The most beautiful cycling routes in Limburg: Baarlo, Steijl & Kessel

Cycling in Peel en Maas, Limburg, The Netherlands

Cycling route 2299277

Provided by: Donrox

200 2
38.2 km
02:14 h
673 kcal
37 m
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Discover all four castles of Castle Village Baarlo and the beautiful Castle de Keverberg in Kessel. On the way you can also get off at a historic botanical garden in the monastery village of Steijl!

Your route starts in the heart of Castle Village Baarlo. This characteristic village on the Maas and has 4 castles. You will encounter them all on your route. Starting with Kasteel De Berckt: a medieval castle that was rebuilt in 1838 in the Italian style. Then you take the ferry to the monastery village of Steijl. Pay a visit to the Jochumhof, a botanical garden that is almost a century old. Beautifully situated on the Maas!

Further on you cross the Maas again with a ferry, to Kessel. You have a beautiful view of the city walls and Castle de Keverberg: since the renovation a few years ago, the most modern medieval castle in the Netherlands. From the glass roof you have a beautiful panorama over the Maas valley.

You cycle back to Baarlo through the woods. Get off the road to take a look at Château De Raay! Near the Maas, you will pass Huis Oijen, built in the Maasland Renaissance style with the striking "bacon layers": alternating layers of marl and brick. Kasteel d 'Erp, the last castle on your route, is beautifully situated in a park in the village of Baarlo. The first mention dates from 1388. A beautiful spot.

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Directions

# Description Distance
Parkeerplaats centrum (Markt, 5991AT, Peel en Maas, Limburg, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
Kasteel De Berckt (De Berckt, 5991 PD, Peel en Maas, Limburg, The Netherlands) 1.95 km
59
59 (5991PD, Peel en Maas, Limburg, The Netherlands) 2.16 km
4
4 (5991PJ, Peel en Maas, Limburg, The Netherlands) 3.39 km
5
5 (5935BZ, Venlo, Limburg, The Netherlands) 4.10 km
Jochumhof (5935BJ, Venlo, Limburg, The Netherlands) 4.57 km

Place name directory

  • Peel en Maas, Limburg
  • Venlo, Limburg
  • Beesel, Limburg
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