Cycling around Rolde

A poetically meandering brook in an ancient stream valley landscape with heather, colorful hay fields and villages on high fields

Slider

Rolde

The picturesque nature and priceless culture found in the National Reserve of Drentsche Aa is unique in its kind. This cycling route runs along the lovely natural shores of lake Gasselterveld, through the colorful heather fields of Balloërveld and the extensive protected woodland areas of Gieten-Borger and Grolloo.


Bike with us



Route map


Bike junctions

Start and finish near junction 61 on the Bosweg in Gasselte, the total distance of the route is approx. 51 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


61 - 86 - 94 - 93 - 87 - 83 - 80 - 96 - 95 - 37 - 79 - 53 - 70 - 69 - 66 - 23 - 16 - 11 - 68 - 67 - 73 - 71 - 65 - 55 - 61




Seen along the route

Slider



More routes in Drenthe

Beilen

A landscape with varied forests, vast heathland, surprising fens, impressive drift sands and meandering streams.

Zuidwolde

A varied landscape with brook valleys, flowery meadows, old hedgerows and extensive forest areas with fens and moors.

Dwingeloo

Vast purple heather fields with woods, juniper berries, pittoresque villages, burial mounds and fens.

Zuidlaren

A stream valley landscape with forests, heath and the largest archaeological monument in the Netherlands with dolmens, burial mounds and ancient field roads.

Rolde

An ancient stream valley landscape with a poetically meandering brook, moorlands, colorful hay fields and idyllic villages on rolling fields.

Diever

A varied landscape with dense forests, impressive sand drifts, fairy-like fens, vast heathlands and swampy areas.

Havelte

Endless cycling through a primeval nature with rippling creeks, sand drifts, twilight spruce forests and vast heathlands.

Veenhuizen

An almost untouched high moor landscape with vast vistas, endless space and forests around a monumental detention village.

Roden

A diversified landscape with forests, raised bog, wet and dry heathland, wet grasslands, streams and marshes and prehistoric urn fields.

Klazienaveen

A rugged nature in the largest contiguous peat moor landscape in the Netherlands.

Coevorden

A classic peat landscape with beautiful villages, monumental farms, stream valleys, meadows and wooded banks.

Mantingerveld

A primeval landscape with vast moors, a prehistoric forest, jagged sand drifts and centuries-old juniper bushes.

Odoorn

Quiet forests, old drift sands areas, scattered heather fields, shallow fens and a few dolmens and ancient burial mounds.

Dwingeloo

Vast purple heather fields with woods, juniper berries, pittoresque villages, burial mounds and fens.

Veenhuizen

An almost untouched high moor landscape with vast vistas, endless space and forests around a monumental detention village.

Odoorn

Quiet forests, old drift sands areas, scattered heather fields, shallow fens and a few dolmens and ancient burial mounds.

Coevorden

A classic peat landscape with beautiful villages, monumental farms, stream valleys, meadows and wooded banks.

Zuidwolde

A varied landscape with brook valleys, flowery meadows, old hedgerows and extensive forest areas with fens and moors.

Zuidlaren

A stream valley landscape with forests, heath and the largest archaeological monument in the Netherlands with dolmens, burial mounds and ancient field roads.

Havelte

Endless cycling through a primeval nature with rippling creeks, sand drifts, twilight spruce forests and vast heathlands.

Klazienaveen

A rugged nature in the largest contiguous peat moor landscape in the Netherlands.

Diever

A varied landscape with dense forests, impressive sand drifts, fairy-like fens, vast heathlands and swampy areas.

Roden

A diversified landscape with forests, raised bog, wet and dry heathland, wet grasslands, streams and marshes and prehistoric urn fields.

Mantingerveld

A primeval landscape with vast moors, a prehistoric forest, jagged sand drifts and centuries-old juniper bushes.

Beilen

A landscape with varied forests, vast heathland, surprising fens, impressive drift sands and meandering streams.

Rolde

An ancient stream valley landscape with a poetically meandering brook, moorlands, colorful hay fields and idyllic villages on rolling fields.