Walking through the valley of the Geleenbeek

Hiking in Schinnen, Limburg, The Netherlands

Hiking route 539484

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6855 205
6.9 km
01:44 h
394 kcal
104 m
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In the vicinity of Thull in South Limburg, you can enjoy a lovely walk and enjoy beautiful views. This route takes you over the Krekelberg and through the wooded valley of the Geleenbeek. Put on waterproof shoes!

The first meters you walk along the Mulderplas, a former swamp area where the Staatsmijnen once discharged the polluted rinse water that was used to wash the coal. The area was cleaned in 1984, so that you can now enjoy the beautiful forests around the lake. A little further on you walk through the park-like valley of the Geleenbeek. An idyllic spot!

Lady Chapel
When you leave the Mulderswegske, you will see on the left the traditional Alfa Brewery, a family business that was founded in 1870. It is the only brewery that obtains its brewing water from its own natural source. The hiking trail then takes you over the Krekelberg, a hill that is just over 100 meters high. You walk through a beautiful beech forest. On the west side you will pass the monumental Mariakapel from 1939. At Brasserie De Muldermolen you can enjoy a nice drink and snack.

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# Description Distance
Brasserie De Muldermolen (Thullerkerkweg, 6365 AE, Schinnen, Limburg, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
Brasserie De Muldermolen (Thullerkerkweg, 6365 AE, Schinnen, Limburg, The Netherlands) 6.94 km

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