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Two cyclists ride along the harbour of Weerribben-Wieden

Veluwe – based in one hotel

Nature, art and delight in the Netherlands

6 Days / 5 Nights
Two cyclists ride along the harbour of Weerribben-Wieden

Forests, heathland and dunes as well as over 100 lakes characterize the Veluwe in Dutch Gelderland south of the IJsselmeer. The Hoge Veluwe National Park, populated by lush wildlife, is part of this charming region with its diverse landscapes. Therefore, this rally in the region is a very good idea for all nature lovers. But not only for them. Anyone who loves historical towns and buildings will be happy to visit places such as Harderwijk and Amersfoort as well as the Het Loo Castel near Apeldoorn. Some beaches attract bathers and water sports enthusiasts. Art lovers, for example, can visit one oft he larges Van Gogh collections in the world in the Veluwe and goirmets can enjoy a range od Dutch specialities. Experienves one of the most diverse regions in the Netherlands.

Itinerary at a glance

Charming nature and historical cities: Enjoy the atmosphere in Harderwijk, admire Van Gogh artworks, and visit Het Loo Palace near Apeldoorn. In between, you'll cycle through the Ermelo Heath and the Hoge Veluwe National Park.

Individual arrival to Garderen. Enjoy the beautiful location in the middle of the forests of the Veluwe region.

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.

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

Route information


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.

Prices & Dates

Category: see description

Prices per person in EUR

Our Rental Bikes

Rental bike partner unisex
Unisex bike 9 to 30-speed
Derailleur gears with freewheel

High-quality unisex touring bike with comfortable low entry

Rental bike partner men
Men's bike 9 to 30-speed
Derailleur gears with freewheel

High-quality men's touring bike with classic diamond frame

Rental bike partner e-bike
E-bike 5 to 9-speed
with coaster brake

High-quality unisex electric bike with comfortable low entry

Rental bike partner unisex
Unisex rental bike PLUS 21 to 30-speed
Derailleur gears with freewheel

Sportier, lighter and more precise premium rental bike

Services & Information

Further details about this tour


  • Accomodation in Hotel Westcord de Veluwe as described
  • Breakfast
  • 1 multi course dinner on the day of arrival
  • Welcome briefing
  • Well-prepared route guidance
  • App for Navigation and GPS-data
  • Service hotline

Optional extras

  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Garderen train station
  • Amsterdam airport
  • Free parking at the hotel. No reservation possible

Things to note

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
  • This tour is a partner tour.

Join us in achieving greater sustainability by choosing our digital route book, rather than the printed version. As a small thank you we will give you a discount of EUR 20 per room.

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