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Cycling & Hiking

Noord-Holland is perfect for a trip with a bicycle!

The most versatile area of the Netherlands

The best way to discover this area is to take a bicycle! In the versatile Noord-Holland you will find a great variety in nature with: forests, dunes, beaches, lakes and grass lands. With its multiple lakes and beaches the province Noord-Holland is called, the province with the blue heart!

Bicycle Routes

As thé bicycle province Noord-Holland has got a special bycle route system, with numbered routes from point to point. Two special routes are the Pontjesroute and the Brede Duinen route.

The pontjesroute
One of the most popular routes in this area, also known as the route round lake Alkmaar. This route will guide you trough several pontoons in Noord-Holland. Some of the pontoons you can operate your self, at others there a someone that operates the pontoon. This beatiful route alongside the lake will also guide you pass some mills. The ideal way to discover Noord-Holland!

Take a look at the other routes


If you are a fan of hiking, hotel Akersloot is also the perfect location. From the hotel you can start directly with one of the sevaral routes through the beautiful nature of lake Alkmaar.

A nice tip is a hike over the beautiful island de Woude. A unique island in the middle of lake Alkmaar. The Woude is part of the Westwoude polder, a breeding place for several birds.

Bike rental

Enjoy a bicycle trip alongside the coast, trough the dunes or through the grass lands. With our comfortable rental bicycles you can go anywhere you want.

Are you looking for a bicyle with 7 gears or do you wish more comfort with an eBike?

Prices per 7-gear bicycle

€17,50,- per day

Prices per eBike

€27,50,- per day