Family bike tour in Holland

from 820 € / pers.

Reference : HLF
8 days / 6 days riding
Difficulty : Easy
Round trip
From March to September
Departure: daily
Electric bike rental possible > Book this trip

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Your bike tour in Holland

This trip is the perfect combination of relaxation and discovery.
You’ll spend a memorable week seeing the best of Holland: dunes and beaches, historic city centers, soothing countryside, traditional clogs and windmills.
You’ll stay in cosy inns that the whole family will love!

Day 1 : Arrival at Haarlem

The family-run hostel is located in a quiet area in the north of the city, close to a small park called Schoterbos, filled with flowers, beehives and community vegetable gardens.
Head down to the city center to visit the historic heart of Haarlem. The Museum of Archaeology (free admission) and the wonderful Teijlers Science Museum will delight your children.
You can also visit the enormous De Adriaan windmill overlooking the river and the city.

Day 2 : Tour around Haarlem |30 km

Today, enjoy a little more of the beautiful city of Haarlem before heading for the coast, to the seaside resort of Zandvoort. This part of Holland lies below sea level. So what stops the sea from flooding the land? Along most of the coastline, it’s the dunes! Wide, undulating sand dunes, covered with grass to keep the sand from blowing away. Take advantage of the immense beaches to hunt for pretty shells, tiny crabs and hermit crabs, jump into the waves or build sand castles.

Day 3 : Haarlem - Heemskerk | 31 km

Today, in the town of IJmuiden, you’ll discover one of the world’s longest lock complexes, linking the North Sea to the North Sea Canal. Cruise ships, cargo ships, pleasure yachts and other vessels head for Amsterdam harbor through the locks, and it’s at this point that you can observe them up close…
A shorter cycle route (19 km) is also available today.
Tonight, you spend the night in a magnificent 13th-century castle. Assumburg Castle, in the village of Heemskerk, plunges you into a fairytale atmosphere! Surrounded by a moat and gardens, your son will feel like a knight and your daughter like a princess…
Important! Rooms are located in two buildings, the château and the orangery. Rooms are allocated according to availability.

Day 4 : Tour around Heemskerk | 33 km

Enjoy another beautiful day on the coast and relax by the sea. At the end of the day, you return to the château for a second night.

Day 5 : Heemskerk - Amsterdam | 45 km

Today, you’ll be exploring the beautiful Zaan region, named after the river of the same name. The region is famous for its traditional architecture: green-painted wooden houses, sheds, warehouses and windmills.
Stop off at Zaanse Schans to discover how cheese and wooden clogs are made, or climb into a windmill that creaks and shakes at the slightest gust of wind. On the way to Amsterdam, you’ll pass through Het Twiske park, where you can enjoy a wide range of activities with your children.

Day 6 : Free day in Amsterdam

Take to the streets of Amsterdam on foot or by bike today! Its neighborhoods offer an exceptional variety of urban architecture, beautiful parks, museums and cultural activities. Visit the Van Gogh Museum, take a boat trip on the canals, discover a relic of an 18th-century ship belonging to the Dutch East India Company, or visit the De Hortus botanical garden, with its magical exotic greenhouse where hundreds of butterflies flutter, before enjoying a hot chocolate in one of the friendly little cafés in the city center.

Day 7 : Amsterdam - Haarlem | 27 km

Leave the city behind and plunge into peaceful countryside. You’ll pass through the picturesque village of Spaarndam, built around a dam, before reaching the Kolksluis lock, considered Europe’s oldest lock (1280). You then return to your hostel in Haarlem for your final evening.

Day 8 : Departure during the day

Select your category Children's discount (3 to 12 years): - 10% applicable to rooms based on 4, 5 or 6 people (only if rooms are occupied by a minimum of 2 adults).

standard category
Reference: HLF STD
Low season
  • from March 29th to September 23rd
  • Departure: daily
2 persons basis :(price per person)
* Single supplement
980 € / pers.
0 € / pers.*
4 persons basis :(price per person)
* Single supplement
880 € / pers.
0 € / pers.*
6 persons basis :(price per person)
* Single supplement
820 € / pers.
0 € / pers.*

Category's details

Including :

• 7 nights, bed linen included (10% discount for children, applicable to groups of 4 or more sharing the same room)
• 7 breakfasts
• Luggage transport during cycling stages
• Rental of a fully-equipped VTC bike for 6 days (excluding helmet) and repatriation.
• 1 travel pack (per room) including color maps, detailed itineraries (FR or GB) and tourist documentation
• 7/7 telephone assistance

Not including :

• Dinners / Lunches / Drinks
• Towels and made-up beds (see “Options” section)
• Entrance fees and site visits
• Optional insurance (Cancellation Insurance OR Peace of Mind Insurance)
• Tourist taxes

According to the category(price per person)

standard category
Reference: HLF STD
Half board supplement

(including 7 dinners – excluding drinks)

Price for half board for child : 85€

+ 170 € / pers.


• Bike discount
If you bring your own bike.
-90 € / pers.
• E-bike supplement
+ 150 € / pers.
• Service package PLUS

Bed made up on arrival, 1 towel, shower gel and shampoo.

+ 35 € / pers.

• Equipments
- Baby seat :
- Trailer :

+ 65 € / pers.
+ 170 € / pers.

Your cycle hire

Hybrid bike ALBA - 7 gear speeds

Frame for men or women

  • 1 rear bag
  • 1 front map bag
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 lock device

Helmet not included

Possibility to rent an electric assistance bike :
E-bike ALBA

Unisex fram

  • 1 rear bag
  • 1 repair kit
  • 1 lock device

Helmet not included

Useful informations
  • Rental bikes will be delivered directly to your hotel.
  • At the end of your tour, leave the rental bike at your hotel.
> Your accomodations
> How to arrive at Haarlem

Your accomodations

For this trip, we suggest you stay in family hostels, which are very friendly (StayOkay) and much appreciated by Dutch families for the quality of service and communal areas for children to play and socialize.
We offer rooms for 2, 3, 4, 5 and even 6 people. Ideal for large families!
All rooms are equipped with private toilets and bathrooms.
Most have single beds and bunk beds.
Towels are not provided. If you don’t want to bring your own, you can rent them from us.
Bed linen is provided on arrival, so that you can make your own beds.

How to arrive at Haarlem

By car :
Parking available at the 1st hotel. Please consult us.

By train :
Take the Thalys: Paris Gare du Nord >> Amsterdam Station >> Haarlem
Regional trains to Haarlem from Amsterdam Central station (approx. 20 min. journey).
For further information, please consult: Thalys

By air:
From Amsterdam Schipol airport, you can take a direct train to Haarlem (approx. 35min). From Haarlem station, you can take bus no. 2 to Haarleem-Noord (approx. 20min bus ride). The bus stop is named after the hotel: “Stayokay Haarlem”, and is located in front of the entrance to your accommodation.