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Bicycle Ride

Amsterdam to Hoorn (via Monnickendam)

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  • Amsterdam
    / Amsterdam
    Photo: Lucie Charbonnier, Macs Adventure
  • Amsterdam
    / Amsterdam
    Photo: Lucie Charbonnier
Map / Amsterdam to Hoorn (via Monnickendam)
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Get an early start and stop by the museums dedicated to Van Gogh or Anne Frank before saying “tot ziens!” to Amsterdam.

moderate
59.6 km
5:00 h
12 m
15 m

Begin your trip by cycling into the peaceful surrounding countryside of meadows, wooden bridges and windswept reeds and rushes. Visit the museum in the pretty village of Monnickendam explaining the history of this extraordinary cultural landscape. Then cycle up the shore of Lake Markermeer to friendly Volendam where the quaint stone houses in the distinctive heart of town seem to have been drawn up without an organized street plan. "De Dijk”, overlooking the harbour, is lined with souvenir shops, pavement cafes and restaurants. Just around the corner is the pretty village of Edam.

At the end of the day, you’ll reach the lovely, historical town of Hoorn.

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Author
Lucie Charbonnier
Updated: January 03, 2019

Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Highest point
11 m
Lowest point
-4 m
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Start

Amsterdam (5 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
52.392903, 4.870405
UTM
31U 627271 5806385

Destination

Hoorn

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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
59.6 km
Duration
5:00 h
Ascent
12 m
Descent
15 m

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