EuroVelo 12

North Sea Cycle Route

The North Sea cycle Route is crossing Belgium by the coastal route. Moreover, the coastal road, in flemish "kustroute" is 90 km long and it is one of the iconic route in Flanders. This cycle route runs along the beach, giving you a view of the sea, takes you through unique dunes and dune forests, along polders, vast mud flats and marshland. Lovers of culture and coastal gastronomy can indulge in their passion in the bustling coastal towns and vibrant seaside resorts.

Discover the stunning Belle Époque architecture, the Beaufort sculpture park of contemporary art and Belgium’s rich maritime heritage. Two ferries in the ports of Nieuwpoort and Ostende take you across the water.

Prefer making a two-day trip? The Belgian coast’s hospitality sector welcomes you with open arms!

The ‘Kustroute’ is part of the international long-distance routes EuroVelo 4 (Central Europe Route) and EuroVelo 12 (North Sea Cycle Route) and dovetails seamlessly with the ‘Kustroute’ in the Netherlands and ‘La Vélomaritime’ in France.

Do you want to discover more about the region? Go to the website of Westtoer.

Would you like to travel on the EuroVelo 12 in Holland ? Find information about the route on the
Fietsplatform website.

For those who want to continue their trip along the route in France, have a look at the French website : France Velo Tourisme.

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The North Sea Cycle Route will surprise you with its diversity. Although bordering the same sea it goes from land located below sea level (in the Netherlands) to cliffs over 1,000 meters in height (Norway). You can sample wee drams in Scotland; pedal along the well maintained cycle paths of Denmark; dance the night away in millennial port cities such as Gothenburg or Hamburg; or stretch out on the inviting beaches of the Netherlands. Expect to be pleasantly surprised along this popular bicycle route which is about 7,050 km long. And don’t forget to check the ferry timetables!

Unesco sites
Eurovelo 12 North Sea Cycle Route V3 Carré