Bike Tours

Noorderlicht made five special bike tours, visiting the various venues of Terra Cognita and the churches and galleries in the region of Heerenveen-Drachten.

You can also use existing Fan Fryslân cycle tours, like: 

  • The ‘Wâldenpaad’ through the Friese Wouden and along the Tjonger (32 km), startingpoint: Hotel Tjaarda in Oranjewoud.
  • The ‘Westskoatterpaad’ around Heerenveen (34 km), startingpoint at Recreation area De Dreef.
  • ‘Royal Beetsterzwaag’, visiting mansions and garden of the old Frisian nobility (58 km), startingpoint at carpool Beetsterzwaag, Hoofdstraat 23. 

Rent a bike

You can rent public transport bikes at trainstation Heerenveen (subscription only, not on sundays, see and regular bikes (identification and deposit required). Reservations: 0513 - 654 999