Hiking in Wijk aan Zee

The north Dutch Dune Reserve is one of the largest natural areas in our country. The undulating dune area extends from Wijk aan Zee up to the Schoorlse Duinen (Schoorls Dunes): over 20 km long and about 2.5 km wide on average. Because of the vastness and the huge variety of vegetation, altitude, humidity, calcium content and human use in the past, there is an unprecedented number of plant and animal species in this extremely valuable reserve.

Numerous hiking, cycling and riding trails lead along wonderful countryside. So vast that you never stumble upon each other. It also contains a wealth of historical remains and relics.

Beautiful walks

Hiking in Wijk aan Zee

A lot of walkers leave alone. That is a big mistake. If you are looking for peace and quietness, space and beautiful landscapes you can make beautiful walking-tours. And there is a lovely fresh sea-air.

The coast of has wide beaches and offers magnificent views over the sea. From the view of the coast is beautiful. The beach lies shining in the sun and goes in a friendly curve with the sea and the sea can sometimes lighten unlikely bleu. And along the flood mark there are always people walking, weather or no weather. is with all its catering industry at the sunny residence the stopping place for walkers.

Hiking routes and maps

For walking routes you can go to the local tourist office, bookshop or on the websites below. Unfortunately are most route maps only available in the Dutch language.