Amsterdam day bike trips

amsterdam day bike trips

To truly experience Amsterdam be sure to head out beyond the borders of the city centre and discover the Metropolitan Area! In less than 30 minutes, you’ll discover excellent shopping cities like Haarlem, the Dutch Dunes or the Amsterdam Beach area with these Amsterdam day bike trips. For more information about cycling tours around Haarlem you can visit this page.

With our team we provide several self-guided bike tours through the North-Western part of Holland in the area of IJmuiden and Haarlem. We have the best routes and arrangements for you. Thanks to the comfort of our e-bikes it will be a relaxing way to enjoy the surroundings.
You can use the services of a professional guide or you can plan a self-guided tour with an e-bike for a day or more days. Dutch Pedelec Tours has already collected some day tours for you.

Just hop on the train or the bus to the Amsterdam Beach area and see more of the Netherlands. You can use the Amsterdam & Region Day Ticket to reach the region.

The costs for the pedelecs depends on how many pedelecs you want to use, for how many days and where you want the pedelecs to be delivered. Make a reservation and we will offer you the best price.

More information about the Amsterdam Beach area.

Amsterdam day bike trips

Here are a few Amsterdam day bike trips we recommend. Ask us for the details if you want more information.

Nature lovers tour

Amsterdam day bike trips

This route leads through the National Park South Kennemerland. Differences in soil, altitude, climate and groundwater concerns in the dunes for a variety of living conditions for plants and animals. Hence you can come suddenly face to face with bison, deer, horses, ponies and rabbits in this area. In the beautiful dune valleys you will find all kinds of special plants, such as centaury, Parnassus and the slim gentian.

More information about our National Park

Length: ~ 25 Mile Duration: ~ 2 hours This route can be extended to ~ 40 Miles

This route is also perfect to combine with a visit to the city of Haarlem.

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Culture lovers tour

Outside Beeckestijn

In the 17th and 18th century the North Holland dune edge was a popular place for Amsterdam merchants, which acquired themselves domains and built outside places as Outside Beeckestijn, Estate Velserbeek, Estate Waterland, Estate Schoonenberg and Duin & Kruidberg. This bicycle route for culture lovers will lead along all these beautiful buildings that you can find in IJmuiden, Driehuis, Velsen-Zuid and Santpoort all over.

Length: ~ 25 Mile Duration: ~ 2 hours This route can be extended to ~ 40 Miles

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On the locks tour

Amsterdam day bike trips

This route will lead you through the port and over the locks of IJmuiden, past the huge complex of Tata Steel to the harbour of Beverwijk and via the village of Wijk aan Zee to the North Pier. The contours of the Tata steelworks remain in sight most of the time.

To cross the mouth of the port you have to take the water taxi. Only available from april 1 till october 1. Check time and prices here.

Length: ~ 17 Mile Duration: ~ 1,5 hours

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Story lovers tour

Hansje Brinker

The recreational area Spaarnwoude is located between the ports of Amsterdam, Haarlem and IJmuiden. The picturesque village Spaarndam is just a moment away, and arose at the 13th-century lock in the dam that Spaarne closed the IJ. You will meet on your journey Hansje Brinker, the boy who allegedly would have saved the Netherlands by putting his finger in a leaky dike. In 1950, this mythical hero got his deserved monument. To admire at the Woedersluis in Spaarndam. You will also cycle along the majestic mansions as Beeckestijn, Waterland and Velserbeek and through the pitoresque Village of Old Velsen. On our way we will pass the working cornmill Zandhaas too.

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Bite and Bike


Bite and Bike is all about to enjoy. Enjoy tastfull bites but also enjoy the surroundings. There are three different routes available in our area. Check the special Bite and Bike page for more information.

Because some of the restaurants has different opening days between november 1 and march 1 please contact us before you want to book a tour in this period.

Amsterdam day bike trips for groups

We have developed something new and exciting for groups from 4 – 12 people.
Cycling and sailing through the Zaan region

Amsterdam day bike trips

You will discover the beautiful and authentic part of the Zaan region by bicycle and by boat. First you cycle along the banks of the Alkmaardermeer over a part of the so-called ferry route. You cycle through polder countryside and small villages and on the way you occasionally cross a small canal with a ferry that in some cases you also have to operate yourself.
After the bike ride there will be a lunch break after which you will transfer to a boat to sail down the river Zaan towards the world famous Zaanse Schans. You sail through industrial heritage and past the many mills that are still standing here. Of course we stop at a mill that is still in operation to experience how this works. There may still be time to visit the Zaanse Schans itself, after which we will sail back across the Alkmaardermeer to Uitgeest.

The excursion is offered from April 1, 2020. Reservation for this trip is mandatory and it can only be canceled in extreme weather conditions. In case of rain we will provide alternative transport for the bicycles.

This day trip can be booked for an all-in amount of € 80 per person.

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Amsterdam day bike trips

Haarlem day bike trips

Outskirts of Haarlem

Amsterdam day bike trips

Cycling along the outskirts of this city will show you that Haarlem and its surroundings have it all: beautiful nature, magnificent landscapes, windmills, top of the range architectural buildings, marina’s and lots of safe cycling paths!
This trip will take you around Haarlem in just under 2,5 hours.

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Tulips bike tour

Amsterdam day bike trips

Enjoy the beauty of the tulipfields in springtime with our Tulips bike tour. We have created a great self guided bicycle ride for you. Special arrangements available in cooperation with hotel Duin & Kruidberg.
The trip is about 40 miles long which is a breeze with our state of the art e-bikes!

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Rent without a route

Prefer to set off without a route guide? Enjoy a relaxing and healthy trip around the area. We are glad to inform you about the many sites in the area or about overnight trips through North-Holland or even Texel.

Information about cycling in the Netherlands

There is a lot of information on cycling in Holland, but most of it is only in Dutch. Therefore has collected all you need to know – in English.

Check our package for extending your holiday experience

There is another very good cycletourer website about cycling in the Netherlands in English made by enthusiastic cyclist.

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