Stage 6 Cycling Path – Pieterpad for Cyclists

Cycling in Doetinchem, Gelderland, The Netherlands

Cycling route 539183

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130.8 km
07:41 h
2305 kcal
52 m
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Set out from Vethuizen to Gennep with the sixth stage of the Fietserspad. Along the way you will come across many beautiful sights and further you cross the Rhine with a ferry. In short, there is plenty to do during this stage of the Fietserspad, a variant of the well-known Pieterpad for cyclists. This stage takes you along stages 16, 17 and 18 of the Pieterpad.

Historical places full of stories
The first part of this route takes you from Vethuizen through Zeddam, Elten, Spijk and Tolkamer. Along the way you will cycle past numerous places full of stories from the past. You will cycle past the Grafelijke Molen from 1450, one of the oldest tower mills in Europe. You will also cycle past places that played a role during the Second World War, but also places that contain stories from Roman times and the Middle Ages.

From Gelderland to Limburg
After about 25 kilometers of cycling you cross the Rhine with a ferry to Millingen aan de Rijn. You then cycle further to Groesbeek and the end point in Gennep in Limburg. Along the way you can take a break at Restaurant de Thornsche Molen or at De Pannekoekenbakker Plasmolen. Enjoy a snack and a drink here and rest for a while. At the end of the route you can take a look at the mosaic square in Gennep.

The National Liberation Museum
In Groesbeek you can get off your bike to take a look at the National Liberation Museum 1944-1945. In this museum you will learn more about the run-up to the war, the occupation period, the liberation and the reconstruction of the Netherlands and the rest of Europe after the war. The museum is quietly situated between hills and forests.

Reading tip!
Along the way you will pass special places to take a look. Read more about the 3 most beautiful sights on stage 6 . Would you also like to view the other stages of the Fietserspad? Then click here .
Note: Before departure, check the current sailing times of the ferry on this route. That way you won't be faced with nasty surprises.
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# Description Distance
Eetcafé De Holle Bus (Rijksweg, 7011 DT, Doetinchem, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
49 (7061GK, Doetinchem, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 2.97 km
47 (7048AH, Montferland, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 7.62 km
48 (7048AP, Montferland, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 9.18 km
46 (7048AK, Montferland, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 9.65 km
Stroombroek (Het Stroombroek, 7047CZ, Montferland, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 10.24 km

Place name directory

  • Doetinchem, Gelderland
  • Montferland, Gelderland
  • Emmerich on the Rhine, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Zevenaar, Gelderland
  • Berg en Dal, Gelderland
  • Kranenburg, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Mook en Middelaar, Limburg
  • Gennep, Limburg
  • Limburg
  • Goch, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Bedburg-Hau, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Cleves, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Oude IJsselstreek, Gelderland


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