All items tagged: "Nature".


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    Birdwatching at the Fort near Krommeniedijk

    The Fort near Krommeniedijk sits beautifully within the landscape. In 2004 most of the overgrowth was removed, making it easy again to recognize that the structure is a fort.
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    Walking between Fort Abcoude and the Fort near Nigtevecht

    The walk along the Liniepad provides a good picture of the former Defence Line of Amsterdam between Fort Abcoude and the Fort near Nigtevecht.
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    Hiking routes by Natuurmonumenten

    The nature reserves around the Defence Line of Amsterdam are managed, amongst others, by Natuurmonumenten – a society for the preservation of nature monuments in the Netherlands. The hiking...
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    Nature walk De Woude

    Amidst the North Holland landscape you can find a small but beautiful island, the Westwouderpolder. A 7-kilometre (4.3-mile) tour takes you around the entire island, which is situated in Lake...
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    Walking route Fort Nigtevecht

    This 15-kilometre (9.3-mile) route starts in close proximity to Lake Gaasperplas. Then you’ll walk via the town of Driemond and along the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal to Fort Nigtevecht. Towards the...
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    Noord-Hollandpad – discovering North Holland on foot

    The Noord-Hollandpad is a unique, signposted long-distance hiking route through the ‘inlands’ of the Province of North Holland. In total, the trail measures an impressive 270 kilometres...
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    Fortenroute - A cycling tour along the forts

    The Fortenroute is a bike route that takes you along the fortresses of the Defence Line of Amsterdam. You’ll be cycling through beautiful landscapes, along the rivers Vecht, Waver and Amstel,...
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    National Landscape

    The Defence Line of Amsterdam is more than a unique system of fortresses, dikes and sluices. A stone’s throw from Holland’s hectic capital, the ‘Stelling’ is also set in a...
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