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Private Guided Bike Tour to the Dutch Windmills

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide and collect your rental bike (additional expense) at Amsterdam’s Central Station at the prearranged time on the morning of your tour. Start time and tour duration are flexible to suit your schedule, though a minimum of 5 hours and 25 km (16 miles) is recommended for the best experience.

    Take a short ride to the starting point outside Amsterdam while your guide provides an overview of the landscape and itinerary options. Skip the city traffic and begin biking right in the picturesque countryside on relatively easy routes. Pedal past traditional windmills, rivers, canals, and country mansions built as the summer residences of Amsterdam’s wealthy families during the 17th and 18th centuries.

    Take advantage of your art historian guide’s wealth of knowledge about the history and culture of the area. If you like, a traditional picnic lunch can be arranged including a variety of Dutch cheeses, bread baked from organic flour ground in a nearby mill, and various beverages (additional expense, please request in advance).

    At the end of the customized route, return to Amsterdam and say farewell to your guide back at the original starting point.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    If guests have accommodation in Amsterdam pick up at Amsterdam Central Station.
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Amsterdam Central Station
    Inclusions
    • Private tour
    • Local guide
    • Professional art historian guide
    • Bottle of water
    • Dutch cookies
    • Use of bike bag
    Exclusions
    • Bike rental (EUR 7,50-12,50 payable on day of tour)
    • Picnic lunch (EUR 10, payable on day of tour)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required. One person is possible, but the rate will be the same as for two persons
    • A maximum of 6 people per booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • You'll see windmills on any day, but best chances for an inside visit are on Saturday and Sunday
    • Cycling distance flexible but at least 25 km (16 miles)
    • All body heights MUST be advised at time of booking, in order to check availability of fitting bike
    • Picnic lunch pack available upon request (EUR 10). Please ask at least 4 days before tour date. Home baked bread rolls from different organic flours produced by the local windmill, with various Dutch cheeses - no meat or fish. Water, fruit juices and chocolate milk. Plus extra cookies and typical Dutch treats. In fact, a picnic lunch pack is full day catering.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • For this kind of relaxed cycling wearing bicycle helmets is very unusual in Holland. Countryside bike rentals don’t provide helmets.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Bike rental is EUR 7,50 to 12,50 - depends on where bikes in the right size are available. Local countryside bike shops require a refundable deposit in cash. As a service this deposit is settled for you by your private guide. Nevertheless, the customer remains responsible for possible damage to the rental bike.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Edmund was wonderful! We took the train out to his neighborhood where he had the bikes all ready for us. We rode through streets that were right out of a movie set. He was so knowledgeable and informative. It was really a highlight of our trip.
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    This was the best thing that we did in our week in Amsterdam. Edmond, our private tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. He tailored the bike ride to our abilities. We saw pastures of sheep and cows, windmills and a castle. We also toured Edmonds hometown and had lunch
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    Highly recommend!!! Edmond is not only a fun and interesting guide but being a historian he was able to add so much more information to the tour. He crafted the perfect tour for my family of four. We were able to bike at our own pace and the sights are AMAZING! We opted to
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    About the operator
    By: GuideHolland
    16 reviews
    WMK3
    Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
    1814
    Relaxing and informative bike tour in the countryside
    Our family of five (including our three teenage/young adult children) really enjoyed this bike ride through the
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    worldvegans
    Columbia, Maryland
    1615
    fresh air outside the city
    We are so glad we did this bikeride with Edmond. It was great to see some small villages and to learn about the
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    Kathy J
    San Diego, California
    1717
    Felt like a fairytale.
    Edmund was wonderful! We took the train out to his neighborhood where he had the bikes all ready for us. We rode
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    Harry N
    11
    Exhilarating bike tour of the Dutch Countryside
    This was the best thing that we did in our week in Amsterdam. Edmond, our private tour guide was knowledgeable and
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    sandybjh
    Balboa Island, California
    30
    An amazing bike ride with history
    If you would like to get out of the city and see more of the beauty around Amsterdam, I would recommend a bike
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    Celia l
    Palo Alto, California
    610
    Spectacular!
    We where a group of six, four adults and two teens. We had a lovely time. Edmond is very kind and knowledgeable.
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    Jennifer H
    116
    A day well spent!!
    Highly recommend!!! Edmond is not only a fun and interesting guide but being a historian he was able to add so
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    bewitchjj
    Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
    12
    Exceptional bike tour and guide
    A definite highlight of our trip to Netherlands! Edmond was well organized and communicated details with us. He
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    R_Hamby
    Brentwood, Tennessee
    10
    Wonderful Bicycle Day Tour With So Many Highlights
    Our bicycle day tour with Edmond was a highlight of our trip to the Netherlands. From beginning to end, Edmond
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    Shelby D
    Fort Worth, Texas
    40
    Splendid Bike Tour!
    Ed provided the what will be the highlight of our 9 days in Holland. Everything was in proper order beginning
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    Mary S
    Annapolis, Maryland
    1210
    Even in the Rain!
    It rained on and off, but with the proper rain gear (Edmond gave us weather updates to know what to expect and
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    yshpilman
    Wayne, Pennsylvania
    20
    Wonderful day tour of the Dutch countryside!
    We had a wonderful bike tour with Edmond around the Dutch countryside. Edmond is a real history buff and you can
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    Angieinaz1
    Phoenix, Arizona
    7332
    Guide Holland
    We were thrilled with the cycling tour.Not only was Edmond extremely knowledgeable but arrived right on time and
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    Joy S
    San Diego, California
    4613
    A Day in the Country
    Our group of 4 from San Diego wanted to get out of the busy city and see the other side of Holland. Edmond did
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    DeniseInMV
    California
    68
    Personalized countryside bicycle tour guide
    I found Edmond van Putte and his business, called GuideHolland.com for guiding myself and spouse on a countryside
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    • Languages Offered: English, Dutch, French
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