Defence Line of Amsterdam – a city wall of water
Starting in Edam.This cycle tour leads you past the most picturesque areas around the northern Defence Line of Amsterdam – a line of defence of forts and polders which could be flooded. You will be cycling right though this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Through nature-rich peat grasslands, past vanished villages and impressive forts. You will discover how man and nature joined forces to protect our capital, and will learn to read the scars in the landscape.
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