Gelderland 11 | Contacts on both sides: Kotten – Aalten

Winterswijk, Gelderland, The Netherlands

Cycling route: 747870

Provided by: Erfgoed Gelderland

27.9 km
01:38 h
491 kcal
55 m


The route from Kotten to Aalten runs from east to west and passes, among other things, a cross-border nature reserve. The Wooldse Veen forms a whole with the Burlo-Varingholter-Venn. It is a swamp and heathland area with special plant and animal species. An old smuggling route to Germany runs straight through the area.

Along the borders of Gelderland

This route is part of the long-distance route Grenzen van Gelre . Discover your Gelderland roots in 10 border regions, 44 routes and 900 kilometers. Each route can be cycled separately. The routes in the Netherlands run via cycling junctions. In Germany the cycle route can only be followed using GPS or the map on

Cycling blogger
Marc Beek cycled the entire 900 kilometer route in the summer of 2018. In a series of blogs he wrote about his experiences, the natural beauty, the activities and the sights along the route. The blogs can be read on . The corresponding blogs have been added as downloads for each border region.

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Erfgoed Gelderland

Heritage Gelderland is a cooperative in which approximately 180 heritage organizations work together, share knowledge and present the heritage. Museums, historical associations, archives, monument organizations and other heritage organizations and municipalities can contact us, the office of the cooperative, with questions about policy, collections, intangible heritage and other heritage-related subjects.

You do not want to miss this

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
29 (7107AP, Winterswijk, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
39 (7107BE, Winterswijk, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.39 km
31 (7108BA, Winterswijk, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 6.56 km
28 (7108AZ, Winterswijk, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 9.13 km
26 (Blekkinkhofweg, 7108AL, Winterswijk, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 12.88 km
De Steen (Grote Steen, 7108 AS, Winterswijk, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 14.46 km


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