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Cycling in Twente

Cross-border cycling from holiday park De Papillon.

Because of its unique location, at only 150 metres from the border, you can not only go cycling in the Netherlands but also in Germany. A bicycle paradise for mountain bikers, racing cyclists, and recreational cyclists.

Cycling in Twente is exactly the way cycling fans want it. Cycling maps and the familiar ‘Knooppunt-routes’ make sure that you will get to the most beautiful spots. This way, mountain bikers, racing cyclists and recreational cyclists, will discover a new route each time they get on their bike, making every day different from the day before. With the entire family, on your own, or with a group, we ensure loads of cycling fun.

Mountain biking in Twente

The immediate vicinity of holiday park De Papillon is a true paradise for mountain bikers. The border area of the Netherlands and Germany is extremely suitable for fantastic mountain bike trips. Both for beginning and advanced mountain bikers.

Do you prefer to hit the road with a mountain bike guide?

In collaboration with Actief Twente, it is now possible to explore the area with an experienced mountain bike guide. You can also rent a mountain bike from Actief Twente.

Bicycle racing in Twente

Cycling in the back yard of world and Olympic champion Hennie kuiper!

Cycling in Twente is enjoying the beautiful area. Across a network of different routes, you can make fantastic trips across level and sloping roads. If you prefer a bit more of a challenge, then there are some pretty steep climbs just across the border in Germany. Holiday park De Papillon is the perfect base camp for a fantastic cycling holiday. On your own, with friends, or the cycling club.

Cycle routes in Twente

Twente has thousands of kilometres of signposted cycle path networks. A network that offers something different every day. Many of the cycling routes connect to the so-called junctions. Of course, we take everyone into consideration and therefore we have cycling routes of various distances, beginning with 10 kilometres. But you can of course always extend them with any desired number of kilometres! As long as you keep in mind the junction number at the start, you can go anywhere you want and return to the point where you started out. Make your next trip another new experience. There are lots of possibilities when taking holiday park De Papillon as your starting point. Discovering characteristic towns and villages such as Denekamp and Ootmarsum, for example, with their beautiful surrounding nature. You can also cross the border and cycle to Bad Bentheim Castle.

Check out the new cycling routes below.

Bike rental at camping site De Papillon

You didn’t plan a cycling tour, but would you like to anyway?
Holiday park De Papillon offers the possibility of hiring a bike. Go out for the day, discover the fantastic cycling routes, or simply take the bike to cycle to the village of Denekamp for some shopping or to have a drink on one of the terraces. Cycling in Twente is a fun way to relax and the perfect way to explore the area.

Cycling in Twente with holiday park De Papillon as your starting point!

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