A tour on the pedals through Spaarnwoude

Velsen, North Holland, The Netherlands

Cycling route: 780311

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Provided by: Recreatiegebied Spaarnwoude

30.8 km
01:48 h
542 kcal
3 m


Get on your bike and get to know the recreation area Spaarnwoude. You cycle through ribbon villages, along peat meadows and through recreational polders. Along the way you can spot birds and if you are lucky you will encounter a Scottish highlander.

Historic monuments and villages
The starting point of this route is close to the Zorgvrij information farm, in the middle of the Spaarnwoude recreation area. Visit this organic dairy farm to learn more about farm life or view the artist's exhibition on the farm. Then it's time to get on your bike and hit the road. From here you cycle through the green recreation area to Spaarnwoude, Haarlemmerliede and Spaarndam. Along the way you can take a look at various historical monuments such as the Kleine Veer windmill, the Stompe Toren and various forts that are part of the Defense Line of Amsterdam. Take the time to take a look at villages such as Haarlemmerliede, Spaarnwoude and Spaarndam.

The Defense Line of Amsterdam
The various fortresses that you can admire on this route are part of the Defense Line of Amsterdam. This defense line of more than 35 kilometers was constructed between 1880 and 1914 to protect Amsterdam. The structures that are part of this line are on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Parking Church Bicycle cafe Windmill Bird watching hut Cultural routes Fort Route Mill routes Monument routes Fort Tourist landmark

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Recreatiegebied Spaarnwoude

Between Haarlem, Hoofddorp and Amsterdam you will find an oasis of green called Spaarnwoude. You can relax here and endlessly walk and cycle in the peat meadow areas that can be found everywhere. Fancy an adventure? That is no problem at all in Spaarnwoude. From a mountain bike trail to fun festivals and much more, you will find it all here.

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
Parkeerplaats (Genieweg, 1991AT, Velsen, North Holland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
Informatieboerderij Zorgvrij (Pannenkoekenboerderij Onder De Platanen, 1981 LN, Velsen, North Holland, The Netherlands) 0.13 km
95 (1981LG, Velsen, North Holland, The Netherlands) 3.12 km
11 (Pontplein, 2064KC, Haarlemmermeer, North Holland, The Netherlands) 6.96 km
17 (1981LX, Haarlemmermeer, North Holland, The Netherlands) 8.45 km
14 (2064, Haarlemmermeer, North Holland, The Netherlands) 10.13 km


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