In 2000, the Fiep (then Anna Cornelia) was converted from a cargo ship into a modern and spacious passengership, especially for bike & barge tours in the Netherlands and Belgium. The ship has been renovated in the winter of 2012/2013 and from then under the name Fiep exploited by her new owner Harry Wagt. The Fiep accommodates up to 24 guests.
The Fiep has two decks. On the upper deck there is the lounge, a spacious seating area, a cozy bar and a large sundeck. The air-conditioned dining room is located on the lower deck. Below deck, the Fiep has 12 comfortable guest cabins for 2 persons (no bunk beds) Each cabin has a private shower and toilet. Windows can be opened and the cabins have central heating and airconditioning.
Rental price for 1 week: about €745 -€765,- p.p. with max. number of passengers.
The mentioned price is an indication. It is also possible to rent this barge for a boat-bike-tour for your own group or to rent the barge for hotel accommodation in the low season.
We would be happy to send you a tailor-made offer with rental times and rental prices for your specific date.
-Tour and accommodation on board 8 days/7 nights (Saturday-Saturday) from/to Amsterdam
-Full board (7x breakfast, 6x picnic lunch during bike tours, 7x three course dinner)
-Use of bed linen and towels (change of towels daily possible); daily short cleaning of the cabin
-Transfers to/from the docking places in Amsterdam
-Tour leader (multilingual); for about €1250,- a tour leader travels with you and gives daily briefings of the bike tours and some short city tours
-Rental bicycle, other transfers, parking fee, entrance fees & excursions, fees for ferries
-Drinks on board
-Gratuities (at your discretion)
MS Fiep sails in the Netherlands (North-Holland and South-Holland). Other areas on request.
Example for eight-day tour:
2. AMSTERDAM – Amstel – OUDERKERK – UITHOORN – Aarkanaal – GOUDA
3. GOUDA – Hollandse IJssel – Nieuwe Maas – ROTTERDAM – Schie – DELFT
4. DELFT – DEN HAAG – Rijn-Schie-Kanaal – LEIDEN
5. LEIDEN – Kager Plassen – Ringvaart – LISSE – CRUQUIUS – HAARLEM
6. HAARLEM – Noordzeekan./Zaan – Zaanse Schans – Noordholl.kan. – ALKMAAR
7. ALKMAAR – Noordhollands kanaal – PURMEREND – AMSTERDAM
8. AMSTERDAM: end of the tour
You can rent bicycles with 7 gear, hand- and/or pedal brakes and a pannier bag. When renting bikes you will be asked to pay a safety deposit. In case of no damage, this deposit will be fully refunded.
Prices valid by a minimum rental of 10 bikes inclusive “limited risk insurance” (unintentional damage etc.).
7 days € 70,00 per bike / €165,00 per E-bike
Canal barge as ‘boatel’ on a location of your choice
Our canal barges are also available as “boatels”. Are you organizing an event, are you participating in a fair, does your company need sleeping accommodation for a group of people on a location where no hotels are available? If this location can be reached, renting a “boatel” (also in winter) may be the perfect solution. Arrangements with full board, half board or Bed & Breakfast can be offered.
Possible on request for barge cruises and boat + bike tours; rates start € 1.250,00 per full week, depending on the program and/or the requested skills. We will send you a tailor-made offer on request.
Travel and cancellation insurance
We advise you to look into our casualty, baggage or cancellation insurance (if you have not already got continuing travel insurance, of course). Please note that most insurance companies demand that cancellation insurance is arranged at the same time or shortly after you book your holiday.
We are pleased to inform and advise you. Just ask for an offer without any obligations, for renting a barge.
We can also inform you about the availability.