Royal route through the Woods

2 hour 36 minutes (44.3 km)

This route firstly goes through the polder district, and then runs through the beautiful woods around Baarn, Palace Soestdijk en the dunes in Soest. The route starts and finishes at the tourist information office (VVV) in Amersfoort. Between 15th April and 15th October, it is also possible to take the bicycle boat (www.eemlijn.nl)

You can download this cycling route on your GPS device. It is also available in the Fiestroutes door Amersfoort en Omstreken booklet which you can buy at the tourist office in Amersfoort for €4.95.

Are you not in possession of a bike? It is possible to rent bikes at one of the bike rental agencies in Amersfoort or in the surrounding area.

Take a look

Sights on this route

Starting point: Breestraat 1
3811 BH Amersfoort
83 82 10 73

Highland West Coelhorst

Coelhorsterweg 4
3828 PC Hoogland
Highland West Coelhorst
72 15 17 64 65

Amsterdamsestraatweg 1
3744 AA Baarn
64 63

The Vuursche

Hoge Vuurscheweg
3749 Lage Vuursche
The Vuursche
90 98 97 62 26 61 57 58

Soesterduinen Sand Dunes

Soesterbergsestraat 140
3786 MD Soest
Soesterduinen Sand Dunes
59 60

Cavalry Museum

Barchman Wuytierslaan 198
3818 LN Amersfoort
Cavalry Museum

Amersfoort Zoo

Barchman Wuytierslaan 224
3819 AC Amersfoort
Amersfoort Zoo
99
End point: Breestraat 1
Amersfoort

Directions

Starting point: Breestraat 1
3811 BH Amersfoort

This route starts from Breestraat in Amersfoort. Most of it follows the cycle network junctions. To reach the first junction, follow the directions below:

- Ride to the end of Breestraat and turn left after the bridge. Then take the first right, onto 't Zand. 

- Take the next left and then the first right immediately after that, through Bolderstraat and Achter het Oude Weeshuis.

- Next, turn left and continue on Bloemendalsestraat.

- When you come within sight of the train tracks, follow the bend in the road through the tunnel (Meridiaantunnel). After the tunnel, turn left and then right onto Hooglandseweg-Noord. Stay on this road and cross the canal at the end to reach cycle junction 83.

Follow cycle junctions 82 - 10 - 73 - 72 - 15 - 17 - 64.

At junction 64, turn left in the direction of junction 65 to view Soestdijk Palace. After that, return to junction 64.

To continue, follow cycle junctions 63 - 98 - 97 - 62 - 26 - 61 - 57 - 58 - 59 - 60 - 99. 

After junction 99, continue until you reach the water and then turn right. This will bring you back to Breestraat!

End point: Breestraat 1
Amersfoort
83
82
10
73
72
15
17
64
65
64
63
90
98
97
62
26
61
57
58
59
60
99

Attributes

  • Marked: Yes
  • Type of Route: Recreation
  • Route characteristics: Theme route, Connecting cycle route
Managed by: Citymarketing Amersfoort