Explore the surroundings of Van der Valk Hotel Tiel

Hiking & Cycling

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Cycling in the Betuwe

From the Waal to the Rhine and back again, a wonderful route through the beautiful Betuwe countryside. From dike to dike, you will have the most beautiful views of these two impressive rivers, with the small routes making for a delightful bike ride.

Discover the 5 most beautiful cycling routes in the Betuwe here!

Rent a bicycle
Don't have your own bike? Then hire a bike at our hotel from € 15 for a day.
Ask at reception for the possibilities.

Discover the beautiful hiking trails on the Grebbeberg in Rhenen, a hilly and wooded nature reserve just a 20-minute drive away. Enjoy breathtaking views and enchanting sunlight between the trees. The 4 km route offers relaxation and tranquillity, with the possibility of parking at Grebberg Military Field of Honour.

After your walk, enjoy a tasty meal or a delicious cup of coffee or tea in our restaurant.

Discover Tiel's historic city centre with a 3-kilometre city walk, including the picturesque Kalverbos forest. Admire historical highlights, such as Waterpoort Tiel, just a 23-minute walk from Van der Valk Hotel Tiel.

Take a selfie with Flipje and explore the charming streets and cosy squares on the banks of the river Waal. An unforgettable experience with lots to see and do!

Discover Van der Valk's backyard by bike with Backyard, our handy cycling app that links your hotel stay with customised cycling routes. Let Backyard be your ultimate cycling buddy, with carefully crafted routes full of hidden gems such as breathtaking viewpoints and historical sights.

Whether you stay one night or a week, with Backyard your stay will be a local adventure full of unique experiences that will make your trip unforgettable.

The many water birds will accompany you, while the roughness of the Waal provides an impressive view. During these rambling routes, due to the changing water levels, you will come across new discoveries every time! For example, go for the beautiful rambling route from Tiel to Druten.

This route along the Waal counts about 30 kilometres. So it is quite a long walk. You can start the walk at 4 different points.

Take a beautiful walk on one of the clogging paths in the Betuwe.

Follow the authentic clog paths through the beautiful surroundings in the Betuwe. Small villages like Zoelen and Kerk-Avezaath, with their rich history will gladly show themselves to you. This route gives a beautiful picture of the surroundings of both nature and village communities. On clogs is allowed, but of course not necessary.