Feel The Flow with Bosch eBike Systems in the Netherlands

Bike Touring Collection by Bosch eBike Systems

The Netherlands is known as a cycling country for a reason. With good cycle paths and quiet country lanes, you can comfortably ride around the country on your eBike. Add to that the flat landscapes, mild climate, and more than 21,740 miles (35,000 km) of signposted cycling routes, and you’ll be on your bike in no time. (source: Nederland Fietsland).

The pretty Dutch countryside is a lovely backdrop for a bike ride. On an eBike, you can enjoy riding in this wonderful landscape, following tarmaced paths through vast meadows, ploughed fields, rolling sand dunes, and dense forests. With the help of Bosch eBike Systems, you can fully enjoy these landscapes with the wind in your hair.

Bosch eBike Systems launched the latest version of the Nyon and Kiox computers
during the Feel the Flow event. You can use komoot’s latest routes on them – the best of both worlds! The new Tours take you to various parks, such as De Hoge Veluwe National Park and the Wadden area, as well as the lesser-known places in our country. Furthermore, you visit cultural and historical heritage sites which paint a picture of what life was like in the Netherlands in the past. Your Bosch-powered eBike will take you to magnificent castles, forts, farms, and historic buildings.

The 15 routes in this Collection are scattered around the country so there’s something for everyone. We carefully desgined the Tours so they follow the most beautiful cycle paths. The distances are all suitable for eBikes so don’t worry about your Bosch battery life. So it's time to get on your eBike and enjoy the beautiful routes that the Netherlands has to offer!

On The Map

Tours & Highlights

    Easy
    02:44
    31.0 mi
    11.3 mph
    350 ft
    350 ft
    Easy e-bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This Tour takes you from the flower bulb fields around Keukenhof to the dune landscapes of Zandvoort. Along the way you pass beautiful nature and breathtaking landscapes.The route starts and ends at Voorhout train station, located on the connection between the Amsterdam - Haarlem - Rotterdam route. Shortly after departure you cycle right through the dazzling color splendor of the flower bulb fields. Flowering of crocuses, daffodils and hyacinths begins in late March.After the Keukenhofbos and Zuid-Kennemerland National Park, the route diverts towards Zandvoort. The route leads through beautiful dune areas with lakes, forests and open areas. In Zandvoort you can take a break in one of the many beach pavilions.The next part of the route runs parallel to the North Sea. The cycle path winds its way through sand dunes lined with greenish yellow marram grass. Fortunately, the e-bike offers the necessary help against the height differences and headwind on this part of the route.If you pay close attention, there is a good chance that you will spot a deer or fox. Just before the town of Noordwijkerhout, there are enough benches to relax. When you cross the train track a few kilometers outside Noordwijkerhout, the final destination of the ride is in sight.

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    Intermediate
    03:08
    34.5 mi
    11.0 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft
    Intermediate e-bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This Tour goes through the northeastern tip of the Groningerland. From Winschoten you drive around the Oldambtmeer and towards the Dollard. The view consists of beautiful vistas over vast swamp landscapes and beautiful water features.It is time to start the eBike. From the Winschoten train station you drive directly towards the Oldambtmeer. In this vast nature reserve around the Blue City, you will find many water birds, deer and hares in addition to beautiful nature.The cycle path continues to run approximately ten kilometers close to the shore of the lake. From the higher dike you have a view of the rich flora and fauna. At the Klinkerstraat in Oostwold you leave the dike road of the lake.You cycle through the open landscape towards the Kiekkaaste. This is an outside bird-watching hut with a view over the Dollard. The Dollard is a tidal area where fresh and salt water from the Ems and Wadden Sea meet. Animals and plants are found in this landscape that you will not see anywhere else in the Wadden Sea.The last part to the Kiekkaaste can only be reached on foot. You will therefore have to park the bicycle for a while. The route then runs close to the German border. After the Oudeschans fortress, the route follows the Pekel-Aa canal to Winschoten.

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  • Intermediate
    03:18
    37.7 mi
    11.4 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Ferry
    Intermediate e-bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels. The Tour includes a crossing by ferry.

    This Tour takes you through the wetlands of the province of Friesland. From Heerenveen you cycle along lakes and canals with typical Frisian names such as the Tsjûkemar and De Tsjonger.From the departure of Heerenveen you cycle clockwise around the Tsjûkemar, Tjeukemeer in Dutch. This is the largest lake in Friesland and is a perfect place for all kinds of water sports. From the bicycle you can enjoy the dry ground peat landscape and the monumental windmills.At the height of the Middenfeart you have a view of the beautiful, characteristic straights of peatlands. To drain the peat, long ditches were dug straight on the drainage channel. Today you will also come across a number of structures that depict the battle against the water.The route winds along the water over a shell path towards Sint Nicolaasga. The Langwarder wheels are about five kilometers further north. In the harbor of Boornzwaag you cross the Skarter Rien with a ferry. From here you have a beautiful view over the elongated Langwardermeer.On the way back you will catch another glimpse of the Tsjûkemar. The cycle path runs from this point to the northeast. You drive into Heerenveen along the It Nannewiid lake. The historic center of Heerenveen is definitely worth a visit.

