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Bike & Boat

Go with the flow…
Relax on a classic European river cruise with wonderful windows of cycling opportunity. Explore the cities and stunning scenery of the River Danube from Passau to Vienna or Budapest. Head for France to drink in the vineyard views by the River Rhône in Provence or perhaps discover Italy's island life around Venice en route to / from Mantua along the Rivers Po and Mincio. Or  while away the hours along the waterways around Bruges, Amsterdam and the harbourlands of Holland.

Our bike and boat holidays offer linear, circular or two-way tours, each with daily, self-guided cycling excursions and feature accommodation/meals on board a wide range of vessels including ‘floating hotel’ ships, riverboats, classic barges and sailboats. 

Amsterdam Classic Tulip Tour
Bike & Boat - Magnifique I

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Holland doesn’t come more bright and beautiful than this! Tour the colourful floral carpets of the famous Keukenhof bulb fields at Lisse. Wonder at the world’s largest flower auction in Aaalsmeer. Push your pedals gently around Amsterdam, Haarlem and discover all things Dutch at the Zaanse Schans open air museum with its windmills, cheese farm and clog-makers. To top it all, the comfortable, yet classic premium Dutch barge, MS Magnifique I, is your floating home for this superb little springtime tour, so as you cruise along the lowland waterways in style you can enjoy all the local colour from a different angle too. 

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Accommodation

On board the premium barge MS Magnifique I  in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning. 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Various
Tour Duration 5 days and 4 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £658 to £706

Amsterdam Classic Tulip Tour
Bike & Boat - Magnifique II

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Enjoy Holland at its most colourful in real classic style. Climb aboard the comfortable premium Dutch barge, MS Magnifique II, in Amsterdam to cruise the lowland waterways and push your pedals oh-so-gently to the famously bright and beautiful bulb fields of Keukenhof. At Aaalsmeer, ‘FloraHolland’, the world’s largest flower auction, is a breath-taking sight to behold, but cycling in springtime around the nature reserves of the polders, alongside the canals of Amsterdam and streets of shopping heaven, Haarlem, is colourful stuff too. Sister vessel to MS Magnifique I & III, your special floating accommodation gives this tour a truly Dutch flavour. And don’t worry - with a visit the magnificent Zaanse Schans open air museum included, there are windmills, clogs and cheese a-plenty too!    

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Accommodation

On board the Dutch barge MS Magnifique II in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning .

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Various
Tour Duration 5 days and 4 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £658 to £706

Amsterdam Classic Tulip Tour
Bike & Boat - Fluvius

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Canals, cycling and tulips around Amsterdam? What a springtime treat. Climb aboard the riverboat MS Fluvius and enjoy a few truly Dutch days, cruising the lowland waterways near the cosmopolitan capital and pedalling out to explore the colourful carpets of tulips and sweet scented hyacinths at the Keukenhof and the world’s largest flower auction at Aalsmeer. What’s more, the impressive Zaanse Schans open air museum provides the windmills, cheese-making and clog-crafting along the way and there’s time to explore the cosmopolitan capital and shopping heaven, Haarlem, too. A jolly colourful springtime jaunt with optional cycling stretches, so it’s all just as relaxing as you want it to be.

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Accommodation

On board the riverboat MS Fluvius in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning . 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Various
Tour Duration 5 days and 4 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £610 to £610

Amsterdam Classic Tulip Tour
Bike & Boat - Magnifique III

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Tulips and Amsterdam – what an irresistibly classic and colourful combination! Make premium barge, MS Magnifique III, your relaxing home and set out to cruise the lowland canals and pedal green polder pathways en route to the bright and beautifully famous Keukenhof bulbfields and ‘FloraHolland’, the world’s largest flower auction at Aaalsmeer. Fear not - must-see windmills, artisan clog-makers and cheese-producers are all on the menu too at the magnificent Zaanse Schans open air museum. And you’re sure to find extra helpings of colourful artistic inspiration in the Van Gogh Museum or along the waterways and gabled-houses in cosmopolitan capital, Amsterdam. MS Magnifique III is the latest and largest addition to the superb Magnifique premium Dutch barge fleet, offering an even more impressive service and bikes. 

