Land Art Flevoland Lelystad cycle route
Lelystad became the capital city of the IJsselmeerpolders (the name by which Flevoland was known in the past) and was named after the man behind the Zuiderzee project, ir. Cornelis Lely; he designed the plan for the closing off of the Zuiderzee. With a vast coastline, five marinas and a number of beaches, Lelystad is the ideal destination for anyone who loves water sports. The coastline features a variety of restaurants, all of which have great views of the water.This 35-kilometre route will take you past the Exposure and Observatorium landscape-art installation The route features a number of cycling junctions. Your route starts at Junction 33 (near Batavia Stad, where it costs € 3.50 a day to park). However, feel free to start at any of the other junctions (because you're going to cycle a circular route).33 34 Exposure (As you approach Junction 12 from the direction of Junction 33, follow the Houtribdijk until you reach the Exposure land-art installation. After taking a look at this wonderful piece of art, cycle back to Junction 34, to pick up the cycle route via:) 34 40 96 78 77 76 75 74 80 (Observatorium) 71 97 95 44 41 35 33See EL for a number of cycle routes that take you past Flevoland's land-art installations.These cycle routes can also be found on Fietsknoop, a free app that will definitely be useful as you progress on your route past the various junctions. You'll find this route under "Land Art Lelystad" on Fietsknoop. Make sure you cycle from Junction 34 towards Junction 12, where you will see the Exposure land-art installation, and then return to Junction 34 to rejoin your route.The tourist and information office for Lelystad has other great cycle routes too. Do you enjoy cycling through green landscapes, alongside water and through the centres of towns and cities? With its dedicated cycle-path system, Lelystad is the ideal city to discover by bike. For example, you can cycle from the Oostvaardersplassen nature reserve to the Batavia Stad Fashion Outlet in just under half an hour.
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