A day through the Drenthe forests

Borger-Odoorn, Drenthe, The Netherlands

Cycling route: 642170

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45.7 km
02:41 h
805 kcal
30 m


Drenthe is a real cycling gem. You will find plenty of peace, natural beauty and beautiful old buildings. This route takes you through the area of Odoorn and Orvelte, the famous museum village.

Saxon farms
You start the route with a terrace at Hotel Restaurant De Oringer Marke. Before boarding you can take a look at the Margaretha Church. The choir dates from the twelfth century, up to about four meters high, the building layer consists of granite boulders. Along the way you will see some Saxon farms. You will also pass the Korenmolen van Schoonoord, the remains of a tower mill from 1854.

Orvelte Open Air Museum
The village of Orvelte, which is more than a thousand years old, is home to many historical sights. In a number of old buildings you can see how craftsmen lived and worked in earlier times. Extra nice: Orvelte is car-free! Your visit to Orvelte will be extra special with a stopover at Restaurant & Lunchroom De Schenkerij. In Boswachterij Odoorn with its vast heathland you will experience the characteristic silence of Drenthe. Step off for a moment to let the tranquility take effect on you.

Restaurant Windmill Place of interest

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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.


# Description Distance
Hoofdstraat, 7873 BB, Borger-Odoorn, Drenthe, The Netherlands 0.00 km
38 (7873, Borger-Odoorn, Drenthe, The Netherlands) 0.14 km
36 (7874TN, Borger-Odoorn, Drenthe, The Netherlands) 2.37 km
Korenmolen Schoonoord (7848 BK, Coevorden, Drenthe, The Netherlands) 9.26 km
59 (De Tip, 7849TE, Coevorden, Drenthe, The Netherlands) 11.20 km
82 (9441TH, Midden-Drenthe, Drenthe, The Netherlands) 17.73 km

Place name directory

  • Borger-Odoorn, Drenthe
  • Coevorden, Drenthe
  • Midden-Drenthe, Drenthe
  • Aa en Hunze, Drenthe


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