If you can’t go backpacking, you can still go bikepacking! While traversing the Netherlands on your bicycle, the beautiful South Limburg Hills should not be missed. Whether you’re an avid cyclist or mountain biker who loves to climb, or a recreational cyclist who simply wants to enjoy the surroundings, South Limburg offers a fantastic cycling vacation for all types of cyclists.

Member of Bikepacking Holland

As a member Bikepacking Holland, The Green Elephant Hostels is part of the route that runs through the Netherlands, in collaboration with other hostels spread across the country. Whether you choose Maastricht as your starting point or destination, in all Bikepacking Holland hostels, you can comfortably stay overnight after a day of cycling. You can securely store your bike and start the day with a hearty breakfast, so you’re ready for another day full of kilometers.
For more information about Bikepacking Holland and the route, visit www.bikepackingholland.nl. And if you stay overnight, by using the hashtag #bikepackingholland, you automatically become a member of the Bikepacking Holland community!

River the Maas by night - The Green Elephant Hostels
Rental bikes available | The Green Elephant hostels

Bikepacking Cycling Holiday Package

Looking for a package for a delightful cycling trip in the Netherlands?
Book the ‘Bikepacking package’ at The Green Elephant Hostels.

View the package here

Cycling Routes in South Limburg

Relaxing Cycling with the Cycling Node Network

Want to leisurely tour around South Limburg? You no longer need a map while cycling. You can easily cycle from node to node and check the map there to plan your next route. All you have to remember is the number of the next node; the cycling route network will guide you. More information can be found here.

Amstel Gold Race Route

For the avid cyclists, there’s the Amstel Gold Race, which you can cycle all year round! As a passionate cyclist, you’ll surely want to experience the famous Dutch cycling race. This 75-kilometer tour version takes you through Maastricht, so you can easily start from The Green Elephant Hostels. Along the way, you’ll pass picturesque Sint Geertruid, Noorbeek (voted the most beautiful village in Limburg), and Slenaken, ultimately finishing at the Cauberg in Valkenburg.

STRAVA Amstel Gold Race route (southern section 75km)

STRAVA Amstel Gold Race route (northern section 125km)