The Westbroek tour (36 km)

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The Westbroek tour (36 km)

If you are visiting Utrecht and would like to explore its green surroundings for a day, hire a bicycle and take the beautiful Westbroek tour. You will start from the VVV Loosdrecht (tourist office) and ride over the Oud Loosdrechtesedijk dyke. To your left is the wonderful country estate designed by the famous garden architect Zocher.

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If you are visiting Utrecht and would like to explore its green surroundings for a day, hire a bicycle and take the beautiful Westbroek tour. You will start from the VVV Loosdrecht (tourist office) and ride over the Oud Loosdrechtesedijk dyke. To your left is the wonderful country estate designed by the famous garden architect Zocher.

Hollandse Rading

Continuing on through Nieuw Loosdrecht towards the Rading, you will pass through beautiful towns like Hollandse Rading, St Maartensdijk, Achtienhoven and Westbroek. Just past Westbroek you will see the water of the Maarseveenseplassen to your left. A little further on is the Bert Bospad road that leads through a beautiful region towards the Tienhovense Plassen lake area.

Breukeleveense Plassen

You will cross through this amazing nature reserve towards Breukeleveen. To your left is the Stille Plas lake (or Breukeleveensplas). Passing through Muydeveld and Boomhoek, towns in the Wijdemeren, you will return to your starting point in Nieuw Loosdrecht. In all, this bicycle tour takes about 2 to 2.5 hours.

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