We specialise in providing Holland Boat Tours with all different types of tours available. Sailing, cycling, walking, exploring is available from our team at Holland Barge Tours with amsterdam boat hotels moored at Oosterdok. We tour Amsterdam, Leiden, Haarlem & Zaanse Schans sailing from each destination on a choice of converted barges including the MPS Holland, Amicitia, Avanti and Vita Nova
When a lot of people think about Netherlands, the first pictures the pop into their minds are of Holland. Holland is actually the western part of Netherlands. Here you will get to see all the beautiful thing that are quite famous about this place, such as the northern coastal Dutch towns, dune reserves and tulip fields. Enjoy the cycling lush green rural fields of Holland’s Green Heart. You will get to see the majestic windmills of Holland around Alkmaar. You will also enjoy taking a walk or just riding your bike through the historic towns such as Haarlem, Leiden and the port city of Hoorn. If you are a history buff, you would love the 16th Century merchant’s house in Edam converted into a museum showcasing the life of people at that time. And of course, there’s Amsterdam. There is lot’s to explore this city, from Anne Frank’s house to Van Gogh Museum. Or you could choose just navigate the canals and appreciate the unique architectural style of this city.
IJssel Lake family package – 7 Day Tour
This package is specially designed for parents with accompanying kids from 6-11 years of age. We have shortened all the bike rides and included many family friendly activities that the kids will surely love! You will get to go on a bike ride along the beautiful coast of IJssel lake. You can head to ports such as Hoorn, Elburg or Enkhuizen and take a boat from there to sail the IJssel Lake. If you are curious how the locals used to live their lives as fishermen in the formerly tiny fishing villages, you can head to the open air museum in Enkhuizen. If you fancy canoe rides, you can get one in Giethoorn, located in the middle of De Weerribben National Park. After a busy schedule of activities, you can wind down and relax after a day at Harderwijk. Or if you wish to take your family out, you can visit the dolphin show at Dolfinarium, Walibi World Attraction Park or just wind down at the beach. Then you could visit museums and art galleries in Amsterdam, or just conclude the vacation by taking a boat ride across the canals of the city.