Hiking-Netherlands

From Bodegraven to Leiden, via Alphen aan den Rijn

Distance: 28 km Getting there: Both cities have NS train stations Difficulty: Low Scenery: Trail along the Rijn (Rhine) river, small towns, highways, and Groene hart (green heart) I used to travel from Leiden to Utrecht every day for 8 months, and I was always curious about visiting the cities along the way. Since we decided to …

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From Delft to Leiden, via Vlietland

Distance: 28 km until our place in Leiden Getting there: Both towns have train NS stations Difficulty: Low Scenery: Forests, beautiful residential areas, walk along the canals, Vlietland recreational park and cities After a hard week, we decided to make a shorter hike than the one from last week (Noordwijk to Haarlem, Link: http://thefoodiehiker.com/hiking-from-noordwijk-to-haarlem/ ). …

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From Gouda to Dordrecht, via Schoonhoven

Distance: 24 km until Schoonhoven, and 27km until Dordrecht (2 ferries) Getting there: Public transport, both cities have train NS stations Difficulty: Low Scenery: Parks, cheese farms, windmills, open areas, rustic trails As part of our training, decided to do at least one time per month, consecutive days of hiking. This hike was the first …

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From Dordrecht to Rotterdam via Kinderdijk

Distance: Around 30 by following the hiking trails (and 3 ferries) Get there: Both cities have NS train stations Difficulty: Low difficulty Scenery: Windmills and industrial area What is more Dutch than the windmills? If you visit the Netherlands and you didn’t see at least one, you didn’t experience the Netherlands at all. One of …

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