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Accommodation

On board the barge MS Magnifique III  in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning. 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Various
Tour Duration 5 days and 4 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £705 to £705

Danube - Bike & Boat
Passau to Vienna (Return)

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The Danube is one of the great cycling classics, so why not enjoy it in real style by combining it with a relaxing cruise experience? Setting off from Passau, the famed City of Three Rivers, the MS Normandie or MS Arlene cruise ships will be your hotel and guide along the illustrious Danube to waltz capital, Vienna, and back again, stopping to let you explore stretches of the magical river valley with its castles, vineyards and World Heritage Sites by bike. All cycling itineraries are optional and there are some on-board activities and excursion opportunities (payable locally), making this a great tour to enjoy with friends or family who’ll love sharing this iconic experience, but might prefer just to dip a toe in the water when it comes to exploring on two wheels.

Accommodation

On board the cruise ship  MS Normandie,  (Saturday departures) or MS Arlene (Monday departures) in a standard, outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning .

Area Danube
Board Basis Full Board
Start Day Sat / Mon
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £524 to £948

Danube - Bike & Boat
Passau to Budapest (Return)

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Experience four countries, four vibrant historic cities and Europe’s best-loved river valley on a relaxing cruise down the Danube dotted with excellent opportunities for some superb stretches of scenic cycling. From Passau to Vienna, Bratislava to Budapest there are world-famous castles, monasteries, vineyards and picture-perfect villages waiting to be explored at your own pace by bike, or you can simply sit back on board the comfortable MS Normandie or MS Arlene, enjoy the stunning views and perhaps sign up for an excursion or two (payable locally). A wonderful treat of a tour to enjoy with family or friends including those who might just prefer to dip a toe in the water when it comes to exploring on two wheels.

Accommodation

On board the cruise ship MS Normandie (Saturday departures) or MS Arlene (Monday departures) in a standard, outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning.

Area Danube
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Sat / Mon
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 2
Price per person From £835 to £963

Provence Camargue - Bike & Boat
Avignon to Aigues-Mortes

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Put the wonders of Provence into real perspective with a cruise along its sun-warmed waterways and spot of gentle pedal-pushing through Rhône Valley vistas, vineyards and the open countryside of the Camargue. The great River Rhône has made Provence what it is today – a world of deep cut gorges and wide delta plains, the centre of civilisations and reputed capital of Christendom. Join your floating accommodation by the famous Pont d’Avignon and pedal out for a taste of the place around Châteauneuf-du-Pape, before setting off on your voyage of discovery. As the crew sail the homely passenger boat along the ‘Grand’ and ‘Petit’ Rhône rivers via Arles to the canals around Aigues-Mortes, there’s both time to relax and enjoy the views on board and to follow optional circular day rides or linear cycling stretches where you’ll discover time-honoured aqueducts, abbeys and amphitheatres; rocky castles and quarry cathedrals; plus a world of wild, white horses and beautiful beaches down by the Mediterranean Sea. 

Accommodation

On board the boat, Caprice (up to 22 passengers) or L’Estello (up to 20 passengers), in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning . 

Area Provence
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 2 (3)
Price per person From £1051 to £1262

Provence Camargue - Bike & Boat
Aigues-Mortes to Avignon

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Here’s a refreshing way to experience all those must-see places in Provence. Start by the wild flatlands of the Camargue and dive down on your bike to the beaches of the Mediterranean coast. Then slowly enjoy the cruise as the crew sail the homely passenger boat northwards along the region’s warm waterways to Avignon, mooring up your floating accommodation for overnights and delightful day rides or linear cycling stretches. From Roman aqueducts and amphitheatres to iconic windmills and medieval cliff-top castles or the colourful landscapes around Arles where Van Gogh found his inspiration, there’s a feast of rich pickings to discover at your own pace, and what better way to wash them down than with a delicious glass of Côtes du Rhône on a visit to those classic vineyards around Châteauneuf-du-Pape. 

