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Holland
  • 6 days/5 nights
  • Next Departure: Jun 29, 2014
  • From $2,898 / person
  • ($480 single supplement) Children: $2,318 to $2,608

Discover Holland from the seat of your bike on a family adventure vacation highlighting the country’s beautiful canals, stunning backdrops and plenty of local flavors.

  • Family Vacations
  • Biking
  • Cultural
  • Wine / Gourmet

Activity Level: Easy

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About
This Tour

Emerald pastures, wildflower-strewn meadows, cobblestone villages, and working windmills set the perfect stage for family fun on this six-day adventure through Holland’s pristine northern territory.

  • Pedal along the Zuiderzee past meadows peppered with sheep and traditional straw-roofed farmhouses
  • Explore the inside of a 17th century working windmill
  • Get up-close with giant storks and colorful peacocks on the grounds of the Château de Havixhorst
  • Take a boat trip through Giethoorn, coined the “Venice of the North” for its narrow canals, thatched houses and hump-back bridges
  • Sip a garden aperitif and choose from 100 variations of tasty pancakes at a Dutch pancake restaurant
Children running through a flower field
Photo: Children running through a flower field

This was an incredible adventure. Our guides provided us with wonderful local history and stories while watching out for our safety as we bicycled through Holland. A perfect experience!

Marcia Rintoul E. Longmeadow, MA

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Tour Itinerary

6 days/5 nights

Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS)

Day 1: Enkhuizen
Day 2: Lemmer
Day 3: Staphorst
Day 4: Odoorn
Day 5: Odoorn
Day 6: Amsterdam (departure)

Night 1: Hotel Suydersee

A delightful oasis for relaxation and ideal location for escaping from busy cities, Hotel Suydersee is right in the center of a typical historic harbor town. You’ll be near the famous outdoor Zuiderzee museum, the polder land for biking, old canals for sport fishing and canoeing, and the largest lake of Holland for sailing and surfing.

Night 2: Hotel Iselmar

A modern hotel overlooking the marina, Hotel Isamar offers luxury, relaxation and superb cuisine. At the hotel's restaurant, you'll savor French-Mediterranen cuisine as you take in splendid views over the yachting boats.

Night 3: Château de Havixhorst

An excellent, quiet and luxurious hotel, Chateau De Havixhorst offers eight enormous, elegantly furnished suites with bath and separate shower. The hotel’s restaurant serves outstanding food and the wine cellar offers an extensive selection of excellent wines.

Nights 4 & 5: Hotel Lubbelinkhof

Situated in the heart of the wooded Hondsrug hill range and its famous megalithic monuments, Hotel Lubbelinkhof is a charming hotel and reputed gourmet restaurant. This cozy and casually elegant hotel successfully combines green surroundings and a rustic setting with stylish and contemporary interiors.

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  • 6 days/5 nights
  • Next Departure: Jun 29, 2014
  • From $2,898 / person
  • ($480 single supplement) Children: $2,318 to $2,608

Departure Dates

  • Jun 29 2014
  • Aug 03 2014
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A few more reasons why you've gotta go…

  • 1. The sheep: There are plenty around and you can see herds being taken into the woods by shepherds to graze on the land.
  • 2. The megalithic tombs: The Hunebedden of Drenthe is famous throughout the country for its graves.
  • 3. The Church of St. Bavo: This church is over 900 years old and boasts a cobblestone floor whose massive stones are actually the headstones of royalty and famous persons.
  • 4. The straw roofs: Almost all of the local farmhouses have big and beautiful straw roofs.
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