Terneuzen: from industry to nature

Terneuzen, Zeeland, The Netherlands

Cycling route: 157792

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Provided by: Groots Genieten

30.0 km
01:45 h
528 kcal
4 m


Westerschelde flows 100 meters from the hotel, with the mighty seagoing ships on their way to the port of Antwerp. Here you will be warmly welcomed and you can enjoy delicious food. Would you like to see more of this area? Anyone who crawls tired but satisfied between the clean sheets for an overnight stay can opt for cycle route 157794 the next day, which also starts from this point.

Terneuzen was called'Ter Nose\\\' in the 12th century and appears in the archives for the first time in 1325.'Ter Nessen\\\' is also mentioned as an original name, where'nesse\\\' means'headland\\\'. Together with Vlissingen, Terneuzen forms the Port of Zeeland, the third largest port in the Netherlands after Rotterdam and Amsterdam. Art lovers can go to De Scheldeboulevard, where numerous sculptures are displayed during the summer season.

You cross the impressive lock complex in the port area by bike and continue cycling along the water. You will pass the Braakmanhaven and the associated industrial areas, with De Braakman on your left. This former estuary of the Western Scheldt has been reclaimed and now consists of a nature reserve and recreation area. You can hear the skylark singing and there are countless special bird and plant species.

The windmill De Harmonie in Biervliet was built in 1842 as an oil mill. The tower mill was raised to a belt mill in 1882 and equipped as a flour mill. The mill is now out of operation, but still runs regularly.

The last part of your ride runs along the Canal from Ghent to Terneuzen, which connects the Belgian city of Ghent with the Western Scheldt. The canal was completed in 1827 and has since been widened and deepened several times.

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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
25 (4531BX, Terneuzen, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
17 (4542NS, Terneuzen, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 3.37 km
3 (4542SN, Terneuzen, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 7.32 km
11 (4521RD, Terneuzen, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 7.70 km
Harmonie (De Harmonie, 4521BL, Terneuzen, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 11.57 km
10 (Spanjaardsweg, 4553PA, Terneuzen, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 18.56 km


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