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Long-distance cycle routes

National long-distance cycle network

LF Coastal Route (LF Kustroute)

Sandy beaches, windswept dunes, Delta Works - the LF Coastal Route takes you all along the coast of the North Sea and Wadden Sea. It is the Dutch section of the North Sea Cycle Route (EuroVelo 12).

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LF Maas Cycle Route (LF Maasfietsroute)

The LF Maas Cycle Route is the Dutch section of the international Meuse Cycle Route that takes you from the source of the River Maas in France to the sea at Hook of Holland.

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LF Waterline Route (LF Waterlinieroute)

The LF Waterline Route takes you along the major Dutch Waterlines, military lines of defence that relied on forts, bunkers, fortress towns and inundated land to defend the country.

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LF Zuiderzee Route (LF Zuiderzeeroute)

The LF Zuiderzee Route is one of the most popular Dutch long-distance routes that takes you all the way round the IJsselmeer.

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LF3 Hanze Town Route (Hanzeroute)

The LF3 Hanze Town Route (Hanzeroute) from Kampen to Millingen takes you along the dyke of the River IJssel to various historic Hanze towns.

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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 to the eastern town of Enschede - the LF4 takes you through a variety of typical Dutch landscapes.

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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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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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LF16 Vecht Valley Route (Vechtdalroute)

The LF16 takes you along the meandering River Overijsselse Vecht. 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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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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Other long-distance cycle routes

Cycling around the former Zuiderzee (Fietsen rond de voormalige Zuiderzee)

Cycling around the former Zuiderzee takes you on a historic tour around the IJsselmeer and the Wadden Islands.

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Cycling through the Eleven Cities of Friesland (Fietsen langs de Elf Steden van Friesland)

Inspired by the legendary Eleven Cities Ice Skating Tour, Cycling through the Eleven Cities of Friesland takes you on a round tour through the province of Friesland.

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Cycling along the Pieterpad (Fietsen langs het Pieterpad)

From the flat open polders of Groningen to the gentle hills of Limburg - Cycling along the Pieterpad takes you through the east of Holland from the Wadden Sea in the north to the Pietersberg on the Belgian border.

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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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Cycling along the Maas (Fietsen langs de Maas)

From Liège (B) to the sea port of Hook of Holland - Cycling along the Maas takes you through the varied landscapes along the River Maas.

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