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Amsterdam cycle routes – list

Printable cycle routes around Amsterdam – not standard tourist routes, but cross-sections of the urban region. Listed by length, shortest and easiest routes first. There are no GPS files, because there is no platform to upload combined route and description. … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Cycle Route 9: dike villages, grassland landscape, heritage tourism

This cycle route passes relict dike settlements and interwar garden-city housing, and continues through reclaimed marshes to the heritage-tourism island of Marken, returning along the mediaeval sea dike. The return route is difficult with south, south-west or west winds. 48 … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Cycle Route 7: Port, Westzaan and Zaan river

This cycle route passes the west port basins, crosses the North Sea Canal by ferry, through the polder village of Westzaan, to a heritage windmill park on the Zaan river, and back along the still-industrial riverside. 40 km, 4-5 hours. … Continue reading

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Amsterdam cycle route 6: western cross-section of the city

This takes about 3 hours. Revised July 2018. weather radar and weather map for today and tomorrow   start at the south entrance to the new cycle tunnel under Centraal Station. Facing the city, turn right, between the mega cycle-rack and the Ibis hotel. … Continue reading

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Amsterdam Cycle Route 5: city cross-section, new nature, heritage town

This cycle route follows the historic road out of the city to the east, and crosses the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal to the ‘heritage town’ Weesp. Return through the failed housing projects, and the new retail/entertainment zone, in south-east Amsterdam. 40 km, 4 hours. Revised … Continue reading

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