Groningen planned a bike ride.
May 28, 2019
Wheat, spelled, oats and their by-products such as straw brought prosperity to East Groningen on the German border. The area, with its endless fields and billowing corn, is not in vain called corn republic.
It is an area of contrasts. At the end of the 19th century, the farmers made a lot of money on… read more
April 17, 2018
Kiek over de Diek is a new bike path that will take you from Lauwersoog to the easternmost point of the province of Groningen, Nieuw Statenzijl. The cycle track is about 90 kilometers long and leads across the Wadden area, which has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
The cycle path runs alternately… read more
April 11, 2018
The approximately 28-kilometer bike tour starts at De Vlinderij, a historic place where there used to be a shipyard. From there you can quickly reach a beautiful project, the nature education center Tussen de Venen.
After a small arc you come to Kiel-Windeweer. It is the clearest example of typical Zeilendorf… read more
The slightly over 40-kilometer-long route is extremely varied, certainly also in terms of nature, because it leads through a small nature reserve in an old moorland, which was drained by hand before 1850 for peat extraction. The result was an agricultural area with small meadows, fields, young deciduous… read more
The approximately 51-kilometer bike tour is all about delicious food from the region. It starts at the living room Café Hammingh in Garnwerd, from the terrace you can see the boats passing by on the canal Reitdiep. Here you can taste a real Groningen mustard soup or the local spelled beer.
From there… read more
The approximately 62 kilometers long route starts well, because you cycle on a cultural monument. The planting along the J. Buiskoolweg dates back to about 1928. Landscape architect Vroom was then commissioned to plant the street with ornamental shrubs. This planting was exceptional and for this reason… read more
The windmill "De Entreprise" is the starting point for this almost 30-kilometer route around the 1,700 hectare nature reserve Midden-Groningen, which is still in the middle of development. Arable land and small natural areas are rearranged to create a coherent area of grassland, shrubs, lakes and swamps… read more