For more than 100 years, around 15,000 participants have been cycling the Eleven Cities Bicycle Tour every Whit Monday. The start and finish of this 235-kilometre-long tour is in Bolsward. In the morning between 05.00 and 08.00, participants start in 23 different groups, in the centre of Bolsward. A group of around 650 participants starts every 8 minutes. The different groups are composed according to a lottery system. To complete the tour, the participants need to have collected all stamps from the different checkpoints and have passed the finish check in Bolsward by midnight.
The Wadden dike near Marrum
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