Cycling in Stadskanaal, Groningen, The Netherlands
Cycling route 549550
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Bourtange steals the show here in the east of Groningen, but there are more nice places to be found. Discover them all, by bike!
A little further you pass through Wedde, one of the many beautiful villages in Westerwolde, a former seigniory in the east of the province of Groningen. In Westerwolde you cycle through a quiet esdorp landscape with picturesque old villages. Along your route is Huis te Wedde, a fortress whose origins date back to 1360.
Veelerveen, Vlagtwedde, Onstwedde: they are all nice villages. But especially in Bourtange you can taste the history. This fortified village still looks almost the same as it did in 1742. William of Orange had the fortress built in the sixteenth century to liberate Groningen from Spanish hands. Bourtange was then on the supply route that ran through the middle of the swamps. The fortress has a pentagonal shape. So be sure to get off the bike before you continue your bike ride!
Below you will find various suggestions for breaks that you can visit during your route. These are divided into different categories, making it easy for you to choose.
|Vakantiepark De Sikkenberg (Sikkenbergweg, 9591 TD, Stadskanaal, Groningen, The Netherlands)||0.00 km|
|10 (9591AZ, Stadskanaal, Groningen, The Netherlands)||4.00 km|
|9 (Esweg, 9661TH, Stadskanaal, Groningen, The Netherlands)||5.02 km|
|30 (9698XS, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands)||8.46 km|
|6 (9665JP, Pekela, Groningen, The Netherlands)||10.79 km|
|7 (9698XP, Westerwolde, Groningen, The Netherlands)||12.31 km|