Local Food Pod Bike Route

Discover the surrounding of Haarlem by bike, from one undiscovered food gem to the next. Meanwhile, listen on your smartphone to inspiring stories from the local food producers on this route and gain interesting information. That is the Local Food Pod Bike Route in a nutshell! 

Using an app, you’ll cycle past various addresses in and around Haarlem that sell food (related) products. The focus is on local, artisanal products that are sustainably produced. Along the way, inspiring stories of different makers can be heard. In addition, through sound clips, photos, videos and text, information is provided about the Haarlem area, local producers and the way the product is made. Where possible, participating makers offer a peek into their kitchen or the opportunity to buy their products. For example, you can visit an oyster mushroom farm, an eel smoker, a working windmill and a brewery. And don’t forget to fill your bike basket!


Bike and enjoy Haarlem and it’s food culture

Family activity

Tastings of local food and drinks

Good, Clean and Fair!

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Between 10:00am and 5:00pm

The route is for Free,- | a guide costs € 200,- | Consumptions for your own account

Route and navigation download via iZi.Travel app.


Minimum participants
1 person


As much as you like!

Starting point
Grote Markt Haarlem (start of the app and navigation)




Enjoy cycling in the open air

Informal and sporty!

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Meet the food producers of Haarlem and the surrounding area

There you can drink a local beer, or eat an oyster mushroom burger.

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Relax cycling alone or have fun with your family and friends

From 0 to 100+ as long as you can cycle.

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Great local food

On the cycle route you can enjoy delicious local snacks and drinks.

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Create new memories

Learn all about what grows and blooms in and around Haarlem.

Why go?

See what grows and lives and what is edible.

Go on an adventure in the forest, through the dunes and on the beach

Learn all about the local food culture.

Nice and healthy cycling!

Enjoy nature and fill your lungs with fresh air!

Starting point

How to get there?

Bring your own bike or reserve a rental bike at Rent a Bike Haarlem or at Camping de Lakens in Bloemendaal aan Zee. The price of a rental bicycle is not included in the price. You will receive a link to the route app in the confirmation email. You can start and stop wherever you want on the route. Along the way you can also stop at participating catering companies and food producers. The route can also be cycled in parts.