Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
Cycling around Harderwijk

A rugged natural landscape with dark forests, colorful moors, jagged sand drifts and hidden estates

Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
Cycling around Harderwijk

A rugged natural landscape with dark forests, colorful moors, jagged sand drifts and hidden estates

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Harderwijk

What this bike route makes so special are the smooth transitions from forest landscapes to heath landscapes and sand plains landscapes and vice versa, before you know it you are already cycling in the following landscape type. This route in the north-west of the Veluwe takes you through the wooded area of the Leuvenumse Bos and also through the estates of Staverden and Leuvenum. The route continues through the heath of the Elspeetsche Heide and the sand plain areas of Hulshorsterzand and Beekhuizerzand.


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Bike junctions

Start and finish near junction 16 on the Ganzenakkers in Vierhouten, the total distance of the route is approx. 54 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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16 - 15 - 14 - 72 - 73 - 53 - 42 - 20 - 50 - 51 - 85 - 84 - 24 - 73 - 88 - 89 - 21 - 4 - 78 - 40 - 2 - 42 - 43 - 22 - 20 - 19 - 41 - 18 - 16




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Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
Cycling around Harderwijk - Dutch cycle routes
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