Cultural history in the beautiful landscape of Gennep

Gennep, Limburg, The Netherlands

Cycling route: 338666

Provided by: Liefde voor Limburg

48.1 km
02:49 h
848 kcal
22 m


This cycle route starts in the historic center of Gennep. You cycle along the beautiful floodplains of the Maas in the direction of Heijen. The route takes you through the nature reserves De Lange Ven in Heijen and the Looierheide in Gennep in the direction of Ottersum. Here you cycle past a former monastery complex on the Roepaen estate.  The complex now functions as a congress hall and cultural center. The 5-hectare estate is now used for various group activities.

Via the picturesque village of Ven-Zelderheide you continue cycling along the beautiful Reichswald. This forest is one of the largest nature reserves in the Niederrhein and in the Middle Ages it was a popular hunting ground for imperial visitors to the Nijmegen Valkhof and the dukes of Guelders and Cleves. The permanent inhabitants of this forest area are roe deer, red deer and wild boar.

You then cycle through the historic Genneperheide back to the city center of Gennep. This city is full of sights. Discover here on the Ellen Hoffmannplein, the unique mosaic square, why Gennep is also called'Ceramic City\\\'. Also pay a visit to the old Town Hall of Gennep. In 2000, a pair of storks settled here and each summer find their way back to Gennep to raise the little ones.

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Liefde voor Limburg

In North Limburg you will find beautiful nature areas that lend themselves well for a bike ride or a walk, cozy cities and delicious Burgundian food and drink. The ideal environment to enjoy life.


# Description Distance
VVV Gennep (VVV Gennep, 6591 BZ, Gennep, Limburg, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
25 (6591DB, Gennep, Limburg, The Netherlands) 0.21 km
51 (6591GT, Gennep, Limburg, The Netherlands) 0.75 km
29 (6598AA, Gennep, Limburg, The Netherlands) 2.82 km
88 (6598MG, Gennep, Limburg, The Netherlands) 8.96 km
44 (6598MG, Gennep, Limburg, The Netherlands) 9.23 km

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