The Netherlands

Touring the Netherlands by bike

Touring through beautiful Netherlands countryside over a sea dyke in the sun

5 reasons why you should ditch the train and rent a touring bike Tucked away between Germany and Belgium, it’s easy to think there’s only just enough space for your plane to make a safe landing in the Netherlands. You may or may not be surprised to hear that there’s also space to fit in

Cycle Route: Waterland

Rented touring bike from YourCityBike on a bridge in Waterland nearby Amsterdam

Watery Holland The name won’t make much sense until you venture North of Amsterdam. Aptly called for its low elevation (even by Netherlands standards) and tendency to flood, Waterland is home to many villages with colourful histories. Exploring Waterland by bike takes you through the sea-faring and farming communities of long ago. Many of these