Walking in Waddenland
Exploring Waddenland on foot? Perfectly possible! With an extensive network of walking trails, small roads and paths over farmland , the Waddenland region is just made for walking and rambling. Put on your walking boots and get out there and discover it all for yourself!
The northern Wadden coast offers an excellent connected walking network. Similar to the cycling network, you can easily plan your route well in advance by linking up the various paths. The ideal way of putting together your own tour. It is even possible to create multiple day trips when combined with one or more nights' accommodation. There is always a B&B or a campsite along the way. The hub points connecting the path network are recognisable by their blue/red signage.www.waddenwandelen.nl.
The ANWB 'Waddenkust wandelingen ('Wadden Coast Walks)' guide details 25 walks using the 'hub' network. Obtain your guide via the web shop.
Walking maps, routes and brochures are available at the Waddenland TIPs and through the web shop.
Pieterpad long distance walking trail
Always fancied trekking the Pieterpad long distance walking trail? Well, make your way to Pieterburen; the official start. An excellent opportunity to walk at least the first leg. This part links Pieterburen with Winsum by way of Eenrum and Groot Maarslag.
Here you can opt to return to Pieterburen by bus or carry on with the second leg through to Groningen. Congratulate yourself! That was a cool 40 kilometres. This is a beautiful route across the Netherlands' oldest manmade landscape; the Reitdiep valley.
Wad- en Wierdenpad
The long distance Wad- en Wierdenpad is also known as the 'Nordsea Trail '. The route traces the entire Wadden coastline via the provinces of North-Holland, Friesland and Groningen to Germany and Denmark. This is a stunning route, particularly suited for a multiple day trip.