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Cycling routes in Noord-Holland

Zaanse Schans route 32 km


The wonderful natural area by bike to the Zaanse Schans

You can start this route with the possibility of parking at Hotel Falcon Oostzaan. From there, go to junction 18. You bike through the recreation area Twiske, that is composed of a third water. Besides relaxation in and on the water, you can walk for hours, cycling or roller blading in the varied landscape. Forest, nature reserves and pastures. Here you can still play nice with the children, boating or relaxing on a terrace to enjoy the water. You will pass the Reformed Church in Oostzaan, this is a cruciform church with a wooden tower above the starter with rococo curls decorated façade. This is the village of grocer Albert Heijn. Founded in 1860 . You reach the Oostzaanerveld what leads to the Zaanse Schans, this is the living area where you can relive the 18th and 19th centuries. You cycle through Ilpenveld where many unusual species have their habitat. You cycle through Landsmeer. When traveling there take a long narrow road flanked by a ditch which bridges leading to individual homes. The old cartridge from the one road with ribbon development is clearly recognizable. Along the way you come to terraces and craft shops.

Cycling routes in Noord-Holland »