On foot through the Drents-Friese Wold

Westerveld - Drenthe - The Netherlands

Hiking route 735353

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6258 225
10.64 km
02:39
604 kcal
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Description

Put on your walking shoes for a beautiful trip through one of the largest nature reserves in the Netherlands: Drents-Friese Wold National Park. And experience how wonderfully quiet it is here.

Birch Hill
The route starts at Hotel Restaurant De Wapser Herberg. After enjoying a coffee with something tasty on the terrace, you walk into the outside area. Initially you walk between the fields and grasslands. You can see some beautiful Saxon farms here. Further on you walk into Berkenheuvel, one of the forests in the Drenthe part of the national park. You mainly walk between birches and oaks.

The Wigwam
The route also takes you along the hiding place De Wigwam. During the Second World War'lived\\\' here resistance fighters and allied pilots. At the end of 1944, the Germans discovered the cave, it cost eight people their lives. Further on you walk from the woods to the Wapserveld: what beautiful views you have here! You might even come across the herd of sheep grazing the moors.

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