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Best trails in Vlieland

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Looking for a great trail near Vlieland, Friesland? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, walking trails, beach trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Nationaal Park Duinen van Texel, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Formerumer Forest or Den Oever - Cornwerd. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Vlieland ranging from 3.2 to 18.9 miles and from 16 to 141 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Vlieland
Top trails (5)
#1 - Vlieland Loop
Vlieland, Friesland, Netherlands
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Length: 18.9 mi • Est. 7 h 58 m
The group of islands on the north coast of the Netherlands are called the Wadden Islands, and Vlieland is the smallest of the lot. Still, you can find nearly any Dutch landscape mingled together on this tiny island: forst, heath, dune, wad, sea and the tiny old village. Vlieland is perfect for a day or two of hiking or cycling all around the island. To get to the island you can take the boat from Harlingen, which takes around 1,5 hour. There’s several campgrounds and hotels on the island if you wish to stay the night. IF you need more information about Vlieland or the boat there, check out: https://vlieland.net/enShow more
#2 - Vliehors
Vlieland, Friesland, Netherlands
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 4 h 28 m
NOTE: When the red flag is raised, the Vliehors is used as a military training area and it is prohibited to enter. This generally takes place during the week, often the area is freely accessible at the weekend. The Vliehors is the sandbank west of Vlieland, the largest sandbank in Europe. The area is sometimes referred to as the Sahara of the High North. A unique walk on sand that also takes you past the Reddinghuisje. It used to be a refuge for castaways, now a beachcombers museum.Show more
#3 - Boswachterspad Posthuiswad - Kroon's Polder
Vlieland, Friesland, Netherlands
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
#4 - Vlieland East - Posthuis
Vlieland, Friesland, Netherlands
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Length: 11.6 mi • Est. 4 h 41 m
Extensive trail over Vlieland. The route starts in the east of the island and leads through forests and dune areas towards Het Posthuis. The route returns to the southern side.Show more
#5 - Vlieland East - Vuurduin - Beach
Vlieland, Friesland, Netherlands
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
From East Vlieland you first walk past the lighthouse Vuurduin through the dunes to the beach. Via the Badweg you arrive back in East Vlieland. A beautiful short walk that shows you the dunes and the beach of Vlieland.Show more