Cycling along the water around Terneuzen

Cycling in Terneuzen, Zeeland, The Netherlands

Cycling route 530874

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3048 65
52.9 km
03:06 h
932 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 entry point for 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 enjoy 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 rest for a while. 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 diked in 1952 when the Braakman was reclaimed. 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
In Hoek you can take a look at the Windlust windmill. 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. Today the mill is milling again.
Parking Restaurant Windmill

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Directions

# Description Distance
Parkeerplaats (4543PE, Terneuzen, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
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10 (4589RR, Hulst, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 5.79 km
10
10 (Hulst, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 5.83 km
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19 (Rummersdijkstraat, 4585PR, Hulst, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 7.65 km
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12 (Zeeland, The Netherlands) 9.91 km
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54 (4585PM, Hulst, Zeeland, The Netherlands) 10.93 km

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  • Terneuzen, Zeeland
  • Hulst, Zeeland
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