Cycling along the water around Terneuzen

Terneuzen - Zeeland - The Netherlands

Cycling route 530874

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2800 63
52.96 km
03:06
933 kcal
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Description

Close to the Belgian border, you can enjoy cycling through Zeeuws-Vlaanderen. In the vicinity of Terneuzen you can enjoy the Zeeland polder landscape and small cozy towns. Furthermore, this route takes you along part of the Western Scheldt.

Gasterij de Thuishaven
The boarding point of this route is located at a parking lot on the edge of the Western Scheldt. From here you set course for Terneuzen. Along the way you can get a breath of fresh air along the water and admire the boats that regularly pass by. Once you have arrived in Terneuzen, you can take a break at Gasterij de Thuishaven. Drink a delicious cup of coffee here or enjoy an extensive meal and take a rest. Then you get back on your bike fresh and fruity to continue your tour. From Terneuzen you cross the canal from Ghent to Terneuzen. This canal forms a connection between the port of Ghent and the North Sea.

The Braakman Creek
Then you cycle further to Hoek along the Braakman Creek. This creek was embanked in 1952 during the reclamation of the Braakman. The Braakman Creek is the habitat of all kinds of water birds and you will also find many water sports enthusiasts. The last part of the route takes you from Hoek back to the starting point of the route.

Windlust windmill
In Hoek you can take a look at windmill Windlust. This mill was built here in 1856 as a flour mill. The mill was used regularly until 1958, after which the mill fell into disrepair. The mill was completely restored in 1980 and further repairs were carried out in 2010. Nowadays the mill is working again.

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Pause places

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