Cycling in the Heart City

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Discover the beauty of Zwolle while cycling through the different landscapes. Discover the different neighborhoods of Zwolle, the green surroundings or follow one of the great bike routes. We tell you about the most beautiful routes, where to rent a bike and where to park it in Zwolle.

Discover all facets of Zwolle by bike

In 2021 Zwolle was named the best cycling city in the world. In and around Zwolle there is much beauty to see. Cycling enthusiasts share that opinion and put together wonderful cycling routes in and around Zwolle. Parks, water, city: all parts of Zwolle you will encounter during a bicycle route.

[Rondje Zwolle]](route://584 "round Zwolle") is a popular bicycle route of about 40 kilometers. Not for nothing is the route so popular. This route is perfect if you want to discover the outskirts of Zwolle. Feast your eyes on the diverse landscapes you cycle through.

Another popular route is the Fietsrondje Zwolle - Kampen. At the Tourist Information Points in Zwolle and Kampen, you can get a booklet with the tour. Or download the route for free.

We also recommend the Hanzerondje Hasselt - Zwolle. The route takes you along the varied river landscape in the IJsseldelta between the two historic Hanseatic cities of Hasselt and Zwolle. Or throw your creativity into the fray and put together your own route to suit your needs.

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Rent a bike

Would you like to discover Zwolle by bike? But don't have a bike in town yet? Then just rent one! At the NS station in Zwolle you can easily rent a bike. For only €4.45 per day you can rent an OV bike. The bike store Gait Rigter always has bikes ready to go. Whether you're looking for a mountain bike or an electric bike: you've come to the right place. From as little as € 12.50 per day you can rent a bike to explore Zwolle.



Would you like to leave your bike at home, but still discover the inner city of Zwolle by bike? Then discover Zwolle from the Fietsjoe; a comfortable bicycle cab with an open cabin. It can take two adults. A cyclist will show you the most beautiful spots of Zwolle and tell you a lot about the city. A playful way of a city tour!

Store your bike safely in Zwolle

A stop in the center of Zwolle is always a good idea. Settle down on a terrace or eat a nice piece of cake at your favorite place. That piece of pie tastes even better if you don't have to worry about your bike. Place your bike in a guarded bike park and don't worry about whether your bike is parked safely. We list the bike racks in Zwolle for you:

  • Fietsenstalling Rodetorenplein: free and guarded during opening hours, but accessible 24/7.
  • Fietsenstalling Meerminneplein: free and your bike is guarded during opening hours, but is accessible 24/7.
  • Bicycle parking Gasthuisplein: covered and only accessible during opening hours.
  • Bicycle parking Stationsplein: covered, guarded during opening hours and the first 24 hours you park your bike for free.

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