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 Guided Barging and Cycling



 
Amsterdam to Bruges


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. What happens if I don't feel like cycling one day.  
You are welcome to stay on board the barge and enjoy cruising through the canals and rivers.

2. What level of fitness is needed? 
The cycling is graded easy to moderate on terrain that is mostly flat. The daily distances range from 15-50 km. Mostly you will be on dedicated cycle paths alongside canals, rivers and through the iconic cities and towns of the region.

3. Can I cycle on my own?  Yes. If you do this you will be given route maps and you can phone the guide if necessary. If you do plan to cycle independently we strongly recommend that you carry a cell-phone.

4. How do I find the barge?  Before you go you will be given detailed instructions but usually the barges are docked in Amsterdam on the main canal not far from the Central Train Station,.

5. Can the barge cater to a special diet such as vegetarian or gluten free?   Yes but you should let them know in advance. There may be a small charge if the chef needs to buy special food.

6. What sort of people can I expect on these tours?   The guests will be from many countries. Usually it is a mix of German, British, Canadian, American people of all ages.  The crew will be multilingual.

7. What sort of bicycles are used?  The 7-gear-bikes are all touring or trekkingbikes of the brand ‘Bikkel’ and have a unisex frame (you can get on the bike comfortably), 7-speed gear, a hand- and pedal brake and a pannier bag.

8. How early should I book?  These holidays are very popular and space is limited, Last year they were completely sold out for the year by February.

Amsterdam to Bruges  
Dates and Prices
About the four Barges   Route Map
Detailed itinerary for three Magnifique barges   Detailed itinerary for Fluvius barge
Frequently Asked Questions
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