32 Routes

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

Eleven villages route

Bilderdam, Hoogmade, Kaag, Kaag en Braassem, Leimuiden, Nieuwe Wetering, Oud Ade, Oude Wetering, Rijnsaterwoude, Rijpwetering, Roelofarendsveen, Woubrugge
ruim 50 km
Biking ,

We will guide our visitors in a sustainable way with an eleven villages bicycle ride along the monuments. The eleven villages of Kaag & Braasem are connected with each other via this route. How nice it is to see a monument in each village.

Mills and More

Kaag en Braassem
37,3 km
Biking ,

The bicycle route ‘Mills and More’ will take you alongside no less than 20 mills and other places of interest in and around Kaag en Braassem.

Mills and More Walking route

Hoogmade, Leiderdorp
11 km

The Mills and More walking route will take you alongside 10 mills, the beautiful polder landscape and various sights, sidewalk café’s and selling point where you can buy local produce in and around Kaag & Braassem. In the distance you’ll see three more mills, which makes it a total of thirteen mills.

Mills and More Sailing Route

Kaag en Braassem, Alphen aan den Rijn, Warmond
12 uur
Sailing ,

The ‘Mills and More’ route, is a wonderful multiple day sailing route around the municipalities of Kaag en Braassem. Alphen aan den Rijn and Warmond, which will lead you along the most beautiful mills, remarkable sights and other interesting activities.

Veen mermaid, will you stay?

Roelofarendsveen, Nieuwe Wetering, Oude Wetering
15 km

She is the best kept secret of Kaag en Braassem: The Veen mermaid.

Monuments Route Kaag & Braassem

Rijnsaterwoude, Leimuiden, Roelofarendsveen, Oud Ade, Oude Wetering, Rijpwetering, Hoogmade, Woubrugge
37,5 km
Biking ,Walking,

This cycling route (which you can walk too) is published as part of the Open Monuments Weekend 2020.

Cycle along monuments

Leimuiden, Bilderdam, Rijnsaterwoude, Woubrugge, Roelofarendsveen, Oude Wetering
26 km
Biking ,Walking,

This cycling route (which you can walk too) is published as part of the Open Monuments Weekend 2021.

Braassem Route

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

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

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)

5 km

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.

Farmer and Cheese Cycle route

Kaag en Braassem, Warmond, Rijpwetering, Woubrugge, Hoogmade, Oud Ade, Leiden, Kaag, Roelofarendsveen, Ter Aar, Sassenheim
35, 27 of 18 km
Biking ,

Rondom Kaas & Braassem wants to stimulate young and old to hit the road and look for local produce, because cheese from the area taste absolute best, of

Tulip Route

± 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.