject to availability at time of reservation • Prices are per adult in NZ dollars based on payment by cash or cheque • Amendment and cancellation fees apply • Specific booking conditions apply, please ask your House of Travel specialist for full details. We strongly recommend comprehensive travel insurance be taken at the time of booking – ask your House of Travel specialist for information.  Contact House of Travel on 0800 838 747 for more information and the best airfare to match your holiday.

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