Rivers and Rivals - Exciting History

Cycling in Zaltbommel, Gelderland, The Netherlands

Cycling route 148468

Provided by: VVV Arnhem-Nijmegen

2650 78
87.0 km
05:06 h
1533 kcal
6 m
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The Bommelerwaard has a rich and exciting history, which goes back thousands of years in time and has left many traces. Let this route take you through this versatile region and learn everything about the fascinating history of the Bommelerwaard. The fight against water is a recurring element in the cycle route. For example, you pass the Afgedamde Maas tot Well and on the Maasdijk you will find the De Baanbreker pumping station, which provides drainage in Oost-Bommelerwaard. The route also leads you past some beautiful castles, such as Loevestein Castle and Ammersoyen Castle. Visit Loevestein Castle and learn all about this beautiful 17th-century fortress. Ammersoyen Castle, with its impressive corner towers, the robust castle wall and the wide moat, is one of the best-preserved medieval moated castles in our country. The last part of the route you cycle in the direction of Gorinchem, where the route passes Fort Vuren and the Hugo de Grootpoortje. From Gorinchem you take the ferry or water taxi back to Slot Loevestein.
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VVV Arnhem-Nijmegen

The Arnhem Nijmegen region is characterized by special areas such as the Land van Maas and Waal between the two rivers and the Betuwe. Cycle or walk through beautiful nature reserves, vibrant city centers and along the rivers.

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# Description Distance
Loevestein, 5307TG, Zaltbommel, Gelderland, The Netherlands 0.00 km
Slot Loevestein (5307TG, Zaltbommel, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.01 km
24 (5307TG, Zaltbommel, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.15 km
20 (5307TH, Zaltbommel, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 3.90 km
22 (5306TB, Zaltbommel, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 5.36 km
21 (5307TK, Zaltbommel, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 5.87 km

Place name directory

  • Zaltbommel, Gelderland
  • Maasdriel, Gelderland
  • West Betuwe, Gelderland
  • Gorinchem, South Holland


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