Old mills in the bulb region

Cycling in Hillegom, South Holland, The Netherlands

Cycling route 683014

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4952 73
47.2 km
02:46 h
832 kcal
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Description

This route takes you along the Kagerplassen and through the bulb region. You will enjoy colorful fields and panoramic views over the water. Along the way you pass many old mills.

Old mills
The route starts at Hotel Villa Flora. Drink a cup of coffee here before cycling into the vast polders. It is wonderful to make kilometers on the dike along the ring canal. In Buitenkaag you drive along the De Leeghwater pumping station from 1845. Here you have a nice view over the water of the Kagerplassen. In this region you will see many old mills. De Ligtermolen 1 and 2 are the only twelve-sided windmills in the Netherlands.

Picturesque places
Rijpwetering and Oude Ade are two picturesque villages. Squeeze your brakes to enjoy the characteristic atmosphere here. De Vrouw Venne is a seventeenth-century polder mill. The Dorpsstraat of Warmond also breathes the atmosphere of bygone times. Further on you will pass the Keukenhof. As a flower lover, you naturally want to get off here and experience all the scents and colors. At Hotel Villa Flora you can enjoy a nice meal after getting off the train.

Hotel Windmill

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Directions

# Description Distance
Hotel Villa Flora (Hoofdstraat, 2181 EB, Hillegom, South Holland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
13
13 (Houttuin, 2181JG, Hillegom, Zuid-Holland, Nederland) 0.29 km
14
14 (Meerlaan, 2181BN, Hillegom, Zuid-Holland, Nederland) 1.24 km
61
61 (Hillegommerdijk, 2144KZ, Haarlemmermeer, Noord-Holland, Nederland) 1.62 km
1
1 (Lisserbroekerweg, 2165BE, Haarlemmermeer, Noord-Holland, Nederland) 6.26 km
25
25 (Lisserdijk, 2158LZ, Haarlemmermeer, Noord-Holland, Nederland) 11.48 km

Place name directory

  • Hillegom, South Holland
  • Hillegom, Zuid-Holland
  • Haarlemmermeer, Noord-Holland
  • Kaag en Braassem, Zuid-Holland
  • Rijpwetering, Zuid-Holland
  • Leiderdorp, Zuid-Holland
  • Teylingen, Zuid-Holland
  • Warmond, Zuid-Holland
  • Lisse, Zuid-Holland
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