Individual travel to Rotterdam.
1. Day: Rotterdam – Dordrecht, bike tour ca. 40 km
Always cycle along the water via Krimpen aan den IJssel to Kinderdijk, where the most famous row of windmills in the Netherlands is located. The 19 still well-preserved mills date back to the 18th century. The following are some of the examples from the nineteenth century and have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Through the polder area of the Albwasserwaard we continue to Dordrecht. Dordrecht is considered the oldest city in Holland. Your rich history, ca. 1000 architectural monuments are used as restaurants, museums or theaters, and the wonderful historic harbor area delights its visitors.
1. Day: Dordrecht – Gorinchem, ca. 40 km
After a short ferry crossing we arrive in the beautiful nature reserve De Biesbosch. Different rivers meet here. Form a freshwater delta of no less than 8.000 hectares.000 hectares. It offers itself one of the boat trips, which are offered here everywhere, before it goes further by the Rhine delta area and is crossed with the water cab to Gorinchem. You should not miss the pretty historic old town of the small but very charming city.
1. Day: Gorinchem – Utrecht, ca. Today we have a very varied. Interesting tour on the program. Cycling from Gorinchem via Leerdam – famous for Leerdam cheese – to the fortified town of Vianen. Take a short break here in one of the numerous street cafés. With the ferry you set across the lek. Cycle on to Vreeswijk with its narrow streets. Continue through the small town of Nieuwegein – perhaps pay a quick visit to Fort Jutphaas, tucked away in a green oasis in Nieuwegein, before reaching Utrecht. Utrecht is considered the heart of Holland. The city was built around the cathedral. This will make it virtually impossible to get lost in the traffic-calmed city center with its idyllic canals.
1. Day: Utrecht – Schoonhoven, ca. 42 km
This morning, be sure to take some time to visit the beautiful city of Utrecht before getting back on your bike. Afterwards tour through the beautiful polder country via Oudewater with its famous Hexen-Waaghaus (none of the so-called witches who were weighed here were ever found too light and sentenced) to the silver city of Schoonhoven with its typical Dutch old town.
1. Day: Schoonhoven – Rotterdam, bike tour Schoonhoven – Gouda – Rotterdam ca. 45 km
From Schoonhoven you cycle to the famous cheese city of Gouda. When the weather is nice, it's worth taking a detour to the Reeuwijkse Plassen lakes for a refreshing swim. On to Rotterdam. The port of Rotterdam is not only the largest in Europe, but also one of the largest in the world. The city has become one of the architectural and cultural metropolises in recent years.
1. Day: Rotterdam – day at leisure / Rotterdam – Delft – Rotterdam or Rotterdam – The Hague – Scheveningen – Rotterdam, bike tour ca. 40 – 70 km
Two bike tours are available: the shorter variant leads to Delft – here you have the opportunity to visit the porcelain manufactory – for the longer one you drive directly to the seat of government of the Netherlands in The Hague and then on to the North Sea spa and seaside resort Scheveningen and back. Alternatively, you can take the train (Rail& Bike, not included, ca. € 16,- per person, not in rush hour between 16:30 and 18:00) drive back to Rotterdam. In the late afternoon, you should take the opportunity to take a harbor tour of Europe's largest deep-water port and admire the impressive skyline and fancy architecture from the water. No desire to ride a bike? Rotterdam offers you endless possibilities to make your day. You are spoilt for choice!