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03-08-2018 t/m 04-08-2018

No translation 100 van Leeghwater is een wandeltocht van 100 kilometer. Deze wordt jaarlijks gelopen op de eerste vrijdag en zaterdag van augustus, 3-4 augustus 2018. Start en finish van deze tocht zijn in Zuidschermer,...

No translation Deze wandelroute loopt op de rand van de vogelrijke Westwouderpolder langs het Alkmaarder- en Uitgeestermeer. De regio van het Alkmaarder- en Uitgeestermeer is een typisch veenweidegebied.

'Joods Monnickendam' een wandeling

No translation Wandelingen met als thema ‘Joods Monnickendam’ hebben al jaren de interesse van inwoners en bezoekers van Monnickendam. De themawandeling ‘Joods Monnickendam’ brengt bezoekers langs alle belangrijke plaatsen...

Beemster, blossom or harvest walk

Traditionally, De Beemster is mainly an arable and cattle area, but there are also orchards – large orchards near outdoor areas and small fruit gardens in the farm yards. The fruit from these farming fruit gardens was mainly for personal use. This 7 km...

Canal walk historical Purmerend

As you walk past the old canals of Purmerend you pass several beautiful monumental buildings. At various points on this three-kilometre trail there are information boards that tell you exactly where you are. On the buildings themselves, you also find...

City walk

A unique walk past the historical spots in downtown Purmerend. At various points on this route there are panels that, together with information boards, tell the story of historical Purmerend. This walk starts at the Kaasmarkt and is about 2 km long.?...

Civic Guard hike in Monnickendam

During this two-kilometre long city walk through Monnickendam you learn quite a lot about old Monnickendam. The name of the walk pays homage to the old civic guard.

The tree trail

In Purmerend there are roughly 33,000 trees, of which only 30 are included in the monumental tree trail. These trees have been carefully chosen and what they have in common is their age, as each and every one of them is ancient. The route takes you past...

Eel trail

The Eel trail is a theme trail using the alternative points of the North Holland Hiking Network. It is a round trip past the old peat and cheese polder, Katwoude mostly over the unpaved High and Low Dike. It is 15 km long.

Fence trail

The Fence trail is a theme walk using the alternative points of the North Holland Hiking Network. It is a straight walk over the ring dike of the Purmer. About half of it goes over a cycle path and half over a grass dike with 14 fences with small stiles....

Fietsen door de polder 01 Geocaching

No translation 'Fietsen door de polder' leidt je door een prachtig stukje natuur en langs fraaie dorpjes met behulp van een GPS systeem, waarbij je op zoek gaat naar een schat (geocache genoemd).

Gable stones

Gable stones used to be address markers, often indicating something specific about (the owner of) the property. In Monnickendam there is a renewed interest in these ancient gable stones, and recently a number of new stones have been hewn. Many of them...

Gevelstenen en bovenlichten

No translation Op het VVV kantoor ontvang je een pakketje met de route en twee bladzijden met kleurenfoto's van gevelstenen en bovenlichten met de opdracht de betreffende huisnummers te vermelden. Je wandelt in ongeveer...

Gnome Path Purmerbos

Did you know that gnomes live around here? At least, we think so, since you can see traces of gnome everywhere. Small footprints in the sand, tyre tracks from a wheelbarrow, flattened grass where one took an afternoon nap. And you can also see gnome droppings...

Noordmeer trail

The Noordmeer trail is a theme walk using the alternative points of the North Holland Hiking Network. It is a round trip over the grass dike of the reclaimed Noordmeer, a deeply sunken polder that looks a lot like an empty bath tub. It is 6 km long. ...

Guided city tour

Purmerend still has many beautiful historical spots. Learn about them under the expert guidance of volunteers of 't Gilde Purmerend. This round trip is led by a number of enthusiastic, professionally trained guides who know the city like the back of...

Happen en Trappen 'Peddelen in de Polder'

No translation Peddelen in de polder...vijf gangen bij vijf restaurants in een prachtige omgeving. Al fietsend passeer je de mooiste plekjes in de regio. Vanuit het hart van Waterland naar het hart van De Beemster. Over...

