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Until 31 Aug 19
7 nights from
per adult share twinFlights are additional, bike is not included
✔ 7 night tour with accommodation on board superior barges MS Magnifique/ MS Magnifique II and MS Magnifique III
✔ 7 breakfasts, 6 packed lunches and 6 three course dinners (Dinner in Gouda is not included)
✔ 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. (2 guides only when there are at least 18 guest on board).
✔ Printed instructions and detailed maps for individual bike tours– 1 set per cabin
✔ Complimentary tea and coffee
✔ Bed linen and towels; daily short cleaning of cabin
Flights are additional
Twin Cabin Lower Deck
From $2259 per adult share twin
Premium Twin Cabin
From $2629 per adult share twin
Departures: 15 May, 01, 08 Jun, 03, 10, 20, 27 Jul, 28 Aug, 04 Sep 19
Bike is not included.
Note: Add on a 7 Speed unisex bike from $148 or update to an Electric bike from $325 per adult. Bike rental costs include a rental helmet and a pannier bag. It is not compulsory to wear a helmet in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Day 1: Amsterdam – Zaandam (1 – 5 km) - Cruise to Zaandam during dinner then enjoy a short test ride.
Day 2: Zaandam – Zaanse Schans Museum – Waterland – Volendam (33 – 46 km) - Cycle to the open-air museum - Zaanse Schans, then continue through beautiful wetlands to the small fishing harbour of Volendam.
Day 3: Volendam – Marken – Weesp - Vianen ( 35 – 45 km) - Cross by ferry to the historic village of Marken. Continue to Muiden with its 14thC waterfront castle. Join the barge in Weesp to cruise to the fortified town of Vianen for overnight.
Day 4: Vianen – Schoonhoven – Dordrecht (22 or 48 km) - Cycle to the ‘Silver City’ Schoohoven known for its talented silver smiths. Continue through the Alblasserwaard polder land (reclaimed from the sea) and on to the old city of Dordrecht. This evening enjoy a short city walk with your guide.
Day 5: Dordrecht – Kinderdijk – Gouda (30 km) - Bike to the famous 19 large windmills at Kinderdijk then on to the lovely historic ‘cheese’ city of Gouda. Visit the old market square and Cheese Weighing House. Tonight you are free to make your own arrangements for dinner.
Day 6: Gouda – Leiden – Oude Wetering (40 – 54 km) - From Gouda cycle through the “Green Heart Of Holland” with small canals and tiny lakes – all below sea level! You have the choice to go via Leiden, birthplace of the famous painter Rembrandt.
Day 7: Oude Wetering – Amsterdam (23 – 43 km) - Cycle from the small village of Oude Wetering into Amsterdam along the Amstel River. Enroute, visit a cheese and clog farm. Enjoy a farewell dinner on board.
Day 8: Tour ends in Amsterdam - Disembark after breakfast.
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Valid for sales to 31 Oct 19. Travel May-Sep 19 on set Saturday departures. Price is based on self-guided 8 day/7 night Bike and Barge tour. Bike hire is additional due to the different choices of bikes. Please ask us for other itineraries and prices. Prices are correct as at 24 Oct 18 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. <WW>
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