Bike and Bath

Bike and Bath

This T(R)IP leads you on your bike through the beautiful Oldambt after which you can relax in the thermal bath in Bad Nieuweschans. 

Cycling in Oldambt is actually an experience in every season. The coleseed that blossoms in spring, the grain which waves in the summer, the black plowed clay fields in the fall or in the winter – then you're lucky – the snow that covers the landscape in complete white. 

Afterwards, relax in the wellness and spa resort Fontana Bad Nieuweschans.

Bicycle tour

During the bike ride of 34 kilometers (about 2.5 hours cycling) you drive through the polder. Thanks to the junctions it makes it easy to shorten or extend the route. Afterwards, relax in the wellness and spa resort Fontana Bad Nieuweschans.

The bike tour starts at Fontana Bad Nieuweschans and you drive through Nieuw Statenzijl and Finsterwolde to Nieuw Beerta. Highlights are the bird observatory Kiekkaaste, Udema’s Mill Ganzedijk, nature area the Tjamme with Scottish highlanders, the church of Nieuw Beerta and many monumental farmhouses.

The junctions are 26, 23, 22, 21, 20, 76, 19, 18, 25 en 26.

Bad Nieuweschans

Back in Bad Nieuweschans you check in at Fontana. Here you can relax in the bath and you come to yourself in the calm pavilion. Or take extra time and visit the sauna square or book a body or facial treatment. You need to book your treatment in advance. 

Rent a bike?

Of course you can bring your own bike.
Renting is also possible at Jan van Wachem
€ 8,- per day
Mettingstraat 23 -Bad Nieuweschans
Phone: 0031(0)597521664

You can also take the train to Bad Nieuweschans - the bike rental is about 15 minutes (1.2 km) walk from the station.

Fontana Bad Nieuweschans

Weg naar de Bron 3-9
9693 GA Bad Nieuweschans
0031(0)597527777
Admission from € 16.00 to € 53.00 (including sauna and dinner)

What time?

The time to start you can decide for yourself. If you still want to enjoy the thermal baths in Bad Nieuweschans after the bike ride, it is recommended to depart in the morning hours. 

Suggestions for lunch and diner

Café van der Paard or Cafetaria de Halte, located next to each other in Finsterwolde.
Opening hours café: Wed t/m Fri from 11:00, Sat and Sun 11:00 to 13:00 and from 14:30.
Opening Times cafetaria: Wed t / m Sa from 11.30, as from 16.00.
There is also a charging station for electric bicycles

Brasserie 'Bubbels' or restaurant 'Waters of the World', both located in wellness and spa resort Fontana Bad Nieuweschans.

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