Holland’s Biggest National Park Tour

This route goes along the beautiful nature reserve the “Hoge Veluwe National Park” but also cities such as Apeldoorn, Arnhem and Zutphen which can be easily visited during this tour. Each village and every town in this area has its own charm. It is a very attractive bike ride through fragrant pine forests, beautiful forests with extensive bike paths through nature but also marshes and dunes. You can come across flocks of sheep and who knows, if you depart in the morning you may observe animals like wild boars, foxes, reindeer and other wild animals. This tour takes place in the beautiful province of Gelderland.

INFORMATION

TOUR MAP

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  • Ede (Overnight Stay: Day 1)
  • Beekbergen (Overnight Stay: Day 2)
  • Ellecom (Overnight Stay: Day 3)
  • Ede (Overnight Stay: Day 4) (Departure: Day 5)

STARTING PLACE (your choice)

  • Ede

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Amount of days: 5
  • Hotel nights: 4
  • Cycling days: 3
  • Biking level: 1
  • Hotel stars: 3 and 4
  • Parking of car: free at hotel
  • Train station: Ede/Wageningen
  • Board: Breakfast (Half Board is optional)
  • E-bikes are available for rent on request
  • If preferred, GPS tracks are available

INCLUDED WITH THIS TOUR

  • 8 nights with breakfast in 3 and 4 star hotels
  • Luggage transport from hotel to hotel
  • Big Buffet Breakfast each morning
  • Three course dinner or higher if you booked Half Board
  • Tourist information about the different places and sights
  • Cycling maps with detailed directions
  • On demand: All the tour route GPS files
  • Saddlebags to carry things during your biking trip
  • Service Hotline (7 days a week)
  • The option to rent bikes and/or trailers
  • We can adapt the bike(s) to your needs

DAY TO DAY SCHEDULE

Day 1: Arrival in Ede

You arrive at the hotel in Ede and will enjoy your night in the quality hotel you are staying in.

Day 2: Ede - Beekbergen

53 km

From the hotel in Ede you cycle in the direction of Otterlo via forests bike ways and smaller villages. Otterlo has an entrance to the National Park De Hoge Veluwe. Inside this outstanding natural National Park is the Kröller-Müller Museum, which has an extensive collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh and lovely sculptures. Also, St. Hubertus Hunting Lodge is well worth a visit when you want to enjoy a drink on a terrace in this forest. Kootwijk is known for its nearby buildings of former Radio Kootwijk. There you can also find large sand dunes and sand banks, the Kootwijkerzand. In Apeldoorn you continue to Palace Het Loo with its beautiful gardens and water features. Then you reach woody Beekbergen and your hotel.

Day 3: Beekbergen - Ellecom

49 km

After enjoying your breakfast in Beekbergen you continue your route to Voorst. Voorst is very enjoyable as it lies in the IJssel Valley and the eastern edge of the Veluwe, which is a beautiful place. During your tour you will see, when you look across the river the IJssel, the silhouettes of the beautiful, historic town of Zutphen. You cycle through a varied scenery of the river IJssel, rural areas and forests. You will end this day in the lovely village of Ellecom, where your hotel is.

Day 4: Ellecom - Ede

61 km

The route leads through the beautiful nature of the Veluwe National Park and the Posbank. The route continues along the north side of Arnhem (Openluchtmuseum, Burgers Zoo and Bush) to Oosterbeek (Airborne museum). You continue your route along the Rhine and the Wageningsche Berg (Arboretum) leave the trail and cycle directly to Ede for your last night of the tour.

Day 5: The Last Day of Your Trip

After enjoying the breakfast in the hotel you will go home again.

HOTELS

SELECTION OF HOTELS

For your daily overnight stays we select the best hotels from our pool of quality hotels. Because some of the hotels are sometimes fully booked we use this selection system so we can switch to the next hotel on the list if the previous hotel didn't have any rooms available.

