This walk takes you from Hengelo station to Enschede station. During this walk of more than 23 kilometers you will get to know these two cities better, but also the countryside through which you walk.
From Hengelo to Enschede
The starting point of this Blauwnet walk is Hengelo train station, the perfect starting point for a walk through Overijssel. The route heads east of the city, passing the Carmelite Monastery. Today it is used as a school building. You will then pass the Lonnerkermeer. Here you will find a special combination of lakes, streams, fens, forest and heath with a rich variety of plants and animals.
Enschede Knowledge Park
After a few hours of walking in the wonderful nature, it is time to return to the city of Enschede. You enter the city via the northwest and walk towards Kennispark train station. The Grolsch Veste of football club FC Twente is opposite. After this you walk another 5 kilometers to the city center of Enschede, where Enschede train station is the end point of this route. So hop on the train and travel easily to Hengelo with one of the Blauwnet trains, from where you can enjoy a carefree day outside.
According to the most common explanation, the name Enschede goes back to'An die Schede\\\', which probably referred to a swampy border area. Enschede originated in the early Middle Ages as an agricultural settlement. In the eighteenth century, the textile industry developed and Enschede grew into the most important center of textile production in the Netherlands.
This walk is divided into the following sub-routes:
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 Blauwnet lines can be found at route.nl/blauwnet
|Treinstation Hengelo (Albert Heijn to go, 7551 CN, Hengelo, Overijssel, The Netherlands)||0.00 km|
|Karmelietenklooster (Anninksweg, 7552EC, Hengelo, Overijssel, The Netherlands)||2.73 km|
|Q85 (7522PW, Enschede, Overijssel, The Netherlands)||6.14 km|
|Q86 (7561RX, Enschede, Overijssel, The Netherlands)||6.74 km|
|Q87 (7522PV, Enschede, Overijssel, The Netherlands)||7.04 km|
|Q88 (7522PV, Enschede, Overijssel, The Netherlands)||7.95 km|