Accommodation

On board the boat, Caprice (up to 22 passengers) or L’Estello (up to 20 passengers), in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning . 

Area Provence
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 2 (3)
Price per person From £1051 to £1262

Bruges to Amsterdam
Bike & Boat - Magnifique I

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Tour from Belgium’s ‘Venice of the North’ to Holland’s cosmopolitan capital via both the ‘City of Diamonds’ and ‘Silver City’ and do it in real Dutch style. Climb aboard the comfortable, yet classic premium Dutch barge, MS Magnifique I, and enjoy a relaxed cruise along the lowland waterways interspersed with some gentle, scenic cycling. Travel from Bruges to Ghent; along the Schelde to the diamond trading city of Antwerp; then on past Kinderdijk’s historic windmills to the silversmiths’ city of Schoonhaven and the glittering lights of Amsterdam. This is a gem of a tour with real insight into the  wealthy merchants and engineering minds which have made the cities and landscape what they are today.   

Accommodation

On board the premium barge MS Magnifique I  in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning. 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £1069 to £1136

Double Dutch - Bike & Boat
North Holland's Coast & Countryside

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Meet Noord-Holland - a marriage of coast, countryside and all things irresistibly Dutch. Setting out from Amsterdam, explore a world of windmills and waterways; historic harbourlands and time-honoured trades; gabled farmhouses and green polder landscapes; round golden cheeses and undulating dunescapes. And what better way to get up close and personal with these unique waterlands than touring by bike from your ‘itinerant’ accommodation on board a comfortable, classic Dutch barge. Visit Zaandam, Alkmaar and Den Helder en route to the oh-so-beautiful-on-a-bike island of Texel, returning via the Ijselmeer ‘great’ harbours which found fame and fortune in the 17th century.

Accommodation

On board the classic Dutch barge, Angela Esmee, in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning . 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £694 to £887

Bruges to Amsterdam
Bike & Boat - Magnifique II

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Experience one treasure of a trip – Bruges, the ’Pearl of Flanders’; the diamond city of Antwerp and the riches of ‘Silver City’ at Schoonhaven; marketplace memories of the Golden Age of Flanders in Ghent; emerald green polderlands, Kinderdijk’s nineteen-strong row of historic windmills and finally the countless canals of Amsterdam. It’s all vintage stuff, so why not clock up the culture in real local style, staying on board the comfortable yet classic premium Dutch barge, MS Magnifique II. Sister vessel  to the MS Magnifique I & III, it’s an ideal floating home from which to enjoy a relaxed cruise along the lowland waterways interspersed with that most favourite of Dutch pastimes – some gentle, scenic cycling.

Accommodation

On board the premium Dutch barge MS Magnifique II in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning. 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Wednesday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £1069 to £1136

Amsterdam to Bruges
Bike & Boat - Magnifique I

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Tour along from the canals of Amsterdam, past Kinderdijk’s row of historic windmills to those priceless city gems of Flanders - Antwerp, Ghent and Bruges. Such a classic trip deserves a certain spot of local style, so climb aboard the comfortable yet classic premium Dutch barge, MS Magnifique I, and enjoy a relaxed cruise along the lowland waterways interspersed with that most favourite of Dutch pastimes – some gentle, scenic cycling. From the ‘Silver City’ of Schoonhaven to gilded façades and the greenest polders, this is a voyage of discovery, paying homage to the enterprising merchants of the Golden Age and the engineering minds which have made the landscape what it is today.  

