2020
Cycle tours in Flanders around Bruges

Cycle tours in Flanders around Bruges

Centre based tour Bruges with trips to the North Sea

 Day Trips from Bruges

  • UNESCO world heritage Bruges, beaches at the North Sea
  • Daily routes ●●○○○
  • Altitude profile ●○○○○

days
5

km / day avg.
60

Bruges, the capital of the province of West Flanders, is at the heart of this cycle tours. The medieval city centre impresses visitors with artfully adorned buildings, historic churches and romantic canals. Since 2000 Bruges’ centre has been a UNESCO world cultural heritage site and it is the ideal starting point for a diverse star tour. Explore the city’s quiet surroundings with its fields, canals and dunes. The blue North Sea, beautiful municipal beaches and the extensive polder landscape create a picturesque backdrop. It is said that Bruges is one of the most beautiful cities in the world – a well-earned title. Bruges is the ideal starting point for a perfect cycling holiday in pretty Flanders.

Cycle tours in Flanders around Bruges
  • Booking code
    NL-BEB4
  • Start / Destination
    Bruges
  • Duration
    5 days, 4 nights
  • Length
    approx. 185 km
    Daily routes ●●○○○
    between 55 and 70 km, Ø 60 km
    Altitude profile ●○○○○

Day 1: Individual arrival in Bruges

Bruges, which is 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 and take a trip through the medieval city centre on one of the many canals. Here you will get a feel for Bruges medieval past, when the city was the centre of European fabric and wool trade. Your booked rental bikes will be ready for you at the hotel.

Day 2: Cycling around Torhout and Wijnendaele, approx. 70 km

You will cycle in a south-westerly direction to one of Flanders’ oldest towns. Torhout developed in the 2 century AD, to which archaeological findings from Roman times attest. Today, you will get the opportunity to marvel at two castles. An extensive landscaped park surrounds the neo-gothic Castle d’Aertrycke. The origins of the moated castle Wijnendal, which hosts a museum today, can be traced back to the 11th century.

Day 3: Excursion to Damme and Knokke, approx. 60 km

From Bruges you will cycle to the North Sea via Damme. The small town with a gothic town hall and eight antiquarian bookshops is a popular tourist destination. In Knokke, a chic seaside resort with luxury boutiques and an art-deco casino, you will find a 12 kilometre long fine sandy beach. Het Zwin, the largest nature reserve on the Belgian coast, lies to the East.  You will return to Bruges in the evening.

Day 4: Excursion to Lissewege and De Haan, approx. 55 km

Today you will once again return to the North Sea coast. Via Lissewege, a typical polder village, which is said to be Flanders’ most beautiful hamlet, you will cycle to the holiday resort De Haan, where Albert Einstein lived for six months in 1933.The Kusttram also stops in De Haan – it is a 68 kilometre long tram line which connects all towns and villages on the Belgian coast – the longest in the world. Enjoy your day at the soft sandy beach and go for a dip in the North Sea.

Day 5: Individual departure

After breakfast your cycle tours around Bruges comes to an end.

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Season times and prices 2020

Arrival daily from Mon, 06/15/2020 - 00:00 to Wed, 09/23/2020 - 00:00

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

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Basic Price

Season A

20.03.
01.05. - 26.06.
28.08. - 27.10.

Season B

27.06. - 27.08.

Season C

21.03. - 30.04.

Single room supplement 199

All prices per person in a double room, without Additional Services
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Services

  • 4 nights incl. breakfast at 4* NH Hotel Bruges 
  • Cycle route description with maps (1 x per room)
  • 7 day Service Hotline
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Not included is the City or visitor´s tax (if payable).

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Accommodation

You will stay at the elegant 4*-NH Hotel Brugge in Bruges’ centre. The hotel has 149 rooms and is housed in a former monastery, which is under preservation order. The rooms are tastefully decorated and will enable you to have a comfortable stay. The hotel has a small gym, a terrace and a garden. The restaurant serves international dishes and you can enjoy Belgian beers at the bar.

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Child reduction on basic price

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From 0 to 11 years

-30%

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

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Additional bookable services

All prices are per Person

Additional fee single room

199 €

Additional fee half-board (4 x dinner)

119 €

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

75 €

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

125 €

Rental Bikes

Free child seat. All prices per person in double bike, except Rental Bikes Rental Bikes
Rental Bike
Rental Bike
59 €
E-Bike
E-Bike
129 €

Insurance

The GuteFahrt protection includes the following benefits (without deductibles): travel cancellation insurance, health assistance, travel assistance, premature termination insurance, rebooking fee protection and luggage insurance.

These insurance policies are available for different durations of travel and can be booked directly via our online booking form. The costs per person are shown accordingly.

Important information: Authoritative for insurance protection are the general terms and conditions of insurance of AGA International S.A. The complete product and consumer information and terms and conditions of insurance can be found at www.allianz-assistance.de/pib or call: +49 89 - 624 24 - 460 to order a copy. We reserve the right to make changes to the benefits and premiums.

Note: the insurance policies are only available in German!

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Rental Bikes

Rental Bike
Rental Bike
59 €
E-Bike
E-Bike
129 €
Children's and Teenager's bike
Children's and Teenager's bike
55 €
Trailer
Trailer
55 €

Types of rental bikes

  • 7-gear women's/men's bike with free-wheel
  • 21-gear women's/men's bike with free-wheel
  • E-bike
  • Teenager's bike
  • Children's trailer
Fittings

Pannier, milometer, bike lock, pump, repair kit

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Rental Bike

7- or 21-gear Rental Bike

59 €

E-bike

129 €

Children's / Teenager's bike, Trailer

55 €

Cycle tours in Flanders around Bruges
  • Booking code
    NL-BEB4
  • Start / Destination
    Bruges
  • Duration
    5 days, 4 nights
  • Length
    approx. 185 km
    Daily routes ●●○○○
    between 55 and 70 km, Ø 60 km
    Altitude profile ●○○○○
  • Route condition
    The cycle route runs mainly on asphalted streets and cycle paths.
  • Parking information
    Parking at the train station, approx. 4 € per day.
    No reservations possible through Radweg-Reisen.
  • Own bikes
    If you do not need a rental bike, please indicate in the booking form, whether you arrive with your own bike or your own E-Bike.
  • 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
5

km / day avg.
60