This route leads you through the area where the waterworks of engineer Jan Blanken (1755  1838) determine the landscape. Cycle along the ancient Diefdijk and past uniquely situated forts. Through historic fortified towns and polders with beautiful views. Follow the nodes and discover the area where Jan Blanken lived and worked for years! Do you think 75 km is too long? Then choose the cycle route Along Lek and Linie: a route of 29 km. This route only contains the top of the Jan Blanken route. Between junctions 40 and 10, take nodes 11 and 12 and you will exoerience a beautiful, short cycling route! Of course, you'll find this route on our website as well.
Directions  Distance  Total distance  
Start: Molenstraat 1, 3433CN Nieuwegein  76.7 KM  
From
17
19

357.6 M  0.4 KM  
Head west on Molenstraat  357 M  
You are now at section 19  1 M  
From
19
20

418.9 M  0.4 KM  
Head south on Lekboulevard  419 M  
You are now at section 20  0 M  
From
20
10

928.4 M  0.9 KM  
Head south on Veerweg  220 M  
Take the ferry Nieuwegein  Vianen  194 M  
Continue straight  63 M  
Continue slightly right onto Buitenstad  450 M  
You are now at section 10  0 M  
From
10
02

547.9 M  0.5 KM  
Head south on Buitenstad  62 M  
Continue onto Voorstraat  485 M  
You are now at section 02  1 M  
From
02
05

3413.1 M  3.4 KM  
Head east on Lijnbaan  194 M  
Turn right onto Kanaalweg  1.2 KM  
Continue left onto Panoven  2 KM  
You are now at section 05  1 M  
From
05
21

2715.3 M  2.7 KM  
Head southwest on Bloemendaalseweg  70 M  
Turn left  2.6 KM  
You are now at section 21  1 M  
From
21
61

4654.5 M  4.7 KM  
Head southwest on Heicopperweg  4.6 KM  
Turn left onto Weverwijk  59 M  
You are now at section 61  0 M  
From
61
62

793.6 M  0.8 KM  
Head north on Weverwijk  59 M  
Continue left onto Kleine Kanaaldijk  607 M  
Continue onto Dorpsplein  126 M  
You are now at section 62  1 M  
From
62
60

4874.1 M  4.9 KM  
Head northeast on Dorpsplein  126 M  
Continue onto Kleine Kanaaldijk  666 M  
Turn right onto Grote Kanaaldijk  2.6 KM  
Continue onto Kanaaldijk  213 M  
Continue left onto Zijlkade  1.1 KM  
Continue straight to stay on Zijlkade  179 M  
You are now at section 60  1 M  
From
60
55

3326.3 M  3.3 KM  
Head southwest on Dorpsplein  43 M  
Continue onto Breezijde  3.3 KM  
You are now at section 55  1 M  
From
55
54

759.8 M  0.8 KM  
Head southwest on Klinkert  700 M  
Turn right onto Schotdeurensebrug  59 M  
You are now at section 54  0 M  
From
54
39

2352.4 M  2.4 KM  
Head southeast on Schotdeuren  315 M  
Continue onto Dam  338 M  
Continue onto Schoolstraat  636 M  
Continue onto Kerkeind  886 M  
Continue right onto Kerkstoep  176 M  
You are now at section 39  1 M  
From
39
53

2520.1 M  2.5 KM  
Head west on Haarweg  654 M  
Continue left onto Kanaaldijk  622 M  
Continue onto Merwedekanaal  1.2 KM  
You are now at section 53  1 M  
From
53
22

523.6 M  0.5 KM  
Head south on Kanaaldijk  12 M  
Turn left onto Concordiaweg  193 M  
Continue right onto Paardenwater  320 M  
You are now at section 22  0 M  
From
22
50

671.2 M  0.7 KM  
Head north on Arkelstraat  1 M  
Turn right onto Walstraat  81 M  
Continue onto Korenbrugstraat  107 M  
Continue right onto Havendijk  258 M  
Continue onto Appeldijk  224 M  
You are now at section 50  0 M  
From
50
25

3873.2 M  3.9 KM  
Head southeast on Robberstraat  280 M  
Continue onto Dalemwal  189 M  
Continue right onto Dalembolwerk  296 M  
Continue right onto Dalemsedijk  416 M  
Continue onto Merwededijk  1.2 KM  
Continue onto Waaldijk  1.5 KM  
You are now at section 25  0 M  
From
25
27

