Baflo ( Gronings: Bavvelt ) is a village in the municipality Winsum in the northern Dutch province of Groningen.
The village has developed around a mound, the Romanesque St. Laurentius Church stands for today from the 13th century. The church has a free-standing tower.
Baflo 's start and end point of the North tour Noorderrondritten, a skating race, in respect of the traditional elfstedentocht through the province of Friesland - Leeuwarden is the start and finish - is also called Groningen Eleven Cities Tour; this circular tour takes place since 1940 over a distance of about 150 km along the channels of the province of Groningen instead. The village lies on Rasquerdermaar and the canal Baflo - Mensingeweer. From the Bafloërmaar, once the connection after Winsum, no more than a broad moat remains.
Baflo is the birthplace of the humanist Rudolf Agricola.
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- Former municipality in the province of Groningen
- Place in the province of Groningen