Gelderland is perfect for cyclists. You can cycle through the beautiful nature areas like the Betuwe and the Veluwe. Plan your own route using the cycling route network. Make the route as long or as short as you want. How about exploring the countryside or cycling to a town for a spot of shopping?
Cycling route network
The Veluwe is a nature area covering an area of about 134,000 hectares. The cycling route network in the Veluwe is 1,600 kilometres long and has many intersections. So, you can plan your own route.
Would you rather follow a waymarked cycle route? You can choose your route according to distance and theme!
Amusement cycling route
The Veluwe is traditionally renowned for its many amusements. Big and small, zoos, museums and much more. The Apeldoorn area in particular has much to offer in terms of amusement.
Betuwe cycling tour
Don't forget to go to the Betuwe during your visit to Gelderland. Cycle along lovely rural roads, past attractive shops and through historic farming villages.
Country living in the Veluwe
On the edges of the Veluwe, there are two characteristic strips of countryside: the Gelderse Vallei and the IJsselvallei. The 45 kilometre long cycling route passes right through the heart of the IJssel vallei. See, taste and smell the rural side to the Veluwe.
Groesbeek vineyard route
This cycling route not only takes you past several vineyards, but it also passes through Groesbeek's beautiful hilly landscape. The route makes a loop towards Nijmegen, along the German border, over the Duivelsberg, through Berg en dal, Heilig Landstichting, the amazing zevenheuvelenweg and the woodland of Nederrijk... So nature, as well as wine All this is located in Nationaal Landschap de Gelderse Poort.
The Veluwe has a royal history. This cycle route passes right through the Crown Estates. Queen Wilhelmina often visited this area to paint. She painted from the mobile painting studio, 'de schilderwagen', that she had prepared for her at various locations in the area around Paleis Het Loo.
At the parks
At the parks in Gelderland, you can rent bicycles and mountain bikes. Hop on and follow one of the cycling routes. Or choose the Cycling package. Take a picnic basket with you and stop along the way to enjoy some lovely moments together. Check the possibilities at the park of your choice before you book.