Holland Cycling Tour: 5 Star Review

The Meuse Route is a dedicated cycle path between Holland and France
The Meuse Route is a dedicated cycle path between Holland and France

Holland Cycling Tour: 5 Star Review

In September 2021, Gord and his wife embarked on their first bike tour. They chose to explore the Netherlands, which is the perfect country for beginner cyclists. Read his 5 star review of their journey, the Classic Holland Cycle, and feel inspired to take your own self-guided Dutch bike tour.
 
"Fantastic first experience for a cycling trip. My wife and I just completed the 6 day trip around the Netherlands starting and finishing in Amsterdam. We are both 60 and consider ourselves fit, but we’re certainly not hardcore cyclists. 
 
The quaint village of Edam, home to the famous cheese |  <i>NBTC</i> Cycling in the beautiful Dutch countryside Netherlands Kroller Muller Museum |  <i>Tony Henshaw</i>
 
The trip was a lot of fun. You are on mostly flat roads and 90% of the time the route is a separate pathway for bikes. The length of cycling each day was easy and we had no major problems navigating the routes. We combined the hard copy maps with the downloaded GPS and managed to stay on track. 
 
The scenery is awesome as you meander through farmland, along the coast and zip from town to town. Seeing those classic Windmills along the way always brought a smile. Great central locations for all of the hotels had us close to all of the sights. 
 
A classic Dutch ride |  <i>Richard Tulloch</i> Cycle to the Keukenhof Gardens from Amsterdam |  <i>Richard Tulloch</i> A barge with cyclists navigating the canals outside of Amsterdam |  <i>Richard Tulloch</i>
 
Cycling downtown in Amsterdam is certainly exciting but if you take your time you’ll be fine! We were blessed with great weather and that certainly made the trip for us. Fun!" Gord, Calgary, Canada.
 
Thanks for your glowing review, Gord, and we look forward to organising your next active holiday in Europe.
 
 

 
Were you inspired to go on a cycling holiday in the Netherlands? Let us know in the comment section below.
 
  
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