32 Routes

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

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.

Follow the trail of the Veen Mermaid

Rijpwetering, Oud Ade, Oude Wetering, Leiderdorp, Leiden, Nieuwe Wetering, Roelofarendsveen
30 km
Biking ,

Along flourishing polder sagas about tulips, farmers and gardeners.

Wijde Aa route

Kaag en Braassem
19 km

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

Staande Mast Route (Fixed Mast Route) West-Netherlands

Oude Wetering, Nieuwe Wetering, Kaag, Kaag en Braassem, Woubrugge, Leimuiden, Roelofarendsveen
114 km
Sailing ,

The Staande Mast Route (Fixed Mast Route) is a safe through-route for sailing and motor boats with an overall height of over six metres.

Mill route Leiden and Kagerplassen

Kaag en Braassem, Leiden, Leiderdorp
35 km
Biking ,

A land drained by many mills.

Braassemermeer route

Roelofarendsveen, Alphen aan den Rijn, Kaag en Braassem, Leiden, Warmond, Leiderdorp
52 km
Biking ,

De route will take you through a varied landscape of ancient peat polders, reclaimed land, lakes and horticultural enclaves.


Oude Wetering, Nieuwe Wetering, Roelofarendsveen
9 km

A delightful walk of 9 km which leads you through three villages.

Walking Route Network Rijn and Veenstreek

Kaag en Braassem, Zoeterwoude, Alphen aan den Rijn
450 km

The walking route network is a walking network of 450 kilometers walking pleasure for young and old.

Marskramer path – Stage 18

Rijnsaterwoude, Woubrugge, Hoogmade, Leiderdorp, Leiden

The Marskramer path is a walking route straight through the Netherlands.

Along historical places and object in Woubrugge and Hoogmade

Hoogmade, Woubrugge
22 km
Biking ,Walking,

This route is accompanied by a series of 20 information signs at the remarkable historical buildings, places and objects in Hoogmade and Woubrugge.

Polders and Lakes Pathway

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

​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.

The sloop network

Leiden, Kaag en Braassem
Sailing ,

Sail across the ‘Kagerplassen’, the ‘Braassemermeer’ and the ‘Wijde Aa’, or cross the canals, original peat streams and pools.