Your hotel is situated in a unique part of the Netherlands: the centre of The Veluwe. Today, you have plenty of time to take in the beautiful surroundings. The welcoming village of Garderen is certainly worth a visit.
Today, you get as much as 42 km of pure natural beauty. You will get to see the heathland at Houtdorperveld, the woods around Staverden country estate, the forest at Hoog Soerense Bossen and more heaths at Asselse Heide. Whats more, villages like Elspeet, Hoog Soeren, Kootwijkerveen and leafy Nieuw Millegen are a pleasure to behold. After 42 km cycling it is time to rest in your cosy hotel.
On Star Route Southern Veluwe, discover how beautiful unspoiled nature can be. You will explore areas of heathland: Houtdorperveld, Garderense Veld, de Hoog Buurlose Heide and Wekeromse Zand. The route will take you through a number of pretty villages as well as to surprising Radio Kootwijk known as the Cathedral of Veluwe Forest. After a wonderful cycling tour of some 37 kilometres youll find yourself back at your comfortable hotel.
The last 38 miles of your cycling holiday take you past the prettiest spots in Western Veluwe. You will cycle through beautiful natural areas on Boeschoten Country Estate and around Voorthuizen and Appelse Heide. The route will also guide you to recreational area Strand Nulde, great for swimming or lazing on the beach. Your trip continues to Putten and to one of the Netherlands oldest forests: Sprielder Bos, known as "the forest of dancing trees because the trees appear to dance in the mist! Also dont miss haunted Solse Gat valley, where - legend has it - a convent sank into the mud after nuns allied with the witches in the Middle Ages. Then cycle back to Garderen.
You have cycled the Veluwe Star Route. Today your bike holiday drawas to a close, but not until you have indulged in a big hearty breakfast for the last time. After breakfast, it is time to go home.
|Daily from April 1 till September 25.|
|Single room, breakfast||560.00|
|Double room, breakfast||410.00|
|Extra night (breakfast only)||70.00|
|Bike Breakdown pass||€ 2.75 x 5||13.75|
|Child seat||€ 5.00 x 5||25.00|
|Bike theft insurance||€ 3.00 x 5||15.00|
|E-bike theft insurance||€ 6.00 x 5||30.00|
|Theft insurance premium bike||€ 6.00 x 5||30.00|
|Add on bike||€ 6.00 x 5||30.00|
|Child trailer||€ 17.50 x 5||87.50|
|Bike helmet||per piece||10.00|
Garderen - Westcord Hotel de Veluwe ****
5 Nights included
4 Star Hotel
Breakfast included, Halfboard optional
Tourist information on all the places of interest
The possibility of renting our bikes
7-days a week service-hotline
Parking possibilities at the hotel
Any ferry crossings are not included
...Room quality excellent. Pool an appreciated extra. This area is surprisingly quiet and cycling tracks are excellent. Much enjoyed out trip to the Netherlands again. This particular tour was a repeat...
...The level of comfort, quality of food and friendliness of staff were excellent. The visit to the Kruellermueller Museum and park on a non cycling day was excellent and well worth a visit...
...Thanks for your e-mail. We had a great week. We enjoyed the cycling very much. The hotel was very good. The bicycle were very comfortable and the front bag with the place for the map was a very useful. The Knooppunt system proved to be very very good and easy for navigating the route...
...We had a lovely time thank you. We enjoyed the cycling and the hotel. It was very nice and friendly and obliging staff. Our bikes were fine. Just to let u know as a feedback and not a criticism: One bike, Gear 1 was not working , although the terrain is so flat mostly , we did not need it. One bike had no water bottle holder. Everything else was very good and we hope to use it again next time we plan our cycling holiday...