Classic Holland Cycle

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5 Based on 1 Review
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-20434
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Amsterdam, Holland
  • Ends Amsterdam, Holland
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discovering the cities of Amsterdam, Haarlem, Leiden and Gouda
  • Sampling exquisite chocolates, waffles and beer in atmospheric cafes and bars
  • Exploring the picturesque, typical Dutch countryside
  • Cycling at your own pace on a fantastic self guided itinerary
The "Classic Holland Cycle" tour starts and ends in Amsterdam. It is a bicycle trip that takes 7 days taking you through Delft, Amsterdam and Leiden in Holland. "Classic Holland Cycle" is a self-guided private tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

Discover the highlights of the Netherlands, including windmills, cheese tastings & Amsterdam. If you're looking for the quintessential Dutch cycling experience, look no further. This self guided cycling trip in The Netherlands combines several all-time favourite cities; Amsterdam, Haarlem, Leiden, Delft and Gouda, each unique and brimming with typical old world Dutch character. The ride is perfect for a first time cycle trip or for those looking to slow down the pace. Each day's cycling distance is relatively short, allowing you time to explore out of the saddle and take in the highlights of each city or linger en route over a cheese tasting or coffee. Between the cities, the cycling route meanders through the quiet Dutch countryside, where you will encounter polders, windmills, fields of flowers (in the spring time), lakes and rivers. The itinerary really does provide a week long experience of the classic Dutch cultural and countryside gems.
  • Day 1 : Arrive Amsterdam
  • Day 2 : Cycle to Haarlem (30km/18.7mi)
  • Day 3 : Visit the Frans Hals museum before continuing your cycle to Leiden (43km/26.5mi)
  • Day 4 : Cycle past windmills, polders and farmhouses en route to Delft (29km/18mi)
  • Day 5 : Continue through Holland's 'Green Heart' to Gouda (34km/21mi)
  • Day 6 : Return to Amsterdam (68km/42.3mi)
  • Day 7 : Trip concludes
  • 6 nights in 3-4 star hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities
  • 6 breakfasts: Breakfasts are continental style and will usually consist of breads, cheese, ham, tea, coffee & juices
  • Information pack provided digitally including route notes & navigational app for use with your smartphone, and a printed pack at the joining hotel
  • Luggage transfer between hotels - limited to 1 piece of luggage per person weighing a max 20kg. A charge for extra luggage items must be booked and paid before departure. Please note that small bags cannot be attached to the main luggage - they will be charged as separate pieces of luggage.
  • 24 speed bike rental with pannier, helmet, repair kit and lock (electric bike available on request - supplement applies)
  • Emergency hotline
  • Travel to and from Amsterdam
  • Meals not listed as included, drinks. A dinner package is available (must be pre-booked) which includes a 3 course dinner each night - supplement applies
  • Travel insurance - mandatory
  • Guide - this is a self guided cycling holiday
  • A supplement will apply if you are travelling solo or book a single room
  • Entrance fees not listed as included
  • Transfers not listed as included
  • Transfers by taxi or public transport if you need to skip a stage
  • Ferries - allow 1 to 2 EUR per ferry
  • Excess luggage - supplement applies. Each piece of extra luggage will be charged a supplement, max weight of 20kg applies (for work safety rules).
  • Optional bike breakdown assistance: with this you have guaranteed quick help in case of a breakdown while cycling, 7 days a week. Supplement applies, must be requested at time of booking
  • We recommend bringing a handlebar phone holder - to more easily follow the route using the GPX files
  • Items of a personal nature
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 27 2018
5 - Excellent
Most enjoyable trip. We found the navigation a little challenging in parts, mainly due to the variable positioning of the Knooppunten. We were never held up for more than a few minutes, however, and having found our way gave a... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Classic Holland Cycle tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 01 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 01 August 2024, a deposit of 191 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Classic Holland Cycle tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Classic Holland Cycle tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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