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From Amsterdam: Countryside Bike Tour

1. From Amsterdam: Countryside Bike Tour

Escape the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam for the day and discover the Dutch countryside on bike. Departing from the city center, take the ferry over the beautiful IJ-lake. Ride your bike over dams and dikes, past picturesue villages and through scenic landscapes. Your guide will tell you about the history of this country and the villages you will be seeing. You will learn about watermanegement while cycling over the embankments that keep the Dutch feet dry. Halfway through the tour, stop for coffee in a lovely little restaurant in Holysloot, a tiny village in the farmlands of Holland. Ask your guide all your questions and enjoy a relaxing break in this peaceful place. The homemade apple pie that's served here is world-famous and the perfect fuel to keep you going. After the refreshment break, continue to Ransdorp. Witness the beauty of this former capital of the Waterland region with its iconic flat church tower and fascinating history. Later, begin the journey back to the city. Before getting back, stop to see Holland's last chalk windmill for another iconic photo opportunity. Learn about the functioning of windmills and the mill industry of Holland in the 17th and 18th centuries. Soon after leaving the windmill behind you will arrive back in Amsterdam.

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What people are saying about Holysloot

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 8 reviews

Lovely trip to the Dutch countryside, which - it turns out - is just a short ride outside of the buzzing Amsterdam city streets. Thijs shared great insights on the area we cycled through and I now have some villages & cafes to return to and more on the list to explore! Thanks for the nice ride!

It wad excellent!I rode with two local guides to the countryside just north of the city. it wa beautiful, green and peaceful. the guides where very friendly and we had a long interesting conversation throughout the tour. highly recommended!

Wonderful countryside experience! It was better than expected. Sjoerd makes it worthwhile, even on cloudy days. Dont miss it. P.S.- Best way to get over the hangover from previous night ;)

We had an amazing tour with Thijs, he was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We had a great time :)