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Cycling route Alkmaar

You can cycle this route with the Freebee Map with cycle routes brochure, or scan the QR code and cycle it digitally via your telephone.

‚Äč24.3 km

This route takes you from the Plein in Bergen along beautiful rolling polders, flower fields to the historic city of Alkmaar. You leave Bergen and cycle through the polder via the flower bulb fields to the North Holland Dune Reserve, the area is becoming greener and denser. In Bergen aan Zee you can step off the Sea Aquarium and look at the wonders under water. A wonderful route where you can fully enjoy nature, after which you cross the historic city of Alkmaar and along the beautiful courtyards and beautiful canals. Along the way you will come across several mills, in particular the “Molen van Piet”. The Piet family has still lived here since 1884.

Startpoint: 49- 7- 8- 5- 4- 31- 32- 33- 73- 74- 50- 72- 71- 49

37.8 km

You can park your car on the Industrial Beverkoog at the Hortus. This route leads you along the Nature Reserve ‘Geestmerambacht’ and the beautiful polders of North Holland. Enter Hortus, an oasis of nature. Here are 2 hactares and 550 different kind of medicinal herbs. Enjoy the view in the tea garden. 
Turn right on to the bike path next to the headquarters of VSM and drive on a  backroad into St Pancras. Cycle through the Geestmerambacht Nature Reserve, and enjoy the terrace of Gasterij de Molengroet
Visit the oldest sail-through vegetable auction in the world with a historic auction building, ‘The Broeker Veiling’ Seat yourself on the auction benches and bid on the vetetables that passes trough. Still not had enough of our beautiful Noord Holland then we advise you to stay at  Camping de Kolibrie. Delightful friendly campsite with possibilities for a cabin in the middle of the Dutch Polder.

You can cycle this route with the brouchure Freebee Map with cycling routes, or scan the QR code and cycle it digitally on your phone. (also in own language)

If you follow the route via the nodes, you start at Hortus than follow the route

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