Castles of the Groene Hart Cycling Route

64.0 km

This route will appeal to all who love romance, exploring together, and tales of aristocratic life. It takes you past surviving and former castles, the pilgrimage town of IJsselstein, ‘cupid's town’ of Montfoort and the mysterious Linschoten estate. A wealth of stories and stunning vistas of the authentic Dutch landscape make for a captivating ride!

This route is made possible by Struinen & Vorsen. For details about the route and castles (surviving and lost), click on the button.

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Sights on this route

Starting point: TOP Marnemoende, Noord IJsseldijk 107 b
3402 PG IJsselstein

Noord IJsseldijk 107 B
3402PG IJsselstein
79

Achthoven Oost 3
3417PC Montfoort
89 69

Korte Linschoten z.w. 35
3461 EC Linschoten

Haardijk 12
3461 AB Linschoten

Noord Linschoterdijk 13
3461 AC Linschoten

Montfoort Castle

Kasteelplein 1
3417 JG Montfoort
88 83 84

Benedeneind 283 a
3405 CK BENSCHOP

Benedeneind NZ 430 a
3405 CD Benschop
54 55 87 14 86

Lekdijk Oost 12 ingang aan de S.L. van Alterenlaan via Theeschenkerij Watertanden
3413 MS Lopik
07

Kronenburgplantsoen 9
3401 DS IJSSELSTEIN
82 81 79
End point: TOP Marnemoende, Noord IJsseldijk 107 b
3402 PG IJsselstein

Directions

Starting point: TOP Marnemoende, Noord IJsseldijk 107 b
3402 PG IJsselstein

This route follows the cycle network junctions, identified by the white-and-green signs with two-digit numbers. Follow cycle junctions: 79 - 89 - 69 - 97 - 98 - 88 - 83 - 84 - 54 - 55 - 87 - 86 - 07 - 82 - 81 - 79.

After junction 69, take the bike path along the N204 road (towards Benschop) to the Hollandsche IJssel river, then turn left. 

End point: TOP Marnemoende, Noord IJsseldijk 107 b
3402 PG IJsselstein
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