Fortress stretch bicycletour
The Land of Fortresses bicycle tour takes you past all seven forts and fortifications of this region (including Muiderslot) that together form part of the New Dutch Waterline and the Defense Line of Amsterdam. The first five forts are open to visitors. Also, there are several restaurants along the way. A recent addition to the tour of the Land of Fortresses is a magnificent historical audio guide, complemented by numerous historical images. 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: 16,17,18,33,78,79,35,34,49,48,47,45,44,16.Attention! Where this tour takes you away from the trail of bicycle junctions to go to a fortress or other site of historical importance, you can use the map given with the audio tour to get you back on track. With each point, brief directions will be indicated.Starting point (free parking): P1 Muiden -T-junction Maxisweg / Weesperweg, Muiden. To get to bicycle junction 16, go from the parking lot towards the intersection Weesperweg / Maxisweg. Cross the road here and turn left, biking down to node 16. You are welcome to begin the biketour from any other node along the route. Weesp and Bussum are ideal starting points if you would like to rent a bicycle for the tour. Find more information below about bike rental at 3 locations.Suggested alternative starting points:Fort Uitermeer -WeespAddress: Parking at Fort Uitermeer /Restaurant Uit & Meer, Uitermeer 5, WeespTOP / VVV Bussum - The ZandzeeAddress: Parking at Sport Center Zandzee, Struikheiweg 14, BussumNaarden Visitor Center / VVV NaardenAddress: Utrechtse poort, Ruysdealplein,NaardenBike rental in the Land of Fortresses:Fietspoint Weesp – NS railway stationAssortment 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 / www.fietspoint.com Attention! 50 euro cash deposit per bike (no ATM available).Sports Center Zandzee - BussumAssortment for rent: Union unisex bicycles with 7 gears, also electric bikes. Walking distance from station Bussum-Zuid(700 m).Address: Struikheiweg 14, Bussum. Tel. 035-6933554 / www.dezandzee.nlRijwielshop Naarden Bussum - NS bicyclepointAssortment 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 / www.ov-fiets.nl
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