Dinxperlo, Aalten and Varsseveld

Cycling in Oude IJsselstreek, Gelderland, The Netherlands

Cycling route 137322

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6322 109
58.6 km
03:26 h
1033 kcal
39 m
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The village of Varsseveld has only six thousand inhabitants. This place was probably inhabited very early; In the area, finds were made of reindeer hunters and settlements that traded with the Romans in Roman times. The name Wazovelde, the original name of Varsseveld, already appeared in a deed from 823. The Varsseveld cups form a small-scale cover sand relief; small hills protrude 1 to 5 meters above the surrounding area. In the lower area you see meadows alternately, while fields lie on the cups and deciduous and coniferous forests interrupt the landscape. On the way you will pass the Van Hal Mill (hull/remainder). The flour mill in was built in 1866 on an elevation and is therefore a belt mill. The mill was named after the family who owned the mill until 1999. The round stone mill was heavily damaged during the Second World War. Part of the blades had already broken off after a lightning strike and the flour mill was dismantled in 1957. After the mill came under the management of Stichting Korenmolen Voorst in 1999, it was restored in 2010. In 2013, Van Hal's Mill is once again in good working order. You continue cycling and finally arrive in Varsseveld. One of the remnants of the rich history of the village is the De Engel scaffolding mill, built in 1850. In 1936 the mill's contents, including millstones, blades and windlass, were sold because the then owner was due to the economic crisis in the 1930s. literally) saw no more bread in the windmill company. In 1957 the mill hull became a monument and in'67 the municipality bought the remainder to enable a possible restoration of the mill. In the end, it was not until 1976 that the mill was festively reopened on May 22. In 2010 the mill was temporarily shut down because there were some cracks in the blades, but this shortcoming was quickly remedied. Hotel Restaurant De Roode Leeuw is the base for this cycling tour, but also for cycling route 137320. If you want to enjoy the beautiful surroundings for two days, you can book a stay here. You can eat and sleep excellently at De Roode Leeuw, so this is a great location for a pleasant cycling weekend.
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# Description Distance
Hotel Restaurant De Roode Leeuw (7061CN, Oude IJsselstreek, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
Hotel Restaurant De Roode Leeuw (Sint Jorisplein, 7061 CN, Oude IJsselstreek, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
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50 (7061CN, Oude IJsselstreek, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.02 km
50
50 (7061DK, Oude IJsselstreek, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.17 km
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53 (7071AN, Oude IJsselstreek, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 3.13 km
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87 (Voorstsestraat, 7071PK, Oude IJsselstreek, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 5.47 km

Place name directory

  • Oude IJsselstreek, Gelderland
  • Isselburg, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Bocholt, North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Aalten, Gelderland

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