Cycle route 'Verdwenen Zwinhavens'

Zwin Natuur Park
Graaf Leon Lippensdreef 8
8300 Knokke-Heist
01.01.2024 > 31.12.2024 - 09:30 > 18:00

Discover the cycle route, and literally taste the past along the way!

In the Middle Ages, Bruges and Flanders experienced golden times thanks to the Zwin channel, which provided a connection to the sea. Flourishing world ports were situated along this channel.

The route lets you discover this beautiful cycling area between Knokke-Heist, Sluis, Damme and Bruges. With some foreknowledge and the free cycling map, you can still see traces in the landscape of this rich past.


Distance: 60 km, or choose a 44 km or 31 km loop

Starting points: Zwin Nature Park, Sluis, Damme or Bruges

Signposting: the route is fully signposted

Free quadrilingual cycling map available (NL-FR-DE-EN) via Westtoer, the Zwin Nature Park and the tourist offices in the region.