Friday June 10, 2022
Before you go directly to the hotel and when arriving from the South your first stop can be at the lovely Zaanse Schans in Zaanstad. To see the nice Dutch Windmills and cosy wooden houses. You can also buy typically Dutch items, like wooden shoes and cheese. Most of the shops, Windmills and houses are open for the public between 9:00h AM – 5:00h PM. Please note that it can be quiet busy as it is high season, visit to Zaanse Schans is free, though the Parking isn’t, that will cost €11 per car. Ride from Zaanse Schans to the hotel is about 20 minutes. The Eurotour Team Holland will be on site at the Zaansche Schans from 14:00h on Friday. You can get a very nice scenic route to the hotel from them. Look for the GCCC flag. More info on de Zaanse Schans : https://www.dezaanseschans.nl/
Hotel Check-In from 16:00h
Hotel and tour check-in is open from 16:00h onwards. The GCCC will have a check-in near the reception of the Hotel. You will receive your welcome bag with the roadbooks, programme and some goodies.
Dinner at 20:00h, rest of the evening free to get know eachother.
Saturday June 11, 2022
8:00h . Breakfast, start morning ride to Schagen at 9:30h Visit Car Museum Schagen and visit the village of Schagen.
12:30h Lunch in Julianadorp, at the sea (and Dunes)
13:30h Ride to the next stop
14:30h Visit to the Dutch Navy Museum in Den Helder, the base of the Dutch Fleet of the Navy.
17:00h Ride back to the Hotel (about 60 minutes ride)
20:00h BBQ /. Dinner at the Hotel, rest of the evening enjoy eachother, enjoy the evening.
Breakfast from 8:00h., start day 10:00h with trip to two locations:
Collection Citroën (2CV) museum / Eendjes Museum
The afternoon you are free, we will give a few suggestions what you can do, but to do or not to do that is the question! For example you can Visit Medemblik or Alkmaar.
16:00h there is a free tour in the Hotel, as this Hotel was a Prison. Guards who worked in that prison still live near the Hotel and will tell you all about this, don’t miss it.
19:30h Dinner and a Party. Bring your best prison outfit for an evening of dancing and fun. Closing time…..
It is time to say goodbye. Breakfast is served from 8:00h and check out needs to be done before 11:00h