On the road through the Limburg cycling paradise of Lommel

Cycling in Lommel, Flanders, Belgium

Cycling route 541774

Provided by: Tourist Info

13529 119
30.2 km
01:46 h
532 kcal
51 m
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Description

The old city center of Lommel is excellent to explore by bicycle. Lommel is the center of Bosland, the largest contiguous and most child-friendly forest in Flanders.

Woodland
The forest in the Limburg Kempen mainly consists of Scots pines that were planted from 1850 for the production of mining timber. You can therefore enjoy the wonderful pine scent everywhere. In recent years, deciduous trees have also been planted in parts of the forest, along with large areas of heathland. In Bosland you still experience an old-fashioned silence, wonderful! On this route you drive for several kilometers on the leafy cycle path along the Canal of Beverlo. You pass a beautiful marina. On the cycle route you will pass the German Military Cemetery, the largest military cemetery in Western Europe.

Cozy Lommel
The route starts and ends in the cozy center of Lommel. Although the city is now located in Belgian Limburg, it belonged to the Meijerij van's-Hertogenbosch for centuries. The dialect you hear here is Brabantish. You will find some beautiful sights here, such as the Sint-Pietersbandenkerk from 1902. The old town hall dates from 1845. The thirty-meter-high cone of museum Het GlazenHuis is also the icon of the city and there is no shortage of nice terraces and good restaurants in Lommel lack.

The Glass House
This attraction is a true gem to admire from the outside, but be sure to take a look inside the structure. There you will find the Flemish Center for Contemporary Glass Art with exhibitions and a glass shop where you can buy beautiful souvenirs. Glass has been associated with Lommel for centuries. Quartz sand is extracted here, which is used for the production of glass and crystal. There was also a glass factory here for a long time.
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Tourist Info

Are you going out in Belgium? and can you use some extra information before you get on your bike or start your hike? Then pay a visit to one of the many Tourist Information points that you can find throughout Belgium. away. Then you can be well prepared with great tips from locals.

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Directions

# Description Distance
Toerisme Lommel (Dorp, 3920, Lommel, Flanders, Belgium) 0.00 km
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264 (Kattenbos, 3920, Lommel, Flanders, Belgium) 3.86 km
255
255 (3920, Lommel, Flanders, Belgium) 7.94 km
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272 (3920, Lommel, Flanders, Belgium) 11.22 km
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275 (Kerkhoven, 2490, Balen, Flanders, Belgium) 16.66 km
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266 (3920, Lommel, Flanders, Belgium) 20.82 km

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  • Lommel, Flanders
  • Balen, Flanders

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