If you don’t feel like cycling, stay aboard the ship!
Winter went on for ages, moods are grey. Now it’s time for some colour! Off to Holland, to the land of Tulips and Hyacinths, of Jonquils and Narcissuses. In the Keukenhof botanical gardens, hundreds of growers will conjure up spring, while Aalsmeer is home to millions of flowers being auctioned off. But even on smaller markets in Haarlem or Amsterdam you will see glowing tulips in all their splendor. Make a start into the bright season on this easy tulip tour from Amsterdam with the premium cruise ships MS Magnifique II, MS Magnifique III, and MS Magnifique IV.
Day 1 - Arrival in Amsterdam, cruise to Zaandam
Embarkation at 2 pm, then a short boat trip to the cycle tour's starting point.
Day 2 - Zaanse Schans - Haarlem, 24-34 km/15-21 mi
First you will enjoy an extended visit to the well-known open-air museum, then you will cycle to the beautiful city of Haarlem and the seaside.
Day 3 - Keukenhof - Kudelstaart, 38-55 km/24-35 mi
Keukenhof botanical gardens offer millions of spring flowers - fresh colours after the murkey grey of winter. Your next bike trip goes to Kudelstaart.
Day 4 - Aalsmeer - Waterland - Amsterdam, 28 km/18 mi
Early in the morning you can experience the world’s largest flower auction. Later you will do some cycling and discover the city of Amsterdam.
Day 5 - Disembarkation, departure or extension
The tulip tour concludes after breakfast. Disembarkation approx. 9.30 am.
We offer comfortable unisex-bikes with 7-speed gearboxes and freewheel, equipped with a bike bag and a bike lock. We also offer e-bikes if desired.
Travel time 2023:
Magnifique II: 05.04. + 09.04.
Magnifique III: 31.03. + 04.04. + 08.04. + 12.04. +
16.04. + 20.04. + 24.04.* + 28.04.
Magnifique IV: 30.03. + 03.04. + 07.04. + 11.04. +
15.04.* + 19.04. + 23.04.
*on these dates the visit of the flower auction Aalsmeer is not included, because closed
All prices are per person.
In principle, you can bring your own bike along. However, please note that your bike will be loaded on and off the boat twice a day along with several others and therefore slight cosmetic damage to individual bikes cannot be ruled out, which is why we do not take responsibility or liability for such damage. We recommend reserving one the excellent rental bikes we offer.
Perfectly looked after:
During your tour, we are available between 8 am and 8 pm, 7 days a week. We are happy to help with any kind of problems you might be having. You will find this emergency number in your travel documents.