National long-distance cycle network
Please note that the LF routes have undergone a radical overhaul in 2017-2021. If the LF route you are looking for is not in this overview, it has been discontinued or replaced by a new route.
LF Coastal Route (LF Kustroute)
Sandy beaches, windswept dunes, Delta Works - the LF Coastal Route takes you all along the coast of the North Sea and Wadden Sea. It is the Dutch section of the North Sea Cycle Route (EuroVelo 12).
LF Maas Cycle Route (LF Maasfietsroute)
The LF Maas Cycle Route is the Dutch section of the international Meuse Cycle Route that takes you from the source of the River Maas in France to the sea at Hook of Holland.
LF Waterline Route (LF Waterlinieroute)
The LF Waterline Route takes you along the major Dutch Waterlines, military lines of defence that relied on forts, bunkers, fortress towns and inundated land to defend the country.
LF Zuiderzee Route (LF Zuiderzeeroute)
The LF Zuiderzee Route is one of the most popular Dutch long-distance routes that takes you all the way round the IJsselmeer.
LF3 Hanze Town Route (Hanzeroute)
The LF3 Hanze Town Route (Hanzeroute) from Kampen to Millingen takes you along the dyke of the River IJssel to various historic Hanze towns.
LF4 Middle of Holland Route (Midden-Nederlandroute)
From the dunes by The Hague through the Rhine valley and National Park Veluwe Zoom to the eastern town of Enschede - the LF4 takes you through a variety of typical Dutch landscapes.
LF13 Schelde-Rhine Route (Schelde-Rheinroute)
From the epic battle against the sea in Zeeland to Burgundian living in Brabant and Limburg - the LF13 shows you two completely different worlds separated by the Schelde-Rijnkanaal.
LF9 Sea Level Route (NAP-route)
Much of Holland lies below sea level, so what would happen if the dykes and dunes were no longer there? What would be sea, what would be land? The LF9 takes you along an imaginary Dutch coastline.
LF16 Vecht Valley Route (Vechtdalroute)
The LF16 takes you along the meandering River Overijsselse Vecht. Once an important trade route, the river is now lined with picturesque villages and grand castles and manor houses.
Idyllic villages, meandering dykes flanked with orchards - the LF17 takes you through the finest part of the Betuwe region, known for its fruit production. A must do in the spring!
LF14 Saxons Route (Saksenroute)
Prehistoric burial mounds, megalithic tombs (Dutch: Hunebedden), medieval cart tracks, traditional villages and fortress towns - the LF14 shows you the history of the rural north-eastern provinces of Holland.
Rhine Cycle Route (Rijnfietsroute)
The Rhine Cycle Route is the Dutch section of the international Rhine Cycle Route, a 1230-km route that takes you through Germany, France and Switzerland to the source of the River Rhine.
Roman Limes Route (Romeinse Limesroute)
Roman forts, ancient cities and the River Rhine - the Roman Limes Route takes you along the Dutch section of the northern Roman border.
Tour of Holland (Ronde van Nederland)
The Tour of Holland takes you on a round tour around the country, showcasing a variety of typical Dutch landscapes, towns and villages.
Tour of Twente (Rondje Twente)
The Tour of Twente takes you through the eastern region of Twente, popular among Dutch tourists for its fine nature, history and picturesque towns.