Cycling in Almere
It's just great to cycle in Almere. The city boasts over 440 kilometres of dedicated cycling lanes. Cycling is the best way to discover the loveliest spots. We have a complete network of cycling paths available for you to set out your own tour to suit your own preference and distance. All cycle routes run in both directions, following numbered signposts from junction to junction.
Seven lovely cycling Routes Almere
The VVV Almere Tourist Info has put together a range of enjoyable runs of varying length, each taking in a different part of Almere. This will serve up the whole city to you. Use is made of the extensive, signposted cycle route system and all ensure you pass a café or restaurant. Available from the VVV Almere Tourist Info and various other information centres. Each route costs €0.75.
Hire a bike
Bikes and e-bikes can be hired from the VVV Almere Tourist Info. For more information you can call 036- 548 5041 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Almere Stad routeThis special route runs through Almere's centre and is incredibly diverse, featuring for example wonderful water areas and some amazing architecture. Cycle through the Filmwijk district, where architects were presented with the exciting and innovative challenge of coming up with designs which could become future trend setters. The route will lead you on to the Lepelaarplassen nature reserve; a paradise of water and birds. This cycling route is 31 kilometres long.
Architecture routeAlmere is recognised for its modern architecture. Remarkable buildings by famous internationally acclaimed architects pepper the city. Almere is one of the top destinations for architecture in the Netherlands and forms part of the European New Towns network. Almere offers much talked about buildings by leading architects such as Rem Koolhaas, Herman Hertzberger and Liesbeth van der Pol. This 35 kilometres long cycling route will take you past the most beautiful buildings.
Vogelvlucht routeThe Vogelvlucht route starts at the Oostvaardersplassen nature reserve, an outstanding area of natural beauty extending to over 56 km2. The area includes reeds, water, marshes, open meadows and is home to a plethora of wild animals. The Oostvaardersplassen nature reserve is exceptional for the Netherlands and in Europe. With a bit of luck you might spot a sea eagle. Discover also the exclusive Eilandenbuurt and Regenboogbuurt districts. This cycling route is 27 kilometres long.
Growing Green CityFollowing the Growing Green City route you will discover among other things the Floriade exhibition and garden festival site, the modern centre and the De Kemphaan Country Park. This 21 kilometres cycling route will show you what a ‘Green Growing City’ Almere is.
Landscape routeThe landscape route will transport you through open landscapes with extraordinary woodlands, such as Kathedralenbos and Cirkelbos. You can also enjoy some time out with a drink on one of the café terraces in the Almere Haven harbour and marina area. The landscape route is 33 kilometres long.
Discover the outstanding natural areas surrounding Almere. This 24 kilometres run will whisk you through some of the region’s delightful woodlands, water regions and attractive highlights. Discover the De Kemphaan Country Park, the Weerwater lake and the Het Vroege Vogelbos woods.