Tussen Slik en Zand 2024


Ameland, one of the charming Wadden Islands of the Netherlands, is not only known for its natural beauty but also as the host of the unique hiking event Tussen Slik en Zand (Between Mud and Sand). This event is not just a hike; it offers a deep dive into the impressive landscape of the island, enriched with art, music, and stories.

Connection with Nature and World Heritage

During Tussen Slik en Zand (Between Mud and Sand), participants have the opportunity to experience the rugged, unspoiled beauty of Ameland. From the expansive beaches and dunes to the mudflats and salt marshes, the diversity of the landscape is overwhelming. As a hiker, become part of the Wadden Sea World Heritage, a special area recognized by UNESCO for its unique natural and cultural value.

Designated Routes with a Touch of Culture

The hiking trails lead participants along roads, paths, and trails. Along the way, they are guided along the mudflat side, through forests, dunes, the picturesque village of Ballum, and end on the beach, before finishing in the atmospheric center of Nes. Upon arrival in Nes, all participants receive a special route booklet. This booklet not only contains information about the hiking route but also about the unique natural and cultural values encountered along the way.