Beautiful forests and heaths around Valkenswaard

Cycling in Waalre, North Brabant, The Netherlands

Cycling route 151244

Provided by: Groots Genieten

9960 222
65.4 km
03:50 h
1153 kcal
37 m
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In the vicinity of Valkenswaard you will find beautiful nature reserves, both in the Netherlands and across the Belgian border. Get on your bike and set out through the woods, along moors and along fens. Enjoy blown on your pedals!

Cycling to the abbey
From here you cycle via Aalst, Waalre and Dommelen along Valkenswaard. In Venbergen you can take a look at the Venbergse Watermolen after more than 15 kilometers of cycling. It is unclear when exactly this mill was built, but the mill has a long history anyway. The next point of interest on the route can be found just over the Belgian border: St. Benedictus Abbey - De Achelse Kluis. Here you will find an abbey shop where you can buy various things such as abbey beer and abbey cheese. A nice and tasty souvenir of your trip.

Through the woods
You then cycle successively through the Leenderbos, Valkenhorst and Groote Heide back to the point where you started your tour.

Varied plants
The fens in the nature reserves through which you cycle provide a special variety of flora and fauna. Here you will find plants such as round sundew, blue gentian, tormentil and devil's sewing thread between cap and shrub heather. On the fens you can see vegetation in the form of, among other things, water lobelia and floating urchin's head.
Bicycle cafe Abbey Waterwheel mill

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# Description Distance
46 (5583XG, Waalre, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
65 (5583BC, Waalre, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 1.57 km
64 (5582ZB, Waalre, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 1.87 km
62 (5581GJ, Waalre, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 3.14 km
68 (5581GK, Waalre, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 4.49 km
91 (5581VE, Waalre, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 5.21 km

Place name directory

  • Waalre, North Brabant
  • Bergeijk, North Brabant
  • Valkenswaard, North Brabant
  • Hamont-Achel, Flanders
  • Heeze-Leende, North Brabant
  • Cranendonck, North Brabant
  • Eindhoven, North Brabant


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