Barge Holidays Holland

Holland – the western part of the Netherlands – is “El Dorado” for barge holidays. Especially this part of the country has a rich artistic and cultural history. All well-known cities, beautiful towns and small villages are interconnected by larger and smaller waterways. Amsterdam is the hub for most barge cruises. During a barge holiday in Holland you will cruise on small canals and rivers and over small lakes past wildflower meadows. The many windmills which sit above the flat and open polder land. Visit famous cities, enjoy the finest scenery and discover hidden treasures. Barge holidays in Holland: a unique and “typically Dutch” way of travelling in “the Low lands”.

Culture minded travelers from all parts of the world take a barge holiday in Holland to explore famous cities like Amsterdam, Leiden, Delft and Haarlem, where famous painters like Rembrandt and Vermeer lived and worked. Some other highlights are  the Delft Blue potteries, Rotterdam harbor, cheese town Gouda, Keukenhof Flower and Tulip Gardens (in Springtime) and the 19 windmills in line at Kinderdijk. Barge holidays in Holland offer a few hours of relaxed cruising each day. But barge cruises also enable travelers to stop off at small towns along the way and discover (walking or cycling) sights and local architecture, the unique horticultural expertise and the engineering skills of the innovative Dutch in their struggle against the threats of water and reclaiming land from the sea.

Charter a whole barge with family and friends with a tailor-made package, or join a small group of like-minded travelers on an individual cabin basis. We can customize a wide selection of themed barge holidays in Holland which will appeal to many interests: for small or larger groups, including cycling or walking, with or without excursions and transfers, or – as an example – beer cruises.