3764.8 M  3.8 KM  
Head north on Dalemse Zeiving  1.1 KM  
Continue right onto Achterdijk  1.3 KM  
Continue left onto Molenweg  1.3 KM  
You are now at section 27  0 M  
From
27
28

357.5 M  0.4 KM  
Head northeast on Molenweg  357 M  
You are now at section 28  0 M  
From
28
29

1346.2 M  1.3 KM  
Head north on Molenweg  1.3 KM  
You are now at section 29  0 M  
From
29
32

3430.9 M  3.4 KM  
Head east on Zuiderlingedijk  808 M  
Continue left onto Groeneweg  327 M  
Continue slightly left onto Appeldijk  2.3 KM  
You are now at section 32  1 M  
From
32
31

79.7 M  0.1 KM  
Head north on Torenstraat  79 M  
You are now at section 31  0 M  
From
31
49

2573.8 M  2.6 KM  
Head northeast on Torenstraat  203 M  
Continue onto Voorstraat  258 M  
Continue left onto Heidensweg  866 M  
Continue onto Langs het Bosch  351 M  
Continue slightly right onto Oude Zuiderlingedijk  895 M  
Turn right  1 M  
You are now at section 49  0 M  
From
49
99

2524 M  2.5 KM  
Head south  38 M  
Make a slight right  1.3 KM  
Continue onto Leerdamseweg  528 M  
Continue left onto Nieuwstraat  129 M  
Continue right onto Voorstraat  552 M  
You are now at section 99  1 M  
From
99
82

248.4 M  0.2 KM  
Head northeast on Nieuwe Zuiderlingedijk  124 M  
Continue onto Meerdijk  124 M  
You are now at section 82  0 M  
From
82
48

1338.9 M  1.3 KM  
Head northeast on Meerdijk  1.3 KM  
You are now at section 48  1 M  
From
48
46

3339.1 M  3.3 KM  
Head northeast on Diefdijk  131 M  
Make a slight right  120 M  
Continue left onto Diefdijk  3.1 KM  
You are now at section 46  0 M  
From
46
45

339.1 M  0.3 KM  
Head northeast on Diefdijk  339 M  
You are now at section 45  0 M  
From
45
44

3428.4 M  3.4 KM  
Head northeast on Diefdijk  3.4 KM  
You are now at section 44  1 M  
From
44
52

1916.9 M  1.9 KM  
Head northeast on Diefdijk  1.9 KM  
Enter the roundabout  33 M  
You are now at section 52  1 M  
From
52
40

741.7 M  0.7 KM  
Head south  31 M  
Exit the roundabout onto Diefdijk  711 M  
You are now at section 40  0 M  
From
40
41

2074.4 M  2.1 KM  
Head southeast on Goilberdingerdijk  2.1 KM  
You are now at section 41  1 M  
From
41
42

1904.7 M  1.9 KM  
Head southeast on Goilberdingerdijk  1.3 KM  
Continue onto Ronde Haven  242 M  
Continue onto Kleine Buitenom  374 M  
You are now at section 42  0 M  
From
42
52

1151.3 M  1.2 KM  
Head northwest on Havendijk  23 M  
Continue onto Veerweg  317 M  
Take the ferry Culemborg  Schalkwijk  171 M  
Continue straight onto Veerweg  641 M  
You are now at section 52  0 M  
From
52
51

2426.2 M  2.4 KM  
Head northwest on Lekdijk  2.4 KM  
You are now at section 51  0 M  
From
51
18

2062.8 M  2.1 KM  
Head northwest on Lekdijk  2.1 KM  
You are now at section 18  0 M  
From
18
14

3362.9 M  3.4 KM  
Head northwest on Gedekte Gemeenschapsweg  1 KM  
Continue onto Lange Uitweg  749 M  
Continue left onto Waalseweg  1.6 KM  
You are now at section 14  0 M  
From
14
03

2316.8 M  2.3 KM  
Head northwest on Waalseweg  2 KM  
Continue onto Achterweg  287 M  
You are now at section 03  0 M  
From
03
16

738.7 M  0.7 KM  
Head west on Achterweg  738 M  
You are now at section 16  0 M  
From
16
15

318.4 M  0.3 KM  
Head north on Lekdijk oost  318 M  
You are now at section 15  0 M  
From
15
17

2141.4 M  2.1 KM  
Head east on Kazernedok  16 M  
Continue left onto Beatrixsluis  303 M  
Continue onto Voorhavendijk  1.7 KM  
Continue onto Lekstraat  123 M  
You are now at section 17  1 M 