Accommodation

On board the premium barge MS Magnifique I  in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning. 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £1069 to £1136

Amsterdam to Bruges
Bike & Boat - Magnifique II

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Prepare yourself for one treasure of a trip - the diamond city of Antwerp and emerald green polderlands; the canals of Amsterdam and Kinderdijk’s nineteen-strong row of historic windmills; marketplace memories of the Golden Age of Flanders;  Ghent,Bruges and the riches of ‘Silver City’ at Schoonhaven. It’s vintage stuff, deserving some real local style, so what could be a more welcome ‘touring’ place to stay than the comfortable yet classic premium Dutch barge, MS Magnifique II. Sister vessel  to the MS Magnifique I & III, it’s an ideal floating home from which to enjoy a relaxed cruise along the lowland waterways interspersed with that most favourite of Dutch pastimes – some gentle, scenic cycling.

Accommodation

On board the premium Dutch barge MS Magnifique II in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning. 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Wednesday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £1069 to £1136

Amsterdam to Bruges
Bike & Boat - Fluvius

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From Amsterdam to the diamond capital of Antwerp, from the ‘Silver City’ of Schoonhaven to gilded façades and the greenest Ablasserwaard polders by the windmills of the Kinderdijk, enjoy a real voyage of discovery. This classic tour through Holland and Flanders pays homage to the enterprising merchants of the Golden Age and the engineering minds which have made the landscape what it is today. Make the comfortable riverboat MS Fluvius your floating home and cruise the lowland waterways down to beautiful medieval Bruges, enjoying scenic cycling stretches between selected points along the way. If you’ve ever fancied really going Dutch, then this classic combo has to the break for you. 

Accommodation

On board the riverboat MS Fluvius in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning . 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £899 to £949

Amsterdam to Bruges
Bike & Boat - Gandalf

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Bike along Amsterdam’s classic canals. Pedal past Kinderdijk’s row of 19 historic windmills. Treasure the ‘Silver City’of Schoonhaven, the ‘Diamond Capital’, Antwerp and emerald green Ablasserwaard polders, all en route to those Flanders jewels of the Golden Age – Ghent and Bruges. With the comfortable Dutch barge, MS Gandalf, as your floating home, this is simply one local gem of a Holland and Flanders tour -  a must-do mix of superb scenic cycling and gloriously gentle times cruising down the lowland waterways and a wonderfully Dutch way to make a wide range of  discoveries from the masterpieces of medieval merchants to the legacies of enterprising engineering minds.

Accommodation

On board the barge, MS Gandalf, in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and a porthole which can be opened . 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £948 to £948

Dutch Island Hopping by Sail
Bike & Sail - Wapen fan Fryslan

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Sail away in style on board the classic ‘tall ship’ schooner, Wapen fan Fryslân, and hop around the Frisian Islands, exploring each wild world via neat networks of cycle tracks. It’s a voyage of discovery with a difference – a chance to ride the Dutch seas and ride a bike through some of Europe’s most unique natural landscapes. Watch the seals around Texel; see Holland’s oldest lighthouse on Terschelling and look out across the North Sea’s island string from Vlieland’s highest sand dune. The historic harbours of Enkhuizen and Den Oever are on the menu, so too the impressive IJsselmeer dam, plus polders, forests, dunes and mudflats. Suitable for seasoned seafarers, cyclists and all round novices alike, this is not just a tour, but one exhilarating experience.  

Accommodation

On board the 2 mast sailing schooner, Wapen fan Fryslân, in a 2 bed cabin with private facilities and a porthole which can be opened. 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £844 to £934

Dutch Island Hopping by Sail
Bike & Sail - Mare fan Fryslan

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Here’s a gentle adventure with a difference. Ride the Dutch seas in style on board a luxurious, classic sailing schooner and explore the wonderfully wild Frisian Islands on the edge of the North Sea by bike. Set sail on the ‘Mare fan Fryslân’ from historic Enkhuizen or pedal along Noord Holland’s Zuidersee coast to the great Den Oever dam causeway, then hop from island to island, exploring each one on nifty networks of cycle tracks. Visit Texel’s seal sanctuary, Holland’s oldest lighthouse on Terschelling and get amazing Frisian Island vistas from the high dunes of Vlieland. Historic harbours, polderlands, forests, dunes and mudflats, plus miles and miles of open water are all on the menu. A fab tour to try out your sea-legs, cycling-legs and new binoculars!         

