Cycling around Otterlo

An impressive landscape with mixed forests, wet and dry heathland, grass plains and dune sand areas

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Otterlo

Cycling through vast forests and endless heathland in a hilly landscape. This bicycle tour takes you on the Veluwe, the largest nature area in the Netherlands. You cycle for example through the dark woods, the peaceful fens and the unique sand plain areas of the National Park De Hoge Veluwe and also across the charming natural areas of Planken Wambuis and Deelerwoud.


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Bike junctions

Start and finish near junction 49 on the Dorpsstraat in Otterlo, the total distance of the route is approx. 57 km. However, this bicycle route is a round trip, so that offers you the ability to start at any desired junction.

This cycling route runs through a part of the National Park De Hoge Veluwe. From node 49 you cycle to the entrance of the park on the side of Otterlo. Via the bike path in the park you cycle to node 13 at the entrance in Hoenderloo. For the use of cycle paths in the National Park you need to pay entrance fee. You can obtain more information on the website of the De Hoge Veluwe National Park. If you do not want to cycle through the park, you are advised to cycle from node 49 in Otterlo to node 14 in Hoenderloo. From node 14 you can then bike to node 13. From here you can follow the route according to the schedule.


49 - 13 - 23 - 92 - 3 - 55 - 4 - 40 - 5 - 70 - 12 - 63 - 64 - 62 - 5 - 80 - 76 - 17 - 93 - 82 - 72 - 84 - 31 - 49




Seen along the route

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