Discover the treasures of the World Heritage Wadden Sea in Het Hogeland with this route planner for Groningen. Design your own scenic bicycle route based on your own interests or choose one of the themed bicycle routes. It is possible to do them by car as well. Turn on your bicycle route app and GPS and receive notifications about stories, photos or videos to add context to what you are seeing. Interesting – maybe hidden at first glance – elements in the Wadden landscape tell about the history and origins of this region with old creeks left by the Wadden Sea, wierden (artificial dwelling mounds), 12th century churches and monumental farmhouses, the life of the nobility, the farmer, the citizen and the farmhands who made the economic boom of this part of The Northern Netherlands possible in the 19th century. Stories related to cultural heritage, on display in Museum Landgoed Verhildersum in Leens, in Open Air Museum ‘Het Hoogeland’ in Warffum and cultural landscapes owned by Staatsbosbeheer. This route planner is made available for free by this collective, with support from the Waddenfonds fund.
The routes are based on the existing network of bicycle junctions. That way you will always know where to go.
There are six themed routes. Choose a ready-made route, or cycle on your own. Those who do not choose a route are automatically alerted when there is an attraction in the vicinity.