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Program #19504RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Sep 12, 2014
10:30 AM - group meets at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.
You will be staying at the Hotel De Beurs that night.
Location: Hoofddorp
Nearest airport: Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Transportation to site: If you cannot make the 10:30 AM meeting time, take a taxi from the airport to the Hotel De Beurs. Travel time is about 15 minutes and taxi will cost approximately €25. Hotel De Beurs Kruisweg 1007 2131 CR Hoofddorp Tel: +31 023 5634234 Shuttle service from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to the Hotel De Beurs can also be booked in advance through the hotel's website: http://hoteldebeurs.nl/shuttle-service-n/. The cost of the transfer to the hotel is €5. If you are departing the U.S. prior to the group departure and plan to connect with the group at the airport on the day the program commences, be sure to be at the meeting point at the time indicated. If you plan to meet the group at the Hotel De Beurs in Hoofddorp, please notify our office prior to your departure: (860) 767-7005 or info@internationalbicycletours.com.

End of Program
Sep 20, 2014
Early morning group transfer to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.
You will be staying at the Fiep the night before.
Location: Amsterdam
Nearest airport: Amsterdam Schiphol
Transportation to site: Take a taxi from the barge in Amsterdam to Schiphol Airport; approximate travel time is 25 minutes. Taxi will cost about €50. You may also take a train from Centraal Station to Schiphol Airport. Centraal Station is a 15-minute walk from the barge. Travel time by train is 15 minutes. Review schedules and fares online: http://www.ns.nl/.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Ship Information: Hotel De Beers is a comfortable four-star hotel with a beautiful location in the center of Hoofddorp.

Contact info:
Kruisweg 1007
Hoofddorp, 2131 CR Netherlands
phone: +31 023 5634234
web: hoteldebeurs.nl/

Room amenities: WiFi, Safe, Room Service

Facility amenities: Gym, Dry Cleaning, Ironing, Restaurant, Airport Shuttle Service

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Please see Optional Extensions
Please see Optional Extensions section of your preparatory materials for information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Barge

Ship Information: The Fiep, formerly known as the Anna Cornelia, was built in 1912 as a cargo ship. She was converted into a passenger vessel in 2001 and underwent a total renovation in 2013. There are two sundecks with awnings, tables and chairs, as well as a sitting lounge and dining area. The ten twin-bedded and two single cabins are all located on the lower deck of the barge.

Contact info:
No street address available as
the barge continually moves, Netherlands
phone: +31 06 51552268
web: www.cycletours.com/ships/general_fiep_38.php

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


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Included
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8 nights of accommodations
21 meals: 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 8 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips

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