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Top 10 scenic cycling routes in the Netherlands

Top 10 scenic cycling routes in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is known for its exceptional cycling infrastructure and breathtaking landscapes, making it a cyclist's paradise. Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or a casual cyclist, exploring the Dutch countryside and urban areas on two wheels is an experience like no other. Here you will find the top 10 beautiful cycling routes in the Netherlands that you should definitely explore.

1. The Tulip Route (Bollenstreek)

Location: Lisse to Haarlem
Distance: 40 km

Experience the vibrant colors of the Dutch tulip fields by cycling through the Bulb Region. This route is most beautiful in spring, when the tulips are in full bloom. You will pass picturesque villages, lush flower fields and the famous Keukenhof gardens. Find the perfect bike for this route at

2. The Kinderdijk Windmills Route

Location: Rotterdam to Kinderdijk
Distance: 60 km

This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to 19 traditional windmills. The route takes you along the North River, through peaceful countryside and charming towns. The scenic beauty and historical significance of the windmills make this a must-visit cycle route. View bicycles that are suitable for this route on

3. The Hoge Veluwe National Park

Location: Arnhem to Otterlo
Distance: 40 km

Discover the natural beauty of De Hoge Veluwe National Park, with diverse landscapes, including forests, heathlands and sand dunes. The park is also home to the Kröller-Müller Museum, known for its Van Gogh collection and modern sculptures. Find a bike for your adventure at

4. The LF7 Oeverland Route

Location: Maastricht to Alkmaar
Distance: 350 km

For a longer adventure, the LF7 Oeverland Route offers a varied journey through the Netherlands. This route starts in the southern city of Maastricht and ends in Alkmaar and showcases the country's varied landscapes, including rivers, forests and historic towns. Prepare your trip with a bicycle from

5. The Zuiderzee Route

Location: Amsterdam to Enkhuizen
Distance: 85 km

Travel along the former coastline of the Zuiderzee, now known as the IJsselmeer. This scenic route takes you through historic fishing villages, along old sea walls and along the tranquil waters of the IJsselmeer. The charming town of Enkhuizen is a perfect end point. Find the right bike for this beautiful ride at

6. The Elfstedentocht Route

Location: Leeuwarden to Leeuwarden (round trip)
Distance: 200 km

Inspired by the famous skating competition, this cycle route takes you through the eleven historic cities of Fryslân. The route is rich in cultural heritage and offers beautiful views of canals, lakes and picturesque towns. Buy a bicycle for this cultural trip at

7. The Amstel River Route

Location: Amsterdam to Ouderkerk aan de Amstel
Distance: 20 km

A short but delightful route, this ride follows the Amstel River from Amsterdam to the quaint village of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel. Enjoy the serene riverside scenery, charming villages and historic sites along the way. Choose a bike for this ride along the river at

8. The Dunes of Texel

Location: Texel Island
Distance: 40 km

Texel, the largest of the Dutch Wadden Islands, offers a unique cycling experience. The route takes you through various landscapes, including sand dunes, beaches and nature reserves. Texel is also known for its wildlife, including seals and a variety of bird species. Find a bicycle for your Texel adventure at

9. The Green Heart Route

Location: Gouda to Woerden
Distance: 55 km

Discover the heart of the Netherlands, known as the Green Heart. This route passes through lush meadows, picturesque farms and traditional Dutch towns. Along the way you can visit cheese farms, historic windmills and picturesque canals. Buy a bicycle for this beautiful route at

10. The South Limburg Hills Route

Location: Maastricht to Valkenburg
Distance: 40 km

Experience the rolling hills and charming villages of South Limburg. This route offers a different landscape to the rest of the Netherlands, with its hills, vineyards and picturesque valleys. The historic town of Valkenburg is a perfect destination with its medieval castle ruins and lively atmosphere. Choose a bike for this hilly adventure at

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