The glory Borculo

Cycling in Lochem, Gelderland, The Netherlands

Cycling route 339541

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10976 93
42.8 km
02:30 h
754 kcal
18 m
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Description

The Achterhoek is one of the most beautiful cycling areas in the Netherlands. You cycle through an environment in which forests, streams and meadows alternate. You will also find a rich cultural history.

Typical Achterhoek
The route leads you through part of the De Graafschap National Landscape. You drive through beautiful nature reserves, such as Het Grote Veld, where you cycle between fragrant coniferous and deciduous trees. Just below Lochem you can see two fifty meter high and wooded hills in the landscape: a striking view. Het Beekvliet is a characteristic Achterhoek estate along the Barchem-Borculo road. Here you will see a mosaic of farmland, deciduous and coniferous forests, impressive avenues of trees and hedgerows.

Lord of Borculo
The Zwiepse Molen is a flour mill from 1851. Originally it stood on the Zwiepse Berg near Barchem, but because of the bad wind it was moved several times, most recently in 1880. Lochem and Borculo are two pleasant towns. The oldest building in Lochem is the Sint-Gudulakerk, an original wooden church from 950. The last major renovation took place in 1550. Borculo was purchased in 1777 by Prince William V of Orange-Nassau, which is why King Willem-Alexander bears the title \ \\'Lord of Borculo\\\'.

Farm Museum De Lebbenbrugge
A beautiful and authentic location: that is the Lebbenbrugge. The rear house dates from 1400, the transverse house at the front was built around 1550. The building once served as a farm house, toll farm, inn and hunting lodge for the Lords of Borculo. It even served as a post office for a short time during the peace negotiations in Münster. Now a museum is located in the old Saxon farm. Here you get an idea of how the farming population here worked and lived in the early twentieth century.

Camping Windmill Museum

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Directions

# Description Distance
60
60 (Vordenseweg, 7244PN, Lochem, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
59
59 (7244PP, Berkelland, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 1.79 km
57
57 (7251KS, Bronckhorst, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 6.11 km
51
51 (7241RM, Lochem, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 8.76 km
50
50 (7241RP, Lochem, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 9.48 km
14
14 (Tusseler, 7241KE, Lochem, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 15.89 km

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  • Lochem, Gelderland
  • Berkelland, Gelderland
  • Bronckhorst, Gelderland

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