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National long-distance cycle network

Please note that the LF routes have undergone a radical overhaul in 2017-2020. If the LF route you are looking for is not in this overview, it has been discontinued or replaced by a new route.

LF1 North Sea Route (Noordzeeroute)

Sandy beaches, dunes shaped by the wind and the epic battle of the Dutch against the sea - the LF1 shows you the different aspects of the beautiful Dutch North Sea coast.

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LF2 City Route (Stedenroute)

Culture, architecture and city life alternated with scenic countryside - the LF2 takes you from the Dutch to the Belgian capital.

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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.

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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.

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LF6

The LF6 is a connection route between Maastricht and the German border. It is part of the Belgian Vlaanderen Fietsroute.

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LF7 River Bank Route (Oeverlandroute)

The LF7 takes you through Holland following a network of very diverse rivers and canals. A great way to enjoy a variety of landscapes and learn more about Dutch history.

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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.

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LF10 Wadden Sea Route (Waddenzeeroute)

Open polder land, sunken villages, tidal wetlands - the LF10 takes you all along the Dutch Wadden Sea coast.

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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.

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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.

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LF16 Vecht Valley Route (Vechtdalroute)

The LF16 takes you all along the richly meandering River Vecht in the province of Overijssel. Once an important trade route, the river is now lined with picturesque villages and grand castles and manor houses.

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LF17

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!

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Dutch Coastal Route (Nederlandse Kustroute)

Sandy beaches, windswept dunes, Delta Works - the Dutch Coastal Route takes you all along the coast of the North Sea and Wadden Sea.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tour of Holland (Ronde van Nederland)

The Tour of Holland is a round tour of Holland following sections of LF routes closest to the border: LF1, LF10, LF14, LF16, LF4, LF3, LF7, LF13, LF Maas Cycle Route.

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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. The route is made up of sections of the LF14, LF15 and LF8.

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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.

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