Arrival in Garderen
Individual arrival to Garderen. You will recieve your bike (If booked) as well as important information for your bike trip.
Harderwijkapprox. 55 km
Today you reach the Hanseatic city of Harderwijk, which with its many historic buildings lies charmingly on the coast of Lake Veluwe. If you feel like a swim, use the beautiful beach for a relaxing stay. The way back leads you through the Ermeloer Heide with its wide and charming landscape.
You cycle through the forest and heath of the western Veluwe into the open, more urban landscape near Amersfoort. Amersfoort has a well-preserved medieval town centre, numerous historic buildings and monuments, canals and cosy restaurants and cafés. Passing the Stoutenburg, your way leads back to the hotel. From Amersfoort you can take the train.
Nature and art form a charming mixture in the Hoge Veluwe National Park. The forests, moor lakes and heathland are home to many protected animals and plants. The visitor centre reveals a lot about the history, culture and nature of the park. A place of art is the Kröller-Müller-Museum, which among other things has the second largest Van Gogh collection in the world and a very beautiful sculpture garden.
Apeldoornapprox. 50 km
Today you can first admire the gardens of Het Loo Castle, one of the most beautiful gardens in Europe. You will then reach Apeldoorn. The city offers you a lively mix of historic buildings such as the Grote Kerk, art sites such as the Museum of Modern Art called CODA, restaurants, shops and natural areas such as the Apenheul Zoo, home to many monkeys. 6. Tag: Abreise oder Verlängerung
Departure or extension
Light to moderately heavy. The route runs mainly along farm tracks, small roads and cycle paths. On the way you will sometimes come across slightly hilly, unpaved forest paths, occasionally also sandy paths. A large part of the routes are covered according to the excellent junction system.
- Accomodation in Hotel Westcord de Veluwe as described
- Breakfast buffet
- A multi course dinner on the day of arrival
- Welcome briefing
- Detailed travel documents 1x per room (DE, EN) with route maps, route description, local attractions, important telephone numbers
- Bestens ausgearbeitete Routenführung
- GPS-data is available
- Service hotline
- Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
Arrival / Parking / Departure
- Free parking at the hotel. No reservation possible
Westcord de Veluwe
The hotel is beautifully situated in the middle of the Veluwe woods in the village of Garderen. The hotel offers a large coffee shop, restaurant and terraces. After a long active day you can use the wellness facilities (for a fee) and the heated outdoor pool.