This route takes you to ‘The Hosts of the Schiermonnikoog National Park’. Explore the different landscapes on this island and learn about the typical island dishes of Schiermonnikoog.
You walk this route in about 1 1/2 hours around the west using sound clips on an MP3 player. Along the way you listen to nature, culture and history while enjoying everything around you. You put your eyes and ears to work with this route.
Whatever season you walk through the Schiermonnikoog National Park, there’s always something to see. Discover orchids in late spring, dive in the sea during the summer and birdwatch in the autumn and winter. And, of course, there’s always a chance you’ll see the Wadden Sea’s most famous resident - the seal.
Schiermonnikoog is one of the few areas in the Netherlands where nature forms the majority of the landscape. Wind and sea call the shots. You can see the process of the shifting sand and growing dunes. When walking through the Schiermonnikoog National Park, you become aware of the dynamics of nature and of the countless plants and animals that live there.