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This shortened Land of Fortresses bicycle trail is a perfect combination with the ferry to IJburg, Pampus and Marina Muiderzand. After arrival in Muiden you have 2.5 hours before the ferry departs again. You can cycle this route in 2 hours. 

The Land of Fortresses bicycle trail takes you past the majority of forts and fortifications of this region (including Muiderslot) that together form part of the New Dutch Waterline and the Defense Line of Amsterdam. Also, there are several restaurants along the way. We are excited to now offer you the full experience on your tour!

We’ve mapped out a route through the Land of Fortresses. Simply follow this series of bicycle junctions (or BJ): 16, 17, 18, 33, 34, 49, 48, 47, 45, 44, 16. If this tour takes you away from the trail of bicycle juntions, it is mentioned in this app with each point. (see attached photo for an example of a sign of a bicycle junction)

Suggested alternative starting points:

Fort Uitermeer -Weesp

Address: Parking at Fort Uitermeer /Restaurant Uit & Meer, Uitermeer 5, Weesp

Naarden Visitor Center / VVV Naarden

Address: Utrechtse poort, Ruysdealplein,Naarden

Bike rental in the Land of Fortresses

Fietspoint Weesp – NS railway station

Assortment for rent: 20 top brand bicycles with3 gears and hand brakes. Identification and deposit up front are required. Reservations by phone only. Open seven days a week, between the arrival of thefirst and departure of the last train. Address: Stationsplein 2A, Weesp. Tel.0294-411690 / Attention! 50 euro cash deposit per bike (no ATM available).

Rijwielshop Naarden Bussum - NS bicyclepoint

Assortment for rent: Women's and men's OV-bicycles. No electric bicycles. Deposit and ID required. Reservation required in the summer.Open: Mon - Fri 7-19 pm, Sat 8-19 pm, so closed. Address: Stationsplein 3, 1404AM Bussum. Tel. 035-694 5530 /

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