GENERAL INFORMATION OF ALL HOTELS WE BOOK FOR YOU

  • All hotels are 3 or 4 star hotels selected for quality
  • Breakfast is included every morning of your trip (free)
  • Luggage transportation from hotel to hotel (free)
  • Three or higher course meal when you book Halfboard
  • Tour information/instructions in your arrival hotel

PRICES & DATES

BOOKING DATES: From April 1st until September 26th

Holland's Biggest National Park Tour Price
Double room per person, 4 nights €394
Breakfast FREE
Hotel-to-Hotel Luggage Transfers FREE
Additional Options Price
Single Room €120 (4 x €30)
Rent Bike €48 (4 x €12)
Dinner (Every Night) €110 (4 x €27,50)
Emergency Hot Line/Bike Breakdown Pass €10 (4 x €2,50)
Additional Night €70 per night
GPS €10 (price per tour)

DAY TO DAY SCHEDULE

Day 1: Arrival in Ede

You arrive at the hotel in Ede and will enjoy your night in the quality hotel you are staying in.

Day 2: Ede - Beekbergen

53 km

From the hotel in Ede you cycle in the direction of Otterlo via forests bike ways and smaller villages. Otterlo has an entrance to the National Park De Hoge Veluwe. Inside this outstanding natural National Park is the Kröller-Müller Museum, which has an extensive collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh and lovely sculptures. Also, St. Hubertus Hunting Lodge is well worth a visit when you want to enjoy a drink on a terrace in this forest. Kootwijk is known for its nearby buildings of former Radio Kootwijk. There you can also find large sand dunes and sand banks, the Kootwijkerzand. In Apeldoorn you continue to Palace Het Loo with its beautiful gardens and water features. Then you reach woody Beekbergen and your hotel.

Day 3: Beekbergen - Ellecom

49 km

After enjoying your breakfast in Beekbergen you continue your route to Voorst. Voorst is very enjoyable as it lies in the IJssel Valley and the eastern edge of the Veluwe, which is a beautiful place. During your tour you will see, when you look across the river the IJssel, the silhouettes of the beautiful, historic town of Zutphen. You cycle through a varied scenery of the river IJssel, rural areas and forests. You will end this day in the lovely village of Ellecom, where your hotel is.

Day 4: Ellecom - Ede

61 km

The route leads through the beautiful nature of the Veluwe National Park and the Posbank. The route continues along the north side of Arnhem (Openluchtmuseum, Burgers Zoo and Bush) to Oosterbeek (Airborne museum). You continue your route along the Rhine and the Wageningsche Berg (Arboretum) leave the trail and cycle directly to Ede for your last night of the tour.

Day 5: The Last Day of Your Trip

After enjoying the breakfast in the hotel you will go home again.

HOTELS

SELECTION OF HOTELS

For your daily overnight stays we select the best hotels from our pool of quality hotels. Because some of the hotels are sometimes fully booked we use this selection system so we can switch to the next hotel on the list if the previous hotel didn't have any rooms available.

GENERAL INFORMATION OF ALL HOTELS WE BOOK FOR YOU

  • All hotels are 3 or 4 star hotels selected for quality
  • Breakfast is included every morning of your trip (free)
  • Luggage transportation from hotel to hotel (free)
  • Three or higher course meal when you book Halfboard
  • Tour information/instructions in your arrival hotel

PRICES & DATES

BOOKING DATES: From April 1st until September 26th

Holland's Biggest National Park Tour Price
Double room per person, 4 nights €394
Breakfast FREE
Hotel-to-Hotel Luggage Transfers FREE
Additional Options Price
Single Room €120 (4 x €30)
Rent Bike €48 (4 x €12)
Dinner (Every Night) €110 (4 x €27,50)
Emergency Hot Line/Bike Breakdown Pass €10 (4 x €2,50)
Additional Night €70 per night
GPS €10 (price per tour)

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