Waterworks Route

Vijfheerenlanden, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Cycling route: 909809

based on 4 reviews

Provided by: Waterlinies 2015

28.9 km
01:42 h
509 kcal
7 m


A day of cycling along the Lek
Hidden deep in nature, they suddenly appear in front of you: the impressive fortresses of the New Dutch Waterline. You can discover this typically Dutch piece of history with the new Waterworks Route. This is a cycle route above and below the river Lek that can be downloaded via the Abellife App. Three variants have been made for Culemborg, Vianen and Nieuwegein with various boarding places and nice terrace options on the forts. You can cross the Lek with the Liniepont.
Tourist Transfer Point (TOP) Bicycle cafe Living down the line Fort Castle

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Waterlinies 2015

The concept for a defense line in which the low-lying polder landscape is flooded dates back to 1589. With the fortresses in the fortified towns of Muiden, Weesp, Naarden, Gorinchem and Woudrichem, the line was guarded from the higher ground. Explore these unique fortresses in the unique polder landscape.

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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
10 (Zomerdijk, 4132AE, Vijfheerenlanden, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
TOP Vianen - Ponthoeve (TOP Vianen - De Ponthoeve, 3434 GB, Vijfheerenlanden, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 0.45 km
20 (3434GL, Nieuwegein, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 0.93 km
19 (3434AP, Nieuwegein, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 1.32 km
17 (3433CL, Nieuwegein, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 1.68 km
15 (3433NG, Nieuwegein, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 3.81 km


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