Gelderland 18 | The Maas as a front line: Heumen – Appeltern

Heumen, Gelderland, The Netherlands

Cycling route: 747878

Provided by: Erfgoed Gelderland

25.5 km
01:29 h
449 kcal
12 m


The route follows the northern bank of the Maas between Heumen and Appeltern and largely runs over narrow, high dikes that provide a beautiful view of the river and the lowlands beyond. Brabant area is now on the other side of the river, but that was not always the case in the past. The fortified town of Grave belonged alternately to the dukes of Brabant and the dukes of Gelre.

Along the borders of Gelderland

This route is part of the long-distance route Grenzen van Gelre . Discover your Gelderland roots in 10 border regions, 44 routes and 900 kilometers. Each route can be cycled separately. The routes in the Netherlands run via cycling junctions. In Germany the cycle route can only be followed using GPS or the map on

Cycling blog
Marc Beek cycled the entire 900 kilometer route in the summer of 2018. In a series of blogs he wrote about his experiences, the natural beauty, the activities and the sights along the route. The blogs can be read on . The blogs have been added as downloads for each border region.

Tourist office Church Hotel Nice walkers Country house Windmill Middle Ages Consort Castle Tourist landmark

Height Profile

Erfgoed Gelderland

Heritage Gelderland is a cooperative in which approximately 180 heritage organizations work together, share knowledge and present the heritage. Museums, historical associations, archives, monument organizations and other heritage organizations and municipalities can contact us, the office of the cooperative, with questions about policy, collections, intangible heritage and other heritage-related subjects.


# Description Distance
27 (De Boomgaard, 6582CK, Heumen, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
26 (6582BW, Heumen, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 0.90 km
44 (Vogelzang, 6611KZ, Heumen, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 2.07 km
43 (6611AW, Heumen, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 4.17 km
43 (6611AW, Heumen, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 4.20 km
15 (6611AE, Heumen, Gelderland, The Netherlands) 6.29 km


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