Past monastery, basilica and estate: Hengelo-Oldenzaal

Hiking in Hengelo, Overijssel, The Netherlands

Hiking route 851771

Provided by: Blauwnet

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22.4 km
05:35 h
1273 kcal
50 m
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This route of over 22 kilometers takes you from Hengelo to Oldenzaal. Be surprised by these two beautiful cities and the beautiful outer areas of these cities.

Atmospheric nature
The starting point for this Blauwnet walk is Hengelo train station. From here you walk via Hengelo East station to the north of the city. As soon as you leave the city, you enter an oasis of peace, nature and atmospheric places. Do you feel like taking a break already? After 9 kilometers you can drink coffee or have lunch at Landgoed Kaamps. Also take a look at the estate shop and the experience boulevard. Here you can see how cows are milked and the milk is made into cheese. Via Deurningen you walk through the countryside towards Oldenzaal.

The Hulsbeek and Oldenzaal
During this walk you will also pass Het Hulsbeek, a recreation area west of Oldenzaal. The area consists of a swimming, surfing and fishing pond and a skateboard track. In addition, there is also plenty of forest and heathland. You walk around the various ponds. After this you walk to Oldenzaal. In the center of Oldenzaal you will find the Saint Plechelmus Basilica, one of the 23 basilicas in the Netherlands. On the corner of the Groote Markt in Oldenzaal you will find Grand Café Markant, where you can enjoy a cup of coffee. The end point of this route is Oldenzaal station.

Ancient Oldenzaal
Oldenzaal was originally a Hanseatic city. A city walk is an absolute must to discover the medieval street pattern. Oldenzaal is the perfect place for a day out!

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Train discount for walkers: 2 for the price of 1
We have a great train offer for your return journey to the starting point of your walk. Travel back together after your walk for the price of one. More information about Blauwnetlines can be found at
Railway station Church Bicycle cafe Abbey

Blauwnet makes traveling with public transport in Overijssel even easier: you travel with one check-in and check-out on all regional train routes in Overijssel. Blauwnet is a partnership between the Province of Overijssel, the Province of Drenthe and carriers Keolis and Arriva.

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# Description Distance
Treinstation Hengelo (Albert Heijn to go, 7551 CN, Hengelo, Overijssel, The Netherlands) 0.00 km
Karmelietenklooster (Anninksweg, 7552EC, Hengelo, Overijssel, The Netherlands) 1.31 km
Treinstation Hengelo Oost (Josef Haydnlaan, 7557 EA, Hengelo, Overijssel, The Netherlands) 2.93 km
Landgoed Kaamps (7561 AT, Dinkelland, Overijssel, The Netherlands) 8.92 km
Q36 (7561AD, Dinkelland, Overijssel, The Netherlands) 9.52 km
Q60 (7561PC, Dinkelland, Overijssel, The Netherlands) 11.10 km

Place name directory

  • Hengelo, Overijssel
  • Dinkelland, Overijssel
  • Oldenzaal, Overijssel


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