Water route

Cycling in Rotterdam, South Holland, The Netherlands

Cycling route 842868

Provided by: De Hoek van Zuid-Holland

2515 83
88.9 km
05:13 h
1567 kcal
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Description

The Netherlands and water, the Dutch and the bicycle. Indisputably linked. The Hoek van Zuid-Holland is the perfect region to discover this water-rich province by bike. The many surrounding waters have provided prosperity for centuries, but also threats. You will experience the battle against the water at the end of the Delta Works; the Maeslant Barrier. This storm surge barrier is located on the Nieuwe Waterweg, one of the busiest waterways in the world. This gateway to the Port of Rotterdam has no fewer than 80,000 ship movements per year. You can discover all about this in the National Towage Museum in Maassluis. The vast polders and ditches in Midden Delfland are a Dutch oasis of tranquility. Experience the greenhouses in Westland from the bike and enjoy the stalls along the road.
Nature reserve Tourist office Restaurant Lighthouse Windmill Museum Water tower Consort Foot and bicycle springs Tourist landmark
De Hoek van Zuid-Holland

The Hoek van Holland is formed by Westland, Hoek van Holland, Maassluis, Vlaardingen, Schiedam, Midden-Delfland and Delft. The area offers a varied experience for cycling and walking tours, from the sea and dunes, glass greenhouses, the Nieuwe Waterweg, polder landscape, old gin distilleries and old-Dutch inner cities. Get out and about here and get to know everything the Hoek van Zuid-Holland has to offer.

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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.

Sights

Directions

# Description Distance
Tourist Information Hoek van Holland (3151 HR, Rotterdam, South Holland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
‘Hoge licht van de 107 graden lichtenlijn’ (Hoeksebaan, 3151GR, Rotterdam, South Holland, The Netherlands) 0.39 km
'Het hoge licht-oud', kunstverlichtingsmuseum (Hoge Licht, 3151 AC, Rotterdam, South Holland, The Netherlands) 0.68 km
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22 (3151XP, Rotterdam, South Holland, The Netherlands) 1.93 km
De Nieuwe Waterweg (Slachthuisweg, Rotterdam, South Holland, The Netherlands) 2.41 km
Het Keringhuis /Maeslantkering (Maeslantkering, 3151ZZ, Rotterdam, South Holland, The Netherlands) 4.07 km

Place name directory

  • Rotterdam, South Holland
  • Maassluis, South Holland
  • Midden-Delfland, South Holland
  • Vlaardingen, South Holland
  • Schiedam, South Holland
  • Delft, South Holland
  • Westland, South Holland
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