The fight for the Veluwe

Type: Bike route
Distance: 62.0 km

The fight for the Veluwe

Type: Bike route
Distance: 62.0 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
62.0 km

Sights on this route

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43
93
51
28
2

85
09
02
13
14
49
25
73
70
71
19
40
37
24
98
42
43
3

  • 43
  • 93
  • 51
  • 28
  • 85
  • 09
  • 02
  • 13
  • 14
  • 49
  • 25
  • 73
  • 70
  • 71
  • 19
  • 40
  • 37
  • 24
  • 98
  • 42
  • 43