The Pieterpad is the most famous long-distance walking route in the Netherlands. The route leads from Pieterburen on the Groningen Wadden coast to the Sint-Pietersberg near Maastricht and has a length of 492 kilometers, divided into 26 stages. The route runs through the most diverse landscapes and is maintained by the Nivon. The Pieterpad is marked in the field with the internationally known white-red marks of long-distance hiking trails (LAW).
From Bed and Breakfast Hotel Hoeve de Vredenhof you can walk five stages of the Pieterpad.
Stage 1: Pieterburen – Winsum
Good public transport connection, so you drive by car to Pieterburen; walk to Winsum and then return by public transport (bus) to your car in Pieterburen.
Stage 2: Winsum – Groningen
Good public transport connection, so you drive by car to Winsum; walk to Groningen and then return by public transport (train) to your car in Winsum.
Stage 3: Groningen – Zuidlaren
Good public transport connection, so you can take public transport (bus) from Zuidlaren (bus stop 150 meters away) to Groningen and then walk back to Zuidlaren.
Stage 4: Zuidlaren – Rolde
On Monday to Saturday there is a good public transport connection between Zuidlaren and Rolde. The public transport connection is worse on Sundays. For more information you can visit the website OV9292. Use the Brink Zuidlaren bus stop and the Grote Brink Rolde bus stop as a departure and arrival point. If available, we have a Rolde pick-up and/or delivery service. The costs are € 23. We kindly ask you to make a reservation for this service with us in advance. Our bus is equipped with a plastic partition between the driver and the rear seat, so we can transport you safely in accordance with the Dutch corona guidelines.
Stage 5: Rolled – Schoonloo
Good public transport connection, so you drive by car to Rolde; walk to Schoonloo and then return by public transport (bus) to your car in Rolde.