Haring & Hennep walkingroute - Smartphoneroute

6,5 kilometers of walking below sea level with your smartphone. Make a walk throught the polders and the villages and nature around De Rijp, Graft and Noordeinde. Download the Abellife app and choose the button "gratis routes".

Haring & Hennep walkingroute - Smartphoneroute

6,5 kilometers of walking below sea level with your smartphone. Make a walk throught the polders and the villages and nature around De Rijp, Graft and Noordeinde. Download the Abellife app and choose the button "gratis routes".

Hering- and Hennep - walking- and cyclingtour

Brochure with tours available at tourist offices De Rijp and Alkmaar.

Hering- and Hennep - walking- and cyclingtour

Brochure with tours available at tourist offices De Rijp and Alkmaar.

Het Dik trompad

No translation Wandel langs de plekken waar Cornelis Kieviet inspiratie opdeed voor de kinderboeken over Dik Trom, het ondeugende jongetje met een hart van goud.

Hiking trails Starting Point Broek in Waterland

The North Holland Hiking Network has marked trails from about 2 to 16 km, which begin at a Starting Point. Starting Points in Waterland with specific trails are: Monnickendam, Broek in Waterland, Marken and Ilpendam. At the Starting Point Broek in Waterland...

Hiking trails Starting Point Ilpendam

The North Holland Hiking Network has marked trails from about 2 to 16 km, that begin at a Starting Point. Starting Points in Waterland with specific trails are: Monnickendam, Broek in Waterland, Marken and Ilpendam. At the Starting Point Ilpendam you...

Hiking trails Starting Point Marken

The North Holland Hiking Network has marked trails from roughly 2 to 16 km that begin at a Starting Point. Starting Points in Waterland with specific trails are: Monnickendam, Broek in Waterland, Marken and Ilpendam. Hiking trails at Starting Point Marken...

Hiking trails Starting Point Monnickendam

The North Holland Hiking Network has marked trails from roughly 2 to 16 km that begin at a Starting Point. Starting Points in Waterland with specific trails are: Monnickendam, Broek in Waterland, Marken and Ilpendam. At Starting Point Monnickendam you...

Historical Monnickendam digital tour

Historical trail past 'Old crafts'. Picturesque Monnickendam is a monumental town with a rich history. Even now, buildings and street names are a reminder of the activity and thriving trade of yesteryear. In the inner city you find dozens of monumental...

Hogedijkroute

No translation Over de hoge grasdijk gaat deze afwisselende Hogedijkroute. Het grootste deel van deze route gaat over het gras op de top van de dijk en een deel is plaatselijk verhard. Op veel punten dien je met behulp...

Hoog boven de weilanden 10 km

No translation Nederland vlak? Niet op de Kogenroute, waar het hoogteverschil tussen de dijken en kogen soms wel tien meter is!

Icons and symbols digital tour

Walk past a number of Purmerend’s icons and discover the symbols on Purmerend’s monuments.

Kerkepad wandelroute

Kerkepad walkingtour. The tour is part of the hikingmap which is available at VVV Graft-De Rijp. Kerkepad tour is part of the Haring & Henneproute.

Laarzenpad trail

The Laarzenpad (Boot Path) trail is a theme walk using the alternative points of the North Holland Hiking Network. This round trip from Broek in Waterland runs along the Broekervaart through the Varkensland nature reserve. It is 10 km long.

Werf trail

The Werf trail is a theme walk using the alternative points of the North Holland Hiking Network. This round trip takes you around the former island Marken. You walk over the dike and through the small streets of typical Marker neighbourhoods that were...

Leeghwaterroute for smartphone

During this route you will cycle 4 metres below sea level. You will cycle 44 kilometres through the most unique polders from the Golden Age: the Schermer and Beemster.

Leeghwaterroute for smartphone

During this route you will cycle 4 metres below sea level. You will cycle 44 kilometres through the most unique polders from the Golden Age: the Schermer and Beemster.

Marken Boutique Route

On the former island of Marken, you will find freshly painted wooden houses with narrow alleys and little white bridges over water surrounded by greenery. A very typical Dutch decor in which time seems to have stopped.

Molens, forten en vleermuizen 17 of 32 km

No translation De Stellingroute is een lange rondwandeling langs de Beemsterpolder en drie verschillende forten van de Stelling van Amsterdam.

