Day 1: Amsterdam – Haarlem ca. 15 km | 9 ml
Meeting point at 1PM in Amsterdam, at the dock of the barge. A welcome lunch and sailing to Haarlem before 2PM. Presentation of the tour during navigation. We start biking near Haarlem exploring its surroundings and the old city center. Dinner on board.
Day 2: Haarlem – Leiden ca. 45 km | 28 miles
Biking trough old forests that speak about the past, endless expanses of colorful flowers fields...tulips, irises and hyacinths all along the way from Haarlem to Lisse and Leiden, we will reach and visit the Keukenhof, the largest flower garden in Europe. Leiden is a pearl, with interesting remains of its important role in the history of the Netherlands. Dinner on board.
Day 3: Leiden – Kudelstaart ca. 40 km | 25 miles
Departure by bike from Leiden. Crossing the "Green Heart of Holland", through countryside as far as the eye can see along canals and lakes. Little villages and huge fields all around, the land of polder and windmills, here the landscape has living colors! Our barge is moored on a lake by Kudelstaart. Dinner on board.
Day 4: Kudelstaart – Amsterdam ca. 25 km | 16 miles
Before breakfast an unusual excursion to the most important Flower Auction in the world in Aalsmeer. A unique experience to enter a world unknown to us and discover what lies behind that flower that we often use to communicate our feelings or to embellish an environment. Back to the barge for breakfast. From Aalsmeer we bike to Amsterdam. Along the way we stop at a cheese farm where you can have a taste of typical Dutch products. Reaching the city following the charming Amstel River, the peaceful water and the house boats all along, becomes an unforgettable experience. We visit Amsterdam by night. Dinner on board.
Day 5: Amsterdam
After breakfast end of services.