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Bruges - Amsterdam, MS Fluvius

Holland meets Belgium

From Bruges, 'Venice of the North' you shall head to Amsterdam on this tour. In Belgium you will see its most impressive cities like Ghent and Antwerpen where you will see its gables and patrician houses, small alleys and its rich cultural past, which can still be seen today through the architecture and painting around. You will arrive in Holland having cycled along flat bike paths and you will find impressive cottages, cheese dairies and windmills lining your way. If you don't feel like cycling one day then you can stay on board the MS Fluvius and enjoy the views from there.  

During this tour, you can see stunning scenery by bike whilst the boat follows you along the rivers and canals. Once you have finished your cycle, you can get back on the boat at the agreed place. If you don't fancy cycling one day, that's fine - you can stay on the boat. 

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Easy
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Guided group tour
  • Minimum number of participants: 24
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Itinerary

Arrival and embarkation time between 1 pm and 2 pm in the beautiful city of Bruges, also called “Pearl of Flanders”. After a welcome meeting with the crew at 2 pm there is time for a short test-ride through the countryside around Bruges. After dinner the tour leader will take you for a walk through the city centre.

Today your first bike tour to Ghent through the flat land of West-Flanders will start. Your destination today is the historical centre of Ghent. Enjoy the beautiful parts of Ghent during an afternoon stroll. The barge is docked at a lock in Merelbeke, in a suburb of Thent and approx. 30 cycling minutes from the city centre.

Your bike tour leads along one of the most beautiful parts of the Schelde, a tidal river, today. You will follow it downstream. In Dendermonde it is worth visiting the St. Alexius Beguinage (1288). The departure time will be set by the skipper and is depending on high or low tide as the tide has effect on the speed of the barge. If necessary, shipping to St. Amands and overnight stay in St. Amands.

Today we will follow the Schelde further downstream via Temse to Antwerp. There is a beautiful cycling track along the river and the scenery is magnificent. The harbour city Antwerp with it´s beautiful inner city is well known as diamond city and the city where the famous painter Rubens was born.

The barge will sail over the Schelde-Rhine Canal, over the huge Kreekrak locks. Here your bicyle tour starts through the beautiful “Wouwse Plantage” forest to Tholen, a former fishing village amidst the large streams of the province of Zeeland. From Tholen you will join the ship again for a nice afternoon sail to the beautiful city Dordrecht, one of the oldest towns in Holland. Halfway the ship passes the impressive Volkerak lock system.

A fast ferry will bring you to Alblasserdam. From here you will cycle to Kinderdijk, famous for its impressive row of 19 UNESCO cultural heritage-listed windmills. You will continue via Schoonhoven to Vianen, a small fortified town on the river Lek.

First the ship cruises to Breukelen, where you disembark and your cycling tour starts. Cycle along the small river Vecht via the small villages of Nieuwersluis, Loenen and Vreeland to Nigtevecht, where you can visit a traditional cheese dairy. Continue cycling through the historical town of Muiden and on to Amsterdam where you will rejoin the barge for the final time in the Amsterdam harbor.

After breakfast: end of the tour and disembarkation till 09:30 am.

Tour character

Flat routes through Holland and Belgium along bike paths.

Self-guided or guided cycle trips: The guided bike tours are finalised depending on the group members and ability by the tour guide. For those doing a self-guided bike tour, you will get your route book when your board the boat. Each day you will cycle between 40 and 60km. All of the distances are approximations from the recommended bike tours. 

Prices and events

All data for 2021 at a glance
Place of arrival: Bruges
  Season 1
25.09.2021 |
Saturday
Season 2
24.04.2021 | 08.05.2021 | 22.05.2021 | 05.06.2021 | 19.06.2021 | 03.07.2021 | 17.07.2021 | 31.07.2021 | 14.08.2021 | 28.08.2021 | 11.09.2021 |
Saturday
Bike & Boat Holland and Belgium - Bruges-Amsterdam - MS Fluvius - main deck, 8 days guided, BE-NLSBF-08G-H
Base price
989.00
1,039.00
Bike & Boat Holland and Belgien - Bruges-Amsterdam - MS Fluvius - upper deck, 8 days guided, BE-NLSBF-08G-O
Base price
1,189.00
1,239.00
Surcharge double bed 100.00 100.00
Season 1
Sep 25, 2021 |
Saturday
Season 2
Apr 24, 2021 | May 8, 2021 | May 22, 2021 | Jun 5, 2021 | Jun 19, 2021 | Jul 3, 2021 | Jul 17, 2021 | Jul 31, 2021 | Aug 14, 2021 | Aug 28, 2021 | Sep 11, 2021 |
Saturday
Bike & Boat Holland and Belgium - Bruges-Amsterdam - MS Fluvius - main deck, 8 days guided, BE-NLSBF-08G-H
Base price
Bike & Boat Holland and Belgien - Bruges-Amsterdam - MS Fluvius - upper deck, 8 days guided, BE-NLSBF-08G-O
Base price
Surcharge double bed
989.00
1,189.00
100.00
1,039.00
1,239.00
100.00
Filter
Rental bike 7-gear unisex with freewheel
Rental bike 7-gear with back pedal brake
electric bike
85.00
85.00
185.00

Services and infos

Services

Included:

  • 7 nights tour and accommodation on board of MS Fluvius in the booked category
  • Program according to the routing
  • Welcome drink
  • Full board (7 x breakfast, 6 x picnic lunch during bike tours, 6x coffee and tea in the afternoon till 4 PM, 7 x 3 course dinner)
  • Daily cabin cleaning
  • Use of linen and towels
  • Daily briefing on the respective bike tours 
  • Tour guide for guided bike tours (for 18 persons or more two tour guides)

 

  • All charges for harbours, bridges and locks
  • Printed instructions and detailed maps for daily bike tours (deposited on board, 1 per cabin)
  • Fees for ferries

Optional extras:

  • Bike rental insurance €10/week, for e-bikes €25/week. Risk and limitation of liability in the case of damage or loss of the rental bike by you.
  • Parking space for own bike EUR 10, for own electric bike EUR 25
Infos

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Central railway station Amsterdam near landing stage.
  • Guarded parking areas at the main station (Stationsplein), approx. 5–7 € per day. No reservation possible. Transfer by taxi from Stationsplein to ship berth approx. 15-25 €.
  • Return transfer by train from Amsterdam to Bruges approx. 40 € per person.

Notes:

  • Further important information according to the package travel law and additional information about your bike and boat trip can be found here!
  • The transport of own bikes is limited due to the space on deck! Cost for your own E-Bike €25/week and costs for your own bike €10/week.
  • The owner of the ship, the crew, the tour guide and the organiser are not liable for the damage or theft of own bicycles. 

Accommodation

Contact & booking
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Ratings

4.5 of 5 Stars (2 Ratings)
4 stars
Harald P. DE | 10.07.2018
alles o. k.
Die Reise war ein Erlebnis. Insbesonders da das Wetter toll war. Die Betreuung der Besatzung war erstklassig.
Eurofun Touristik GmbH answered:
Wunderbar! Vielen Dank für dieses nette Feedback! Vielleicht können wir Sie ja auch nächstes Jahr wieder für eine unserer tollen Rad und Schiff Touren begeistern?!?!?
5 stars
Franz Föttinger AT | 09.07.2017
ein tolles Erlebnis !!!!
Die An-und Abreise per Flugzeug war vielleicht etwas hektisch!Sonst waren Wir aber von der Reise tief beeindruckt.Diese wunderschönen Städte, das Schiff, die Crew - einfach toll! Danke

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