The variety and the particular location make the Dutch Duin (Dutch Dune) popular with urbanites and its neighbors. In order to relax, play sports or enjoy the silence. One moment you cycle through the open dunes, the next moment through a dense forest. The Holland Dune runs from Scheveningen around Katwijk to over the wide north of Noordwijk. Outside the busy weekends and summer, it is quiet here. An oasis of calm.
A visit to Holland Dune is also beyond the summer a true pleasure. In the spring time, the nightingale and the stonechat fly back from the south. The latter likes to sit atop of a pole or bushes. The temperature rises quickly in the dunes. Therefore, the small bitter cress and the common whitlow grass already blossom in March. In the fall, the sallow thorn bears its striking berries. The moss is then beautifully. And in winter it is especially the quiet of the area that makes it so attractive.
Many bicycle paths and coastal roads
The many cycle-tracks and the rural roads offer you a varied view that is uncommon in the Netherlands. The coastal-tracks through the dunes, the peaceful country roads through the countryside, the characteristic peaceful villages and the long extensive cycle-tracks. A safe and ideal environment to enjoy, by yourself or with the whole family. In short; There is a lot to discover in and around Katwijk by bicycle.
The Netherlands has created a network of over 4,500 kilometers of bicycle routes. Most routes are only available in the Dutch language. You can acquire local bike guides and bike routes at the local tourist information center, local bike rental shops or online.