The fight for the Veluwe

Type: Recreational
Distance: 71.1 km

The fight for the Veluwe

Type: Recreational
Distance: 71.1 km

After five years of occupation, the Netherlands was liberated in 1945. A lot happened in the Veluwe during the war years. On this route, you cycle along various historical locations that were central to the liberation of the Veluwe by the Canadian army.

After five years of occupation, the Netherlands was liberated in 1945. A lot happened in the Veluwe during the war years. On this route, you cycle along various historical locations that were central to the liberation of the Veluwe by the Canadian army. You will, for example, learn how Apeldoorn escaped a heavy artillery bombardment in the night of 16 and 17 April 1945 and new victims of war were prevented.

If the route is too long for your liking, it can easily be shortened. Each junction has a map on the information panel, and you can easily adapt your route. This route is part of the series To Go Veluwe 2019. Visit one of the tourist board (VVV) locations to receive a copy of the route booklet!

Distance
71.1 km

Sights on this route

Starting point: Hoenderloseweg 191
7339 GG Ugchelen
43 50 60

Audiospot: Heroes by moonlight

Sluisoordlaan
Apeldoorn
61 04 51 84

Audiospot: The Man with Two Hats

Loolaan
7314 AR Apeldoorn
18 22 39 98 42 41 40 19 71 70 73 25 49 14 02 13 09 69 92 93 43
End point: Hoenderloseweg 191
Ugchelen
43
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22
39
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49
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