Countryside of IJssel Lake

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Cycle across some of Europe's finest nature reserves of 'De Weerribben'. Experience the delights of old fishing ports, great waterways and the rural area around picturesque Ijssel Lake. Starting a little north of Amsterdam, this itinerary guides you through the rural area around Ijssel Lake, the former inland sea called Zuiderzee. On the road you'll see a great variety of waterways: lakes, canals and rivers and experience old fishing ports like Elburg and Spakenburg and towns that live and breathe the atmosphere of the traditional Netherlands.
brief itinerary
DAY 1 Arrive and explore Hoorn DAY 2 Cycle coastline of Ijssel Lake to Rijs (35km / 21.5mi) DAY 3 Cycle past rural villages to Ossenzijl (45km / 28mi) DAY 4 Cycle via Weerribben National Park to Giethoorn and on to Zwartsluis (40km / 25mi) DAY 5 Cycle to Hanseatic town of Kampen and visit harbour town of Elburg en route to Harderwijk (70km / 43.5mi) DAY 6 Cycle across woods and moorland to Nijkerk and on to Eemnes (50km / 31mi) DAY 7 Cycle to Weesp via Naarden-Vesting, one of the finest walled towns (30km / 18.5mi) DAY 8 Trip concludes
trip dates

10 June 2017 - 17 June 2017 Book Now »
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Minimum 4 participants is required to operate this trip for logistical reasons. Trip can operate in reverse starting in Weesp, or on a Sunday, on request.

what's included
*7 breakfasts, 7 dinners *7 nights in 2-3 star hotels on a twin share basis *7 speed bike rental with pannier (electric bike available on request - supplement applies) *luggage transfer *information pack including route notes & maps per room *emergency hotline
AT A GLANCE
Countryside of IJssel Lake
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trip activity:
trip grading:
introductory to moderate
duration:
8 days
trip code:
HCC
2017 PRICING
US $1,300
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