Tour of Vuursche Heide

De Bilt - Utrecht - The Netherlands

Cycling route 135857

Provided by: Groots Genieten

6507 203
48.40 km
02:50
853 kcal
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Description

Fill your lungs with the fresh forest air or the pleasant scent of the dry heather during this trip across the Vuursche Heide. You explore the area between Soest, Baarn and Bilthoven and enjoy a natural diversity.

Cycling along sights
During this cycling route you will pass various sights. One of them is Drakensteyn Castle in Baarn. The history of this castle dates back to 1360, when it was first written about this castle. A little later you will pass Museum Oud Soest. The museum houses a number of permanent exhibitions, such as a period room, a cartwright, a council chamber and about church life in Soest and Soesterberg.

Soestdijk Palace
You also cycle past Soestdijk Palace. Soestdijk Palace was originally a hunting lodge, built in the seventeenth century. The young stadtholder, William III, bought the homestead in 1674. The Crown Prince and his Russian wife had Soestdijk completely renovated into a real summer palace. From Soestdijk Palace you cycle back to Bilthoven via Den Dolder, wonderfully through the green nature.

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