Four-day cycling holiday in the attractive region in the east of the Netherlands, including a beautiful dayride in Germany. Your base is a hospitable hotel near Nijmegen. Enjoy as a couple or with the whole family!
Explore by bike the great landscapes and nature reserves in Gelderland, the province in the East of the Netherlands. Around the city of Nijmegen you can cycle beautiful itineraries of appr. 30-35km on fine cycle lanes and along fun excursions on the way.
Your base is a hospitable hotel in Berg en Dal. From there you can take a bike tour to the German town of Kranenburg and continue by lorry to beautiful Kleve: an attractive experience!
Day 1: Arrival in the morning
Cycling tour ± 30 km – Roundtrip Berg en Dal, Nijmegen and cycling across the Ooijpolder
Floodplains with winding dikes, moraines, forests and heaths. You cycle across the reclaimed land ‘Ooijpolder’, part of the Gelderse Poort nature reserve. Herds of Galloway cattle and Konik horses, you will encounter it all during this trip. In Nijmegen, the oldest city in the Netherlands, there is plenty to do: e.g. a visit to the unique bicycle museum or a look at the Valkhof museum to see how the Romans used to live in this area. The pancake boat is already waiting for you at the quai in the river Waal.
Day 2: Cycling tour ± 30 km – Cycling to Groesbeek, Kleve and Kranenburg
Today you take a daytrip to Germany. The trip leads through a pretty area to Groesbeek. Then you follow the cycle path that runs along the old railway track to Kranenburg. You exchange you bicycle for a cycle trolley, a light pedal driven rail vehicle. Cycling on the deserted track you’ll head for the old German town of Kleve. After a city walk you take the trolley back to Kranenburg, take your bike and then cycle to your hotel in Berg en Dal.
Day 3: Bike tour ± 30 km – Wine and pancake route
Today you cycle through a wooded and hilly area full of vineyards and wine farms around Groesbeek. Some vineyards are freely accessible so ideal for a visit. For the kids there is play forest Stekkenberg based on the designs by children: running, clambering and hanging out . The itinerary also passes the Duivelsberg (Devils mountain); an ideal stop for an attractive hike followed by eating a tasty pancake afterwards. The very interesting liberation museum is also located in Groesbeek.
Day 4: Departure
After breakfast your tour has ended and you’ll check out
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April – June
July – September
You can arrive on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the months April till September