Cycling around Leeuwarden

A very varied landscape with lakes, reedlands, swamp forests and surprising beautiful vistas.



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.

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Bike junctions

Start and finish near junction 49 at the Simmerkrite in Leeuwarden, 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.

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49 - 48 - 46 - 45 - 44 - 68 - 58 - 57 - 59 - 84 - 61 - 35 - 60 - 67 - 18 - 75 - 69 - 66 - 54 - 62 - 61 - 60 - 55 - 52 - 50 - 74 - 49

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