Netherlands By Bike
Getting a closer look...
A selection of news and short documentaries on Dutch life, bicycling and historical events.
If you are thinking about a bicycling holiday to the Netherlands, this is the place to start!
Some trips to consider...
Allow us to introduce you to some of our favorite bicycle tour routes.
Here are some bike travel ideas we think you should know about.
Update: The bike path across the Afsluitdijk was closed in mid 2019 in order to begin a major engineering project by raising and strengthening the dijk against rising sea levels due to climate change. This is scheduled to take 3 years and will provide a modern upgrade for cyclists when it's complete, so be sure to come back and check it out!
Enkhuizen - Wadden Islands
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Tell me about the ferry to Vlieland
❖ Distance: 42 km | 26 miles
❖ Duration: Day Trip
❖ Location: North Holland, Friesland
❖ Ferries: 2 locations - Enkhuizen to Stavoren, Harlingen to Vlieland
❖ Restaurants: Stavoren, Workum, Makkum, Harlingen, Vlieland
Looking for an added adventure?
If continuing on to the island of Texel from Vlieland, you'll enjoy the unique ferry experience offered by elevated boardwalks across the beach and sand. Go between the Posthuys and De Cocksdorp by truck and ferry.
The Netherlands • Friesland