Hollandse IJssel path

(37.0 km) 56,923 steps

Follow the Hollandse IJssel straight through the Green Heart. You will walk past water and through the polder landscape from IJsselstein to Montfort, and on to Oudewater and Gouda. This route can easily be broken up into shorter stages of 11 km each.

Sights on this route

Starting point: Parkeren bij carpoolplaats Lekboulevard, Nieuwegein Zuid
Het Klaphek
IJsselstein
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TOP citypark Oudegein
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Museum IJsselstein

Museum IJsselsteinMuseum IJsselstein wants to highlight what’s special locally and make the extraordinary accessible. With interesting and provocative work by contemporary artists...

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Castle Tower in IJsselstein

Castle Tower in IJsselsteinThe authentic early 16th-century castle tower (Loyertoren) is the remnant of the once renowned IJsselstein Castle. It is an important historical site...

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The Windotter windmill

There's more to being a miller than making sure the mill's sails are turning. It takes knowledge and insight into the technical aspects, operation and maintenance of the mill and how it is influenced by the weather. 

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TOP Marnemoende, IJsselstein
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Montfoort Castle

Historic Montfoort and its beautiful castle are definitely worth a visit. This is a place where you will feel you've travelled back in time.

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At 1111 acres, the Linschoten country estate is the largest in the Randstad region. It includes a manor house with a park, waterways, historic farms, grasslands and forests. The park was redesigned...

TOP Linschoten
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Much of Oudewater’s city centre is listed in the Register of Monuments. The 16th century Witches Weighhouse, located in the centre of this historic place, now serves as a museum.

The Witches Weighhouse
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Rope museum

The Rope Museum is situated in the historic centre of Oudewater, in the original ropewalk. See, hear, feel and smell the story of the ‘Yellow Bellies’, as the town residents used to be called.

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End point: Parkeerplaats Onder de Zebra, Zebraweg, Gouda
Zebraweg
2807 DZ Gouda

Directions

Starting point: Parkeren bij carpoolplaats Lekboulevard, Nieuwegein Zuid
Het Klaphek
IJsselstein

This walking route is based on junctions. The network can be recognised by the orange shields with blue numbers and arrows. Follow the numbers: 97 – 47 – 98 – 29 – 23 – 24 – 25 – 55 – 57 – 62 – 12 – 63 – 82 – 83 – 79 – 81 – 76 – 74 – 73 – 69 – 70 – 79 – 71 – 72 – 54 – 59 – 50 – 90 – 15 – 86 – 87 – follow the road straight on - to the right at the Honkbalpad - to the left at the Goejanverwelledijk - to the right at the Zebraweg - end point.

End point: Parkeerplaats Onder de Zebra, Zebraweg, Gouda
Zebraweg
2807 DZ Gouda
  • 97
  • 47
  • 98
  • 29
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 88
  • 55
  • 57
  • 62
  • 12
  • 63
  • 82
  • 83
  • 79
  • 81
  • 56
  • 74
  • 73
  • 69
  • 70
  • 79
  • 71
  • 72
  • 54
  • 59
  • 50
  • 90
  • 15
  • 86
  • 87

Attributes

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