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    Intermediate
    03:16
    37.0 mi
    11.3 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate e-bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This route goes through the point between Arnhem and Nijmegen that is sandwiched between the Lower Rhine and Waal. The route is devoted to rivers, floodplains, fortresses and castles.You enter the Gelderse Poort via the Rijndijk. This nature reserve has many animal species such as wild horses and cattle, beavers and geese. In the floodplains of this area lies the castle Doornenburg and Fort Pannerden. The castle can be visited during a guided tour. The Fort, a crucial structure of the New Dutch Waterline, houses a museum, visitor center and museum.The route partly runs through the Betuwe. Thanks to its location between dikes and large rivers, the soil here is very fertile. Depending on the season in which you cycle through the Betuwe, you can pick your own apples, pears or cherries.From Nijmegen North, the cycle path runs a little further from the river. At Slijk-Ewijk the route bends towards the starting point. Near Elst you pass the train track through a brand new railway bridge with a beautiful design. The Tour ends again in Huizen.

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    Intermediate
    02:53
    33.6 mi
    11.7 mph
    650 ft
    650 ft
    Intermediate e-bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    This Tour from Nunspeet takes you in no time from the edge of the Veluwe along beautiful forestry and sandy and heather grounds.The Tour starts from Nunspeet train station with nearby transferium. Parking is available here. Within a few hundred meters you imagine yourself among the greenery. When you cross the bicycle tunnel under the Rijksweg A28, you immediately enter the Boswachterij Nunspeet. The cycle path runs through gentle paths to the idyllic village of Vierhouten.Just outside Vierhouten is a replica of a prehistoric burial mound. Graves of this type were used from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. Not much later, the spruce and oak give way to another natural beauty: the Elspeetsche Heide. Here you can enjoy the dry heather and grass varieties with characteristic purple color.West of Elspeet is the Castle and Coach House of Staverden. Here you can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea. You eventually reach the Beekhuizerzand via a beautiful cycle path through the woods. Here is a sand drifting area with significant height differences.The last part of the Tour partly runs again along the A28. You will eventually reach the finish location via the Willemsbos. This Tour has some pieces of gravel road, but that is no problem with an e-bike.

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    Easy
    02:27
    27.4 mi
    11.2 mph
    200 ft
    200 ft
    Easy e-bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This tour is a tour of the beautiful island of Schouwen-Duiveland. Along the way you will enjoy beautiful beaches, polders, forests and attractive villages.You start the Tour from the popular destination Burgh-Haamstede. The core is a tourist attraction thanks to the many sights. An example is the Slot Haamstede located in a beautiful forest.After less than five kilometers you can take a look at the Oosterschelde for the first time. From the cycle path over the dike you also have a view over the Oosterscheldekering. If you cycle a little further, the view will only get better.The route continues towards Zierikzee. At Kerkwerve you leave the cycle path along the Oosterschelde. You cycle to the northern part of the island via the polder landscape. After the picture Scharendijke you see the former sea arm of the North Sea the Grevelingenmeer.You will reach Renesse beach along the Brouwersdam, which separates the water between the Grevelingenmeer and the North Sea. Here you will find numerous restaurants to take a break.The route continues southwards via the center of Renesse. The route partly goes through the Kop van Schouwen nature reserve. This area mainly consists of sand dunes and grasslands. The final destination is about three kilometers away: Burgh-Haamstede.

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    Easy
    02:52
    31.3 mi
    10.9 mph
    375 ft
    375 ft
    Easy e-bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The Tour starts at the Muiderslot in Muiden. The ride is all about fortifications and fortresses. You also come across beautiful nature via a loop along the Naardermeer.The first part of the route runs along the edge of the IJmeer and Gooimeer. The first town you pass is Muiderberg. The route continues along the Naarderbos golf course. After about ten kilometers you will reach the fortified city of Naarden. This fortress with double city walls was part of the Dutch Waterline and is one of the best-preserved fortresses in the Netherlands.You cycle to Bussum via the green area to the northeast of Naarden. The Spanderswoud country estate is located under Bussum. In the outdoor area you will find a mix of different garden styles, from French style to woodland garden.The route continues on a beautiful bike path along the Naardermeer. On your left you have a view of endless reed lands and swampy wetlands. There are several benches along the route to catch your breath.The final destination comes into view via Fort Uitermeer and Fort Ossenmarkt Weesp. When you pass the Grote Zeesluis, the watchtowers of the Muiderslot loom up from afar.

