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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Castles and Walled Towns

This itinerary takes in the majestic castles, handsome walled towns and antiquated fishing villages of the Netherlands by bike and barge. We do as the locals do - pedalling by day to explore the dykes and country paths, while evenings are spent aboard our cosy hotel barge which cruises at a relaxed pace along the picturesque canals. There is plenty of time to discover the Hanseatic towns of Kampen and Zutphen and explore the old streets of their historic centres. We visit markets and museums along the way including the famous Kröller-Müller Museum which houses 278 works by Van Gogh, as well as smaller collections of Picasso and Mondrian.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Amsterdam, join barge and warm up cycle (15km / 9.5mi)
DAY 2 Cycle to De Hoge Veluwe National Park and the Kröller-Müller museum famous for its Van Gogh collection (50km / 31mi)
DAY 3 Cycle past colourful villages and the walled town of Zutphen on the IJssel River (50km / 31mi)
DAY 4 Cycle to visit museums and small canals (60km / 37mi)
DAY 5 Sail to Deventer then cycle to the Hanseatic town of Kampen (60km / 37mi)
DAY 6 Morning at leisure during sailing, followed by a cycle around Harderwijk (30km / 18.5mi)
DAY 7 Cycle to traditional fishing village en route to Amsterdam (60km / 37mi)
DAY 8 Trip concludes

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Trip Code: HCW
Trip Grading: Introductory to Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Cycling Cruising
Next Trip:  08 July 2017
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price: £770.00 GBP

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Options & Supplements*
Comfort departure supplement - Category A £ 60
Electric Bike Supplement (on request and where available) £ 180
Single Supplement Category A or B Barge(only on request & where available) £ 200

*Prices listed are per person

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