Bike & Boat Tours and Cycling Holidays in Holland

The best thing about cycling in the Netherlands is the flat terrain. Holland is a cyclist’s paradise. Take a leisurely cycle across Holland’s stunning landscapes. The routes are popular with cyclists but they are never too crowded. Explore Holland’s beautiful countryside by bike, taking the time to appreciate the incredible views.

Bike & Boat Tours in Holland

With some 25,000 miles of segregated bike lanes and more than 22 million bikes, Holland is a cyclist’s paradise! With 26% of the country sitting below sea level, Holland is an incredibly flat country — which makes it perfect for beginner cyclists and an incredibly novel experience for experienced cyclists! The only time you need to go up-hill is when you go to the beach!

You can choose between our 4-day bike and barge cycling holiday in Holland or our 5-day bike and barge tour in Holland. You’re guaranteed to have a spectacular time, whether you’re riding to the Zaanse Schans, admiring the first industrial windmills or exploring Amsterdam, discovering the wonders of Rembrandt and Van Gogh! Wherever you’re cycling in the Netherlands, you’ll have plenty of tasty Dutch food to fuel you on your cycling odyssey. You have to try our famous ‘haring’ (herring), delicious Gouda cheese, and our world-famous beers. On your cycling tour, Holland will charm you with a relaxed pace of life and its cozy cities. If you’re interested in other European cycling tour destinations, check out our French cycling holidays and our Italian cycling holidays!

Cycling Tours in the Netherlands — Level of difficulty:


Very easy

Flat, daily stages between 35 and 55 km (22-34 miles).



Flat with a slight climb, not difficult, daily stages between 35 and 55 km (22-34 miles) 



Mostly flat with more frequent hills, and possibly steeper short climbs. 35 and 55 km (22-34 miles) 



Hilly with flat sections, long climbs and short steep, but not very steep climbing. Daily stages between 25 and 50 km (15-31 miles)



Hilly with elevation difference. Daily stages between 35 and 60 km (22-37 miles).


Any Questions?

If you have any questions about our different Holland bike tours, please don’t hesitate to get in touch or read through our bike tour FAQ page. If you’d like to read more articles and guides about cycling tours in Europe, check out the Yubike blog.