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    Intermediate
    03:34
    40.8 mi
    11.4 mph
    300 ft
    300 ft
    Ferry
    Intermediate e-bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels. The Tour includes a crossing by ferry.

    This Tour is a discovery tour through an authentic part of North Holland. The Kop van Noord-Holland is sandwiched between three different coasts: the North Sea, Waddenzee and IJsselmeer.The route starts at Schagen train station. If you are going to cycle this route, try to do it on a Tuesday. The weekly market takes place on this day. Cheeses and other local delicacies are sold entirely in authentic style.The route goes in almost a straight line to the Swan Lake and Pettemerduinen. After Callantsoog, the route continues all the way to Den Helder along the coastline. On the way you cycle along beautiful beaches and nature reserves. There can be a lot of wind here, so the pedal assistance comes in handy here.When you arrive in the coastal town of Den Helder, you can relax on one of the many terraces. The route runs south from this location. After 47 kilometers you cross the Noordhollandsch Kanaal with the help of a ferry.The route partly follows the banks of Hoge Oude Veer near Anna Paulowna. Schagen comes into view via a number of beautiful cycle paths with rows of trees on both sides.

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    Easy
    02:38
    31.2 mi
    11.8 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Ferry
    Easy e-bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels. The Tour includes a crossing by ferry.

    The Tour through the Biesbosch runs through the largest freshwater tidal area in Europe with a maze of small rivers. From the historic center of Dordrecht you cycle through the northern and southern part of this National Park.The starting location is easy to reach by train and car. After about four kilometers, the buildings of Dordrecht are slowly giving way to the green and blue of the Biesbosch. Via the Island of Dordrecht you cycle towards the Moerdijk Bridge.The Moerdijk Bridge is a bridge with a length of one kilometer across the Hollands Diep. The bridge also takes you from one province to another; from South Holland to North Brabant.The ferry to Jacomaplaat awaits you in Haven Lage Zwaluwe. This is a long, narrow piece of land completely surrounded by water. From the bike path you have a beautiful panoramic view. The route makes a circle to the Museum Island via the Jantjesplaat. Here you can get a snack and a drink.After a short loop and a ferry crossing, you will return to the northern part of the Biesbosch. The cycle path follows the contours of the Wantij towards the center of Dordrecht. In the old harbor you can take a look at the boats before you cycle further to the final destination.

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    Intermediate
    03:04
    35.5 mi
    11.6 mph
    625 ft
    625 ft
    Intermediate e-bike ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    This Tour goes through the National Park De Hoge Veluwe. The views from the saddle vary from vast heath landscapes to grand sand drifts.The Hoge Veluwe is ideal for a beautiful bike ride. The possibilities are almost endless. The first route goes via the Lage Valkseweg to the Boswachterij Kootwijk. This is the first forestry in a series of three. Here you will find mainly old oak forests and junipers.You will also cycle here along the first sand drift of today. The absence of trees ensures that wind has free rein. The result is a beautiful open area with heather, mosses and above all a lot of sand. The cycle path runs close to the sand in several places.This is clearly visible in the Boswachterij Ugchelen Hoenderloo. Here you almost literally cycle through the sand dunes and the cycle path maneuvers its way past the Infanterie Schietkamp Harskamp. This is located on a military complex of the Dutch armed forces.Further west is Hoenderloo. In the center you can recover from all the beauty and effort. The last part of the route follows along the Otterlose Zand.

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    Easy
    02:44
    29.8 mi
    10.9 mph
    175 ft
    175 ft
    Easy e-bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This Tour around the Lauwersmeer follows the contours of the closed sea arm, located on the border of Friesland and Groningen. The Lauwersmeer is an immense paradise of water, islands, reed lands and bird species.From the Noordergat you cycle clockwise around the Lauwersmeer. It won't be long before you see Scottish Highlanders and Konik horses grazing. In the summer months, the large grazers are accompanied by cows and horses from local farmers. This is to preserve the landscape variation.Via the bike path along the Zoutkamperril you arrive in the town of Zoutkamp. Near the village you pass the provincial border. A viewing plateau is located less than ten kilometers away. This is the place to spot a white-tailed eagle.Because bird watching is really what it is all about in the Lauwersmeer. Bird migration is in full swing in spring and autumn. In one day, according to Staatsbosbeheer, you can see as many as 30,000 thousand barnacle geese fly over.You drive all the way to the Wadden Sea via the Frisian part of the National Park. From the seawall you have a beautiful view of the Wadden area. This is the place to just sit down and look around. Today's final destination is on the other side of the dike.

