2021
Bike Tour from Bruges to Amsterdam

Bike Tour from Bruges to Amsterdam

Through Flanders, Zeeland and Holland

 Bruges – Dordrecht – Amsterdam

  • Idyllic villages, historical cities and natural landscape
  • Kinderdijk windmills
  • Daily routes ●●●○○
  • Altitude profile ●○○○○

days
8

km / day avg.
60

This diverse Bike Tour from Bruges to Amsterdam will take you through Belgium and the Netherlands. Explore small, idyllic villages and big cities with long histories, such as Bruges and Amsterdam. Enjoy beautiful natural landscapes, which are mostly characterised by water and green meadows. From Bruges, the gem of Flanders, you will first cycle through the Flemish region, and after crossing the border, through Zeeland Flanders. Via the Western Scheldt estuary you will visit numerous islands and peninsulas, where beautiful sandy beaches await you. You will cycle past the 19 impressive Kinderdijk windmills, before your cycling holiday ends in the lively and unique bicycle city Amsterdam.

Itinerary

Bike Tour from Bruges to Amsterdam
  • Booking Code
    NL-BA7
  • Start / Destination
    Bruges / Amsterdam
  • Duration
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Length
    approx. 315 – 340 km
    Daily routes ●●●○○
    between 50 and 80 km, Ø 60 km
    Altitude profile ●○○○○

Day 1: Individual arrival in Bruges

Bruges, also known as the Venice of the North, is Belgium’s most important cultural hub and hosts many museums. Explore the rich history of what might be Flanders’ most beautiful city – take a cruise through the medieval city centre on one of the many canals and get a feel for Bruges medieval past, when the city was the centre of European fabric and wool trade. Your rental bikes will be ready at the hotel.

Day 2: Bruges – Vlissingen / Middelburg, approx. 65 km

Your bike tour starts with a diverse stage through green meadows and extensive wetland areas. First you will cycle into the small and charming town Damme. Shortly afterwards you will cross the Dutch border. You will cycle through Zeeland Flanders before your ferry takes you to your destination Vlissingen. The beach is the perfect spot to watch a beautiful sunset.

Day 3: Vlissingen – Schuddebeurs / Zierikezee, approx. 40 km

In Middelburg you have reached the capital of the Zeeland Flanders region. Take a look at the Stadthuis, one of the Netherlands’ most important gothic town halls. The village Veere was significantly shaped by its trade with Scotland. Explore the Scottish traces on a stroll through the charming small town. Cycle through Zierikzee to reach your destination Schuddebeurs.

Day 4: Schuddebeurs – Willemstad, approx. 50 km

Beautiful sandy beaches line the island Schouwen-Duiveland. You will cycle through the poldern landscape, which is reminiscent of a mosaic, past dunes and sandbanks before you return to the mainland.  The centre of the small fortress town Willemstad is home to numerous well-restored buildings from the 17th and 18th century. The town centre forms a seven-pointed star, which is completely surrounded by water.

Day 5: Willemstad – Dordrecht – Papendrecht, approx. 65 km

You will cross the Hollands Diep river and cycle along the national park De Biesbosch – a unique freshwater tidal wetland, which was created after a large flood in 1421. Hundreds of birds breed in this labyrinth of streams and islands. Dordrecht, which is located on the island with the same name, is Holland’s oldest town. The area around the harbour in particular will give you a feel for Dordrecht’s past. Today you spend the night in Papendrecht, which is just a bit further north of Dordrecht.

Day 6: Papendrecht – Gouda, approx. 40 km

Take a break at Holland’s most famous windmills on your journey North. 19 windmills stand in a row in Kinderdijk, which were built to pump water from the polders into the river Lek. When cycling further to Gouda, you are in fact 2 metres below sea level. The famous cheese town has an impressive town centre.

Day 7: Gouda – Amsterdam, approx. 80 km or 55 km + Train

Cycling through the Netherlands’ Green Heart you will get ever closer to your journey’s destination. A unique landscape of rivers, wide polders, lakes and marshland stretches around you. You will cycle past lakes, canals and many small villages before reaching the Dutch capital. There are so many sights in this harbour city that it can be hard to decide where to start.

Day 8: Individual departure or extension of stay

After breakfast your bike tour from Bruges to Amsterdam ends. In case you want to enjoy Amsterdam for a few more days, we would be happy to extend your stay in the city of canals and bicycles.

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Dates / prices / services

Season times and prices 2021

Arrival daily from 01.06.2021 to 31.08.2021 and additionally fridays, saturdays and sundays

from 02.04.2021 to 30.05.2021 and from 03.09.2021 to 26.09.2021

Bookable dates are shown in the booking form. The season is dictated by the arrival date.

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Season A, mondays – saturdays
ab729 €
Season B, sundays
ab779 €
All prices per person in a double room, without Additional Services
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Services

  • 7 nights incl. breakfast, national 3* / 4* level
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel to Amsterdam, 1 piece of luggage per person, max. 20 kg / piece
  • GPS tracks available on request
  • Cycle route description with maps (1 x per room)
  • 7 day Service Hotline
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Not included:

  • City or visitor's tax (if payable)
  • Fees for ferries
  • Train ride
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Child reduction on basic price

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From 0 to 3 years

-100%

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From 4 to 12 years

-20%

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From 13 to 17 years

-10%

Applies for accommodation in rooms with 2 full-paying guests.

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Additional Services

Additional bookable services

All prices are per Person

Additional fee single room

215 €

Additional fee half-board (7 x dinner)

229 €

Extra night in a double room, B&B, Brügge

75 €

Extra night in a double room, B&B, Amsterdam

95 €

Extra night in a single room, B&B, Brügge

105 €

Extra night in a single room, B&B, Amsterdam

125 €

Rental Bikes

Rental Bikes

Rental Bike
Rental Bike
105 €
E-Bike
E-Bike
205 €

Types of rental bikes

  • 24-gear women's / men's bike, derailleur gears with free-wheel
  • Electric bike
Fittings

Pannier

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Rental Bike

24-gear Rental Bike

105 €

E-bike

205 €

Brief Information

Bike Tour from Bruges to Amsterdam
  • Booking Code
    NL-BA7
  • Start / Destination
    Bruges / Amsterdam
  • Duration
    8 days / 7 nights
  • Length
    Length
    approx. 315 – 340 km
    Daily routes ●●●○○
    between 50 and 80 km, Ø 60 km
    Altitude profile ●○○○○
  • Parking information
    Free-of-charge parking available at the start hotel.
    No reservation possible through Radweg-Reisen.
  • Returning to Bruges
    Self organized by train, connections several times in a hour, 1 – 3 x changes, duration approx. 4 hours
  • Tour operated by
    Local cooperation partner
  • Mobility note
    This holiday is suitable to only a limited extent for people with restricted mobility.
    Please contact us if you have individual requirements.

Travel Insurance

A lot can still happen before the start of your cycling holiday, so we recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance, for example with our partner Allianz.

days
8

km / day avg.
60