Cycling around Beilen

A vast nature landscape with many beautiful alternations in forests, heaths, sand plains and peatlands



Midden-Drenthe has a vast and contiguous natural landscape with woods, heathland, drift sand and stream valleys. You will be pleasantly surprised by the many alternations in a landscape full of nature and farmland. Every day it seems different: the sounds and the rustle of flora and fauna, the scent of nature and farm life, the alternations in nature areas, the views over beautiful land pastures and farms with thatched roofs, quiet country lanes with flowered verges and grazing sheep herds on the heathlands.

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Bike junctions

Start and finish at junction 90 on the Hoofdstraat in Westerbork, the total distance of the route is approx. 58 km. However, this bicycle route is a round trip, so that offers you the ability to start at any desired junction.

Info cycle route networkMore information about bike junctions and how to plan your cycle route

90 - 97 - 78 - 66 - 56 - 50 - 54 - 58 - 3 - 34 - 2 - 8 - 7 - 36 - 38 - 39 - 1 - 48 - 49 - 26 - 91 - 90

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