Itinerary at a glance
Zeeland offers historic towns, extensive nature reserves and impressive delta works. Combined with beautiful sandy beaches and culinary delights from the sea, these are the best ingredients for an unforgettable cycling vacation.
Zierikzee is a harbor town with a rich history. There are more than 500 monuments to admire. The small boutiques are great for shopping. And you can find peace and relaxation at the beautiful harbor.
Your first cycling excursion takes you over the Zeeland Bridge. This impressive structure is over five kilometers long and connects the islands of Schouwen-Duiveland and Noord-Beveland. You soon reach the small fishing village of Colijnsplaat, known for the wetlands between the dykes. There are two windmills in the village. On your way back, you will pass the impressive Delta Works. The largest storm surge barrier in the world consists of a total of 13 structures. An impressive construction of dams, dykes and locks. You can visit sea lions and seals in Deltapark Neeltje Jans. And in the coastal town of Burgh-Haamstede you will find one of the most beautiful sandy beaches in the Netherlands.
Today you will circumnavigate the Grevelingenmeer, the largest saltwater lake in Western Europe. Breathtaking natural landscapes with special flora and fauna await you. You will discover wild horses, seals and seals. Near Ouddorp, you will find several sandy beaches that are perfect for a quick swim. And the fishing village of Bruinisse is known for its many restaurants, which serve delicious mussels in season.
First you cycle along the coast in the Oosterschelde nature reserve, the largest national park in the Netherlands. The Oosterschelde is an important bird sanctuary. It is also home to porpoises and is a breeding ground for squid. Next you reach Goes. With almost 300 stores, this diverse city is a delight for shopping fans. A trip on the local steam train is also exciting - the authentic museum trains are a great way to discover the surroundings of Zeeland. You return to your accommodation in Zierikzee through beautiful natural landscapes.
Once again you start your cycle tour over the Zeeland Bridge. On the structure, you are overcome by the feeling of standing in the middle of the sea. You cross the island of North Beveland and cycle to Veere. The historic town is full of stores and sights. Some of the houses and streets date back to the 15th century. In summer, a historic market is held in the town center every Tuesday. And a boat trip on the Veerse Meer will give you yet more new impressions of Zeeland. The tireless can take a short detour to the Schellach cheese farm, where you can sample various regional specialties. You then cycle back to Zierikzee.
Cycling in Zeeland is pure pleasure. You will find an excellent network of cycle paths with plenty of opportunities to stop and take a break. Navigation is easy thanks to the cycle junction system. This cycling star tour is therefore also ideal for beginners.
Prices and dates
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Services & Information
Further details about this tour
- Accommodation as already mentioned
- Carefully elaborated route description
- Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English)
- 1 round trip by boat Veere, duration approx. 1 hour
- 1 dinner, 2-course incl. coffee or tea
- App for Navigation and GPS-data
- Service hotline
- Tourist tax
- Bike rental incl. rental bike insurance
Arrival / Parking / Departure
- Rotterdam The Hague airport
- Free parking on the outskirts, no reservation possible
Things to note
- Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
- This tour is a partner tour.