Mill route Alkmaar and the old Schermerpolder

Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands

Cycling route: 762666

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48.9 km
02:52 h
861 kcal
5 m


Alkmaar is a pleasant town with a rich history. Ideal for exploring by bicycle. In the countryside you drive through the Schermerpolder, a characteristic Dutch landscape with many beautiful old windmills. You start the route at Europarcs Resort de Rijp in West-Graftdijk, a lovely park in nature where you can completely relax. From here you can cycle straight into the polder! You cycle past several windmills, including Korenmolen De Oude Knegt and Noordermolen. In the heart of Alkmaar you can experience the rich history of the town. You will pass four monumental ironing mills from 1630, what a beautiful view! Further on you drive through the tight polders with their straight ditches and vast meadows. Later on the route you will pass the picturesque Grootschemer.

Church Holiday resort Windmill Arable farming, pasture or grassland Polder

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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
EuroParcs De Rijp (Burgemeester Dalenbergstraat, 1486 MT, Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
58 (1486MX, Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands) 0.51 km
57 (1489PG, Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands) 1.38 km
56 (1921CC, Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands) 4.45 km
Korenmolen De Oude Knegt (1921 CB, Castricum, North Holland, The Netherlands) 4.96 km
55 (Hoogegeest, 1921CG, Castricum, North Holland, The Netherlands) 5.45 km


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