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Hiking - De Malpie 12 km

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This 12 kilometre route on De Malpie has been proclaimed the most beautiful walk of 2016! The wet heathlands of this area are a must-see for every hiker. The hike starts just outside Valkenswaard and from here you will cross the De Malpie nature reserve. It leads you through deciduous forests full of birds and by heathlands whose residents include the 'small five': sundew, peat moss, common cottongrass, bog asphodel and marsh gentian. There is almost too much to feast your eyes upon on this hike through nature border park De Groote Heide. Close to the start and end point of the route you'll find the ancient Venberg Water Mill, of which the documentation dates back to 1227.

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Fietsknooppunt: 96
Fietsknooppunt: 96; Gebied: Valkenswaard
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Fietsknooppunt: 02
Fietsknooppunt: 02; Gebied: Valkenswaard
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Fietsknooppunt: 32
Fietsknooppunt: 32; Gebied: Valkenswaard
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Wandelknooppunt: 05
Wandelknooppunt: 05; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 07; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 08; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 06; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 97
Wandelknooppunt: 97; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 59
Wandelknooppunt: 59; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 91; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 37; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 63; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 67
Wandelknooppunt: 67; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 64
Wandelknooppunt: 64; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 65
Wandelknooppunt: 65; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 98
Wandelknooppunt: 98; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 96
Wandelknooppunt: 96; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 90
Wandelknooppunt: 90; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 69
Wandelknooppunt: 69; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 68
Wandelknooppunt: 68; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 74
Wandelknooppunt: 74; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 84
Wandelknooppunt: 84; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 02
Wandelknooppunt: 02; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 66
Wandelknooppunt: 66; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 04
Wandelknooppunt: 04; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 62
Wandelknooppunt: 62; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Venbergse Mill

The Venbergse Watermolen is beautifully located on the Dommel. It is a grain mill already mentioned in the year 1275 but probably already active for the year 900..
The mill is no longer in use. Nowadays it's a plaster with a cafe and terrace. An ideal starting point for cycling and hiking across the Malpie. Or a canoe trip over the Dommel during the summer months.

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Molenstraat 211, 5556 TA Valkenswaard, Netherlands

040 201 2220

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The Malpie

Hike or bike over the many trails on the Malpieberg hill and forest area near Eindhoven and Valkenswaard. Enjoy the spatial feel. Malpie Nature Reserve is part of a much larger heath area of ​​the municipality of Valkenswaard.

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Tussenstraat 10, 3910 Neerpelt, Belgium

011 80 26 77

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Canoeing on the Dommel

At Kanovaren Valkenswaard you can go for a fun day with the family. Young and old can enjoy a canoe trip on the Dommel. Here you have the choice of two trips, for the recreational skills (8km, 2 hours) and the more advanced / sporting skills (15km, 4.5 hours sailing). The address is Molenstraat 203a Valkenswaard.

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Molenstraat 203A, 5554 TS Valkenswaard, Netherlands

040 293 9078

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GPS Walking Valkenswaard

The ability to find the route without a map, no signs and far away from the inhabited world can be very difficult. With these hiking routes you will be equipped with a map, compass, gps and other necessities to walk the beautiful route. You are actively trying to find the right way, but at the same time there is the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful nature. The address is Molenstraat 203a Valkenswaard.

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Cafe-restaurant de Venbergse Mill

In the former mill house you can sit well inside and on the terrace. From here you can instantly enter the Malpie. But the mill house has an interesting history. The address is Molenstraat 211 in Valkenswaard.

Molenstraat 211, 5556 TA Valkenswaard, Netherlands

040 201 2220

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Bike rental Valkenswaard

Bicycle rental Valkenswaard offers the possibility to rent bicycles, tandems, stairs and mountain bikes. From Valkenswaard there is the possibility to visit De Malpie, Plateaux Hageven or the Leenderbos. The address is Molenstraat 203A in Valkenswaard.

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Molenstraat 203, 5554 TS Valkenswaard, Netherlands

040 204 2593

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