Cycle route highlights:

Zandvoort

This is a lively seaside resort with numerous cafés, shops and restaurants and, of course, the fishmongers where you can score a delicious portion of kibbeling or herring. Zandvoort is the go-to destination for tourists and locals alike who want to delight in summery activities, many of which include watersports.

Nationaal Park Zuid-Kennemerland

Zuid-Kennemerland National Park is home to calcareous dunes, wide beaches and lush coastal forests. The combination of the sand, rain and strong winds create a unique ecosystem with diverse flora and fauna.

View of the Forteiland IJmuiden

The Forteiland IJmuiden is an island fortress located near the town of IJmuiden, in the mouth of the North Sea Canal. It was constructed in the 1880s to help defend the surrounding area and restrict shipping traffic heading for Amsterdam.