22618
Netherlands
A Cycling Journey: Tulips and Windmills in the Netherlands
Bicycle along Holland’s famed tulip fields as you learn the history of the country’s windmills, delve into the flower industry and enjoy the world-famous Bloemencorso flower parade.
Rating (5)
Program No. 22618RJ
Length
9 days
Starts at
2,699
Flights start at
750
Getting There
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At a Glance

After windmills and wooden shoes, tulips and bicycles may be the most recognizable icons of the Netherlands, a country with more bikes than residents and home to the world’s largest permanent display of tulips. Combine these emblems of Dutch culture on a bike journey in the provinces of North Holland and South Holland. Learn the story of the tulip craze and go inside today’s evolved tulip industry as you experience the Netherlands’ famous bike-friendliness firsthand.
Activity Level
Active
Novice to intermediate cyclists welcome! Cycling up to five hours (15-40 miles) daily on primarily flat terrain with frequent water and rest stops. Must bring your own helmet. Walking one mile on uneven terrain, standing for up to two hours and climbing stairs. Please note: some departures feature electic bikes which offer a boost of electric support while cyclists pedal.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • In Lisse, attend the world-famous Bloemencorso flower parade and visit the Keukenhof, known as the Garden of Europe, with its seven million spring-flowering bulbs. Learn about a famed former steam-powered pumping station at the Cruquius Museum. Explore and learn about the beautiful city of Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, with its canals, museums and lively outdoor terraces.

General Notes

Interested in electric bikes? Select departures offer "e-bikes" which offer a boost of electric support while cyclists pedal.
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