LF 51 Kempenroute - Part of Flanders The LF 51 Kempenroute is a 120 km stretch, partly in Flanders and in the Netherlands right through the Kempenland with its forests, fens, heaths and meadows. The Flemish route is approximately 75 km long.'Where the heath meets the sky\\\', is how a Postel pastor once described the beautiful landscape of De Kempen effectively. With this adventurous tour you will discover the splendor of this borderless region. You cycle along exciting paths along a mosaic of old farmland, hedges and ramparts. You cross barren moors and follow the swamp grounds along foaming streams deep into the forests on the Dutch-Belgian border. Here, rushes, reeds and fragrant gale give way to wood anemone, pine resin and swampy moss. With a bit of luck, a startled deer, hare or lurking hawk will pass you at full speed. Admire the Kempen in all its facets while cycling! From east to west The route crosses the Belgian-Dutch border at Postel. You arrive in Dessel along the Dessel-Turnhout-Schoten canal. You leave the canal to cycle through the typical Kempen landscape via Kasterlee to Herentals. You cycle along the Gedempte canal through Grobbendonk to the Albert Canal. This canal takes you via Vierseldijk, Massenhoven, Oelegem, Wijnegem to Merksem, a sub-municipality of Antwerp. You reach Het Steen, the end point of the route, through the harbor area and the hangars along the Scheldt. Linked routes Near Postel, the Dutch section of the LF 51 Kempenroute connects to the Flemish section of the LF 51.