Accommodation

On board the 3 mast sailing schooner, Mare fan Fryslân, in a 2 bed cabin with private facilities and ventilation system . 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £844 to £934

Bruges to Amsterdam
Bike & Boat - Fluvius

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Set out from Belgium’s ‘Venice of the North’ to Holland’s cosmopolitan capital via both Antwerp, the ‘City of Diamonds’ and ‘Silver City’ Schoonhaven. This classic tour through Flanders and Holland is packed full of gilded wonders, green polderlands and windmills and pays homage to the enterprising merchants of the Golden Age and the engineering minds which have made the landscape what it is today. Make the comfortable riverboat MS Fluvius your floating home and cruise the lowland waterways from Bruges, the ‘Pearl of Flanders’, up to Amsterdam, enjoying scenic cycling stretches between selected points along the way. Ever fancied really going Dutch? This classic combo has to be the break for you. 

Accommodation

On board the riverboat MS Fluvius in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning . 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £899 to £948

Bruges to Amsterdam
Bike & Boat - Gandalf

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Gilded wonders, emerald polders, cities sparkling with diamonds and silver - this is one jolly jewel of a tour. From Belgium’s ‘Venice of the North’ to Holland’s cosmopolitan capital make the comfortable Dutch barge, MS Gandalf, your floating home and enjoy a gentle journey with plenty of golden cycling opportunities en route. Push your pedals around Ghent and along the Schelde to priceless Antwerp; then on past Kinderdijk’s nineteen historic windmills to the silversmiths’ city of Schoonhaven and the glittering lights of Amsterdam. With just as much superb scenic cycling as you please, plus plenty of time to watch the world go by from the waterways of Flanders and Holland, it’s a great little voyage of Dutch discovery.   

Accommodation

On board the barge, MS Gandalf, in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and a porthole which can be opened . 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £948 to £948

Venice to Mantua
Bike & Boat - Ave Maria

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With its unique labyrinth of canals, ‘calles’ and ‘campiellos’, vibrant Venice is one truly a-mazing city. But hop across its stylish beach islands, head inland along the Veneto waterways from the flamingo lagoons and fertile plains of the great Po Delta and you’ll be rewarded with rich and relatively undiscovered Renaissance cities with palazzi and piazzas by the score. Make the comfortable, all-Italian barge, ‘Ave Maria’, your floating home on a really relaxing trip from Venice to magnificent Mantua, cycling out on  self-guided (guided also an option), gentle, scenic, circular or linear routes to discover everything from the cheesy secrets of Grana Padano and colourful fairground carousels to ancient Adria and the wonders of UNESCO World Heritage city site, Ferrara.

Accommodation

On board the barge, Ave Maria, in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning. 

Area Venice & Veneto
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £1024 to £1438

Mantua to Venice
Bike & Boat - Ave Maria

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Here’s a bike and boat tour with real Po-tential. Delight in the magnificent island city of Mantua on the Mincio, then explore the wide valley of the great River Po on its final journey to the Adriatic Sea, before one last spot of island hopping up the coast to the flamboyant watery world of Venezia. Also designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the fine Italian Renaissance cities of Mantua and Ferrara are real undiscovered gems and together with the lush green landscapes and flamingo lagoons of the fertile Po Delta create the perfect prelude to that colourful carnival city of grand canals and gondolas, Venice. Make the comfortable, all-Italian barge, ‘Ave Maria’, your floating home and pedal out on all sorts of gentle, scenic, circular or linear routes under the Italian sun. The cycling is self-guided, but following a tour leader is also an option if you prefer. Either way, everything is yours to discover at your own pace, from cheesy secrets of Grana Padano, colourful fairground carousels and celebrity-favoured beach resorts to herons in their hundreds and Adria’s ancient roots as a sea port.  

Accommodation

On board the barge, Ave Maria, in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning. 

