Tour of Gerendal and Geuldal: castles and orchids

Valkenburg, Limburg, The Netherlands

Hiking route: 448306

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9.9 km
02:28 h
562 kcal
159 m


Your route starts at Taverne't Koetshoes. First you pass through Oud-Valkenburg. Because of the beautiful surroundings and the historic buildings, this town enjoys a protected village view. From the road you can see the sixteenth-century Genhoes Castle. You will also pass a beautiful square farm and a small church from the twelfth century. The Gerendal is a dry valley, created by run-off rainwater. It is known for its orchids. On the edge of the hamlet of IJzeren you have a beautiful view of the surroundings. Then you walk down through the Sint-Jansbos. You walk back to your starting point via the Geulpark and Kasteel Oost. The first mention of the castle dates back to 1340, so be sure to take a look here! It was built with ocher-colored marl from the area.
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# Description Distance
Taverne ‘t Koetshoes (Oosterweg, 6301 PX, Valkenburg, Limburg, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
Taverne ‘t Koetshoes (Oosterweg, 6301 PX, Valkenburg, Limburg, The Netherlands) 9.89 km


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