Did you know that we offer great day trips from Amsterdam? We offer a wide variety of tours both close to Amsterdam - such as Volendam - and to other great places such as Rotterdam and the famous Kinderdijk windmills.
Inside tip: Buy the Amsterdam City Pass. The pass includes everything you want to do in the city: Skip the line tickets for the Van Gogh Museum/Rijksmuseum, Canal Cruise, Airport Transfer by Train (2-way) and 20% discount on everything you want to do more. Click here for more information!
Get on your bike with Holland-Cycling!
There's no better way to explore The Netherlands than by bike. And we got a great place to start when you want to plan your next houseboat holdiay combined with a fair bit of cycling.
Holland-Cycling was launched by Hilary and Steven who wanted to share their passion for cycling with a broader audience. They hope to inspire and give the best information possible. The reason they started this platform was the lack of well documented English written information about cycling in Holland. The result is a very useful website with lots of very useful tips for the serious cycling fanatics. From short cycling tours in and around Amsterdam to fuly guided cycling holiday all through the Netherlands.
Official website: Holland-Cycling.com
Discover Leiden by bike with BizonBike
Stay at a houseboat in Amsterdam and you want to discover Leiden and its surroundings? Simply rent one of our beautiful bicycles at BizonBikeCompany. What makes our bikes so special? They have a stylish and classic look, but modern techniques (3 speed gripshift, relaxed riding position for comfort and technically 100% because of our personal attention for each bike). Select your bicycle and we have the bike ready to go on your specified day / time. As simple as that...
We also organize Bike Tours through Leiden from 8 persons. Visit the special sites and hotspots of Leiden. Different, authentic, original, unique, simple pleasure...
Experience Leiden through the eyes of a local. We do not stop at churches, etc. and remembering the facts and dates, but we show you the hotspots of the city. Together with locals and insiders, we made the most beautiful routes.
During our Bike Tours Leiden we use relaxing bicycles. The ideal way to discover the city. We obviously don't cycle on ordinary bikes, but bicycles with an authentic and original character.... Just a little different than usual!
Distance from Amsterdam: 42 km
Travel time by car: aproximately 0h48m
Travel time by public transport: 0h23m
Official website: BizonBikeCompany
You just woke up in this amazing Dutch houseboat. Sun’s out and you’re ready to explore the best of the Netherlands. You have checked the map and seen that you can make great daytrips from Amsterdam, Utrecht and Rotterdam to all the must-sees in Holland. Would be nice to visit the typical Dutch sites and cycle around a bit. That’s when you go to Verita’s Visit. Verita takes you on a bike tour through the tulip fields near Amsterdam, to the Gouda cheese farms and markets, the greenhouses in Holland, the windmills of Kinderdijk and offer city cycle tours around Delft & The Hague. Meet the locals, taste artisanal products in Verita’s Visit ‘s tours and events in the Netherlands. Looking forward to making you smile!
For more detailed information check out Veritasvisit.nl
Rotterdam is without a doubt a must-see when visiting The Netherlands. Just 42 minutes away from Amsterdam thanks to a great train connection, and with lots of amazing things to see. Bombed by the Nazi's in WWII, and now completely rebuilt, resulting in a modern and self-assured city. VisitRotterdam offers a wide range of unique sightseeing tours throughout this overwhelming city. Rotterdam offers world famous architecture (the cubel houses, Erasmus Bridge, Central Station and many more highlights), Europe's largest harbour, lots of culture and art (Boijmans van Beuningen, Dutch Photo Museum and many festivals, just to name a few). VisitRotterdam organizes walking tours, sightseeing tours by bus and even by Segway. If if that is not fast enough: hop aboard of a super fast speed boat and race over the River Meuse with 100 km/hour!
Distance from Amsterdam: 75 km
Travel time by car: aproximately 0h50m
Travel time by public transport: 0h42m
Official website: Visitrotterdam.info
A significant part of Holland is situated up to approximately 7 meters below sea level. The Dutch don’t notice any of this though, because an incredibly innovative and intricate system keeps the ever-rising seawater from flooding the land. Even during spring tide, the Dutch are safely guarded from being washed away…
The most important aspect of UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk, near Rotterdam and Dordrecht, is undoubtedly the unique collection of 19 authentic windmills, which are considered a Dutch icon throughout the entire world. A wonderful and unforgettable day trip in the Netherlands for the entire family!
Address: Nederwaard1, 2961 AS, Kinderdijk, The Netherlands
Distance from Amsterdam: 95 km
Travel time by car: aproximately 1h20m
Travel time by public transport: 2h
Official website: www.kinderdijk.com
Hear, see, feel and taste all of MVRDV’s Markthal and Koolhaas’ De Rotterdam and the Timmerhuis! Enjoy Rotterdams icons on a complete and intriguing tour. Get to know all the insights, explore the buildings from toe to top and let our guide surprise you with curious facts! De Rotterdam Tours is partner of Markthal, De Rotterdam and the Timmerhuis.
Would you like to see more of Rotterdam? More architecture, more urban development ? Or more history, more places-to-be? We can device a tailor made excursion, and even arrange local experts (architect, Municipality, etc) to join. Or let us help you booking nice extra's as water taxi or velo taxi. We promise you the best!
Address: Walhallalaan 30, 3072 EX, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Distance from Amsterdam: 75 km
Travel time by car: 0h45m
Travel time by public transport: 0h40m
Official website: www.aanmelder.nl/derotterdamtours