Cycling through the natural beauty of Drenthe

Noordenveld, Drenthe, The Netherlands

Cycling route: 539258

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Provided by: Groots Genieten

69.3 km
04:04 h
1221 kcal
20 m


In Drenthe you will find beautiful nature reserves. This route takes you through the woods above Norg, the Noordsche Veld and the unique Fochteloërveen.

Drenthe silence
Veenhuizen is a mining and prison village that until 1981 was only accessible to prison staff. It enjoys a protected village view, including the Koepelkerk from 1826. Just above Norg, you cycle through two contiguous forest areas: the Molenduinen and the Langeloërduinen. It is striking how quiet it can be here, wonderful!

Northern Field
The Noordsche Veld is a nature reserve just above Zeijen. You drive here through a mix of forest, heathland and stream valley grasslands. You will find archaeological remains, such as a large complex of prehistoric honeycomb fields (also called Celtic fields). You will also find burial mounds called the Nine Mountains, although there are more. Before the Second World War there were more burial mounds here. Because the German occupier had built a mock airfield here with wooden planes, many of these burial mounds were bombed to pieces.

Beautiful Fochteloërveen
The Fochteloërveen is considered one of the few and best preserved raised moor areas in the Netherlands. The fact that this area has preserved its old character is mainly due to chance and its isolated location on a provincial border. You will experience a wonderful silence here. From the 18-metre-high watchtower near junction 66, you have a beautiful view of the area. Don't forget your binoculars!

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Height Profile


# Description Distance
Parkeerplaats (Norgerweg, 9341AX, Noordenveld, Drenthe, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
63 (Norgerweg, 9341BG, Noordenveld, Drenthe, The Netherlands) 3.43 km
78 (Oude Gracht, 9341AE, Noordenveld, Drenthe, The Netherlands) 6.78 km
88 (9342TL, Noordenveld, Drenthe, The Netherlands) 10.52 km
93 (9331VD, Noordenveld, Drenthe, The Netherlands) 11.74 km
94 (9331 VA, Noordenveld, Drenthe, The Netherlands) 16.68 km


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