OpenFietsmap

    OpenFietsMap is a free routable cycling map for Garmin ® GPS units*. The map is based on data from www.openstreetmap.org. OpenStreetMap creates and provides free geographic data such as street maps to anyone who wants them.

    Cartography: © Openfietsmap.nl
    Map data:  © Openstreetmap contributors

    *) Android smartphones/tablets with the Oruxmaps app can also read the Openfietsmaps (as non routable layer). An Openfietsmap style for Osmand is in development.

    Benelux

    In the download section you can find a version for the GPS which includes a Windows installer to install the map automatically in Mapsource or Basecamp on your pc. There is also a Mac version (gmap) for Garmin Roadtrip/Basecamp available.  The Benelux light version does not include contour lines and has limited landuse forms (no buildings, grass- and farmlands etc).

    OpenFietsMap Benelux covers Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxemburg as well as a small border area (Germany and N-France). Main focus of the map is on cyclists, so the routing will try to follow cycling lanes and routes as much as possible. Car routing is not supported.

    The Openstreetmap data in the Netherlands is quite detailed since the the donation of the complete streetnetwork by AND in 2007. However, a lot of cyclepaths were not part of this AND network and has to be added by volunteers. Thanks to their participation the OSM data is now quite accurate in some regions and still getting better, but unfortunately this is not everywhere the case yet.

    It would be great if the users of this map can participate in the Openstreetmap project to make the OSM map even better.

    This can be done by reporting errors, adding GPS tracks to the map database, adding or editing missing roads and bike paths, adding waypoints etc. For more info visit the participating section.


    Screen shot from Garmin Basecamp


    What is available on OpenFietsMap?
    • Topographic data with contour lines (5 m interval)
    • cycling routes, paths and cycling-nodes ('fietsknooppunten')
    • routable for cyclists and pedestrians (not suitable for car navigation)
    • address data  with housenumber search (complete for the Netherlands, elsewhere incomplete)


    Germany

    This version includes contourlines (10m interval). A combination with the Benelux is also available.

    OFM Germany + Benelux combined

    Europe


    This mapset covers almost whole Europe, contour lines (25m interval) are included.

    Europe


    Worldwide (Openfietsmap Lite)

    On garmin.openstreetmap.nl you can make a worldwide selection of predefined countries or a (limited) selection of tiles. Choose the option Routable Bicycle for the Openfietsmap Lite version. This light version does not include contourlines, buildings, extended landuse (grass, farmland etc).



    SD-cards (plug & play)
    with cycle route maps

    In co-operation with Recreatief-Fietsen.nl,  you can also order cycling route maps on a 4 GB micro SD card, ready to use for your GPS.


    Features not supported / known bugs

    Issue / bug
    Comment
    automobile routing not supported
    Routing with vehicle=car is meant for racing bikes


    postcode/housenumber search
    Postal code search is not supported;
    Housenumbers are searchable if mapped on OSM; housenumbers in the Netherlands are extracted from the Dutch BAG dataset and almost complete
    long distance routing
    Use via points for distances > 20 km
    No DEM / 3-D altitude data
    Switch to the 2D map only (Basecamp)
    Routing doesn't cross tile borders (Mapsource/Basecamp)
    Select "toll roads" avoidance and use many via points; Don't select interstate / major highways avoidance

     
    Bicycle routing is weird (Basecamp)
    Use automotive profile instead of bicycle profile


    See trips & tricks for more info
     




    Disclaimer

    Please be aware that this map is still in an experimental  and using this software is at your own risk.

    Because the map data are mainly based on volunteer activity, the quality of the road data and the level of detail from the underlying Openstreetmap data varies from region to region. Bicycle paths and routes may not be on the map, or roads may not be connected very well. This can cause that the route calculation isn't always accurate or reliable.  Also the map software is still in development, so inefficient routes caused by bugs in the software may occur.

    License

    Mapdata © Openstreetmap contributors
    Cartography & documentation © Openfietsmap.nl
    Tile names 
    © geonames.org
    SRTM Data © U.S. Geological Survey and Jonathan de Ferranti (viewfinderpanoramas.org)



    Openfietsmap is available for personal use. Further distribution or commercial use
    is not allowed without attribution and permission from Openfietsmap.nl



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