Runde Deventer-Zutphen – Hansestädte
Bike Touring Highlight
Includes a ferry crossing
Check ferry timetable.
Niederländische Hansestädte planned a bike ride.
April 25, 2018
This bike tour takes you on a nearly 40-kilometer circuit from Deventer to Zutphen and back. It mainly about exposed bike paths and meandering dykes. On the route you cycle along one of the most beautiful rivers in the Netherlands: the IJssel. The river brought wealth and prosperity during the Hanseatic period, because it connected the open sea with the German hinterland.Deventer is a Hanseatic city for life-lovers! An extremely hospitable, lively city with many monuments in a beautiful setting. Deventer is one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands. This Hanseatic city is known far and wide for events such as "Deventer auf Stelzen" and the Dickens Festival. In addition, the city hosts the largest book market in Europe.The halfway Zutphen is a true stronghold of anthroposophy in the Netherlands. The philosophy is also reflected in the special shopping offer of the city. In Zutphen the authentic, personal shopping experience is in the foreground. Here you will find many original shops with hip products.