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Cycling tour 2019

Guided tour with interesting excursions

Cycling tour in the Netherlands2019-01-23T10:01:23+00:00

Enjoy cycling in the Netherlands

Guided cycling tour 2019

9 night caravan and motorhome holiday from €825,- for two people

Exclusive tour for UK guests with an English speaking tour host. Experience the Netherlands by bicycle at  leisurely pace. Enjoying cycling excursions to explore the Dutch countryside, stopping at various points of interest to admire the nature and wonderful views.  Visiting beautiful sculpture gardens, a local vineyard, a functioning windmill, dairy farm, a day trip to Giethoorn by coach and boat and lots lots more.This popular tour has been running  since 2016 and has been a great success year on year.  Giving the participants the chance to meet fellow campers and cyclists.

Tour departs from 1 July 2019 – prices start from €825,- for two people plus an outfit. If you do not have a caravan or motorhome we have luxury accommodation on site which can be rented.

Tour highlights

  • Peaceful riverside campsite

  • Guided cycling excursions through the beautiful Ommen countryside

  • Coach excursion to Giethoorn, known as the Venice of the North

  • Visit a local vineyard

  • Interesting sculpture gardens

  • Dedicated network of clearly marked, easy to follow cycle routes for you to enjoy

What’s included on your tour

On this 9 night holiday, you’ll be able to explore the beauty of the Netherlands from the saddle of your bicycle. You can complete the tour with your own bicycle, or hire one from the campsite from €45 per person for days 2 – 8 (electric bikes also available). Your tour also includes:

  • Nine nights at Resort de Arendshorst

  • Excursions and meals as detailed

  • Tour Host to accompany the group

  • Map and guide of local cycle routes

Day 1 – Arrive at Resort de Arendshorst

Enjoy an afternoon at your leisure before meeting your fellow members and tour hosts for a welcome meeting and drink.

Day 2 – Explore the surroundings of Resort de Arendshorst

This picturesque cycling excursion will take you along and over the River Vecht, where you will be able to enjoy the spectacular countryside as you pass by windmills, castles and stork nests! In the afternoon visit a local strawberry farm for lunch and a guided tour. Distance approximately 19 mls / 31 km.

Day 3 – Trip to Staphorst and Giethoorn

This full day coach excursion will take you to Staphorst, one of the most religious towns in the Netherlands, famous for people wearing traditional dress. Afterwards you will visit Giethoorn, a charming, little village with no roads. Enjoy a guided boat trip and time to look around at your leisure.

Day 4 – Free time at your leisure / Optional: Escorted group outing to Zwolle

Day 5 – Visit Vineyard De Tappenberg

Enjoy this cycling excursion to a vineyard, where you will have a tour of the vineyard, a wonderful lunch and the opportunity to sample the wine that is produced here. Distance approximately 22 mls / 35 km.

Day 6 – Cycling excursion to Dalfsen

Dalfsen is a small, picturesque town with several little shops, a gentle 40-minute cycle from the campsite. Visit a functioning windmill and enjoy the opportunity to purchase some local produce. Distance approximately 22 mls / 35 km.

Day 7 – Free time at your leisure

Day 8 – Cycling trip to the sculpture gardens at Witharen

It’s back on your bike today with an excursion to visit the pretty gardens of Witharen. Set on a farmyard, these gardens are home to sculpture artists and, during the summer, the artists exhibit their artwork in the gardens. Explore the gardens at your leisure before enjoying a delicious lunch. Distance approximately 17 mls / 27 km.

Day 9 – Free time at your leisure

Enjoy your final day at your leisure, and in the evening join the group at the campsite restaurant for a farewell meal.

Day 10 – Depart the campsite

Set yourself up for your journey home with a farewell coffee and a slice of famous Dutch apple cake on the terrace before you depart the campsite.

Please note that this itinerary may be subject to change and minimum numbers may apply.

For booking or questions, please get in touch: info@arendshorst.nl or telephone +31 529 45 32 48.