Upon arrival into Harderwijk, enjoy a wander round the city and spend the day exploring.
Today sees you cross Flevo Polder, the more modern part of the Netherlands, which was once sea! You will cycle through rural landscape to Lelystad, followed by a ride on a dike to Enkhuizen.
Start the morning at the Zuiderzee Museum to learn about Zuiderzee's trading history. Then its time to catch the ferry from Enkhuizen which crosses Lake Usselmeer arriving in Stavoren. The lake w...Show More
Today you head through Gaasterland, before heading Wounda, a steam driven pumping station, a World Heritage Sight. The next stop is the stunning Weerribean - Wieden National Park, rumoured to be ...Show More
After having the opportunity to discover the boat and water sporting city of Zwartsluis, you will cycle to the town of Kampen, riding on old sea dikes along the way. Make sure you visit the town ...Show More
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the hotel before departing for your homeward travel.
It's not called the lowlands for nothing with half the country being less than a metre above sea level. You can be assured of almost entirely flat riding from place to place and the experience of crossing the Dutch polders, land reclaimed from the sea and which help provide the Netherlands with such fertile land.
Given the country's small size, there is very little variation in Holland's climate. The best period to travel is late Spring to early autumn. Expect breezier conditions as you ride closer to the coast.