Relax in the Weerribben

Cycling in Steenwijkerland, Overijssel, The Netherlands

Cycling route 352493

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39.1 km
02:17 h
688 kcal
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In National Park Weerribben-Wieden you can relax. The only sound you hear here is the wind rustling through the reeds and the birds chirping. Add to that a beautiful landscape full of water, reeds and wetlands and you have a wonderful walking tour for nature lovers.

Peat extraction in the Weerribben
A large part of this route takes you through the beautiful landscape of the Weerribben. This area was created by peat extraction that took place there for many centuries. Special strips of land were released to allow the peat to dry up. These so-called'ribs\\\' can still be seen in the landscape. After about 15 kilometers you cycle past the polder mill De Reiger and shortly afterwards you cycle past the polder mill De Rietvink.

Restaurant Ant Waeter
This cycling tour ends at Restaurant Ant Waeter. Take a seat on the terrace at the water's edge and enjoy a tasty snack and a drink. Whether you want a cup of coffee with homemade apple pie, a small snack or an extensive meal, it's all possible here. It is also possible to spend the night here in the associated B&B or at the mini-camping. Sleep well and explore hiking route 352492 the next day well rested.

Flute concert in the Weerribben
Reeds and bulrush are the vegetation you often encounter at the water's edge in this area. In addition, you can admire crabs shavings, water lilies, yellow pistil and water hemlock in the water itself. Furthermore, this area is very popular with birds such as the purple heron, the black tern and the reed warbler. In the spring it is regularly bustling with the chirping of all the birds that live here.
Bicycle cafe Windmill

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# Description Distance
Restaurant Ant Waeter (Wetering West, 8363 TN, Steenwijkerland, Overijssel, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
14 (8377HL, Steenwijkerland, Overijssel, The Netherlands) 3.72 km
13 (Hoogeweg, 8377EL, Steenwijkerland, Overijssel, The Netherlands) 5.61 km
11 (8376EN, Steenwijkerland, Overijssel, The Netherlands) 9.98 km
10 (8376HA, Steenwijkerland, Overijssel, The Netherlands) 10.44 km
5 (8376HE, Steenwijkerland, Overijssel, The Netherlands) 10.80 km

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  • Steenwijkerland, Overijssel
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