The first stop along EuroVelo 19 in the Netherlands is the lively university city of Maastricht. From there you then pass through the attractive dune landscape in northern Limburg to reach one of the Netherlands’ most charming cities: Den Bosch. No visit is complete without sampling Bossche Bol (‘chocolate ball’) cake. Further downstream is Dordrecht, a charming town with a rich history and Kinderdijk, a UNESCO World Heritage site featuring of 19 authentic windmills dating from the 18th century, which played a crucial role in water management. You can take a bus boat to visit Kinderdijk. From Dordrecht the route leads you via Hoek van Holland to the city of Rotterdam.

Public transport and bicycles in the Netherlands

The Netherlands has extensive and well-organized public transport. On the map you can see the bus and train stations along the route. Between Dordrecht and Rotterdam you can chose to take a bus boat. It's an attractive way to travel and you can visit the famous mills of Kinderdijk.

In the Netherlands, you can take your bike on the train on weekdays outside peak hours, at weekends, on holidays and in July/August. Tickets can be bought at NS self-service ticket machines available at train stations. For more information check: www.hollandcyclingroutes.com/practical/cycle-transport-and-repair

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National Information

Holland Cycling Routes (NECC)

You can find out everything about cycling holidays in the Netherlands at www.hollandcyclingroutes.com. Description of the route, map and possibility to download GPS tracks.

LF Maasroute

The Meuse River Route gives a good overview of the Dutch people's relationship with one of the most important rivers in the south of their country: the Meuse. You cycle from Maastricht, where the river (approximately) enters the country, to Hook of Holland, where it flows into the sea. Then a little inland to Maasstad Rotterdam. The signs show you the way.

Meuse Valley River Park

Description of EuroVelo 19 - Meuse Cycle Route in the MaasVallei River Park and possible activities. Information on guided tours of the park.

+32 89 65 58 65

North Limburg Leisure Port

On this website, explore the different attractions and musea of North Limburg and discover the typical Burgundian products of the region!

+31(0) 77 473 48 48

Routebureau Noord & Midden Limburg

Routebureau Noord- en Midden-Limburg is the organisation that takes care of the complex task of developing and managing the network of recreational routes throughout the region. This ensures that you can enjoy the outdoor delights of northern and central Limburg to the full.

+31 642 04 50 79

Stichting Regionale VVV Zuid-Holland Zuid

If you would like to know something about an interesting trip somewhere in the Netherlands, naturally you go to the VVV [Tourist information office]. the VVV can give you detailed information about the whole of the Netherlands. At the VVV shops you can get guides, maps, charts and street plans which give you information regarding cycle routes, accommodation, watersport and sightseeing. Affordable souvenirs are also for sale.

+31 (0)78 63 22 403

Stichting VVV Zuid Limburg

Welcome to Zuid-Limburg! Relax and enjoy life in the southernmost province of the Netherlands. Experience its warm hospitality, be surprised by its culture, and delight in its extraordinary natural beauty. An unforgettable experience guaranteed!

+31 (0) 43 609 85 00

VisitBrabant Routebureau

Routes in Brabant is the starting point for the most beautiful walking routes, cycling tours, horseback rides, cruises and MTB routes in the diverse Brabant landscape. Be inspired by special tips and highlights, or compose your own cycling route with the route planner via the node network.

+31 (0)13 303 0390

VVV Midden-Limburg

On this website, discuver what to see in Central Limburg, a unique part of the Netherlands. Come and enjoy its varied countryside, its wealth of cultural heritage, its many shopping opportunities and its unique water sports locations.

+31 (0) 475 33 58 47

Public Transport

Eijsden Bus Station

Maastricht Bus Station

Beek-Elsloo Bus Station

Echt Bus Station

Roermond Bus Station

Venlo Bus Station

Boxmeer Bus Station

Cuijk Bus Station

Ravenstein Bus Station

Den Bosch Bus Station

Dordrecht Bus Station

Spijkenisse Bus Station

Rotterdam Bus Station

Dordrecht Bus Station

Address: Merwedekade, Netherlands

See the website for more information: www.waterbus.nl

Kinderdijk Bus Station

Address: Molenkade, Netherlands

See the website for more information: www.waterbus.nl

Rotterdam Bus Station

Address: Willemskade, Netherlands

See the website for more information: www.waterbus.nl

Eijsden Train Station

See the website for more information: www.9292.nl

Maastricht Train Station

See the website for more information: www.9292.nl

Beek-Elsloo Train Station

See the website for more information: www.9292.nl

Echt Train Station

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Roermond Train Station

See the website for more information: www.9292.nl

Venlo Train Station

See the website for more information: www.9292.nl

Boxmeer Train Station

See the website for more information: www.9292.nl

Cuijk Train Station

See the website for more information: www.9292.nl

Ravenstein Train Station

See the website for more information: www.9292.nl

Den Bosch Train Station

See the website for more information: www.9292.nl

Dordrecht Train Station

See the website for more information: www.9292.nl

Spijkenisse Train Station

See the website for more information: www.9292.nl

Rotterdam Train Station

See the website for more information: www.9292.nl

Maastricht Mobility Information Centre

Address: Inside the train station, Maastricht, Netherlands

See the website for more information: www.arriva.nl

Roermond Mobility Information Centre

Address: Inside the train station, Roermond, Netherlands

See the website for more information: www.arriva.nl

Venlo Mobility Information Centre

Address: Inside the train station, Venlo, Netherlands

See the website for more information: www.arriva.nl

Cuijk Mobility Information Centre

Address: Inside the train station, Cuijk, Netherlands

See the website for more information: www.ns.nl

Ravenstein Mobility Information Centre

Address: Inside the train station, Ravenstein, Netherlands

See the website for more information: www.ns.nl

Den Bosch Mobility Information Centre

Address: Inside the train station, Den Bosch, Netherlands

See the website for more information: www.ns.nl

Dordrecht Mobility Information Centre

Address: Inside the train station, Dordrecht, Netherlands

See the website for more information: www.ns.nl

Spijkenisse Mobility Information Centre

Address: In the station of the subway/U-bahn/metro, Spijkenisse, Netherlands

See the website for more information: www.ret.nl

Rotterdam Mobility Information Centre

Address: Inside the train station, Rotterdam, Netherlands

See the website for more information: www.ns.nl

Dordrecht Mobility Information Centre

Address: Merwedekade, Dordrecht, Netherlands

See the website for more information: www.waterbus.nl