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City to Sea - short
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3 days
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 1
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Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Code:
3001
price from € 195
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Bike Tour: City to Sea - short - 3 days

A quick intro to the Netherlands’ northernmost province. Get to know the city then marvel at the seawall, mound villages, churches, gardens, ‘borg’ villas and a bit of the Wad. This will have you wondering about the rest of Groningen, something to put on your list for next time!

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Route
Day 1: Arrival Groningen
Day 2: Groningen - Pieterburen
Day 3: Pieterburen - Groningen

Day 1:    Arrival Groningen

Arrive in Groningen, check in then take off to see the city. Rest and relax on a terrace at the Vismarkt or climb up Martini Tower for fab views of the city.

Day 2:    Groningen - Pieterburen
52 km

Take in a bit of the city then roll off into peaceful green countryside. The busy university vibe gives way to wide open space and marvellous mound villages like Middelstum and Kantens appear. This is the real Hogeland, all lush and green. From Usquert far-reaching views reveal Noordpolderzijl on the dike with the Wadden Sea just beyond. Pause for some refreshment at ‘t Zielhoes then cycle a section outside the dike, testing your legs against the wind. This evening, rest and relax in Pieterburen before your departure. 

Day 3:    Pieterburen - Groningen

Wake up to a peaceful morning in Pieterburen and set off for Kaakhorn, riding among huge grain and potato fields to ‘unknown’ villages like Westernieland and Den Andel, secrets known only to artists. Roll onward to Onderdendam’s beautiful spot on the Damsterdiep and follow the water’s edge to Winsum, recently voted the Netherlands’ most beautiful village. Wind through more waterscapes along the unique Reitdiep / Hunzedal, then take a short boat journey for lunch at the famous Cafe Hammingh or Garnwerd 'aan Zee'. Pedal into the city of Groningen on the Pieterpad pilgrimage route. Then, sadly, it’s time to go! 

Prices

Price pp
Single room, breakfast 255.00
Double room, breakfast 195.00
Dinner 60.00
Extra night (breakfast only) 70.00
Surcharge per person
Stay in Pieterburen on Friday 10.00
Stay in Pieterburen on Saturday 10.00
Rental bike
Child bike 20.00
Hybrid 24.00
E-bike 50.00
Extra services
Bike Breakdown pass € 3.00 x 2 6.00
Child seat € 2.50 x 2 5.00
Tag-along bike € 6.00 x 2 12.00
Child trailer € 17.50 x 2 35.00
Bike helmet per piece 10.00
SGR per piece 5.00
Accommodation

Waar verblijf je?

Hieronder staan de accommodaties waar je overnacht vermeld. Ze zijn zorgvuldig door ons geselecteerd en ingesteld op fietsers. Alle kamers zijn voorzien van douche en toilet. Mocht één van de onderkomens zijn volgeboekt, dan reserveren wij een vergelijkbaar alternatief.

Waar eet je?

Het ontbijt is bij deze reis inbegrepen. Je bepaalt zelf waar je dineert. Op loopafstand zijn er altijd één of meerdere eetgelegenheden aanwezig. je kunt tijdens deze reis er ook voor kiezen om tegen een toeslag alle dagen op basis van halfpension te verblijven.

Groningen - Best Western Plaza ***
Groningen - Westord The Market**** (Upgrade)
Waddenhoes Gastenverblijven
Pieterburen - Waddenhoes
Pieterburen - Hotel Waddengenot ***
Practical info

2 overnights included

3/4 Star Hotels

Tourist tax included

Breakfast included, half board optional

Detailed roadbook with maps and tourist information

Rental bikes are available

7-day service hotline

Luggage transport to your next hotel

CS Groningen

Parking available at the hotel

GPS tracks available

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