Boat & Bike in the Netherlands
The MS Anna Maria Agnes Ship
The Anna Maria Agnes is a medium-sized river-cruise boat measuring 72 m in length and 8.6 m in breadth and sails under a Dutch captain and flag. It offers accommodation for up to 65 people in 34 spacious cabins. Guests have the use of a restaurant area with a lounge and bar, in which you can use free WLAN/wifi, as well as a roofed-in sun-deck. The boat was substantially modernised in 2004/05.
Day 1 Individual arrival in Amsterdam
On this cycling holiday you will have the opportunity to discover one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. There are a number of activities to help you pass the time including a canal tour, a stroll through the Old Town, extended shopping tours or a visit to one of the many museums. Other highlights include the Vondel Park, the Artis Zoo or the infamous red-light district. Boarding begins at 14.00.
Overnight stay in Amsterdam
Day 2 Amsterdam - Rotterdam, approx. 30-40 km + boat trip
From Breukelen you will cycle along small rivers and will get to see the most beautiful villas, country houses and a few romantic castles. You will soon come to the cathedral town of Utrecht which is the fourth largest town in Holland. In the afternoon you will be able to enjoy a relaxing boat trip to the city of Rotterdam.
Overnight stay in Rotterdam
Day 3 Rotterdam - Delft - Rotterdam, approx. 40 km + boat trip
From Rotterdam you will cycle towards Delft. Visit the picturesque Old Town with its small canals. Why not take the opportunity to visit the porcelain manufacturer for which Delft is famous (Delft Blue Porcelain). During the course of your evening meal the boat will travel onwards towards Dordrecht.
Overnight stay in Dordrecht
Day 4 Dordrecht - Schoonhoven, approx. 30/50 km + boat trip
Visit one of the most famous visitor attractions in the Netherlands – the 19 Kinderdijk windmills which were built in the 18th century and are listed as UNESCO world heritage sites. Your destination for the day is the typically Dutch town of Schoonhoven, a romantic small town with an impressive gold, silver and timepiece museum which highlights the local crafts.
Overnight stay in Schoonhoven
Day 5 Schoonhoven - Beverwijk, approx. 40-50 km + boat trip
Today you will cycle through polder countryside to Oudewater. Stroll through its Old Town, which attracts numerous visitors: houses from the 17th centruy, a Late Gothic period church and the Heksenwaag (Witches´ scales) which was built in 1595 are some of the attractions. From Utrecht you will then travel by boat to Beverwijk. Once a week a large bazar (de Bazaar) is held here – an exotic world of scents, bright colours and a variety of cultures.
Overnight stay in Beverwijk
Day 6 Beverwijk - North Sea Coast, approx. 40-50 km + boat trip
Today you have the choice: a somewhat longer tour through the impressive dune areas through Bloemendaal and along the North Sea - the fresh sea-breeze will keep you awake! Your destination for the day is the picturesque town of Haarlem. You can also reach Haarlem along a somewhat shorter inland route. In the evening you will take the boat to Zaandam, a suburb of Amsterdam, where you can take an evening stroll.
Overnight stay in Zaandam
Day 7 Zaandam - Amsterdam, approx. 30 km
From Zaandam you will cycle to the Museum Town of Zaanse Schans, where you will be transported back in time. You will then cycle through the Twiske recreation area towards Amsterdam. You will be able to enjoy the unique atmosphere of this charming city once more and enjoy its colourful nightlife on the last night of your holiday.
Overnight stay in Amsterdam
Day 8 Individual journey home
After breakfast your Boat and Bike tour in the Netherlands comes to an end. After disembarkment you will begin your journey home.
Arrival on saturdays from 03.05.2014 to 20.09.2014
|season A||19.04.2014 - 26.04.2014|
|season B||14.09.2014 - 20.09.2014|
|season C||27.04.2014 - 06.06.2014 and 31.08.2014 - 13.09.2014|
|season D||07.06.2014 - 30.08.2014|
Non-bookable dates are listed in the booking form.
PricesAll prices are per person
|Twin cabin, season A||669,- €|
|Additional fee season B||60,- €|
|Additional fee season C||80,- €|
|Additional fee season D||120,- €|
|Additional fee upper deck||100,- €|
|Additional fee single cabin||210,- €|
|Channel round trip Amsterdam||10,50 €|
Comfortable 7-gear Unisex bicycles in various frame heights. All bicycles come with panniers and bicycle locks. Electric bicycles, tandems and children´s bicycles are also available upon request.
- by train:
Amsterdam train station, pier easily accessible by bus, takes about 10 minutes
- by car:
Park + Ride Zeeburg, secure car park, costs approx. 80 €/week including city train to the ship, reservation not necessary or possible.
- by plane:
Airport Amsterdam, by train to Amsterdam train station (approx. 20 min), after that see above