For the duration of this cycling holiday you will reside at Het Rechthuis Hotel in the village of Muiderberg. Find peace and tranquillity in this lovely area nestled in between Het Gooi nature reserve and the Vecht Region boasting lakes and the meandering River Vecht. Within cycling distance you will discover the star-shaped fortifications of the town of Naarden, as well as Muiden Castle and Naarden Lake. Surrounded by two areas of woodland, the village has a countryside-feel to it although in actual fact it is quite central, near to Amsterdam and Almere. It is in an ideal location for cyclists to make several interesting day trips.
During your stay, you can choose from 4 different bicycle routes. It’s up to you to decide where you want to go and how far you want to cycle.
If you want to cycle on the arrival and / or departure day, please request extra days of bicycle rental through the remarks field in the booking form.
Oostvaardersplassen wetland is nature at its purest, a rare thing in this country. It developed all by itself when it was left alone by man after Flevo Polder was reclaimed from the sea in 1968. Although, it is relatively young for a reserve, it is undoubtedly unique, precious and beautiful. With a surface area of 6000 hectares it is the largest wetland in the country. The rough grasslands are grazed by hundreds of Konik ponies, roe deer and Heck cattle.
Loosdrechtse Plassen 55 km
The landscape between the cities of Amsterdam and Utrecht is wet, typically Dutch, and dotted with picturesque villages. Experience the wide-open countryside and wonderful lake vistas. The emptiness of the space around you - sometimes reaching to the horizon – and the huge skies above, give one a joyous feeling of freedom. Along the banks of meandering River Vecht you will reach the village of Weesp, a place you won’t want to miss.
Set off for Naarden, one of the best-preserved fortified towns in Europe. Proceed to the polder: Arkemheen-Eemland. You’ll be amazed by the extreme openness of this unique landscape characterized by peat meadows. Further on, heather fields at the wood’s edge make for a kind of bocage landscape that is quite captivating. How wonderful to be able to cycle back to your hotel in these natural surroundings.
Marken 74 km
Follow the IJsselmeer past Muiden castle and the beautiful dyke villages of Durgerdam and Uitdam to the former Zuiderzee island of Marken. Marken is known for its green wooden houses and traditional costumes. The way back leads through Waterland, a sparsely populated area with many ditches interspersed with meadows. Enjoy the tranquility and views. If the distance to Marken is too far, you can shorten the route at various places, for example in the summermonths by using the ferry at the isolated village of Holysloot.
You head back home today. The tour will end after breakfast. Have you got time to enjoy one last bicycle trip? You can, of course! We have provided you with more than enough day trips to choose from.
|Daily from April 1 till September 27.|
|Double room, breakfast||210.00|
|Single room, breakfast||300.00|
|Extra night (breakfast only)||70.00|
|2019-08-20 - 2019-09-26||-5.00|
|Bike Breakdown pass||€ 2.75 x 3||8.25|
|Child seat||€ 5.00 x 3||15.00|
|Bike theft insurance||€ 3.00 x 3||9.00|
|E-bike theft insurance||€ 6.00 x 3||18.00|
|Add on bike||€ 6.00 x 3||18.00|
|Child trailer||€ 17.50 x 3||52.50|
|Bike helmet||per piece||10.00|
Below are the accommodations that we book as standard for this trip. They are carefully selected by us for cyclists. All rooms have a shower or bath and toilet. If one of the hotels is fully booked, we will reserve a comparable alternative.
If you don’t bring your own, you can rent a bicycle from us. Our touring bikes are 24-speed gear. You can find all the information regarding our rental bikes below.
You will find your rental bikes waiting for you at your first hotel. The hotel reception staff will give you the keys for your bikes and direct you to the bicycle shed. All bikes are provided with chain locks.
3 Nights included
3 Star Hotel
Tourist tax included
Breakfast included, Halfboard optional
Detailed roadbooks with maps and tourist information
The possibility of renting our bikes
7-days a week service-hotline
Parking possibilities at the hotel
Any ferry crossings are not included
Nearest Airport is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
The train from Schiphol to Weesp departs 4 times per hour. Travel time is about 25 minutes. A single ticket costs approx €5,50 per person excl. Bicycle.
For timetables and tickets, go to www.ns.nl/en. From Weesp you should take the bus to Muiderberg. This is about 15 minutes and will costs about €2,50 per person. For timetables and tickets: www.9292.nl/en.
...Please pass on my thanks to all at Dutch Bike Tours for all the help in arranging such a great holiday. The hotel was first rate. Location great. Bikes superb. Routes were fantastic including the self operated chain ferry on day three. Will probably be contacting you again to organise another short break...
.. We have liked all of the tours that Dutch Biketours have arranged for us. I find email communication with the staff to be both friendly and efficient. I also particularly like that the GPS routes are made available in advance of the trip...
...We stayed the whole time at Het Rechthuis - and that was perfect for us. Arrangements were perfect. We enjoyed it very much...