from/to Amsterdam By bike & boat - South Holland 2019 - MS Sir Winston
Experience Holland during this splendid 8-days bike and boat journey. Enjoy cycling along Holland's well-constructed cycle paths and its waterways guarantee an unforgettable holiday on board the MS Sir Winston.
During the day, the cycling tour in Holland presents its beautiful landscapes in the land of Rembrandt and van Gogh and in the afternoon enjoy on board the MS Sir Winston.
After your inquiry you will immediately receive an e-mail message. If not, we kindly ask you to call us (0043 (0)732 / 72 77 - 221).
Detailed information about this offer
- 7 nights on board the MS Winston in comfortable booked outer cabins with low beds, shower/WC
- daily full board (7x breakfast buffet, 6x lunch box or snacks, 6x coffee and tea at the afternoon, 7x 3-course dinner)
- welcome drink
- daily cleaning of cabin
- bed linen and towels on request
- guide and tour information on board
- daily individual unguided cycle tours
- map- and information material per cabin in English
- all harbor, locks and bridge taxes
Day 1 - Individual arrival to AmsterdamIndividual arrival in Amsterdam for your bike and boat holiday and embarkation on board of the MS Sir Winston is from 3 pm. You might have enough time for shopping or visiting the capital of The Netherlands.
Day 2 - boat trip Amsterdam–Zaandem–Amsterdam, bike tour Zaandem–Amsterdam, approx. 30 kmIn the morning, the MS Sir Winston departs from Amsterdam in direction Zaandem. From here your cycling tour in Holland leads you to an open-air museum's village “Zaanse Schans”: Connected with the exhibition terrain is the Zaans museum, which gives an insight into the development of the “Zaanstreeks” as the first industrial area. On your cycling holiday you are cycling back to Amsterdam through the recreational area of Twiske . Tip: a canal tour is the most beautiful way to get to know the city of Amsterdam.
Day 3 - boat trip Amsterdam–Utrecht–Gouda, bike tour Utrecht–Gouda, approx. 40 kmFrom Amsterdam the route on your cycling holidays leads you to the city of Gouda, which is famous for its cheese. If the weather is fine, a longer break at the lakes of Reeuwijkse Plassen is worthwhile for a refreshing bath. Alternatively you may take a detour to Kasteel de Haar, the largest castle of the Netherlands. Tip: During the tulip-flowering season (departures 30.03.-11.05) we offer an optional day excursion to Keukenhof by coach, transfers and entrance fee included (EUR 59,- per person, only bookable in advance).
Day 4 - boat trip Gouda–Rotterdam, Rotterd.–Delft–Den Haag–Scheveningen, by bike approx. 35–85 kmEarly in the morning, the MS Sir Winston leaves Gouda for Rotterdam and you can choose from 2 cycling tours: the shorter version leads to Delft, where you can visit the porcelain manufactory or the longer version of the bike tour leads you directly to the centre of The Hague and onto Nordsee Kur (North Sea resort). Alternatively you can also go by train to Rotterdam (rail and bike is not included, approx. EUR 15,- p. Pers, not in rush hour between 16:00 h and 18.30 h). Tip: you should experience the harbour of Rotterdam on an interesting harbour tour.
Day 5 - Rotterdam–Schoonhoven, bike tour approx. 43 kmYour cycling tour in Holland leads to Kinderdijk (UNESCO-world heritage with 19 windmills in one row) and onto Schoonhoven with its charming old town. In Schoonhoven you go again on board the MS Sir Winston.
Day 6 - Schoonhoven–Utrecht, bike tour approx. 40 kmToday enjoy along your cycling tour in Holland cycling through the Polderland to Oudewater and onto Utrecht. Do not miss to visit the Cathedral of Utrecht one of the most significant of The Netherlands.
Day 7 - Utrecht–Amsterdam, bike tour approx. 50 kmYour cycle tour takes you along the small and winding river Vecht through beautiful landscapes. The river Vecht is also known as the “Loire of the Netherlands”. Numerous castles and villas will be seen beside the river.
Day 8 - Individual departure to AmsterdamAfter breakfast disembarkation from the MS Sir Winston until 9:00 am and individual departure from your bike and boat holiday in Holland.
Ship: „MS Sir Winston“
The MS Sir Winston is a comfortable riverboat with a personal atmosphere. Restaurant, Salon and Bar, are with English style furnished leather chairs equipped, (air-condition). Guaranteed comfortable accommodation during your bike and boat holiday in Holland. Spend some relaxing time in the loggia and on the sundeck. The bikes are safely stored during your cycling holiday on the MS Sir Winston. 24 cabins on the main deck and 11 cabins on the promenade deck, they are small and practical (approx. 7 m²) equipped with 2 single beds, TV, safe, (key security deposit € 15,-), shower/WC. Cabins on the promenade deck are additionally equipped with an air-condition, the windows can be opened on both decks of the MS Sir Winston.
Technical details: Lenght 67,20 m, width 7 m, max. 68 guests, Dutch flag and leadership
Rates and additional services to book
Arrival: 30.03.2019 - 11.10.2019
fully booked: 06.04.2019 – 22.06., 14.09.2019
Arrival: 30.03.2019 - 11.10.2019
€ 70,00 per person & stay
7-speed unisex bike:
€ 165,00 per person & stay