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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LF14 Saxons Route (Saksenroute)

Prehistoric burial mounds, megalithic tombs (Dutch: Hunebedden), medieval cart tracks, traditional villages and fortress towns - the LF14 shows you the history of the rural north-eastern provinces of Holland.

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LF15 Farmland Route (Boerenlandroute)

Winding country roads through intimate fields, modern mega farms with straight lines stretching to the horizon - the LF15 takes you through very diverse Dutch farmland.

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LF16 Vecht Valley Route (Vechtdalroute)

The LF16 takes you all along the richly meandering River Vecht in the province of Overijssel. Once an important trade route, the river is now lined with picturesque villages and grand castles and manor houses.

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LF17

Idyllic villages, meandering dykes flanked with orchards - the LF17 takes you through the finest part of the Betuwe region, known for its fruit production. A must do in the spring!

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LF19

The LF19 is a connection route between Deventer and Holten.

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