4 hours
25 km
Edam Busstation

A wonderful bike tour Edam and the Zeevang polder

LOCATION (START) Edam bus station, address Singel
TIME About 4 hours
CLOTHES Wear comfortable clothing
Guided bike tour Distance 25 km
Coffee or tea
A good sandwich at a beautiful location
NOT INCLUDED Additional food or beverages
Transport to Edam
Lunch at a beautiful location
You can make the tour with your own bike or I arrange a rental bike for 15 euro
An E-bike is possible for 30 euro.


THIS TOUR IS ONLY AVAILABLE ON DEMAND. Price indicated is for a minimum group of 8 persons. For a smaller group the price per person will be higher. Ask for the possibilities.

This beautiful bicycle tour starts in Edam at the bus station on the Singel. You caDSCN1023n park here and if you have ordered (electrical) bicycles, they are here waiting for you. This guide from Country Cycling will take you to the beautiful reclaimed land North of Edam. The guided bike tour starts in the monumental town of Edam. This beautiful Zuiderzee town packed with history and world-famous for its cheeses. The cheeses are still in warehouses to mature, and in the summer there are the cheese markets. Edam is a monument of the Dutch golden age. There are beautiful buildings, such as the Dam square, a Pearl of road and hydrological ingenuity, the former butter market or the magnificent main church. Edam is a Dutch Zuiderzee town in optima forma. Beautiful old buildings, canals, churches and charming streets.

The meaning of the word Zeevang is “caught by the sea”. This old moorland was reclaimed in the 13th century when it was surrounded by dykes and it consists of elongated grasslands with broad locks, winding old dykes and Ribbon villages. The many ‘breakthroughs’ along the IJsselmeerdyke remind us of former floods.
The beautiful bike tour leads along dykes, meadows and along the Lake ‘Markermeer’. Along the way we will stop for tea and coffee, and a little tour to a point of interest along the way. We can have lunch on one of the intermediate stops,

This tour can easily be combined with the Waterland Travel Ticket for € 10.00 or Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket from I Amsterdam. € 13.50 for 24-hours you can travel through the entire Old Amsterdam region North of Amsterdam..

Nederland, Noord-Holland, 23-8-2015. Photo and Copyright Maarten Hartman. Country Cycling with Titia Leewis

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