09 Veen en Woudenroute Friesland
Published: 24/03/2017
Veen en wouden
The southeast corner of Friesland is part of the Frisian Woods, but because of the characteristic forests, heathland, sand drifts and meadows, it is very similar to the neighboring Drenthe.
The unique Fochtelooër Veen (between Appelscha and Veenhuizen) is one of the last raised bog landscapes, which long ago characterized the east and southeast of Friesland. The peat formation started 3000 to 4000 years ago and is still going on. Dried peat (peat) proved to be an excellent fuel.
From the 16th century peat was excavated on a large scale by the 'companies'. For draining the peat groove with main channels and side channels, which were named after the 'companies'. Examples are the Schoterland and the Opsterlandse Compagnonsvaart.
Around the Hoogvenen lay the moors of the farmers from the esdorpen. (Source: Promoter No. 07-2016; Endangered ANWB routes).

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ANWB (bedreigd) Bordje
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Drenthe
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About this region
Drenthe (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdrɛntə] (listen); German: Drente) is a province of the Netherlands located in the northeastern part of the country. It is bordered by Overijssel to the south, Friesland to the west, Groningen to the north, and Germany (districts of Emsland and Bentheim, Lower Saxony) to the east. In January 2017, it had a population of 491,867 and a total area of 2,683 km2 (1,036 sq mi). Drenthe has been populated for 150,000 years. The region has subsequently been part of the Episcopal principality of Utrecht, Habsburg Netherlands, Dutch Republic, Batavian Republic, Kingdom of Holland and Kingdom of the Netherlands. Drenthe is an official province since 1796. The capital and seat of the provincial government is Assen. The King's Commissioner of Drenthe is Jetta Klijnsma. The Labour Party (PvdA) is the largest party in the States-Provincial, followed by the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) and the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA). Drenthe is a sparsely populated rural area, unlike many other parts of the Netherlands. Except for some industry in Assen and Emmen, the land in Drenthe is mainly used for agriculture.
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View route collection The 10 most beautiful car and motorcycle routes in Friesland
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Friesland officially, Frisian: Fryslân is a province in the north of the Netherlands. Friesland had 660,560 inhabitants in 2018. The capital is Leeuwarden. In addition to Dutch, Frisian has administrative language status in the province. But who doesn't know Friesland from the Elfstedentocht? A skating festival that is unparalleled, unfortunately it has been a long time since the last Eleven Cities tour in Friesland was held, January 4, 1997 to be exact.

Not only your own language and a skating tour through the 11 Frisian cities, but also a very beautiful province to tour by car or motorcycle and enjoy all the beautiful things that the province of Friesland has to offer. For this purpose a MyRoute app RouteXpert has compiled a Top 10 of Car and Motorcycle routes for you.

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Subject: New Route for the Top 10 collection Province of Friesland compiled by Hans van de Ven.

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View route collection The 43 ANWB Endangered Routes
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You have certainly seen one of the 43 Endangered ANWB routes. When asked whether these can also be offered as 1 file, the MyRoute-app Team started to realize this user wish. You can see the result in this collection, among others.

The series of the 43 Endangered ANWB routes were published in the Promoter between April 2015 and September 2016. In the past, the routes were driven on the basis of the ANWB signs. These signs have disappeared from the streets with the arrival of the navigation systems.

All 43 routes have been checked and made the same for TomTom, Garmin and MyRoute-app Navigation by a RouteRpert MyRoute-app. The routes follow as much as possible the original route as it was made at the time.
The 43 routes start and / or end in one of the provinces of the Netherlands and occasionally also go a bit through Germany or Belgium.

The number of routes per province is as follows:
• Friesland: 5 routes
• Groningen: 4 routes
• Drenthe: 6 routes
• Germany: 1 route
• Overijssel: 4 routes
• North Holland: 2 routes
• South Holland: 3 routes
• Utrecht: 1 route
• Flevoland: 2 routes
• Gelderland: 4 routes
• Zeeland: 5 routes
• North Brabant: 4 routes
• Limburg: 2 routes

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