Monument trail Purmerend

The Purmerend of today in no way resembles the city of the past. Over the years, many of the city’s treasures were sacrificed, but many were spared too. Purmerend has 30 national monuments and 126 municipal monuments.

Wall poems trail

The cycling and hiking guide, Waterlandse Muurgedichten (Wall Poems) trail. This cultural historical guide describes the animal poems, written on the walls of village centres of Waterland and in the city centre of Monnickendam. These wall poems are an...

Trail along the banks

In Purmerend as many of the banks as possible are designed to be nature-friendly: 16 kilometres of them already. Not only is this sustainable and good for the quality of the water, it also creates a stunning cityscape! The Oeverroute is a blending of...

Ontdekroute Etersheimbraak

No translation Vanuit Bezoekerscentrum De Breek in Etersheim kan je de Ontdekroute Etersheimerbraak lopen. Huur hiervoor een tas bij De Breek en ga op pad! De route is 2,5 kilometer lang. In een tas zitten allerlei materialen...

Put on the map

Cycling and hiking trail through De Beemster past beautiful farmhouses, unusual homes, old factories and historical spots. Soon after the reclamation of De Beemster it turned out that the soil, due to subsidence and insufficient drainage capacity, was...

Phoenix path

The Phoenix path was designed by visual artist, Mirjam Bakker, who developed a concept for a visual poetry trail, for poems written by the young people of Purmerend. You come across all sorts of things on this path, like letters on the trees and poems...

Purmerend historical digital trail

Historical trail along old markets in Purmerend. By obtaining 'market rights' the city of Purmerend was able to grow as a centre of trade and industry. The 'market city' attracted many farmers, merchants and buyers ‘from outside’ and the markets were...

Round trip in dialogue through the centre of Monnickendam – Rich and Poor

This is a dialogue round trip through the centre of Monnickendam. During this walk you have a conversation - dialogue – with your walking partner.

Seedijckroute

No translation Deze wandeling start in Edam. Een wandeling door de voormalige Zuiderzeestad, waar je mooie monumentale koopmanshuizen ziet. Daarna loopt je over het Zeedampad door het boerenland.

Sportieve geschiedenisles 7 of 13 km

No translation In de oude polder Zeevang vind je talrijke sporen uit het verleden. Het Middeleeuws Sporenpad leidt je langs de meest bijzondere historische locaties.

Tramline trail

The Tramline trail is a theme walk using the alternative points of the North Holland Hiking Network. It is a short walk over the former tracks of the Waterland tram in the direction of Monnickendam. The trail runs past new buildings in Waterland style,...

Troeter trail

The Troeter trail is a lovely round trip using junction points from the North Holland Hiking Network. The trail runs through the historical centre of the former Zuiderzee-town Monnickendam and through Hemmeland recreational area overlooking the Gouwzee....

Uilenhoekroute

No translation De Uilenhoekroute is een rondwandeling over de Beemsterringdijk met een doorsteek dwars door De Beemster. De route is gemarkeerd met blauwe stickers met de naam van de route en een pictogram erop. De...

Vurige Staartroute

No translation Langs de ringvaart van de Purmer loop je van Ilpendam naar Purmerend en weer terug: een mooie, korte wandeling. De route is 7 km lang en is gemarkeerd door middel van houten paaltjes met een blauwe pijl.

Walking map Land van Leeghwater

Walking map of Land of Leeghwater

Walking map Land van Leeghwater

Walking map of Land of Leeghwater

Walk around Fort Spijkerboor

Outside the canal around the fort, Natural Monuments has set out a nature walk. Nature is managed carefully and moderately developed. The fort itself has an enclosed passageway that provides access and shelter to hibernating butterflies and bats, but...

Walvisroute 10 km

No translation De Walvisroute biedt uitzichten over oud en nieuw land, met in het groen verscholen forten en stolpboerderijen.

Waterlingroute

No translation De Waterlingroute is een wandeling over de verschillende dijken rond de Beetskoog. In het landschap zijn talloze elementen terug te vinden van de strijd die de mens eeuwenlang heeft geleverd aan de zee....