Bike tour Delft blue countryside

In less than 30 minutes from city to nature area, quaint village & supertasty local products in this bike tour Delft blue countryside. Re-energize with family, colleagues & friends

From.: €42.50
Min. participants: 4
Duration: 3 uur

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Vermeer stories, Delft blue, tasty local products

Take family, friends & colleagues for a 3 hour bike tour Delft blue countryside, a ride through history & culture of the Delft area. Cycle past waterways, hear stories about Vermeer, Delft pottery and taste local food

With the bike tour Delft blue countryside you’re in the middle of nature within half an hour cycling. Born and raised in Delft, I know the surrounding land like the back of my hand. There is so much to see and do in Delft area and I’ll show you in this bike tour through Delft and surroundings.

Vermeer and Delft watermanagement

The windmills, canals, dikes, meadows and lake areas make the perfect Dutch polder model. In this bike tour Delft blue countryside you’ll hear all about the Dutch water management ánd hear the secrets of Vermeer & Delft pottery. 

local delicacies on bike tour Delft blue countryside

Just outside of Delft is a mixture of farms  growing fruit & vegetable or producing dairy products . Thé base for great regional food tasting of the Delft surroundings! We’ll stop at fantastic initiatives where you can see and taste the local produce.

including:

  • Regular bike rental with hand brakes and luggage binders
  • Me as your local Dutch, English- & Spanish speaking guide
  • Stops at farms, local biological/ sustainable cafés with amazing view, hidden place where Vermeer got married  

excluding:

  • Hotel pick up/ drop off 
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuity.
  • E-bike, tandem, child seat, helmets and pannier bags available for extra fee.  
  • Guided tour windmill
  • Guided tour cheese farm
  • Guided tour Delft blue pottery
  • Delft blue painting workshop
  • Local food tasting
  • local beer tasting
  • Wear comfortable clothing, multiple layers and pack gloves, hat & scarf as well as sunglasses & rainwear
  • To support local entrepreneurs and promote sustainable travel Verita’s Visit Holland does not provide water bottles. You can bring your own or enjoy a drink on one of our stops at local cafes. 
    • You can pay online & will receive a confirmation email
    • After I’ve received your payment, you’ll receive more information on where we meet and how to get there.
    • On the day of the tour, be on time. Getting to our meeting point on holidays and celebrations such as Easter and  King’s Day will take more time!
  • Can I bring my kids?

I love family bike rides, so yes, do bring them. Contact me so I can make all arrangement for your kids. 

 

  • What else is there to see & do in the region?

There many gems and special locations in Delft area. Cosy villages, farms, lakes, windmills. I’ll tell you all about it in the bike tour. Want to do a shorter cycle tour? Check the Leiden lake & windmill bike tour

  • What happens in case of rain

Tours are only cancelled in case of storm, heavy rain or heavy wind. In any other type of weather the bike tour Delft blue countryside will happen. There are many locations to use as shelter for the rain & I’ll hand out rain ponchos.  I’ll give you an update a few days before. Also read this blogpost.

 

  • I want to book a private tour

 

That’s great! Contact me for a personalized offer and also let me know if you want to add any workshops, guided tours or other activities. See the ‘optional’ section for more ideas.

  • I want to make a booking for more than 10 people

That’s great! Contact me for a personalized offer and also let me know if you want to add any workshops, guided tours or other group activities. See the ‘optional’section for more ideas.

 

  • How do I get to our meeting point?

The city hall is a 15 minutes walk from Delft train station. You receive more information on how to get there after the booking.

 

  • I need to cancel my bike tour

Sorry to hear! I’ll contact you to see if we can reschedule the tour. If there is no other option and you cancel 21 days prior to the bike tour I can still give back the full amount. Cancelation between 20 and 14 days means you’ll get 75 % back, 14-7 days means 50% and less than 7 days or no shows unfortunately means you get no refund.

 

  • My bus/ taxi/ train has a delay

 Contact me as soon as you know you’re coming late so we can discuss the options.

 

  • How safe is the cycling route?

Roads are flat and although we do share roads with cars, cycling in the surroundings of Delft is comfortable. Especially when we get into the countryside. The route is bike-friendly. Besides, I keep an eye on you and the traffic and make sure you’re safe.