The area east of Leeuwarden offers many possibilities for a nice day cycling. A varied landscape, surprising vistas and beautiful skies provide a sense of freedom. During this cycling route you bike through the extensive nature and recreation area of De Groene Ster near Leeuwarden and through the nature reserve Bûtenfjild and the open swamp landscape Houtwiel nearby the village of Veenwouden. This route takes you also through the reeds and marshes along the popular water sports area Burgumer Mar and along the unique nature reserve Dobben Hurdegarypsterwarren.
Cycling in a varied landscape with open waters, reedlands, grasslands and swamp forests.
An island with few idyllic villages, rugged beach plains, wet dune valleys, mixed woodlands, mud flats, polders, heath and marshes.
A wonderful rolling and wooded landscape with marshes, peat areas, pools and lakes.
A green meadow landscape cut through by canals and lakes with innumerable sailboats on glittering water, vast polders, waving reed collars and picturesque Frisian villages.
A centuries-old landscape with forests and hedgerows, moors and meadows, marshes and winding streams.
Glittering blue lakes, swaying reeds, green meadows with grazing cows and bleating sheep on the dikes in a vast and open peat landscape.