The national long-distance cycle network (LF routes) is a series of signposted routes intended for cycling holidays. Together they form a network that takes you all across Holland. You can pick up some of the national long-distance routes right in the centre of Amsterdam.
Cycling the Zuiderzee Route. Photo © Holland-Cycling.com
The Zuiderzee Route (LF21, LF22, LF23) is a round trip around the former Zuiderzee that starts and finishes in Amsterdam. The City Route (LF2) goes from Amsterdam to Brussels. The River Bank Route (LF7) and the Flevo Route (LF20) pass through Amsterdam on the way.
You can cycle a LF route as separate long-distance route, or - as the LF routes form a network across Holland - combine them into a route of your own. Combining the LF routes often gives you a more varied route and allows you to get back to your starting point.
Example of a round trip from Amsterdam using the national long-distance cycle network
For an overview of all the national long-distance routes and how the network works, go to: National long-distance cycle network.
LF routes passing through Amsterdam
|LF2 City Route (Stedenroute) |
Amsterdam - Brussels (Belgium)
Culture, architecture and city life alternated with scenic countryside - the LF2 takes you from the Dutch to the Belgian capital.
LF7 River Bank Route (Oeverlandroute)
LF20 Flevo Route
Zuiderzee Route (Zuiderzeeroute)