At B&R we make it incredibly easy for you to journey with your friends, family, colleagues or on your own. Create your own private trip by taking over one of our dates—or we can request a fresh one. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers. Interested in tweaking the itinerary? We can do that too. Ask us for details!
The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.
Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.
Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.
Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
- Difficulty Level
Level 1: Occasional
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day over relatively flat terrain with a few small hills—all very manageable for people trying their first biking trip.
Walking – 6-10 km (4-6 mi.) a day on country lanes, footpaths and coastal or forest trails, all on relatively flat terrain, perhaps with an occasional hill.
Level 2: Recreational
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day over terrain that’s relatively flat but will include inclines and the occasional climb or two.
Walking – 8-12 km (5-7 mi.) a day over relatively flat terrain, with occasional steeper climbs.
Level 3: Enthusiast
Biking – 40-50 km (25-30 mi.) a day in gently rolling countryside, with occasional longer climbs to points that are well worth the effort.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) a day over rolling terrain on a variety of surfaces. Most days, one or two steeper climbs to spectacular viewpoints or places of interest.
Level 4: Avid
Biking – Roughly 50 km (30 mi.) a day in consistently rolling countryside, with repeated climbs and longer options available.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) over terrain that varies between rolling and hilly, with a few steeper climbs.
Level 5: Expert
Biking – 50-60 km (30-45 mi.) a day over both level and tougher, hillier terrain with multiple 100 km (62 mi.) options. The routes are designed for avid cyclists and include plenty of chances to push yourself.
Walking – 11-15 km (7-10 mi.) a day over fairly hilly terrain offering lots of challenges. Routes are along high meadow paths and/or well-maintained cliffside or alpine trails, with a few steep ascents to make you feel invigorated.
Windmills and flower fields
Strolling is the perfect pace for those who want to stop and smell the tulips, or wander Holland’s bucolic countryside, historic cities, and tranquil canals. Experience UNESCO kinderdijik’s 19 windmills, taste the fare at a local oyster farm and hit the museum to marvel at the Dutch masters.
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Day by Day
Tour the Keukenhof Gardens and wander through colourful bulb fields while our local guide educates us on tulips. Later, feel the fresh sea breeze as you walk through the wild and romantic North Sea coastal dunes.
Explore the beautiful university town of Leiden, the birthplace of Rembrandt on foot with an expert guide. Back in The Hague, our guide will accompany us through the charming old town to visit the Mauritshuis museum.
From the Groene Hart region, head to the town of Gouda to visit a traditional cheese farm and learn the art of crafting Gouda cheese. Tonight, enjoy a fabulous dinner on the docks amongst the avant-garde architecture of Rotterdam.
A short boat ride brings us along the Lek river to UNESCO site Kinderdijk, the largest agglomeration of traditional windmills in Europe! After a Dutch-style picnic on the water, we'll explore the island of Zuid-Beveland.
Visit Yerseke for a private tour of the shellfish auction and sample the freshest oysters. A divine evening awaits, meet the master behind Holland’s best restaurant and our three-Michelin-starred dining experience!
Enjoy a farewell breakfast at the hotel before saying tot ziens.
Manoir Inter Scaldes, Kruiningen
Inter Scaldes is one of the Netherland’s few Relais & Châteaux properties; a charming modern country retreat centered around its extraordinary cuisine. Obtaining a third Michelin star in the fall of 2017, our hosts Claudia and Jannis continuously strive for perfection in the world of hospitality and fine cuisine. The Manoir, which has 12 stylish hotel rooms, provides guests with the opportunity to visit Zeeland's coast and countless picturesque towns and villages.
Suite Hotel Pincoffs, Rotterdam
The Pincoffs Suite Hotel is a luxurious boutique hotel residing in a national monument built in 1879 in the Kop van Zuid area on the Wilhelmina pier overlooking the famous Erasmus Bridge and the Maas River. The former customs office is full of atmosphere and unique authentic details, and offers charm, space and comfort throughout all guest rooms and suites.
Hotel Des Indes, The Hague
A former 19th century palace, Hotel Des Indes is located on the beautiful Lange Voorhout, near the medieval centre of the Binnenhof and the Mauritshuis. This five star deluxe hotel is part of the history of The Hague with its yellow façade that embraces you before you enter. It offers 92 guest rooms and suites that blend contemporary amenities with iconic architecture.
Our trip to Holland was amazing. We were able to experience so many facets of this incredible country. Our guides Alice, Alessio and Abby were just wonderful. After eight B&R trips, this was our best yet. Hard bar to exceed!— Carol Llewellyn
The walks are mostly as flat as a Dutch pancake with a few occasional rolls in the dunes, and vary between 7 and 16 km (4.5-10 mi.).
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All hotel accommodation
- All breakfasts, three lunches and four dinners, including wine
- Services of B&R guide(s) and support van
- Use of two lightweight, telescoping walking sticks
- Waist pack with water bottle and holder
- GPS routes, provided via RideWithGPS (app available for Apple or Android)
- All special events, private tours, guest experts and entrance fees
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
- All baggage transportation
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
Walking Poles & Waist Pack
Included with all walking trips are telescoping walking poles and custom-made padded waist packs, which comfortably carry one full half-litre water bottle. The walking poles get “recycled” for use by another B&R traveller, but the waist pack is yours to keep at trip’s end. See Equipment Details
Sometimes your B&R trip simply isn’t long enough! Extend your stay for the best vacation possible. If you wish to spend a few days in region either before or after your official B&R trip, and need assistance making those plans, your B&R Travel Advisor can help.
Call us to create an independent travel experience that fits your needs—we can also arrange for a local guide.
Spend more time in Amsterdam
We highly recommend that you spend a couple days in Amsterdam before your B&R trip begins. Amsterdam is a great city and well worth at least a day’s visit (you could spend this long in the van Gogh Museum alone). Its network of canals, the balance struck between historic buildings and modern architecture, great shopping plus lovely patios that provide great people watching make this a wonderful city that often doesn’t feel as big as it is.
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