A tour of Loonse Drunense Duinen and the fortified town of Heusden

Cycling in Loon op Zand, North Brabant, The Netherlands

Cycling route 115167

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15468 327
61.5 km
03:37 h
1084 kcal
5 m
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Description

From here you cycle through the Loonse and Drunense Dunes. In this national park you will find extensive moors and quiet forests. And of course the famous sand dunes to which this area owes its nickname: the Brabant Sahara. Then you arrive in Heusden, a beautiful fortified town. In the polders near the Maas you pass the Fort Hedikhuizen from 1862. Further on you drive along the Haarsteegse Wiel, which was created in 1610 when a dike burst. Via the Heidijk you drive through the Nieuwkuijkse Bosje, a former coppice forest. You cross the canal, after which you cycle along the meadows again. In Giersbergen time seems to have stood still a bit, the hamlet consists almost entirely of thatched long gable farms.
Bicycle cafe Ice cream parlour Nice walkers Windmill Fort Castle

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Directions

# Description Distance
37
37 (5175BE, Loon op Zand, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
32
32 (5171RN, Loon op Zand, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 2.65 km
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22 (5171RM, Loon op Zand, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 4.30 km
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20 (5144NK, Waalwijk, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 5.23 km
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21 (Kanaalweg, 5151RA, Heusden, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 7.27 km
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15 (Halve Zolenpad, 5142MG, Waalwijk, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 8.60 km

Place name directory

  • Loon op Zand, North Brabant
  • Waalwijk, North Brabant
  • Heusden, North Brabant
  • Bokhoven, North Brabant
  • 's-Hertogenbosch, North Brabant
  • Haaren, North Brabant
  • Tilburg, North Brabant

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