The West Frisian Islands - 8 days

Cycling holiday - The Netherlands - Wadden

Cycling holiday on the Wadden Islands

  • 8 days
  • Bed and breakfast, half board optional
  • Luggage transport
  • Hotels with luggage transport
  • Harlingen, Terschelling, Vlieland, Ameland, Schiermonnikoog, Pieterburen, Delfzijl, Borkum
  • The islands belong to UNESCO World Heritage
  • Cycling on almost all Dutch islands
  • Distance per day 17- 59 km
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The West Frisian Islands - 8 days

Day 1 Arrival in HarlingenYou arrive in the historic harbor town of Harlingen.Day 2 Roundtrip at Terschelling 32 km or Vlieland 21 kmThe next day you can take the ferry to Terschelling, to cycle around using an excellent network of cycle paths. At the end of the day you’ll take the ferry back to Harlingen, where you’ll spend the night again. Day 3 Harlingen - Nes, Ameland - 59 kmOn the third day you’ll cycle through the Frisian scenery and alongside the Waddenzee to Holwerd. You’ll travel to Ameland by ferry, where you’ll stay for two nights. Day 4 Roundtrip Ameland 12/41 kmFrom the centrally located village Nes cycle paths going in all directions will make sure you can get to know the island quite well. Day 5 Nes- Schiermonnikoog - 47 kmYou will return by boat on day five. Then you cycle to Lauwersoog to take the boat to Schiermonnikoog. Just like Vlieland, this island is car-free. Cycling through the dunes as well as walking on the beaches and salt marshes is also a great experience here.Day 6 Roundtrip at Schiermonnikoog - 17 kmYou cycle through the woods and then through the dunes to 't Schlei. From here you can possibly make a detour to the Kobbeduinen on your own. From the Veerdam you cycle westwards along the dykes and then through the dunes along the lighthouse to the village of Schiermonnikoog.Day 7 Schiermonnikoog - Pieterburen - 33 kmNice and windy you return to the mainland in Lauwersoog. After exploring the bird-rich Lauwersmeer National Park, dike paths and country roads lead you through the vast Ommelanden to the Pieterburen terminus, with the famous seal sanctuary.

The West Frisian Islands - 8 days

some fishing nets hanging out on a trawler in the harbor of Harlingen

Details Leistungen The West Frisian Islands - 8 days

General informationDeparture dates: April 1st until September 30th
Arrival day: every Thursday, Friday and Saturday; other dates on request
  • Rental bikes and E-bikes available. Current prices can be found at 'Prices & Dates'
  • Prices of additional services, half board and extensions can be found at 'Prices & Dates'
  • Route descriptions with maps included
  • GPS tracks available
Additional information
  • Not included: ferry to the Frisian Islands, approx. € 100 per person (bicycle included)
  • Your bicycle and luggage can be returned to the starting hotel: on request; costs approx. € 200. This is not passenger transport, you travel back on your own.
  • Parking: in a guarded parking lot or in the parking garage at the ferry terminal (within walking distance of the hotel)
  • The Oerol festival is on Terschelling from 11 June to 20 June 2021. The availability of the hotels on Terschelling is then very limited.
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