By bike and boat from Amsterdam to Bruges or Bruges to Amsterdam

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Experience Amsterdam and Bruges by bike and boat

For fans of cycling vacations this is really a classic. Our Amsterdam to Bruges bike and barge holiday is one of our most popular cycling cruises. Follow this varied route to experience the Netherlands and Flanders at their best, with different highlights awaiting you each day. Along the way you’ll encounter captivating historic cities, glorious green landscapes with well-maintained bike paths, quaint villages, and the iconic windmills of Kinderdijk.

 

Our Amsterdam - Bruges tours

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Amsterdam One way tour. Possible in both directions. Bruges
Premium Experience the higher levels of comfort, smaller groups and extra’s.
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Amsterdam - Bruges Premium Discover the best of Holland & Flanders

Colorful Holland & Flanders bike tours

World-famous Amsterdam, Antwerp & Bruges

Enjoy a romantic canal trip in Ghent

Barges with 20 to max. 40 passengers

Duration of the tour.
travel time 8 days
5 stars
306 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1
Amsterdam One way tour. Possible in both directions. Bruges
The Best of Holland and Belgium From Amsterdam or from Bruges

Holland & Flanders countryside cycling

World-famous Amsterdam, Ghent & Bruges

Visit the windmills at Kinderdijk

Ships with max. 68 passengers

Duration of the tour.
travel time 8 days
5 stars
94 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Independent cycling Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1
Amsterdam One way tour. Possible in both directions. Bruges
Amsterdam - Bruges or Bruges - Amsterdam Relax Take time to explore Holland & Flanders

Colorful Holland & Flanders bike tours

World-famous Amsterdam & Ghent

Extra time to relax in Antwerp & Bruges

Barge with max. 20 passengers

Duration of the tour.
travel time 11 days
5 stars
10 Reviews
Guidance
  • Guided cycling: A tour leader will guide you during the cycling days
  • Independent cycling: No tour leader, the ships’ crew does daily briefing, independent cycling
guidance Guided cycling
Difficulty
  • Level 1: easy tours, very flat terrain
  • Level 2: quite easy tours, mostly flat terrain
  • Level 3: requires a higher level of exertion, medium hilly terrain
  • Level 4: for experienced cyclists, hilly terrain with climbs
Difficulty level 1 Difficulty level 1

The most beautiful cities in Holland and Belgium

Are you a culture lover? This Amsterdam to Bruges bike and barge tour will make your heart beat faster! Start your vacation with a canal cruise through Amsterdam or at one of the city’s famous museums. Another highlight is the port city of Antwerp, considered Belgium’s secret fashion capital. Include a little shopping (or more) in your trip!

In the convivial student city of Ghent, enjoy the local cuisine or relax with a good Belgian beer on the picturesque Friday Market. And finally, the well-preserved old center of Bruges awaits you, with its incredibly beautiful medieval buildings.

Perfect landscapes for a cycling vacation

If you want to take a vacation by bike, the flat countryside of Holland and Belgium is ideal territory to explore. Come with us on an Amsterdam to Bruges bike and barge holiday and you’ll also experience another charming local means of transportation: the boat. Often described as a floating hotel, your comfortable and stylish river ship will travel with you, awaiting you at a new location after each day’s cycling tour.

Choose the tour that suits you best

To help you explore Amsterdam and Bruges, we offer tours tailored to all tastes – so you can decide how your tour will be. Journey from Amsterdam to Bruges or, if you prefer, start in Bruges and finish in the Dutch capital. Both are possible!

Also, if you’re looking for a little more luxury these days, then choose the Premium Tour version. Last but not least, those who want to take life a little more slowly can book the 11-day Amsterdam to Bruges cruise, or vice versa. With so many tour options, we have something for everyone.