We loved the trip and everything about it. We especially found the guide to be very interesting, informative and nice to be around. He had an incredible knowledge about everything as he talked.

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Countryside of IJssel Lake

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

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Trip Code: HCC
Trip Grading: Introductory to Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Cycling
Next Trip:  01 July 2017
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price: £895.00 GBP

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Single Supplement £ 260
Electric Bike Supplement (on request and where available) £ 180

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