E-bike route Franeker

  • The Netherlands
  • Friesland
  • Leeuwarden
  • 70.27 km (Approximately 04:08 u)
  • Cycling route 137146

E-bike route Franeker

  • The Netherlands
  • Friesland
  • Leeuwarden
  • 70.27 km (Approximately 04:08 u)
  • Cycling route 137146

The beautiful Frisian history has been preserved in the many picturesque villages, such as Franeker. Get on your bike and explore this beautiful town and the equally beautiful surroundings.

Terp villages
Before you get on your bike, you can enjoy a terrace at Hotel-Eetcafé Duhoux. The route winds through the wide Frisian landscape. Along the way you will pass through some beautiful old terp villages, such as Beers, Blessum and Menaldum. You can see beautiful Frisian churches here. You will also pass the Arkens, a polder mill from 1835. In Franeker you can take a break at Hotel Restaurant  Poort van Franeker, a cozy café where you can have lunch at your leisure.

Leave your bike for a while and walk into Franeker. In this Eleven Cities town with its unique atmosphere, many historic buildings can be admired. Note the bell gable of the Planetarium (1774), where Eise Eisinga built a working model of the solar system in his living room. A little later you drive back into the outside area. You can get a breath of fresh air along the Bolswardertrekvaart from 1638. In the protected village of Mantgum you can still see a few monumental pensioner houses.


# Description Distance
Hotel-Eetcafé Duhoux (Greate Buorren, 9088 AE, Leeuwarden, Friesland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
2 (9088AG, Leeuwarden, Friesland, The Netherlands) 0.12 km
6 (9088BW, Leeuwarden, Friesland, The Netherlands) 1.97 km
7 (Brédyk, 9089BV, Leeuwarden, Friesland, The Netherlands) 2.37 km
27 (9024BE, Leeuwarden, Friesland, The Netherlands) 3.42 km
56 (9024BE, Leeuwarden, Friesland, The Netherlands) 3.57 km

Pause places

Hotel-Eetcafé Duhoux

Greate Buorren 4-8
9088 AE Leeuwarden

Hotel Duhoux has been a household name in Wirdum and wider area since 1916. Wirdum is a cozy village located just 6 minutes from the bustling city of Leeuwarden. This cozy family hotel is located in the heart of Friesland and from the hotel you can make beautiful cycling or walking tours. In addition, during your bike ride you can also relax on the terrace while enjoying a tasty snack and/or drink. In short, an ideal base for your bike ride(s) through Friesland!

Poort van Franeker

Stationsweg 1
8801 JL Waadhoeke

De Poort van Franeker is a cozy and accessible eatery in one of the Eleven Cities of Friesland! There is a cozy living room atmosphere and you can enjoy delicious food and drinks here. When the weather is nice, you can settle down on the terrace! On the menu you will find changing seasonal dishes, three-course menus, lunch dishes and a la carte dishes. Owner Sonja is an experienced professional who wants to serve her guests with great dedication and enthusiasm. In short, an ideal starting-stop point for your bike ride through the beautiful Frisian country!



8802XA Waadhoeke

The most famous windmill type in the Netherlands. Windmills were used not only to produce flour from cereals, but also to reclaim polder areas. Natural energy. The most famous windmills can be found in Kinderdijk, really set up as a polder model. A must see!

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