The Netherlands are the tulip capital of the world. You all now that. During springtime ( in april and may) you will see flower fields all over the place. In the Western part of the Netherlands ( North and South Holland) there are many flower fields you can explore with this tulip tour Holland.
Did you know that the biggest, uninterrupted flowerbulbarea in the world is in the Head of North-Holland? Where do you find a beautiful view, coloured with flowerbulbfields and with the dunes as a horizon? The foundation of Flowering Zijpe uses the help of more than 200 volunteers to put Zijpe on the map as the most lovely flowerbulb area of the Netherlands. They want to introduce everybody to this on a approachable, pure way. Once a year the flower growers open up their lands to the curious civilians and tell about their passion with pride.
This year this would be on sunday, april 22 2018. But this date will be announced as confirmed no earlier than april, 8th depending on how fast the bulbs will grow this year.
Enjoy the beauty of the tulips in springtime with our Tulip tour Holland.
Because of the tulip season you can book this tour only from the end of march till the end of may.
Apr 19 – 25
May 2 – 8
If you wish to do the tour private and without a guide please contact us for more details and prices.
We will start at estate Duin & Kruidberg but then we head to the North to the biggest, uninterrupted flowerbulbarea in the world. This is a 5 days cycle tour and you will see the National Parc, much and much flower fields, beautifull small villages and always dunes at the horizon. The first and last day you will stay in 5 star hotel Duin & Kruidberg and dine at michelin starred restaurant De Vrienden van Jacob. The rest of the days you will stay in the most beautiful 5 star hotels and dine at other michelin starred restaurants or our favorite local restaurants and have the experience of your live.
You can book this tour for € 2,975- pp based on two persons ( + € 700 for sgl. occ.)
Your host will greet you at the Santpoort-Noord train station, and the adventure begins! You will check in at the Duin & Kruidberg hotel with a warm welcome and a tasteful glass of wine or beer with bitterballen. After you are settled you can start to discover the surroundings on your own if you want. The hotel is situated on the border of the national parc and the ruins of the Brederode Castle are nearby. When you have enough time you can visit the city of Haarlem as well.
Tonight we will toast to an exciting week in Holland and enjoy an elegant dinner in the hotel’s own Michelin-starred restaurant.
Meals: Michelin-starred Dinner and wine arrangement
Accommodation: Hotel Duin & Kruidberg
After your copius breakfast at Brasserie DenK you start with a magnificent tour through the national parc Zuid-Kennemerland with its stunning nature.
After the national-parc you enter IJmuiden with its harbor and the largest locks of the world. This is the place where the Netherlands is protected against the water. After a good lunch you will take the water-taxi to the other side of the mouth of the North-Sea canal.
Via the small city Wijk aan Zee we enter the National Parc on the north side of the canal and along the flowerfields of Heemskerk and Castricum to end our day in Bakkum for another michelin starred diner at Apicius.
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Michelin-starred Dinner and wine arrangement at Apicius
Accomplished: 29 miles / 47 km
You wil visit villages like Egmond and Bergen and cycle through the flower field area of Limmen. In the first week of May Limmen host the famous flower-days. You can relax at the the beach of Egmond aan Zee and will visit the village of Bergen with is famous as an host village for many artists. Here we will have a lunch. After a little stroll through the village we will head for Schoorl for hotel Merlet with its own pool and Sauna for some relaxation before dinner.
Meals: Breakfast / lunch/ Michelin-starred Dinner and wine arrangement
Accomplished: 26 miles / 43 km
Accommodation: Hotel Merlet
Today you will visit the Floral Gardens and you will head for Alkmaar, The Cheese Capital of North-Holland. At Floral Gardens you can choose your own BULBS while they are in full bloom. This is the perfect time to make your own wish list for planting activities in october. In Alkmaar we will visit the national Beer Museum for a guided tour and some beer tasting. We will also visit the Cheese museum for some tasting.
Meals: Breakfast / lunch/ Dinner
Accomplished: 31 miles / 50 km
Last day on your e-bike along the Alkmaardermeer and some typical small dutch villages.
Meals: Breakfast / lunch/ Seafood Dinner with wine arrangement
Destination: Wijk aan Zee
Accomplished: 25 miles / 41 km
Accommodation: Hotel Villa de Klughte
On this day your holiday ends after a marvelous breakfast.
Accomplished: 140 miles / 228 kms
Hollands’s best bike tour require top-of-the-line pedelecs. That’s why we only use Flyer Pedelecs.
Every Dutchpedelec tour includes top-of-the-line pedelecs, tuned to perfection, and adjusted specifically for you. Our bikes have hydro-formed tubes frames, smooth-rolling tires, comfortable seats, batteries with a range of 35 -45 miles and wide gear ranges for the best ride possible.
The most important thing about any Dutch Pedelec cycling tour is getting to know the amazing benefits of travel by pedelec. Pedaling through the dutch dunes, you’ll be intimately connected to the landscape, your senses fully engaged in the experience. The sights, sounds, and smells of the environment, the unique and delectable taste of seasonal specialties, and interactions with local people lead to true understanding and full-bodied memories that last a lifetime. But none of that would be possible without the perfect pedelec.
Comfortable pedelecs that let you enjoy the Netherlands at your own pace. No sweat, just easy bike riding. No windshields, no tour buses. Just you and the open road.