Suske and Wiske route

Kalmthout, Flanders, Belgium

Hiking route: 623477

based on 5 reviews

Provided by: Noordertuin van Antwerpen

8.5 km
02:08 h
485 kcal
33 m

Description

In Kalmthout you can walk the Willy Vandersteenpad. This route introduces you to the idyllic places where the spiritual father of Suske and Wiske liked to stay. You will also pass his home and Studio Vandersteen.

Withoef Heath
You start this route at the station of Heide-Kalmthout. This monumental building dates from 1911. You soon pass the picturesque Sint-Jozefkerk from 1937. A little later you walk a bit through the Withoefse Heide, a wonderfully quiet nature reserve. In the Augustijnsdreef you will find old villas and a synagogue that still reminds of the Jewish families who lived here between the two world wars.

Comics Museum
At node 4 you will see the Provincial Suske en Wiske Children's Museum (guided tours are by appointment!). Vandersteen lived here until his death in 1990. Studio Vandersteen is located on the top floor of this building, where Suske en Wiske albums are still drawn. Further on you walk along the Sjaeneven through the accessible part of Het Klein Schietveld. Vandersteen regularly enjoyed the peace and quiet in this nature reserve. At the end point you will see a statue of Suske en Wiske.

Parking Nature reserve-OLD Museum Monument

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Noordertuin van Antwerpen

The Noordertuin of Antwerp is a beautiful green area to the north of Antwerp. Get on your bike or put on your walking shoes and hit the road in this area to completely unwind a stone's throw from the busy city. Hidden among the greenery are special forts from the First World War and you will find many more beautiful things here.

You do not want to miss this

Below you will find various suggestions for breaks that you can visit during your route. These are divided into different categories, making it easy for you to choose.

Directions

# Description Distance
Willy Vandersteenplein (Willy Vandersteen, 2920, Kalmthout, Flanders, Belgium) 0.00 km
20
20 (Withoeflei, 2920, Kalmthout, Flanders, Belgium) 0.24 km
Standbeeld Suske en Wiske nabij station Heide (2920, Kalmthout, Flanders, Belgium) 0.35 km
19
19 (2920, Kalmthout, Flanders, Belgium) 0.45 km
Monument van de Erkentelijkheid (Monument of Gratitude, 2920, Kalmthout, Flanders, Belgium) 0.49 km
18
18 (2920, Kalmthout, Flanders, Belgium) 1.01 km

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