Amsterdam to Bruges - Deluxe

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Experience the great cities of Holland and western Belgium on this classic barge and bike trip between Amsterdam and Bruges. En route visit Antwerp and Ghent whose historic centres will enchant you with their history and refined culture. Wind your way by bike along the Vecht river with its impressive mansions and country houses, visit a cheese farm and the 19 windmills in Kinderdijk. Via Dordrecht and the Kreekrak lock, the barge cruises through the 'delta' province of Zeeland to Belgium. Cycling with the group and guide or on your own with a set of maps and directions - the choice is yours. In the evenings, relax on board your comfortable barge or explore the towns on foot.
brief itinerary
DAY 1 Join barge in Amsterdam and cruise to Vianen, warm up cycle (5-15km/3-9mi) DAY 2 Cycle through Dutch meadowlands to the silver city Schoonhoven and continue to Kinderdijk with its impressive windmills, continue by barge to Dordrecht (56km/34mi) DAY 3 By barge to Willemstad, cycle to Kreekraksluis (lock) then sail to Antwerp (43km/26mi) DAY 4 Cycle to St-Amands / Dendermonde (47-59km/28-35.5mi) DAY 5 Cycle to Dendermonde and on to Ghent (40-53km/24-32mi) DAY 6 Cycle the Flemish countryside to Bruges (45km/28mi) DAY 7 Return cycle to the North Sea coast (50km/31mi) DAY 8 Trip concludes after breakfast. Note: trip operates in reverse each alternate departure.
trip dates

30 May 2018 - 06 June 2018 H 2 S Closed Enquire »
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06 June 2018 - 13 June 2018 H 1 S Closed Enquire »
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11 July 2018 - 18 July 2018 H 2 S Closed Enquire »
14 July 2018 - 21 July 2018 H 1 D Closed Enquire »
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18 July 2018 - 25 July 2018 H 1 S Closed Enquire »
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19 September 2018 - 26 September 2018 H 2 S Closed Enquire »
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1 Trip starts in Amsterdam.
2 Trip starts in Bruges. Operates with the Magnifique (D). Operates with the Magnifique II (S), Operates with Magnifique III (K). Operates with the Zwaantje (O)*. A high season supplement applies from 1 Apr to 30 Sep. *Zwaantje is a Category A barge - no discount applies. 3. Note: Due to changed opening hours of some bridges in October, the Magnifique III operating on the 6 October 2018 departure will commence boarding at 12:00pm in Bruges with the barge sailing at 1:00pm for Moerbrugge. The captain will endeavour to dock in the small village of Moerbrugge. It is possible to visit Bruges city, 15 minutes away by car - the tour guide can assist in arranging a taxi (own expense). In the event that this is not possible to dock in Moerbrugge due to nautical or technical reasons, the barge will then continue sailing to Lovendegem or Mariakerke for overnight.

what's included
MEALS: *7 breakfasts, 6 picnic lunches, 6 dinners *daily coffee and tea between 3-4pm ACCOMMODATION: *7 nights in a twin share cabin with ensuite facilities on a category A+ or category A barge (cabins are configured with two lower beds - supplement applies for premium twin or upper deck suite on select departures, or single cabin) GUIDES: *multilingual tour leader for fully guided cycling tours, daily briefings *welcome drink and briefing on the first evening *information pack including route notes and maps (one set per cabin) EQUIPMENT: *7 speed trekking bike rental with handbrake or backpedal brake, helmet and pannier (electric bike available on request - supplement applies) PLUS: *several city walks *linen and change of towels as required *daily cabin cleaning
AT A GLANCE
Amsterdam to Bruges - Deluxe
countries visited:
trip activity:
trip grading:
Introductory
duration:
8 days
trip code:
ABD
2018 PRICING
from US $1,690
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