Frieschepalen, Marum and Bakkeveen

Cycling in Opsterland, Friesland, The Netherlands

Cycling route 136368

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8668 176
27.4 km
01:36 h
483 kcal
20 m
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Cycle between the woods and over the heath on the border of Groningen and Drenthe. Bakkeveen is the only green village in Friesland. Many commuters also live in the village of Marum, who mainly work in Groningen. The village is larger than Bakkeveen and has a past in peat extraction. When the peatland was reclaimed and the middle class developed further, other flourishing own industries arose. The cheese factory that was started in 1918 is an important employer, but Gjaltema's Timmerfabriek, which was originally a family business, is also doing well. Camping de Ikeleane forms the basis for this cycling tour. The campsite is located on an oak avenue, which is where the holiday accommodation takes its name. Set up your tent or caravan at the campsite, or rent the luxury hiker's cabin for a fantastic stay in Frisian nature.

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# Description Distance
Camping & Fiets/Wandelterras De Ikeleane (Duerswâldmer Wei, 9243 KA, Opsterland, Friesland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
41 (9248KZ, Opsterland, Friesland, The Netherlands) 2.24 km
87 (Boerestreek, 9247CC, Opsterland, Friesland, The Netherlands) 5.42 km
10 (De Slûs, 9249NC, Opsterland, Friesland, The Netherlands) 7.57 km
77 (9363VB, Westerkwartier, Groningen, The Netherlands) 10.24 km
83 (Haarsterweg, 9363VD, Westerkwartier, Groningen, The Netherlands) 11.05 km

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  • Opsterland, Friesland
  • Westerkwartier, Groningen


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