Long-distance cycle routes

National long-distance cycle network

LF1 North Sea Route (Noordzeeroute)

Sandy beaches, dunes shaped by the wind and the epic battle of the Dutch against the sea - the LF1 shows you the different aspects of the beautiful Dutch North Sea coast.

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LF2 City Route (Stedenroute)

Culture, architecture and city life alternated with scenic countryside - the LF2 takes you from the Dutch to the Belgian capital.

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LF3-1 Wetland Route (Rietlandroute)

Water, wetlands and reed farming - the LF3-1 takes you on a trip back in time through the water-rich province of Friesland and National Park De Weerribben.

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LF3-2 Hanze Town Route (Hanzeroute)

Once a busy trade route with Germany, now the IJssel is a friendly meandering river - the LF3-2 takes you along the river dyke to the historic Hanze towns of Kampen, Zwolle, Deventer and Zutphen.

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LF3-3 River Maas Route (Maasroute)

Terraced landscape, sloping hillsides along a meandering river - the LF3-3 takes you through the un-Dutch countryside of the Maas valley.

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LF4 Middle of Holland Route (Midden-Nederlandroute)

From the dunes by The Hague through the Rhine valley and National Park Veluwe Zoom all the way to the eastern town of Enschede - the LF4 takes you through a variety of typical Dutch landscapes.

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LF5

The LF5 is a connection route between Thorn and Roermond.

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LF6

The LF6 connects the River Maas Route (LF3) with Belgian cycle routes.

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LF7 River Bank Route (Oeverlandroute)

The LF7 takes you through Holland following a network of very diverse rivers and canals. Cycling along the waterways is a picturesque way to enjoy the landscape and learn more about Dutch history.

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LF8

The LF8 is a connection route between Ommen - Winterswijk.

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LF9 Sea Level Route (NAP-route)

Much of Holland lies below sea level, so what would happen if the dykes and dunes were no longer there? What would be sea, what would be land? The LF9 takes you along an imaginary Dutch coastline.

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LF10 Wadden Sea Route (Waddenzeeroute)

Open polder land, sunken villages, tidal wetlands - the LF10 takes you all along the Dutch Wadden Sea coast.

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LF11 Princes’ Route (Prinsenroute)

The LF 11 is a connection route between the LF4, LF13, LF2 or LF12. It takes you from The Hague via Delft, Rotterdam and Dordrecht to Breda, the ‘little The Hague of the south’.

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LF12 River Maas and Fortresses Route (Maas- en Vestingroute)

Impressive castles, fortresses and fortified towns - the LF12 takes you along the old defence works on the River Maas.

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LF13 Schelde-Rhine Route (Schelde-Rheinroute)

From the epic battle against the sea in Zeeland to Burgundian living in Brabant and Limburg - the LF13 shows you two completely different worlds separated by the Schelde-Rijnkanaal.

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Other long-distance cycle routes

Limes Cycle Route (Limes Fietsroute)

From Katwijk where the River Rhine used to flow into the North Sea to the Black Sea - the Limes Cycle Route takes you all the way along the northern border line of the Roman Empire.

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Eneco Veluwe Route

Woodlands, heath, sand drifts, polders and rivers - the Eneco Veluwe Route takes you through the varied landscapes of the Veluwe region, one of Holland’s most popular cycling destinations.

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Van Gogh Cycle Route (Van Gogh Fietsroute)

Where and how did Vincent van Gogh live? The Van Gogh Cycle Route takes you on a journey through the Brabant countryside to find out more about the places the famous Dutch painter loved and was inspired by.

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Cyclist’s Path (Fietserpad)

From the gentle hills of Limburg to the flat open landscape of Groningen - the Cyclist’s Path takes you from Maastricht in the south to the Wadden Sea in the north through some of Holland’s most sparsely populated regions.

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