A day of cycling through Westerwolde

Cycling in Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands

Cycling route 134356

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11551 76
52.7 km
03:06 h
929 kcal
15 m
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In Westerwolde, peace, history and natural beauty are up for grabs. This route takes you through the Sellinger forest, the stream valley of the Ruiten Aa and through the fortress Bourtange.

The route starts at Pavilion Jachthaven de Runde. On the terrace you have a beautiful view of the harbor, while you enjoy your drink and snack. In the countryside you will pass some characteristic old farms. You also drive through the Sellingerbos. Here you will find the Theater of Nature, a unique nature viewing hill where nature gives a different performance every day. Be sure to take a look here!

Get off in Bourtange to get a taste of the atmosphere, because the fortress village still looks the same as it did in 1742. William of Orange had the fortress built in the sixteenth century to liberate Groningen from Spanish hands. Outside the fortress you can still see part of the old wetland. In the valley of the Ruiten Aa you can see grain-covered ash trees and grasslands bordered with woods. Westerwolde is so beautiful!

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Below you will find various suggestions for breaks that you can visit during your route. These are divided into different categories, making it easy for you to choose.


# Description Distance
Paviljoen Jachthaven de Runde (Oosterkade, 9561 NA, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
24 (9561LH, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands) 0.57 km
27 (9561TK, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands) 2.40 km
27 (9561TK, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands) 2.46 km
35 (9551XH, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands) 9.35 km
34 (Borgerweg, 9551VA, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands) 11.09 km

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