Cycling through Drenthe — Holland's primeval region — is the perfect way to take a break and enjoy untouched nature. The region’s beautiful cycle paths allow you to discover unique landscapes and history and enjoy the Netherland’s fantastic cycle path network.
Drenthe has a total of 1,300 miles (2,100 kilometers) of cycle paths, including many signposted themed routes. Here, you will find peace and relaxation and re-connect to the important things in life: spending time with one another.
This Collection includes some of Drenthe's most stunning cycle routes. You can find the full range of cycling tours and tips for weekend excursions or holidays in Drenthe at besuchdrenthe.de/radfahren.
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National Park Drents-Friese Wold, after the Veluwe largest contiguous forest area of the Netherlands. But in this national park you cycle not only in the forest, but also past sand drifts and swamps and through the heath with heather lakes.Along the route are the following areas of the Drents-Friese Wold: Berkenheuvel, Boschoord woodland, Doldersummerveld, Aekingerzand - the so-called "bald" dunes - and Aekingerbroek, as well as the Frisian Appelscha and a few other villages.
This route is for connoisseurs of cyclists. Scottish highland cattle, goats and the nature reserve Fochteloërveen with the great observation tower make the charm of the landscape.Starting point is at the hotel restaurant Bitter & Zoet in Veenhuizen with the beautiful vegetable, herb and orchards. The organic products then land fresh on your plate. In the beer brewery Maallust you will learn everything about the brewing process and can toast with fresh draft beer.
This approximately 41-kilometer bike ride takes you to varied striking points of Drenthe.In the highlands of Drenthe you are offered miles of picturesque landscapes with heath hills, forests and Scottish highland cattle. Of course, the museum village of Orvelte should not be missed on this cycle tour. It is considered one of the most quaint villages of the Netherlands. So make yourself a picture of it.