Bike Touring Highlight

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Recommended by 192 out of 195 cyclists


  • Antoon

    You cycle right through the sand drift. Beautiful vistas. Ideal places for a picnic or break. It is busy in good weather.

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    • May 23, 2020

  • paternosterxxl

    Incredible bizarre sandy area

    • April 16, 2017

  • Dave Prosee

    Claimed to be largest sand-drift area of Europe.

    • May 9, 2017

  • Frank 🚲 👈

    Very unusual landscape 👍
    and super nice bike paths 😊

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    • September 8, 2019

  • B&B SonneVallei Harderwijk

    A very nice bike ride along the unique sand drift Beekhuizerzand. Various picnic points and beautiful views. Varied landscape with dry forests with scots pine and wetter parts with old beech trees.

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    • July 16, 2020

  • B&B SonneVallei Harderwijk

    From this dune you have a beautiful view over the entire Belly Huizer Sand. Especially in the morning or evening sun you can see the impressive spectacle of shadow and light on the thumbs. The Beekhuizerzand is a drift sand area of approximately 200 hectares. The area was reduced again in 2004 from a forest area to a real drift sand area. Many fly pines have been cut for this and the top layer of the ground has been removed, so that the sprayable sand is exposed again.Drifting sands are unique natural landscapes in Western Europe, the majority of which are located in the Netherlands. They have their own flora and fauna. Typical plants and animals for drifting sands are the lichens and the sand lizards. But also the rare dune pipit, nightjar and slightly more common skylark and crested lark are animals that you can observe on and around the drifting sand.

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    • July 16, 2020

  • Bumble-Bee

    Quite a large field of quicksand with a bike path that meanders through beautifully. Some places can be a bit slippery due to the sand on the way.

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    • August 15, 2020

  • Bert B.

    As if you are cycling straight through a desert. Beautiful sand drift!

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    • September 13, 2020

  • Silvi

    sand dunes

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    • May 19, 2019

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Location: Gelderland, The Netherlands


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