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

09 May 2018 - 16 May 2018 Book Now »
16 May 2018 - 23 May 2018 Book Now »
23 May 2018 - 30 May 2018 Book Now »
30 May 2018 - 06 June 2018 Book Now »
07 June 2018 - 14 June 2018 Book Now »
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21 June 2018 - 28 June 2018 Book Now »
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04 July 2018 - 11 July 2018 Book Now »
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18 July 2018 - 25 July 2018 Book Now »
01 January 2050 - 08 January 2050 Book Now »

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
MEALS: *7 breakfasts, 7 dinners ACCOMMODATION: *7 nights in 2-3 star hotels on a twin share basis BACKUP & SUPPORT: *information pack including route notes & maps per room *luggage transfer *emergency hotline EQUIPMENT: *7 speed bike rental with pannier (electric bike available on request - supplement applies)
AT A GLANCE
Countryside of IJssel Lake
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trip activity:
trip grading:
introductory to moderate
duration:
8 days
trip code:
HCC
2018 PRICING
US $1,390
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