Cycling along the water in De Alde Feanen National Park

Tytsjerksteradiel, Friesland, The Netherlands

Cycling route: 2888914

Provided by: Visit Friesland

41.2 km
02:25 h
726 kcal
0 m


In the heart of Friesland you will find the beautiful low peat bog De Alde Feanen, a nature reserve of 2300 hectares. On this bike tour you will get to know the special nature in this national park and the sights on the edge of De Alde Feanen. You will be amazed on this route.<b>De Alde Feanen</b>The starting point of this route is at Hotel Restaurant Princenhof. From here you cycle right through the national park to enjoy nature. You will find no less than 450 species of plants and 100 species of birds here. If you love nature, you can indulge yourself in this wetland area. Along the way you cycle past all kinds of puddles where birds like to perch.<b>Back to the beginning</b>Then you continue your tour along the north side of De Alde Feanen. Eventually you will end up at Hotel Restaurant Princenhof. Here you can settle down to replenish your energy supply with a tasty snack and a drink. A cozy overnight stay is also possible here. Then you can really relax after your trip and set off fresh and fruity the next day to explore the area further or travel back home. no fewer than three windmills. The first mill you come across is mill De Burd from the eighteenth century. The mill was used to drain the polder De Burd. You will then pass De Borgmolen from 1895. This mill drained the polder until 1954, when an electric pumping station was installed. The last windmill on the route is De Grou windmill, a polder windmill from 2001.Tip: ferries sail at different times during the seasons. We advise you to consult the internet for the current sailing times before departure.

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# Description Distance
9264TJ, Tytsjerksteradiel, Friesland, The Netherlands 0.00 km
9264TJ, Tytsjerksteradiel, Friesland, The Netherlands 41.20 km


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