\\\'Friends of De Kempen\\\' route 9-9 Land van Oirschot - Best(e) cycling route

  • The Netherlands
  • North Brabant
  • Eindhoven
  • 50.91 km (Approximately 02:59 u)
  • Cycling route 343286
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\\\'Friends of De Kempen\\\' route 9-9 Land van Oirschot - Best(e) cycling route

  • The Netherlands
  • North Brabant
  • Eindhoven
  • 50.91 km (Approximately 02:59 u)
  • Cycling route 343286
This route is offered to you by'The Friends of De Kempen\\\'.
This route passes some of our members in'De Kempen\\\' and is part of 8 other cycling day trips  Our addresses can be found in the'Discover Here\\\' booklets that are available free of charge from our participants and the TIP/VVV and Info offices, Parks and Campsites in"De Brabantse Kempen\\\ ".
After the start at the Novotel Eindhoven (4-3 between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.), we turn left and continue in front of and along the canal in a northerly direction to FKP 4. Here we cross the canal and turn right to Airport Eindhoven to Restaurant d\\\'n Hut. After this address we continue towards Oirschot center (via the new bicycle bridge) and the Vier Quartieren museum, with its beautiful old town hall on the Markt, now a TIP / VVV office, we leave the center via the Koestraat to visit a beautiful tasting room to discover. Here we continue towards Spoordonk with its beautiful water mill, where we turn right a little further on to FKP 9, where we can enjoy a moment on the terrace of De Stroom. Further on we arrive at the bend of the Oude Grintweg at Restaurant DOKK. (FKP 60) rightly so, to be able to continue from here after the outer area of Oirschot and Best with its chapels and farmers who also sell their regional products here. Via the center of Best, with its beautiful Mill (Za) in operation, we arrive at the Museum de Bevrijdende Vleugels, and then via a canal route to FKP 12, where we are close to Puur Dutch where we do a few things can taste at home. From here we return along the second canal to the starting point at the Hotel but now via the new cycle bridge over the N/A2.
Of course you can  also start at the other addresses from the'Discover Here\\\' booklet as it concerns tours of'De Vrienden van De Kempen\\\'. These can be found under the following numbers: (1) 213885 , (2) 213946 , (3) 838926 , (4) 214005 , (5) 214638 , (6) 767342 , (7) 214710 , (8) 272378 and these (9) 343286 . For even more cycling enjoyment in the region, check out the LF-Fietsclub site: www.fietsclubbrabant.nl
  
We wish you lots of cycling pleasure, on behalf of'De Vrienden van De Kempen\\\'  HoldDoe !
(PS Have you already read the book'HouDoe\\\' by Wim Daniëls ?)

Directions

# Description Distance
Anthony Fokkerweg, 5657EJ, Eindhoven, North Brabant, The Netherlands 0.00 km
4
4 (5657AJ, Eindhoven, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 1.20 km
48
48 (5657AD, Eindhoven, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 2.25 km
36
36 (5657AA, Eindhoven, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 5.59 km
62
62 (5688GM, Oirschot, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 13.70 km
TIP Oirschot (5688 AJ , Oirschot, North Brabant, The Netherlands) 14.91 km

Sights

Bierbrouwerij Oirschots Bier


5688AH Oirschot

Sint-Antonius Abtkapel

Sint-Anthonius Abtkapel
5688NJ Oirschot

This chapel was built at the end of the 15th century. The chapel is dedicated to Saint Anthony, on the spot where, according to an ancient legend, a horse of Saint Anthony appeared.

St. Annakapel

Sint-Annakapel
5684NM Best

Before 1628 there was already a wooden chapel here that was regularly visited by pilgrims and in 1628 this chapel was replaced by a stone variant.

De Volharding (romp/restant)

Korenmolen De Volharding
5683BL Best
http://www.allemolens.nl

The most famous windmill type in the Netherlands. Windmills were used not only to produce flour from cereals, but also to reclaim polder areas. Natural energy. The most famous windmills can be found in Kinderdijk, really set up as a polder model. A must see!

L115: Robert Cole en Joe Man

Robert Cole memorial
5681BH Best

In the woods between Son and Best, fierce fighting took place on 18 and 19 September 1944. German troops fought here against American paratroopers who had landed the day before and against advancing British troops from the south. The German troops advanced from Boxtel and Best and tried, among other things, to recapture the drop and landing areas at Son. Many soldiers died in this battle, including the brave Lieutenant Colonel Robert Cole and Private Joe Mann. After the fighting, both men were awarded the highest American military decoration: the Medal of Honor. At this listening point you will hear their stories.

Museum Bevrijdende Vleugels

't Boshuys
5681PT Best

This museum is dedicated to the occupation, oppression and eventual liberation during the Second World War. View authentic military equipment, old war vehicles, period photos and a 3D movie. You will be taken back in time in this museum. You can also take a simulation flight in a war plane and on special memorial days you can take a ride in a war vehicle. Much of the museum is about Operation Market Garden, the most important operation of the Second World War in the Netherlands. This operation eventually led to the liberation of the Netherlands. The museum originated from a temporary exhibition that was organized in Veghel on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Operation Market Garden. The exhibition was such a great success that the collection was permanently housed in a museum in Veghel. The collection was later moved to a museum in Best, because the collection continued to grow. The museum is open every Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm.

Provided by:

W.J.van , Noord-Brabant