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Veluwe Star Tour
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6 days
Cycling days :
 4
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Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Code:
6-06
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price from € 410
Veluwe Star Tour
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Bike Tour: Veluwe Star Tour - 6 days

The Veluwe Star Route has been designed for cyclists who want to truly live life to the full. During the day, you cycle through beautiful natural scenery and in the evenings you stay at Westcord Hotel de Veluwe in the village of Garderen. For no fewer than six days - what a treat! Westcord Hotel de Veluwe is known for its comfort, culinary qualities and hospitality. In addition to luxurious, pleasant bedrooms, the hotel has a restaurant with a wonderful patio for delightful and exclusive dining. You’ll definitely feel like a VIP when you visit the wellness centre.
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Route
Day 1: Arrival at Garderen
Day 2: Star-Route Northern Veluwe
Day 3: Star Route Eastern Veluwe
Day 4: Star Route Southern Veluwe
Day 5: Star Route Western Veluwe
Day 6: The Return Journey

Day 1:    Arrival at Garderen

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.

Day 2:    Star-Route Northern Veluwe
47 km
Vast forests, purple heaths, picturesque friendly places you get to see it all on the North Veluwe Star Route. Crossroads are numbered in The Veluwe. We will give you a series of numbers and all you have to do is follow the signposts. This route (40 km) will guide you to areas of outstanding natural beauty, such as Ermelos Heath, Hulshorster Heath and Leuvenum Forest. You will pass through the picturesque villages of Drie, Ermelo, Hierden, Leuvenum and Speuld. You will also stop off at the old fishing town of Harderwijk. To top off your day, put your feet up in the sauna or loosen up in the pool.
Day 3:    Star Route Eastern Veluwe
42 km

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. 

Day 4:    Star Route Southern Veluwe
41 km

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.

Day 5:    Star Route Western Veluwe
38 km

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.

Day 6:    The Return Journey

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.

prices & dates
Starting dates:  
Daily from April 1 till September 25.  
   
Prices €  Euro 
Per person in a double room
5 nights’ accommodation, breakfast included
410,00
   
A supplement will be required for:  
Single room (€ 30 x 5) 150,00
Dinner (€ 35 x 5) 175,00
Bike rental (€ 12 x 5) 60,00
E-Bike (€ 25 x 5) 125,00
Emergency Call Out Service/Bike breakdown pass (€ 2,75 x 5) 13,75
   
Extra night 70,00
   
Starting point:  
Garderen  
 
accommodation

Garderen - Westcord Hotel de Veluwe ****

practical info

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

Putten

Parking possibilities at the hotel

GPS-tracks availible

Any ferry crossings are not included

reviews

23-09-2018

...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...

08-09-2018

...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... 

08-06-2016

...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...

 

13-06-2014

...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...

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