Area Venice & Veneto
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £1024 to £1438

Venice to Mantua
Bike & Boat - Vita Pugna

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Venice, Ferrara and Mantua – three architecturally awesome cities; each one designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site; one do-before-you-die classic and two truly unsung jewels of the Italian Renaissance. Explore them all at your own pace on a really relaxed bike and barge adventure along the Venetian lagoons and waterways around the Rivers Po and Mincio. Make the comfortable, small barge, Pugna Vita, your floating home and pedal out on all sorts of gentle, scenic, circular or linear routes under the Italian sun. The cycling is self-guided, but following a tour leader is also an option.  Either way,  everything is yours to discover from the cheesy secrets of Grana Padano, colourful fairground carousels and celebrity-favoured beach resorts to colonies of flamingos, herons in their hundreds, Adria’s ancient harbourland roots and the wonders of UNESCO World Heritage city site, Ferrara.

Accommodation

On board the small barge,  Vita Pugna, in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities. 

Area Venice & Veneto
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £907 to £1157

Mantua to Venice
Bike & Boat - Vita Pugna

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Join Italy’s longest river on its final journey to meet the Adriatic Sea – it’s a bike and boat tour with real Po-tential! Start with the island city of Mantua, just north of the great River Po in the middle of the River Mincio and cruise and cycle along the waterways to that most famous island city of all time, Venice. A visit to Mantua and Ferrara - both undiscovered city gems of the Italian Renaissance and designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites – together with the lush green landscapes and flamingo lagoons of the fertile Po Delta create the perfect prelude to that colourful carnival city of grand canals and gondolas. Make the comfortable, small barge, ‘Vita Pugna’, your floating home and pedal out on all sorts of gentle, scenic, circular or linear routes under the Italian sun. The cycling is self-guided, but following a tour leader is also an option if you prefer. Either way, everything is yours to discover at your own pace, from cheesy secrets of Grana Padano, colourful fairground carousels and celebrity-favoured beach resorts to herons in their hundreds and Adria’s ancient roots as a sea port.  

Accommodation

On board the small barge, Vita Pugna, in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities. 

Area Venice & Veneto
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £907 to £1157

Amsterdam to Bruges
Bike & Boat - Magnifique III

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Now this tour’s a real treasure. Cosmopolitan Amsterdam; ‘Silver City’ Schoonhaven; ‘Golden Age’ Dendermonde; ‘Diamond Capital’ Antwerp; glorious Ghent and Bruges, the ‘Venice of the North’ – explore this whole string of lowland gems, linked together by a relaxing waterways cruise on board the brand new MS Magnifique III and - of course - some gentle, scenic cycling. MS Magnifique III is the latest and largest addition to the superb Magnifique premium Dutch barge fleet, offering an even more impressive service and bikes. Pedal across emerald green polders; view historic windmills by the score at the famous Kinderdijk. Discover the worlds of the enterprising merchants of the Golden Age and the engineering minds which have made the landscape what it is today.  A voyage of discovery? Absolutely. 

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Accommodation

On board the premium barge MS Magnifique III  in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning. 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £1069 to £1136

Bruges to Amsterdam
Bike & Boat - Magnifique III

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Add a certain sparkle to your time on two wheels. Simply sit back and relax along glistening waterways on board the brand new premium Dutch barge, MS Magnifique III, and pedal out to explore a great array of local gems. From Bruges, the ’Pearl of Flanders’ to the gilded riches of the Golden Age in Ghent and Dendemonde; from Antwerp, ‘City of Diamonds’ and ‘Silver City’  Schoonhaven to the countless canals of historic Amsterdam, there are just so many treasures to discover. Pedal out across emerald polders; at Kinderdijk see windmill jewels by the score. Even your barge is a real beauty - the latest and largest addition to the superb Magnifique premium Dutch barge fleet, offering an even more impressive service and bikes. Enjoy!  

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Accommodation

On board the barge MS Magnifique III  in an outside-facing 2 bed cabin with private facilities and air-conditioning. 

Area Holland
Board Basis Half Board
Start Day Saturday
Tour Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Tour Grade Grade 1
Price per person From £1069 to £1136

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