Middelburg Cycle Route

Exploring the Walcheren peninsula (north)

Distance: 42 km

Water-tower at Domburg. Photo © [urlb=http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Watertoren_Domburg_-_duinside.jpg]Wikicommons[/urlb]

Water-tower at Domburg. Photo © Wikicommons

This route takes you through the northern part of the Walcheren peninsula, popular for its beaches and beautiful coastline. Natural sand dunes alternate with man-made sea dykes, protecting the low-lying island from the sea. Highlight of the route is the rich merchant town of Middelburg.

You cycle to the old fortified town of Veere. From here the route takes you along the now dammed off Veerse Meer to the North Sea. Via Breezand and Oostkapelle you reach the upper-class seaside resort of Domburg. Along the coast there are sandy beaches where you can stop for a swim. You return to Middelburg through the open polders.

This route can be combined with the Vlissingen Cycle Route, giving you a 57 km-trip around the whole of Walcheren. You can download this combined route as a GPX file.

Find out more:
- For an overview of all of our must-do cycle routes, go to: Day trips.
- Also try our Vlissingen Cycle Route.
- Do you need to rent a bike? Find out how on our Bicycle rental page.
- For an overview of cycling holidays in the Zeeland region, go to our Holidays section.

Middelburg Cycle Route

Distance: 42 km (2h50)
Type of route: Day trip, round trip
Starting point:

Middelburg train station
- Bicycle rental
- Car parking

GPS: Download this route as a GPX file.

 

 

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