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Wijnjewoude - Lippenhuizen | Section 7 of the Bonifatius Kloosterpad Monastery Route

(21.5 km)

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This section of the Bonifatius Kloosterpad Monastery Route runs along the south bank of the Koningsdiep river, an ancient river that used to flow into the former Middelzee estuary. This walk leads across southeast Friesland

from the village of Wijnjewoude to the village of Lippenhuizen. Along the way you pass small hamlets with international names such as Petersburg and Moskou (Moscow) 

and several places of worship, like the magnificently situated church in the village of Duurswoude at the end of Section 6. The last church you come to is Piterkerk church in the village of Lippenhuizen. It is possible to spend the night here.

After the village of Wijnje…

To make it easy to navigate, download the route in Google Maps!

This section of the Bonifatius Kloosterpad Monastery Route runs along the south bank of the Koningsdiep river, an ancient river that used to flow into the former Middelzee estuary. This walk leads across southeast Friesland

from the village of Wijnjewoude to the village of Lippenhuizen. Along the way you pass small hamlets with international names such as Petersburg and Moskou (Moscow) 

and several places of worship, like the magnificently situated church in the village of Duurswoude at the end of Section 6. The last church you come to is Piterkerk church in the village of Lippenhuizen. It is possible to spend the night here.

After the village of Wijnjewoude you pass through the heath and woodland of the Kapellepôlle nature reserve, where there was once a St Boniface Chapel that is said to have had a bell with a gold clapper.  

Sights on this route

Starting point: Ald Duerswald
9241 Wijnjewoude
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Duurswouderheide Nature Reserve

Duurswouderheide Nature Reserve

The Duurswouderheide nature reserve is a large heathland reserve in Southeast Friesland that is managed by Staatsbosbeheer, the national forestry organisation that oversees the Netherlands’ green heritage.

Duurswouderheide water bomen
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Moskou

Moskou

Moskou is een buurtschap in Zuidoost Friesland, vlakbij Donkerbroek gelegen.

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Wijnjeterperschar Nature Reserve

Wijnjeterperschar Nature Reserve

The land here was farmed for centuries. Today this ancient small-scale landscape of wooded banks, heathland and fast-flowing streams is managed as a nature reserve.

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Piterkerk Lippenhuizen

Piterkerk Lippenhuizen

De Piterkerk is een karakteristieke en onlangs geheel gerestaureerde kerk in het centrum van Lippenhuizen. In de middeleeuwen verrees de kerk op een hoogveenpakket van enkele meters dik dat elders in het dorp verdwenen is.

End point: De Buorren 36
8408 HK Lippenhuizen

Directions

Starting point: Ald Duerswald
9241 Wijnjewoude

Knooppunt 11 - 41 - 20 - 53 - 46 - 86 - 81 - 40, dan rechtsaf over talud naar 63 - 65 - 66 - 60 - 50 - 54 - 5 - 79, richting 40, maar op Boerestreek rechtsaf en direct linksaf naar Bûtewei 43 - 65 - 75.

End point: De Buorren 36
8408 HK Lippenhuizen
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