Zuiderzee route stage 5: From Harderwijk to Muiderberg

Harderwijk, Gelderland, The Netherlands

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64.5 km
03:47 h
1136 kcal
11 m


The fifth part of the Zuiderzee route leads you along the banks of the Veluwerandmeren. You will cross Gelderland, Utrecht and eventually end in North Holland. Along the way, you can see historical sites that are all about water.

On to the fishing village of Spakenburg
The Beach hotel Monopole in the old Hanseatic city of Harderwijk forms the starting point of this stage. From here you cycle along the Veluwerandmeren, the Wolderwijd, the Nuldernauw and the Nijkerkernauw to Spakenburg. This former fishing village was located before the construction of the Afsluitdijk on the Zuiderzee. You can still find all kinds of monumental buildings and places here, such as the old fish auction and the fish smokehouse. Part of Spakenburg is a protected village view, so there is plenty to see here. On the way to Spakenburg you can also take a look at the Putter steam pumping station and the Arkemheen steam pumping station. These steam pumping stations kept the surrounding polders dry for a long time. At extreme water levels, the pumping stations are still put into operation.

Hotel Restaurant Het Rechthuis
Via Huizen you cycle to the end point in Muiderberg. There you can settle down at Hotel Restaurant Het Rechthuis to chat with a snack and a drink. Spending the night is of course also possible here.

Fortified city of Naarden
On the last part of this route you will pass Naarden. This historic fortified city is known for its special star shape with double walls, gatehouses and bastions dating from the 17th century. Take a look at Naarden to get acquainted with the city's military past and then immediately enjoy all the fun.

Continue your journey with stage 6 of the Zuiderzee route.
Do you want to discover more beautiful places in the provinces you cycle through? Then take a look at the page of Gelderland , Utrecht or North Holland .
Hotel Restaurant Fortified city Museum Monument Industrial Heritage Fort Tourist landmark

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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
Restaurant & Hotel Monopole (Buiten de Bruggepoort, 3841 CT, Harderwijk, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
Restaurant & Hotel Monopole (Buiten de Bruggepoort, 3841 CT, Harderwijk, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
82 (3841DZ, Harderwijk, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.12 km
9 (3844ZK, Harderwijk, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 2.53 km
7 (3853LB, Ermelo, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 5.76 km
Fiets- en voetveer 'FLE-GEL' (Pontveer Zeewolde, 3853 LB, Ermelo, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 5.83 km


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