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Friesland Highlights

Experience Friesland's unique landscapes by bike and barge, from historic cities to UNESCO-listed tidal sea flats, all by staying in your floating hotel.
8 days / 7 nights
Enkhuizen - Enkhuizen
From: 1,229€/person
Suitable for most people, including children/elderly, with a minimal amount of walking

Dive into the rich history of Friesland, a region where land and water intertwine

Cycle through picturesque fishing villages like Hindeloopen and Workum

Revel in the beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Wadden Sea and its islands

Immerse yourself in the local culture, tasting treats like oranjekoeken and sugar bread

Follow parts of the legendary Elfstedentocht, a historic ice-skating route

Enjoy the convenience of a guided tour, ensuring a seamless and enriching experience

Aerial from national park Alde Feanen in Friesland in the Netherlands

Embrace the tranquility of Friesland's waterways

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Experience the unique culture of the Dutch North

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Journey through time in historic harbor towns

Sneek Hafenszene, Holland

Delve into Sneek's architectural marvels

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Cycle through Hindeloopen's maritime heritage

Couple cycling at De Alde Feanen National Park

Unwind amidst nature's serene tapestry

Wind motor in wetland in sunlight in summer, De Alde Feanen, Earnewald, Friesland, Netherlands, August, 2023

Absorb Grou's serene landscapes and history

The Waterpoort in Sneek

Enjoy Friesland's countryside on the way to Stavoren

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Enjoy serene sails across enchanting lakes

Aerial from national park Alde Feanen in Friesland in the Netherlands
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Sneek Hafenszene, Holland
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Wind motor in wetland in sunlight in summer, De Alde Feanen, Earnewald, Friesland, Netherlands, August, 2023
The Waterpoort in Sneek
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Included in price

7x breakfast

6x packed lunches

6x 3-course dinner on board

Coffee and tea on board

Welcome drink

Use of bed linen and towels

Daily cleaning of the cabin

Daily briefings by the crew

BBT cycling map and notes for cycling tours (1 set per cabin, on the islands Ride with GPS only)

Helmet rental

GPS tracks

Use of a waterproof pannier bag

Biodegradable water bottle


Carbon offset payment to the non-profit organization Justdiggit

1x Diner


Bicycle rental or e-bike rental

Personal insurances

Gratuities (at your discretion)

Entrance fees and excursions

Fees for ferries

Transfers to/from the docking places

Parking fees

SGR Insolvency protection


Important for the tour

Cycling route distances in the travel program are approximate.
On some days you can choose between a longer and a shorter cycling route. Please note that on the shorter routes you may not be able to visit all the highlights mentioned.
If you prefer not to cycle on a particular day, you’re welcome to stay on board and relax while the ship cruises to the next landing place.
The tour itinerary and route are subject to possible changes due to nautical, technical or meteorological reasons, or other unforeseen events.
On the arrival day, you can leave your luggage on board the ship from 11.00 am.

Friesland, a region where the horizon stretches endlessly, offers a unique blend of water and land, history and nature. As you journey through this captivating landscape, you’ll encounter historic cities, serene countryside, and the mesmerizing Wadden Sea.

Bike and barge tours in the Netherlands are a testament to the country’s love for cycling and its intricate relationship with water. In Friesland, the vast open landscapes are a result of an intricate network of locks, dikes, and pumps, creating a setting that’s both tranquil and teeming with life.

Our guided tours ensure that you don’t miss out on any of the region’s treasures. With knowledgeable guides leading the way, every day is an adventure, tailored to offer the best of Friesland. From the mainland to the Wadden Islands, every route is carefully curated to showcase the diversity of this enchanting province.

And after a day of exploration, what better way to relax than on our magnificent barges? Every detail is taken care of, ensuring a hassle-free experience. From comfortable accommodations to delicious meals, our team is dedicated to making your trip memorable. And with our expert crew at the helm, you can rest assured that you’re in safe hands.

Friesland awaits, with its tales of the past, its natural wonders, and its warm hospitality. Join us, and let’s create memories that will last a lifetime.


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The Flora offers a warm and inviting setting for up to 22 guests. It features 10 cabins with twin beds and one with a double bed, all equipped with essential amenities and ample storage space. Two cabins also offer a foldaway bed suitable for children up to 12 years. The vintage-styled salon boasts a bar, a welcoming lounge, and a dining area where delightful meals are served. Relish the views from the sundeck, whether the Flora is cruising or anchored in a scenic harbor.

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Lena Maria

The Lena Maria is a spacious river cruiser tailored for bike and barge adventures. Accommodating up to 24 guests, her 12 cabins on the lower deck feature twin beds, luggage storage, and a private bathroom. The upper deck boasts a dining area and a comfortable salon, making it an ideal place to relax after a cycling session.

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Things to know


Those who like a good adventure and limitless flexibility should go on a self-guided cycling holiday. We prepare the itinerary and book your accommodations; You enjoy the journey without our guide, being fully in charge of all the daily decisions. While you’ll have the full support of our team in case of any emergencies or concerns, a certain level of self-reliance is required.


Convenient and comfortable tour organization — we handle all the logistics and route-planning while you are having the time of your life.


Our local team with vast experience has cherry picked the best cycling routes along the European waterways for all sorts of cycling enthusiasts.


Our friendly crew and professional cycling guides know the local waters and terrain and are trained to make this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity both safe and enjoyable.


We are a financially protected company, fully bonded and insured, keeping your money safe and allowing you to travel with confidence.


Our 24/7 customer support is where we show our passion, bringing you a better experience by making your well-being our number one priority.

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