Cycling through the Belgian Kempen

Cycling in Peer, Flanders, Belgium

Cycling route 137157

Provided by: Tourist Info

7354 34
61.9 km
03:38 h
1091 kcal
59 m
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In the Belgian Kempen you will find everything that makes cycling so interesting and fun: peace and quiet, space, lots of natural beauty and a rich cultural history. This route takes you through the Pijnven and the Dommel valley.

Old chapel
The first kilometers you can warm up while you look out over fields, fields and streams. Between junction 248 and 5 you drive on a former railway line. It is nice to pedal along the leafy and quiet path. Via the forest of the Resterheide you reach Hechtel, a pleasant village where you can admire a few mansions. On the Dorpsstraat you will see the Chapel of Our Lady of Assistance. The prayer house is said to date from the mid-nineteenth century.

Fragrant Pains
A little later you cycle for miles through the fragrant coniferous forests of the Pijnven. What is this enjoyment! From junction 245 you drive a bit through the Dommel valley. This protected landscape consists of fields with hedgerows, alder forests, poplar plantations and meadows. The Wedelse Molen is located on the river. According to some sources, the mill already existed in the 8th century, which would mean that it is the oldest water mill in the Benelux. At the cozy and educational Breugelhoeve you are welcome for a snack and drink.

Visitor center Bicycle cafe Forest Nature Route
Tourist Info

Are you going out in Belgium? and can you use some extra information before you get on your bike or start your hike? Then pay a visit to one of the many Tourist Information points that you can find throughout Belgium. away. Then you can be well prepared with great tips from locals.

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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
De Breugelhoeve (Lobroekstraat, 3990, Peer, Flanders, Belgium) 0.00 km
207 (3990, Peer, Flanders, Belgium) 7.68 km
530 (3990, Peer, Flanders, Belgium) 10.58 km
248 (Hoksentstraat, 3940, Hechtel-Eksel, Flanders, Belgium) 14.55 km
5 (Diestersedijk, 3990, Peer, Flanders, Belgium) 18.57 km
517 (Heidebloemstraat, 3940, Hechtel-Eksel, Flanders, Belgium) 19.90 km

Place name directory

  • Peer, Flanders
  • Hechtel-Eksel, Flanders
  • Lommel, Flanders
  • Pelt, Flanders


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