Particularly Nice Places: Rondje Waterrijk

Cycling in Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands

Cycling route 1082308

Provided by: Miranda, Noord-Holland

378 2
37.2 km
02:11 h
655 kcal
0 m
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Around Waterrijk
De Rijp, Grootschermer, Driehuizen, West-Graftdijk, Akersloot, Uitgeest, Spijkerboor

The famous hydraulic engineer Jan Adriaanszoon Leeghwater once called De Rijp - his birthplace - "the best village in Holland". De Rijp was once a bustling fishing town known for its herring fishing and whaling. The traces of this water-rich history are still visible. De Rijp has a 17th century center with beautiful monuments and picturesque streets, which is definitely worth a walk through.

Social enterprises
This route also takes you past a number of special social enterprises. Coffee and Lekkers lunchroom is located in De Rijp (Jan Boonplein 10, next to the Mennonite church), where people who are distanced from the labor market work. In this nice place you can enjoy a delicious cup of coffee and something tasty. It is heartwarming to experience how welcome you are received.

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# Description Distance
Koffie en Lekkers, 1483BL, Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands 0.00 km
62 (Dorpsstraat, 1484EL, Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands) 1.42 km
82 (Kopdammerdijk, 1843KA, Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands) 4.39 km
81 (Kleine Dijk, 1844KJ, Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands) 6.65 km
80 (1844KK, Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands) 7.74 km
58 (1486MX, Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands) 11.14 km

Place name directory

  • Alkmaar, North Holland
  • Castricum, North Holland
  • Uitgeest, North Holland
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