Flat, asphalted bike paths and side roads. Also ideal for children.
Individual arrival to Amsterdam. Embarkation between 3 - 4:30 p.m. Maybe you will take some time for exploring the city of Amsterdam. At 5:00 p.m. MS Serena will leave Amsterdam for Hoorn with its historical old part of town.
On your first cycling trip you are going from Hoorn to Enkhuizen. You should visit the beautiful harbour and the Zuiderzeemuseum.
If the weather is fine you are shipping over the IJsselmeer to Lemmer. Here you are starting your roundtrip by bike: over the OosterZee Buren to the Tjeukemeer, further to Delfstrahuizen to Munnekeburen, then around the Rottige Meente over Scherpenzel and Schoterzijl back to Lemmer with its historical old part of town and beautiful gable houses.
You are going by bike to Sandeler Leijen Lake, from there through the woods of Rijsterbos passing the Mokkebank (a birds' reservation) to the Roode Klif at Stavoren. From there you are shipping to Oudeschild on the Island of Texel.
You are going on a round trip by bike on the biggest North Sea Island of the Netherlands - Texel. You should take the Thijsseroute which is well-described and about 40 km long. We also recommend you to visit the seal rearing station EcoMare. About 6:00 p.m. we are shipping back to Den Helder.
In the morning you are cycling through the dunes to Alkmaar. It is possible for you to go on board of MS Serena in St. Maartensvlotburg and ship the rest of the way to Alkmaar. As an alternative, you can also start your cycling tour in St. Maartensvlotburg.
In the morning you have the opportunity to visit the cheese market in Alkmaar. At midday we are shipping to Wormerveer from where you are cycling to the open air museum Zaanse Schans (windmills, ancient Dutch village, cheese factory, etc.) You are cycling through the recreational area Twiske to Amserdam. In the evening you have the opportunity to take part in a " Grachtenrundfahrt" (shipping on the channels of Amsterdam in small boats) which you can book on board.
Individual departure. Disembarkation after breakfast until 9.30 a.m.
Subject to changes due to navigational reasons!
Departure dates: Saturdays
S1: April 13, April 20, 2013
S2: April 27 - May 11, Sept. 21, 2013
S3: May 18, June 8 - Sept. 14, 2013
Arrival | Parking | Departure
Airport: Amsterdam Schiphol
Train station: Amsterdam
Parking: Park & Rides in Amsterdam, Cost: approx. € 150 per week;
a comfortable, recently redecorated river boat with restaurant and bar (air-conditioned), elevator and partly roofed sundeck. Length: 90m, width: 9.90 m, a maximum of 102 guests can be accomodated. Dutch flag and guidance. 35 cabins on the Main Deck and 18 cabins on the Upper Deck with two-bed-cabins (approx. 8-9 sqm) with two single beds, 2 junior-suites (approx. 12 sqm) on the Main Deck with a grandlit (1,40 x 2,00m), 3 1-bedcabins (approx. 6 sqm)- two on the Main Deck and one on the Upper Deck
All cabins on both decks have windows that can be opened, private facilities and ventilation.
+ 7 nights in outside cabins with private facilities
+ fullboard (breakfast, packed lunch, dinner), coffee & tea on board
+ welcome drink
+ daily meeting for cycling tours
+ all charges for harbours, bridges and locks
+ handle bar bag with maps and information material per cabin
Discounts for children:
0-11,99 years: -15% (3rd bed not available)
Vegeterian meals/ diets on request. Please notifie with your booking.
Minimum number of participants: 50 persons
price per person in €
2-bed S 1
2-bed S 2
2-bed S 3
Juniorsuite S 1
Juniorsuite S 2
Juniorsuite S 3
2-bed for single use (on request)
+50% of the 2bedcabinprice
1-bed (1 x Upperdeck and 2 x Maindeck)
without single surcharge
Bicycle incl. panniers