Centuries-old architecture in Leiden and Holland’s oldest university
Famous cheese market, old, narrow streets and canals in Gouda
World-renowned port of Rotterdam, hub of cultural inovation, known as Manhattan on the Maas
City of Delft, home of painter Vermeer, Williem of Orange and famous blue pottery
Your tour starts with your arrival in Leiden, a charming university city with a rich history and vibrant atmosphere. Explore the city and its unique culture, taking in its beautiful historic architecture and bustling streets. Leiden is also known for its delicious local cuisine, with plenty of cafés and restaurants offering traditional Dutch treats like stroopwafels, bitterballen, and fresh herring.
Hotel in Leiden
The adventure continues as you hop on your bike and ride through the stunning dunes towards The Hague. This stately city is known for its grandeur and international allure, with impressive landmarks like the Peace Palace, the Binnenhof parliament complex, and the royal palace.
After exploring The Hague, you’ll continue your journey to Delft, a city famous for its blue pottery, painter Vermeer, and William of Orange. Here, you can explore the city’s rich history and enjoy the picturesque canals and narrow streets.
Hotel in Delft
Next day on the tour takes you to Rotterdam, a world-renowned port city that has become a hub of modern architecture, design, and cultural innovation. Known as “Manhattan on the Maas“, Rotterdam boasts a stunning skyline that reflects its resilience and rebuilding after World War II.
You can witness this transformation firsthand by visiting iconic landmarks like the Cube Houses, the Markthal, and the Erasmus Bridge. Rotterdam is also home to many impressive museums, galleries, and cultural attractions, making it a must-visit destination for art and design enthusiasts.
Hotel in Rotterdam
The fourth day offers a change of pace as you cycle through the stunning polder landscape to Kinderdijk, where you’ll see the famous windmills that have become a symbol of the Netherlands. Here, you can learn about the history of these iconic structures and how they were used to reclaim land from the sea.
The tour continues through the silver town of Schoonhoven before arriving in Gouda, a city known for its beautiful St. John’s church with its 72 stained glass windows. You can explore the charming city center, visit the local cheese market, or simply relax and take in the city’s peaceful atmosphere.
Hotel in Gouda
On the last day of cycling, the tour takes a scenic route back to Leiden, through the picturesque lake area around Nieuwkoop. This breathtaking landscape has inspired many romantic painters and is sure to leave a lasting impression on you. You can cycle at your own pace, taking in the beauty of the area and stopping to admire the wildlife or enjoy a picnic by the water.
Time to say goodbye to Holland. You can extend your trip with sightseeing of local attractions.
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Tour design and organization
Booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions
Service and support during your tour
GPS navigation with an easy-to-use app
Accommodation as per itinerary
This six-day cycling tour in Holland is designed for travelers seeking to experience the country’s rich culture, history, and scenic landscapes. Starting in Leiden, visitors can explore the city’s historic architecture, lively atmosphere, and local cuisine.
From there, the tour moves on to other history-filled cities like The Hague, Delft, Rotterdam, and Gouda. Each city offers some unique experiences, from the centuries-old buildings in the Hague, to the biggest European port in Rotterdam and famous cheese market in Gouda. Throughout the tour, visitors can enjoy cycling through stunning landscapes, taking in the beauty of the area, and immersing themselves in the unique Dutch culture and history.
Overall, this itinerary offers an exciting adventure for travellers looking to experience the best of South Holland, from its charming university towns to its world-renowned cities, all while cycling through diverse nature and enjoying the many sights and sounds that make the country such a special destination.
If you are a solo cyclist who wants to spend a fun holiday cycling in and around Slovenia, look no further. We’re going to find you a group of up to 8 like-minded biking enthusiasts and take care of all the other tour details. The cycling tour will be led by our guide, who’ll make sure everything runs smoothly, so you’re able to enjoy as much cycling as possible.
The private guided bike tour in Slovenia is for those who want to enjoy their cycling holidays at their own pace, enjoying the flexibility of a small private group and not stressing about the details of everyday planning. The guide will be fully at your disposal to make this experience as personalized as possible, maximizing the enjoyment during and after the tour.
Those who like a good adventure and limitless flexibility should go on a self-guided cycling holiday in Slovenia. We prepare the itinerary and book your accommodations; You enjoy the journey without our guide, being fully in charge of all the daily decisions. While you’ll have the full support of our team in case of any emergencies or concerns, a certain level of self-reliance is required.
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