De Vlugtheuvel sun, sea and beach route

Cycling in Goeree-Overflakkee, South Holland, The Netherlands

Cycling route 777605

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1238 55
68.3 km
04:01 h
1204 kcal
8 m
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Fancy a bike ride that allows you to experience plenty of peace and natural beauty? Then come to Goeree-Overflakkee. You will find vast polders, beautiful nature reserves, forest, sea, dunes and miles of sunny sandy beaches.

Fishing port with fish auction
The route starts at Landschapscamping de Vlugtheuvel, a comfortable and sustainable campsite. You will soon pass Korenlust, a beautiful white flour mill from 1856. You drive past the nature reserve De Scheelhoek and then on to the seal sanctuary Aseal with the restaurant Zoet or Zout. Then you pass the fish auction where the fishing boats sail in every Friday and the fresh fish is auctioned. A little later you drive through the nature reserve De Kwade Hoek followed by De Duinen van Goeree-Overflakkee. Beach and nature alternate in this beautiful nature reserve. You will find plenty of peace here, ideal for switching back. In the dunes you can get a breath of fresh air and enjoy the salty air.

West Head Lighthouse.
Then you pass the 56 meter high Lighthouse Westhoofd. This is the only lighthouse in the Netherlands that is still manned. Then you drive past Camping de Vrijheid, where you can also spend the night in a wonderfully luxurious apartment.

Grevelingenmeer
On the west side of the island you pass Polder Het West Nieuwland, which was diked in 1492. You cycle along the south side of Ouddorp, where you have beautiful views over the Grevelingenmeer. A little later you cycle along the untouched part of the Slikken van Flakkee. You drive the last part of your route through the vast polders on car-free roads. You will then return to the fishing village of Stellendam and you will be back at Landschapscamping de Vlugtheuvel.

Tourist office Camping Holiday resort Windmill Tourist landmark

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Directions

# Description Distance
Landschapscamping de Vlugtheuvel (Eendrachtsdijk, 3251 AG, Goeree-Overflakkee, South Holland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
65
65 (3251LS, Goeree-Overflakkee, South Holland, The Netherlands) 0.53 km
Molen Korenlust (3251 LL, Goeree-Overflakkee, South Holland, The Netherlands) 0.96 km
64
64 (3251LZ, Goeree-Overflakkee, South Holland, The Netherlands) 3.30 km
A-Seal (Haringvlietplein, 3251 LD , Goeree-Overflakkee, South Holland, The Netherlands) 4.13 km
62
62 (3252LB, Goeree-Overflakkee, South Holland, The Netherlands) 8.07 km

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