Walking through Baarlo and surroundings

Hiking in Peel en Maas, Limburg, The Netherlands

Hiking route 530209

Provided by: Groots Genieten

10531 249
8.8 km
02:11 h
498 kcal
24 m
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This walk takes you through the historic heart of Baarlo, a picturesque village in Limburg. You also walk along the banks of the Maas and through the forest at De Berckt Castle.

Historic Baarlo
In Baarlo you can admire some sights. On the Markt, for example, you can see the St. Peter's Church from 1952. Its predecessor from 1878 was destroyed in 1944 by the retreating Germans. You also walk past the Kasteelmolen, a watermill from 1700 on the Kwistbeek. On the Maasstraat you will see the former Sint-Jozefklooster from 1905. In the outlying area you will pass De Berckt. The original thirteenth-century castle was demolished in 1830 and rebuilt in Italian style.

Along the Meuse

The route also takes you along the banks of the Maas for a while. Here you have beautiful views over the water. On the other side you can see the villages of Steyl and Tegelen. You can enjoy the soothing tranquility here, just like in the nearby forest that lies just behind De Berckt.

Castle Village

Besides De Berckt there are three other castles in Baarlo. A bit behind the Kasteelmolen stands De Borcht Castle, also known as D\\\'Erp. This castle originally dates from 1200, the current moated building was built in the seventeenth century. Scheres Castle is located west of Baarlo. It was built in 1860. A bit further south is Kasteel de Raaij. The fortress originally dates from the Middle Ages. The current white-painted house still stands on the cellars of the former castle. The Swiss chalet style roof was installed around 1875. Would you also like to cycle through North Limburg? Then drive the routes 132059 and 530210.

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# Description Distance
Kasteelmolen (Kasteelmolen, 5991AT, Peel en Maas, Limburg, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
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  • Peel en Maas, Limburg
  • Venlo, Limburg
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