Dutch Cities Tour

Bike through cities like Utrecht, Amsterdam, Haarlem, Gouda , The Hague, Rotterdam and Dordrecht as well as other smaller Dutch towns and villages. Almost all of the towns you will stay in have historic city centers with plenty of restaurants to choose from. During the day you will cycle along rivers, lakes, vast polder landscapes and mills and even through the beautiful dunes along the North Sea coast with its lovely coastal scenery. The attractive historic towns are evidence of the rich trading and fishing history of the Netherlands, especially the Dutch Golden Age (17th century).




  • Utrecht(Overnight Stay: Day 1)
  • Harderwijk (Overnight Stay: Day 2)
  • Enkhuizen (Overnight Stay: Day 3)
  • Alkmaar(Overnight Stay: Day 4)
  • Zandvoort (Overnight Stay: Day 5)
  • Amsterdam (Overnight Stay: Day 6)
  • Utrecht (Overnight Stay: Day 7)
  • Gouda (Overnight Stay: Day 8)
  • Scheveningen (Overnight Stay: Day 9)
  • Rotterdam (Overnight Stay: Day 10)
  • Papendrecht (Overnight Stay: Day 11)
  • Gorinchem (Overnight Stay: Day 12)
  • Utrecht(Overnight Stay: Day 13) (Departure: Day 14)

STARTING PLACES (your choice)

  • Utrecht (default)
  • Amsterdam
  • Harderwijk


  • Total amount of days: 14
  • Hotel/Accommodation nights: 13
  • Biking Days : 12
  • Total Tour Distance: 624 km
  • Biking Level: 1
  • Hotel Stars: 3 or 4
  • €20 per week parking at the hotel in Utrecht, €12,50 a day in Amsterdam, €10 a day in Harderwijk
  • Train Station: CS Utrecht
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • E-bike rental on request
  • GPS Routes Available


  • 13 nights with breakfast in 3 or 4 star hotels
  • Buffet / breakfast
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
  • Cycling maps with detailed directions
  • On demand: Tour as GPS file
  • Saddlebags for things you want to take with you on your daily bike ride
  • Tourist info about the places of interest
  • Request to adapt the bike to suit your needs
  • Possibility of renting bikes and/or trailers
  • Service Hotline (seven days a week)


Day 1: Arrive in central Netherlands, Utrecht

The first hotel you will be staying in is ideally located in the center of the Netherlands on the edge of the Rhine river. Utrecht has a wonderful old historic city center full of culture, shops and restaurants. Utrecht can be reached by train from Amsterdam Airport in approx. 45 minutes.

Day 2: Utrecht – Harderwijk

67 km

Cycling along the Dutch Waterline (defenses) through polders, along rivers and lakes you reach Harderwijk, a Hanseatic city establishment.

Day 3: Harderwijk – Enkhuizen

62 km

From Harderwijk you cycle through the woods past farms and agricultural Flevoland over the dike of the IJsselmeer to Enkhuizen, now a tourist center and a port in the 17th century which was very important for the Netherlands. Enkhuizen has many historic homes and buildings.

Day 4: Enkhuizen – Alkmaar

55 km

Old farmhouses and fields of tulips in quiet villages with orchards and mills. Horn, an ancient city from the heyday of the Golden Age. You ride today from the IJsselmeer to the North Sea coast. The cheese city of Alkmaar is the end destination.

Day 5: Alkmaar – Zandvoort

53 km

Kilometres of sand beachs and a beautiful nature. along the North Sea coastline are beautiful villages and cities such as Bergen, Alkmaar, Castricum and Egmond. All villages with their own character. You will end the day in Zandvoort.

Day 6: Zandvoort – Amsterdam

42 km

The tour goes further to the beautiful city of Haarlem. The Gothic basilica of St. Bavo, the silhouette of the city, is already visible in the distance. Admire the museums, churches and picturesque facades. You will end the day in Amsterdam, a city full of surprises. Atmospheric, historic and a city full of life with a bustling center.

Day 7: Amsterdam – Utrecht

64 km

You cycle along the old Amstel river to Ouderkerk aan de Amstel. You see the banks of the river Vecht with beautiful country houses and estates of the 17th century. Historic footpaths and delightful waterfront terraces found in the city of Utrecht.

Day 8: Utrecht – Gouda

66 km

Castles, forests, parks and numerous houses in the province of Utrecht. You bike to the old Gouda cheese town.

Day 9: Gouda – Scheveningen

64 km

Through the green heart of the Netherlands you bicycle through grasslands to The Hague, the seat of government and royal residence of the Netherlands. The Hague offers many museums, beautiful buildings, events and shopping.

Day 10: Scheveningen – Rotterdam

55 km

You cycle through the coastal towns Kijkduin and Hook of Holland to Maassluis, an old fishing village. In Schiedam you find distilleries and mills. After the former fishing village Vlaardingen you bike to the modern city of Rotterdam.

Day 11: Rotterdam – Papendrecht

36 km

The modern and large port city of Rotterdam offers a zoo, Euromast, museums, boat trips, shops and nightlife.

Day 12: Papendrecht – Gorinchem

57 km

From Papendrecht you cycle through National Park De Biesbosch, a freshwater area of special value. Willows, windmills, polders full of cows, historic towns, farms, quaint villages and wide rivers. Gorinchem and Woudrichem offer a lively town history.

Day 13: Gorinchem – Utrecht

55 km

Fort Asperen is near Gorinchem and part of the Dutch Waterline. Leerdam is the town where traditional glassblowing as craft is still exercised. Glassblowers demonstrate, in the Glass Centre of the Netherlands, their beautiful handicrafts.

Day 14: Return Home

You leave after breakfast to return home. What a wonderful time you had! 🙂



For your daily overnight stays we select the best hotels from our pool of quality hotels. Because some of the hotels are sometimes fully booked we use this selection system so we can switch to the next hotel on the list if the previous hotel didn’t have any rooms available.


  • All hotels are 3 or 4 star hotels selected for quality
  • Breakfast is included every morning of your trip (free)
  • Luggage transportation from hotel to hotel (free)
  • Tour information/instructions in your arrival hotel

buffet-in-hotel-amsterdam Buffet In Hotel In Amsterdam


BOOKING DATES: From April 1st until September 17th

Dutch Cities Tour Price
Double room per person, 13 nights €1599
Breakfast INCLUDED
Hotel-to-Hotel Luggage Transfers (1 suitcase per person) INCLUDED
Additional Options Price
Single Room €795
Rent 24-speed Hybrid Bike (go here for more options) €169 (€13 x 13)
Additional Night €75 per night
Amsterdam Surcharge €50 per person in high season. €25 per person for extra and Saturday nights.
GPS €10 (price per tour)
Stay 1 night in a Double Room of the 5 Star Steigenberger Kurhaus Hotel (at the boulevard of Scheveningen)
Note: €15 bike parking fee in hotel
€49,50 pp

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Single Room (+ €795)

I want to ensure my bike against theft (€3 per bike per day – €6 per e-bike per day}

Order the countrywide bike breakdown service (€5 per bike per day}

1 Night In 5 Star Hotel (+ €49,50 pp)