The 5 most beautiful cycling routes in the vicinity of Radio Kootwijk
Radio Kootwijk, an icon in the hilly Veluwe landscape. Radio Kootwijk was used to communicate with the many Dutch Colonies at the time. Now, however, it is one of the most popular cycling areas in the Netherlands. We know why: hardly any piece of nature in the Netherlands has as much variety as the area around Radio Kootwijk. Hills, heaths, dikes, rivers, forests, sand plains, canals and meadows, you will find it all there. Are you new to this area or would you like to deviate from your usual round? Then quickly read this blog in which we show you the 5 most beautiful routes in the vicinity of Radio Kootwijk. We have created different types of routes so that every type of cyclist can benefit from it!
Tip : Be aware that this area can sometimes be very busy in the summer! It may then pay to avoid some of the high points and stay on the bigger roads.
For a detailed description of the route you can click on the links at the bottom of the map. Here you can also download the GPX file so that you can put the route directly on your bike computer.
Acelera Route 1: Cycle path Kootwijk
Radio Kootwijk Tour from Kootwijk
Distance: 41.8 kilometers
Tough ride. Suitable for every fitness level. You may have to walk with your bike in parts of the Tour. The starting point of the Tour is accessible by public transport.
Acelera Route 2: Viewpoint over the heath
Pomphulweg Round trip from Kootwijk
Distance: 51.6 kilometers
Average ride. Good fitness required. Parts of the Tour can be unpaved and difficult to access. The starting point of the Tour is accessible by public transport.
Acelera Route 3: Winding bike path through the forest
Sand drift Hoog-Buurlo round from Kootwijk
Distance: 33.3 kilometers
Acelera Route 4: Viewpoint over the heath
Gortelse Heide Tour from Kootwijk
Distance: 109 kilometers
Acelera Route 5: Viewpoint over the heath
Winding cycle path through the woods Round trip from Kootwijk
Distance: 82.7 kilometers
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Last tip : good cycling clothing
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