Routes

15 Routes

Kaag en Braassem is ideal to explore by foot, bike or boat. The best routes can be found here.



Cycling Route along the Mills around Kaag & Braassem

Kaag en Braassem, Leiden, Hoogmade, Leiderdorp, Leimuiden, Warmond, Oud Ade, Kaag, Woubrugge, Roelofarendsveen, Rijpwetering
47 km
Biking ,

​The polders around Kagerplassen and Braassemermeer belong to the Utrecht-Hollands peat-meadows area. Though the lots look very different here than anywhere else in the area.


Between Leiden, Kaag & Braassem

Leimuiden, Kaag, Woubrugge, Leiden
70 km
Biking ,

​This varied cycling route does not only lead you through the villages around Kaag & Braassem and Braassemermeer, but also through the historic inner city of Leiden.



Wijde Aa route

Kaag en Braassem
19 km

​Stroling along the shores of the ancient peat lake Wijde Aa.


Leimuiden - Woubrugge Lap

Oude Wetering, Woubrugge, Leimuiden
25 km
Biking ,

Within an hour and a half, you can cycle around the Braassemermeer and will pass the villages around it.



Water Works Route

Leimuiden, Rijnsaterwoude
20 km
Biking ,

Through the ages, both Leimuiden and Rijnsaterwoude delivered battles against the water of the Hollandse Plassen (Dutch Lakes). This bicycle route will take you along several water works, the remains of this remarkable history.


Dutch Villages Route

Kaag en Braassem
55 km
Biking ,

​Cycling around Kaag en Braassem is a real voyage of discovery through an authentic Dutch polder landscape via characteristic Dutch villages.



Polders and Lakes Pathway

Kaag en Braassem, Zoeterwoude, Alphen aan den Rijn
135 km (netwerk)
Walking,

​No were else in the Netherlands you can find more water than in this area. The multiple days Polders and Lakes Pathway is a 135 kilometers long walk and will lead you through the beautiful polder landscape. The route will take you along extensive lakes with wavy reed border, well organized tree nurseries, stately mills and picturesque villages.


Mills and Lakes Route

Roelofarendsveen, Kaag en Braassem, Kaag
16 of 23 km
Biking ,

You can discover the rural area between the beautiful lakes Braassemermeer and the Kagerplassen within an hour. The route will take you along the picturesque villages of Roelofarendsveen, Rijpwetering, Nieuwe Wetering and Oude Wetering. you can start the bicycle route at any point of the cycle network.



Polder Shopping Bike Trail

Woubrugge, Leimuiden, Ter Aar
37 km
Biking ,

Aad and Reinier, initiators of the polder shopping bike trail, offer along with Kaasboerderij van Harten (a cheese dairy), the Vosseburch and Aspergehof Noordam (an asparagus farm) a special local products cycle route. An amazing bike ride that will take you along the most beautiful farms in the region.


Laarzenpad (the Wellies Trail)

Kaag
5 km
Walking,

The free Laarzenpad starts from Bezinningscentrum de Stal. The path is signposted and runs through the polder on Kaag Island. The name Laarzenpad means “Wellies Trail” – it is not just a quaint name, it is good advice.



Braassem Route

Roelofarendsveen, Oude Wetering, Hoogmade, Kaag en Braassem, Leimuiden, Rijnsaterwoude
11,6 km
Walking,

​ANWB Walking route of 11.6 kilometers along the shores of the Braassem.


Tulip Route

Roelofarendsveen
± 2 uur
Sailing ,

A cruise filled with stories about the flourishing polder. The typically Dutch Veenderpolder and Lijkerpolder outside the dikes, a unique peat polder where hundreds of millions of tulips are scalded. Sail into this polder and immerse yourself in the interesting story of the tulip and its special relationship with this polder. The tulip symbolises everything that grows and thrives here.