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Dokkum - Wouterswoude | Elfstedenpad Hiking Trail: Section 13

16.5 km

You start on the outskirts of Dokkum and wander through the old city centre, along the fortifications and past several markets.

After Saint Boniface was martyred, many pilgrims came to Dokkum to pay homage and drink from the sacred spring. The water was said to have healing properties. Dokkum later became an important naval base where the Frisian Admiralty was headquartered. For centuries, Dokkum had an open channel to the Wadden Sea.   

On your way out of Dokkum, you pass the Bonifatiuskapel Church in the northern part of the city as you head for the village of Driezum.

The trail leads you into the Noardlike Frysk…

You start on the outskirts of Dokkum and wander through the old city centre, along the fortifications and past several markets.

After Saint Boniface was martyred, many pilgrims came to Dokkum to pay homage and drink from the sacred spring. The water was said to have healing properties. Dokkum later became an important naval base where the Frisian Admiralty was headquartered. For centuries, Dokkum had an open channel to the Wadden Sea.   

On your way out of Dokkum, you pass the Bonifatiuskapel Church in the northern part of the city as you head for the village of Driezum.

The trail leads you into the Noardlike Fryske Wâlden National Landscape conservation area, where you find yourself in unique countryside with meadows enclosed by rows of alders. The rows of trees help to increase biodiversity by providing shelter for many different kinds of plants, insects and birds.

The last part of the trail leads along a beautiful little path just south of the small village of Wouterswoude.

Sights on this route

Starting point: Eewal
9101 PD Dokkum
32 38
1

Dokkumer Bolwerken

Dokkumer Bolwerken
Centrum
9101 MG Dokkum
39
2

Grote kerk of St-Martinuskerk Dokkum

Grote kerk of St-Martinuskerk Dokkum
De Markt 2
9101 LS Dokkum
Grote Kerk Dokkum
3

11Fountains Dokkum

11Fountains Dokkum
De Markt 28
9101 LS Dokkum
63
4

Elfstedentocht Turning Point

Elfstedentocht Turning Point
Vleesmarkt 1
9101 ML Dokkum
Doorlopers bankjes bij Keerpunt Dokkum
14
5

Dokkumer Admiraliteit

Dokkumer Admiraliteit
Centrum
9101 LA Dokkum
31 62 73 38
6

Rinsma State Country House and Estate

Rinsma State Country House and Estate
Van Sytzamawei 26
9114 RW Driezum
32 88 53
End point: Broekloane
9113 AW Wouterswoude

Directions

Starting point: Eewal
9101 PD Dokkum
  • Vanaf het startpunt volg je knooppunt 32, 38 en komt dan op de bolwerken uit.
  • Vanaf hier naar 39, dwars door het centrum naar 63, 14, 31 en 62 langs de Bonifatiuskapel.
  • Door naar 73, de stad uit naar 38 (Driezum), 32, 88. Hierna ga je rechtsaf langs het water, om vervolgens bij knooppunt 53 te eindigen.    
End point: Broekloane
9113 AW Wouterswoude
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38
39
63
14
31
62
73
38
32
88
53