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Cycling routes in Noord-Holland

Medieval times, monks and a salty sea breeze

We also have the possibility to cycle the cycle route digitally via your mobile phone, you can then start at any point of the route. When you click on the yellow bar with show my location on the mobile website, you will be guided to the cycling route via the shortest route

41 km / 3:00 hours

Let your hair flutter in the salty sea breeze. This route leads you from Egmond aan Zee right through the North Holland Dune Reserve through the beautiful polder along the Alkmaardermeer to the pilgrimage site in Heiloo and interesting places around Egmond, a unique part of the Netherlands. Cycle through the dune landscape and see how the country changes, get off somewhere for a refreshing drink. Afterwards you will cycle in good spirits through the Dutch polder landscape towards the Alkmaardermeer. Take a look at the old varieties of bulbous plants. The peace and quiet that you will find at the holy Runxputte, this is a well-known pilgrimage site in Heiloo. Also take a look at the church, and take a sip of the holy water. Continue the route and through the beautiful bulb fields you will pass the Castle Foundation of Egmond aan den Hoef. This castle was burned down in 1573 under the leadership of Diederick Sonoy. In Egmond aan Zee you can see the lighthouse of Van Speijk. This naval lieutenant preferred to blow up his ship rather than surrender to the Belgian enemy.

If you want to cycle over the junctions, without a digital application, start at:

Bike Mike 30-29-25-1415-16-17-18-19-54-55-98-99-34-33-32-31-4-30



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