Cruise & Cycle in Holland on the North Route

8 Days / 283 km (176 m)

Relax on the upper deck of a river boat as you cruise down the river and take in the beauty of the Dutch surroundings with its many windmills and tulip fields. Dock in a new town each morning and cycle through quaint towns and the peaceful landscape of the Netherlands.


Day 1: Arrival in Amsterdam & Cruise to Hoorn
Arrive in Amsterdam and board your river boat. During your evening meal, cruise to Hoorn which has a beautiful Old Town.

Day 2: Cycle from Hoorn to Enkhuizen
Distance: approx. 50 km
Cycle from Hoorn (where many buildings from the 17th century have been preserved) to Enkhuizen. Tip: Visit the beautiful harbour and the Zuiderzee Museum.

Day 3: Cruise from Enkhuizen to Lemmer
Distance: approx. 60 km
Cruise on Lake IJssel to Lemmer (but not in bad weather).
Or cycle through OOsterzee Buren to Lake Tjeuke, Delfstrahuizen, Munnekeburen, Scherpenzeel, Schoterzijl, and Lemmer.

Day 4: Cycle from Lemmer to Stavoren & Cruise to Oudeschild (Island of Texel)
Distance: approx. 15 - 65 km
Cycle to Lake Sandeler Leijen, through the Rijsterbos Forest, past the Mokkebank Foul Reservation, to the Roode Klif, and Stavoren. Cruise to Oudeschild on the Island of Texel.

Day 5: Island of Texel, Cycling Circuit Tour of Oudeschild & Cruise to Den Helder
Distance: approx. 30 - 50 km
Enjoy today's cycling circuit tour on Holland's largest island in the North Sea. Tip: Cycle on the Thijsse Route (approx. 40 km / 25 mi) and visit the Seal Breeding Station, EcoMare. Cruise from Oudenschild to Den Helder.

Day 6: Cycle & Cruise from Den Helder to Alkmaar
Distance: approx. 50 km
You can ride to St. Maartensvlotbrug and cruise to Alkmaar from there. Or you can cruise to St. Maartensvlotbrug and cycle to Aklmaar from there.

Day 7: Cruise from Alkmaar to Wormerveer & Cycle from Wormerveer to Amsterdam
Distance: approx. 35 - 50 km
Cruise from Alkmaar to Wormerveer. Cycle to the open-air museum, Zaanse Schans. Continue through Twiske to Amsterdam.

Day 8: Departure from Amsterdam
Depart after breakfast.

Daily programme and information subject to change, depending on meteorological and nautical situations.
(Single cabins - limited availability!)

MS Serena: Restaurant & Bar (air-conditioned), elevator, partly covered sun deck. Length: 90 m / 295 ft. Width: 9,90 m / 32 ft. Capacity: 108 guests. Main deck: 39 cabins. Promenade deck: 18 cabins. Cabins w/two single beds (approx. 8-9 qm / 86-97 ft²). All cabins have windows that open, shower/WC and ventilation system.
Sir Winston: Restaurant (air-conditioned) for max. 70 guests, with balcony and sun deck. Cabins are approx. 7 qm / 75 ft² with TV and two single beds situated in L-form. Main deck: 24 cabins. Promenade deck: 11 cabins w/air-conditioning. Length: 67,2 m / 220 ft. Width: 7 m / 23 ft. Capacity: 70 guests.

Season Prices:
From 17.09.2015 to 17.09.2016: 140.00 EUR surcharge in
From 10.09.2016 to 10.09.2016: 160.00 EUR surcharge in
From 03.09.2016 to 03.09.2016: 160.00 EUR surcharge in
From 04.06.2016 to 27.08.2016: 200.00 EUR surcharge in
From 07.05.2016 to 28.05.2016: 160.00 EUR surcharge in

Additional Services:
7-Gang Leihrad mit Gepäcktasche: 70.00 EUR
Elektrorad (8-Gang) / begrenzte Anzahl, auf Anfrage, nur nach Voranmeldung: 165.00 EUR
Grachtenrundfahrt in Amsterdam p.P.: 11.00 EUR


Alkmaar, Amsterdam, Den Helder, Frisia, Lake Yssel, North Holland, North Sea, Texel


  • Accommodations for 7 nights (according to booking category)
  • Breakfast included
  • 6x Lunch packets
  • Welcome drink
  • 7x Three-course meals
  • Afternoon tea or coffee
  • Tour presentations
  • All Dock and Lock fees
  • 1x Map and tour information packet per cabin
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Additional costs:

  • 4-bed cabin: EUR 699
  • 3-bed cabin (upper deck): EUR 709
  • 3-bed cabin (lower deck): EUR 579
  • Single (upper deck): EUR 949
  • Single (lower deck): EUR 819
  • 2-bed cabin (upper deck): EUR 729
  • Season prices and additional services see tour description


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