Rolling heathlands and wooded paths in De Wijers

Cycling in Houthalen-Helchteren, Flanders, Belgium

Cycling route 1274111

Provided by: Tourist Info

533 22
28.2 km
01:39 h
496 kcal
82 m
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Variety trumps. Rolling heathlands and sandy plains alternate with forests and meadows. You pass Kelchterhoef, Hengelhoef and some cozy village centers. Ideal for taking your cycling break. In Kelchterhoef you will experience De Wijers through and through with its numerous ponds, the 20-hectare pond and characteristic farms. You can relax on the tree dream bench at Hoeve Mieneke or on the wooden platform on the water. Why not even order a picnic package and enjoy it on the picnic island in the reeds? At the idyllically situated visitor center Limburgs Landschap in Hengelhoef you get an exceptional view over the grasslands of the valley of the Roosterbeek. In the Ten Haagdoorn nature reserve you will find one of the most valuable landscapes in Limburg with its inland dunes, fens, forests and heathland.
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Below you will find various suggestions for breaks that you can visit during your route. These are divided into different categories, making it easy for you to choose.


# Description Distance
Domein Kelchterhoef (Kelchterhoefstraat, 3530, Houthalen-Helchteren, Flanders, Belgium) 0.00 km
317 (3530, Houthalen-Helchteren, Flanders, Belgium) 4.14 km
316 (3530, Houthalen-Helchteren, Flanders, Belgium) 9.24 km
300 (Kolverenstraat, 3520, Zonhoven, Flanders, Belgium) 12.35 km
305 (3520, Zonhoven, Flanders, Belgium) 13.39 km
79 (3600, Genk, Flanders, Belgium) 19.69 km

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  • Houthalen-Helchteren, Flanders
  • Zonhoven, Flanders
  • Genk, Flanders


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