Forts cycle trail on the Zuiderzee

This 42 kilometre cycle trail runs past different forts of the Defence line of Amsterdam (Stelling van Amsterdam): Fort Edam, Fort north of Purmerend and Fort Kwadijk. This trail also includes the sea sluice and the pumping sluice. On the way, you also pass six windmills.

Starting at Purmerend station this trail takes you past Edam, Volendam, Monnickendam and Ilpendam and ends back at Purmerend station.

Useful to know

Trip/route
  • Route typing: Recreation
  • Route characteristics: Connecting cycle route, Theme route, From A to A
Transport
  • Paid parking: No