Tour of Amerongse Bos and Plantation Willem III

Hiking in Rhenen, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Hiking route 533208

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10666 360
12.6 km
03:08 h
714 kcal
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Description

After a cup of coffee at the Wapen van Elst, put on your walking shoes. You walk through the Amerongse Bos. Most of the forests on the Utrechtse Heuvelrug are a hundred years old, but some trees from the Amerongse Bos have been there since the 18th century. This used to be the hunting domain of the lords of the castle Amerongen. The Amerongse Bos is also a lot higher, because it is located on the Amerongse Berg. You will also discover Plantage Willem III, one of the old tobacco plantations on the warm south slope of the ridge. This plantation was founded in 1853, but at the beginning of 1900 tobacco cultivation was already becoming less profitable. In the semi-open landscape there are still a few characteristic barns in which the tobacco leaves were dried.
Nature reserve Restaurant Nice walkers Windmill Nature reserve-OLD Tourist landmark

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Directions

# Description Distance
Het Wapen van Elst (Franseweg, 3921 DG, Rhenen, Utrecht, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
t Wissel (De Oude Weg, 3922GB, Rhenen, Utrecht, Nederland) 1.69 km
Amerongse Bos (Veenseweg, 3958 ET, Amerongen, Utrecht, Nederland) 4.02 km
Voormalige tabaksplantage | Plantage Willem III (Plantage Willem III, 3921DZ, Rhenen, Utrecht, Nederland) 9.33 km
Het Wapen van Elst (Franseweg, 3921 DG, Elst, Utrecht, Nederland) 12.57 km

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  • Rhenen, Utrecht
  • Amerongen, Utrecht
  • Elst, Utrecht
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