• Author: Luuk Arends
  • Created: 19 augustus 2020 07:33
  • Updated: 1 september 2020 12:56
  • Distance 36.21 km
  • Time 9 h 3 min
  • Speed 4.0 km/h
  • Min altitude -6 m
  • Peak 5 m
  • Climb 160 m
  • Descent 160 m

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  • Distance Instructions
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1. 50 (Fietsknooppunt)

Altitude: 0 m

Cycle Junction

2. Dokkumlaan 36, 1324AC, Almere, Flevoland, Nederland

Altitude: -3 m

Follow junction 50 to 1 and cycle past the houses of the first settlers in the new city of Almere City Center, from 1981.

3. 1 (Fietsknooppunt)

Altitude: -3 m

Cycle Junction

4. 3 (Fietsknooppunt)

Altitude: -3 m

Cycle Junction

5. knooppunt 8

Altitude: -2 m
Address: Stopperknoop 52, 1319 GH Almere, Nederland

Cycle Junction

6. Lepelaarsplassen

Altitude: -4 m

Just after Beatrix Park, look at the remarkable and diverse houses of Noorderplassen West. There you cycle between the Noorderplassen and the Lepelaarsplassen nature reserve.
Stop at a viewing hut and see how many of the 300 types of birds you can spot.

7. Knooppunt 54

Altitude: -4 m

Cycle Junction

8. Knooppunt 55

Altitude: 2 m

Cycle Junction

9. Trekvogel Visitors Centre

Altitude: 2 m

The Oostvaardsdijk protects the polder. You might think you’re on dry land, but you’re officially five meters below sea level! Quickly cycle to the Trekvogel visitor centre, located in a former engineer’s house that was once on an island, actually the first part of Holland’s ‘new land’.

10. Knooppunt 56

Altitude: 3 m

Cycle Junction

11. Knooppunt 66

Altitude: -0 m

Cycle Junction

12. Oostvaardersdijk

Altitude: 3 m

Bike over the dike, with a favourable wind, you might feel like cycling all the way to Lelystad. Or complete your round of Almere.

13. Knooppunt 67

Altitude: -0 m

Cycle Junction

14. Oostvaardersplassen

Altitude: -4 m

On your left, the Oostvaardersplassen. A unique nature reserve of international importance as a swamp and habitat for birds. Large herds of Heck cattle, Konik horses (originally from Poland) and red deer are grazing in the grassy area.

15. Knooppunt 97

Altitude: -4 m

Cycle Junction

16. Oostvaardersplassen Nature Experience Centre

Altitude: -4 m

This Level ends at Nature Experience Centre “De Oostvaarders” (open daily 10:00 - 17:00). The perfect place to start the Oostvaardersplassen journey of discovery. Explore further, you’ll find a nice cup of coffee on the ground floor at Paviljoen de Oostvaarders.

17. Knooppunt 71

Altitude: -5 m

Cycle Junction

18. Knooppunt 70

Altitude: -4 m

Cycle Junction

19. Almere Architecture and Land Art

Altitude: -4 m

Cycle along the Lage Vaart for some striking buildings and land art. For example the remarkable buildings called the Rode Donders (Red Devils) or the five concrete elephants by sculptor Tom Claassen which weigh 40 tons each.

20. Knooppunt 62

Altitude: -2 m

Cycle Junction

21. Knooppunt 60

Altitude: -4 m

Cycle Junction

22. Knooppunt 59

Altitude: -4 m

Cycle Junction

23. Knooppunt 74

Altitude: -4 m

Cycle Junction

24. Knooppunt 52

Altitude: -4 m

Cycle Junction

25. Knooppunt 50

Altitude: 0 m
Address: Busplein 3, 1315 KP Almere, Nederland

Cycle Junction

26. Start

Altitude: 0 m

Start of Route

27. End

Altitude: 0 m

End of Route

28. Almere City Centre - Lepelaarsplassen 12,1 km (± 41 mins)

Altitude: -1 m
Address: Boelijn 129, 1319 DG Almere, Nederland

29. Almere City Centre - Lepelaarsplassen 12,1 km (± 41 mins)

Altitude: -3 m
Address: Oostvaardersdijk, 1332 Almere, Nederland

30. Oostvaardersplassen - Almere City Centre 16,7 km (± 58 mins)

Altitude: -4 m
Address: Jan van Eyckstraat 117, 1318 GD Almere, Nederland