Round Bourtange, Sellingen and Ruiten Aa
49.49 km (Approximately 02:54 u)
This route starts in Vlagtwedde, in the east of the province of Groningen. Here lies the Westerwolde region, a former glory. You cycle through a cozy esdorp landscape with beautiful old towns and of course the beautiful fortified village of Bourtange. You also cycle through Sellingen, a beautiful medieval esdorp. The eye-catcher is the village church from 1300. A little further on you pass Ter Borg, an authentic Groningen hamlet that has managed to retain its original identity. The backbone of Westerwolde is the Ruiten Aa, a stream that has regained its original meanders. You cycle a long way through this lovely stream valley, one of the most beautiful in the Netherlands. You will also pass through the forests of Ter Borg. The tuft of heather is grazed by sheep and Scottish Highlanders.
|# ||Description ||Distance |
|53 (9541BD, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands) ||0.00 km |
|54 (Piketlaan, 9545TL, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands) ||4.16 km |
|55 (9545PB, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands) ||4.73 km |
|95 (9545TR, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands) ||6.50 km |
|44 (9545TX, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands) ||9.95 km |
|15 (Lammerweg, 9551TA, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands) ||13.03 km |
Vakantiepark de Barkhoorn
9551 VE Westerwolde
Camping De Barkhoorn is located in a particularly beautiful part of Groningen. The Westerwolde region is located just outside Drenthe. Around the campsite you will find beautiful moors, green forests, hidden fens and the picturesque river Ruiten Aa. The park has various camping options and chalets. In addition, you can also stop here during your bike ride for a delicious cup of coffee, lunch and/or dinner on the spacious terrace! In short, an ideal start-stop and rest point for your bike ride through beautiful Westerwolde!
This sheepfold originates from the 17th century. The flock of sheep that grazes the heather in this area resides here. You will find small fields and hedgerows around the sheepfold.