Start and finish

This year you can start the Ronde van de Westfriese Omringdijk from five starting locations!
Alkmaar
Hoorn
Enkhuizen
Medemblik
Schagen
Start & Finish in Alkmaar – Alkmaarse Poort
The official 0-point of the Westfriese Omringdijk is located in Alkmaar. This is where the construction of the dike once started. The start and finish in Alkmaar is at Restaurant de Alkmaarse Poort. The Alkmaarse Poort is literally at the entrance to Alkmaar. It is a place where the coffee is ready and where cyclists are always welcome. Also for a drink after your performance.

Parking is free at the business park on the Edisonweg in Alkmaar. For more information about accessibility click here.

Adress
Restaurant Alkmaarse Poort
Omval 72, Alkmaar
(for parking navigate to Edisonweg in Alkmaar)

Starting times
See below for the starting times. Starting is possible between the indicated times.
Start & Finish in Hoorn - Kerkplein
Hoorn is the city of the 'Gouden Eeuw' and that is clearly visible. The start and finsih is located on the Kerkplein, it is an unique location. The cafes definitely provide the right atmosphere where you can get a nice cup of coffee or even a cold beer.

Parking is free at the P+R location on the Van Dedemstraat in Hoorn or at the Nieuwe Wal car park in Hoorn. From both parking locations it is a 5-minute bike ride to the start. For more information about accessibility click here.

Adress
Kerkplein 3, Hoorn
(for parking navigate to the Van Dedemstraat or de Nieuwe Wal in Hoorn).

Start times
See below for the starting times. Starting is possible between the indicated times.
Start & Finish in Medemblik – Stoommachinemuseum
The Dutch Steam Engine Museum is located in Stoomgemaal “De Vier Noorder Koggen”. The steam pumping station has played an important role in the reclamation of West-Friesland. One of the most special start and finish locations of the Ronde van de Westfriese Omringdijk. Here you can dive into the history of the steam engine, but of course you can also just go there for coffee and a drink afterwards.

Parking is free at parking location Regatta Center on Vooroever 3 in Medemblik. From here it is 1 kilometer by bike to the start. For more information about accessibility click here.

Adress
Vooroever 3, Medemblik
(For parking navigate to Regatta Center aan de Vooroever 3 in Medemblik).

Start times
See below for the starting times. Starting is possible between the indicated times.
Start & Finish in Enkhuizen - Brouwerij de Werf
Brewery De Werf is located in a unique location on the Oude Haven, next to the defense tower De Dromedaris. Located in a former shipyard in the historic center of Enkhuizen. With a lovely industrial look and a beautiful terrace on the water, your start and finish will be a party. Delicious beers are brewed here and life is celebrated. Good coffee, a nice beer and good food, you will find it at the start and finish location of Brouwerij de Werf. Located right next to the Houtribdijk, this is the ideal location for participants from the east of the country.

Parking is free at P+R location Enkhuizen on Stationsplein in Enkhuizen. From here it is a 500 meter bike ride to the start. For more information about accessibility click here.

Adress
Paktuinen 6, Enkhuizen
(For parking navigate to the Stationsplein in Enkhuizen).

Starting times
See below for the starting times. Starting is possible between the indicated times.
Start & Finish in Schagen – De Markt
The Markt in Schagen has perhaps the nicest terraces in West-Friesland. Large events such as Paasvee and Popweekend are regularly held on this unique square around the church. The Ronde van de Westfriese Omringdijk can now be added to that list! Schagen is the city of the West Frisian Volklore and the weekly West Frisian Market. There is plenty of space here to enjoy coffee on the terrace before and after your tour and a good beer afterwards.

Parking is free in the parking lot at the Julianalaan in Schagen. From here it is a 300 meter bike ride to the start. For more information about accessibility click here.

Adress
Markt 22, Schagen
(For parking navigate to Julianalaan 8 in Schagen).

Starting times
See below for the starting times. Starting is only possible between the indicated times.

Starting times

135 km | 8.00 - 9.50 hours
80 km | 9.50 - 10.40 hours
50 km | 10.40 - 11.00 hours
Corona measures  
For a safe and responsible event, we have a number of measures that apply during the Ronde van de Westfriese Omringdijk. We hope that all participants can take this into account This way we can all enjoy a sporty day carefree.
Measures
  • Wash your hands thoroughly and regularly.
  • Do not shake hands.
  • Stay 1.5 metres away from other people.
  • If you have symptoms, stay at home and get tested as soon as possible.
  • Follow the directions of the organization.
  • Cough and sneeze into your elbow.
  • Wear a face mask where required
  • Don't come earlier/later than your stated start time.