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    Intermediate
    02:46
    31.2 mi
    11.3 mph
    425 ft
    425 ft
    Intermediate e-bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    This Tour is a beautiful and challenging ride through the wilderness of Drenthe. Along the way you will pass the most beautiful fens and stream valleys.The start of the ride is near Hooghalen. After a few kilometers of cycling you arrive at the first Highlight of the day. This is one with a dark past. Camp Westerbork was an extermination camp during the Second World War. The memorial center houses an impressive museum.A watchtower is located further along the route. From the tower you have a beautiful view over the Amerdiep. This is a stream valley and also one of the upper reaches of the Drentsche Aa. The cycle path continues to the south.After crossing the provincial road N374, you cycle into the Elper river basin. This is a torrent that eroded during the Ice Age. The cycle path here runs through the typical wooded banks and stream and ash village landscapes.The road continues to the Bosmeer Ellertshaar. The lake was created as a result of sand extraction. The lake is beautiful. With a little bit of imagination you even imagine yourself abroad, because the area is somewhat like Canada.Two more beautiful surprises await you on the next part of the route. The first of the two is the leberenplas. The place is ideal for a picnic. A few kilometers away, an exciting piece of "bike path" awaits you. You cycle over a puddle via a wooden platform. Keep the balance well. From here it is a short distance to the end point.

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    Difficult
    02:59
    32.5 mi
    10.9 mph
    450 ft
    450 ft
    Expert e-bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

    This Tour is a round through the lesser known part of Overijssel. But therefore no less beautiful. On the route you will encounter, besides beautiful nature, a number of beautiful castles.The route starts from Diepenheim. The photogenic Kasteel Warmelo is located just outside the city center. The castle is known for its beautiful gardens, derived from the French landscaping. The gardens are open to the public.The tour through the Hof van Twente mainly consists of rolling fields and winding country roads. The cycle paths are guided by rows of trees that line the paths like a tunnel. Also unique in this area are the characteristic farmhouses with high roofs and outdoor areas.The route continues towards Rijsen, but it bends for the N752. The route winds along and through the municipality of Goor. After Goor, the route passes two beautiful castles. Castle Nijenhuis is open for visitors. The castle has a beautiful sculpture garden with approximately 100 sculptures.You cycle through the Nijenhuizerlaan to Diepenheim. This is the final destination of the Tour.

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    Easy
    02:11
    25.7 mi
    11.8 mph
    1,075 ft
    1,075 ft
    Easy e-bike ride. Great for any fitness level. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    This Tour goes right through the heart of the largest cycling paradise in the Netherlands: South Limburg. During the ride, conquering climbing is rewarded with beautiful views of the Limburg hills.The route departs from Valkenburg, one of the largest tourist destinations in Limburg. It is clear why. The center of this town exudes so much atmosphere and there is always something to do, such as the marl caves and cozy terraces.After Schin op Geul the first ascent of the day begins. Nowhere in the Netherlands you will find more climbs than here. Fortunately, the pedal assistance helps a bit.Then you cycle towards Gulpen. Along the way you will pass some beautiful places from where you have a wide view. Gulpen is a great place to take a break. The beer of the same name is brewed in this place. In the Gulpener Bierhuys you immerse yourself in the history of beer and the brewing process.When you cycle past the village of Sibbe, the Tour is almost over. You cycle into the center of Valkenburg via the iconic Cauberg. Fortunately, there is no more climbing, because the road goes down here.

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    Intermediate
    03:43
    40.3 mi
    10.8 mph
    400 ft
    400 ft
    Intermediate e-bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The Tour around the Kampina nature reserve is a wonderful trip through beautiful nature. Sandwiched between Tilburg and Eindhoven is a very varied landscape.Today's departure is north of Oirschot. The first part of the route goes towards Boxtel. The cycle path through Landgoed Heerenbeek passes through a 1,300 hectare area with loam forests.The route follows the outskirts of the town of Boxtel. After a piece of urban area, you drive along two recreational lakes with a beach. Halfway through the route you cycle close to the Leemkuilen. This pit was created by excavating clay that was used for the production of bricks. The puddle is rich in all kinds of animal species such as amphibians and birds.Escheven, a beautiful wetland area on the outskirts of Kampina, lies under Oisterwijk. The Belvers Ven is such a beautiful place. From the bench you can look at the intense colors of the fen and the moors.The last part of the route leads through the beautiful Kampina area. It is an oasis of peace. There are no restaurants and terraces, and there are only two cycle paths through the area. Via Spoordonk you cycle towards the final destination. The finish is slightly outside the center of Oirschot.

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    15
  • Distance
    499 mi
  • Duration
    44:19 h
  • Elevation
    5,950 ft

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