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MTB - Hamont-Achel, De Bever green loop 32.1 km

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The starting point for this route is near Taverne De Bever at Beverbeeksedijk 50 in Hamont-Achel. The route is located on the Belgian side of the border and takes you through beautiful nature, with no less than 81% being off-road. After 32.2 km on your mountain bike you will surely feel your shoes with your tongue. The end point is right where you started, so you can also reverse the route. It is also possible to start at 't Mulke. The route takes you past the Tomp monument and with a short detour you can also visit the Achelse Kluis.

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Fietsknooppunt: 31
Fietsknooppunt: 31; Gebied: Valkenswaard
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Fietsknooppunt: 32
Fietsknooppunt: 32; Gebied: Valkenswaard
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Fietsknooppunt: 33
Fietsknooppunt: 33; Gebied: Valkenswaard
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Fietsknooppunt: 38
Fietsknooppunt: 38; Gebied: Cranendonck
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Wandelknooppunt: 88
Wandelknooppunt: 88; Gebied: Cranendonck;
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Wandelknooppunt: 80; Gebied: Cranendonck;
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Wandelknooppunt: 70
Wandelknooppunt: 70; Gebied: Heeze-Leende;
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Wandelknooppunt: 05
Wandelknooppunt: 05; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 06; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 94
Wandelknooppunt: 94; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 95; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 73
Wandelknooppunt: 73; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 68
Wandelknooppunt: 68; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 04
Wandelknooppunt: 04; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 73
Wandelknooppunt: 73; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Wandelknooppunt: 68
Wandelknooppunt: 68; Gebied: Valkenswaard;
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Grafheuvels Hamont-Achel

In the Haarterheide nature reserve between Achel and Hamont, the eight tombs of Hamont-Achel lie. The grave hills originate from the Iron Age (about 700 BC). They are partly restored in their original state.

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Orange Nassaustraat 8C, 5554 AG Valkenswaard, Netherlands

040 204 9841

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De Grevenbroekmolen - Hamont-Achel

In the municipality of Hamont-Achel is the Grevenbroekmolen, or 'Het Mulke', an underwater water mill on the Warmbeek, built in 1770. She served for grinding grain and buckwheat. In 1774 an oil mill was placed opposite this mill. In 1920 she had already been shut down, while the thrust was moved in 1973 and a bridge was built. The building is still present, although the watercourse has disappeared.

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Broekkant 83, 6021 CV Budel, Netherlands

0495 491 552

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Beverbeek Heath

Many places in Hamont-Achel refer to the heath that used to be everywhere. A beautiful example is the Beverbeek heath. Only in the second half of the last century were the heathlands here forested and planted with pines. Did the heath completely disappear? No, not entirely. Here and there we find some heath back in forest edges and open spaces. And those brave remnants have recently gained a lot more space through natural connections.

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Molenstraat 21, 5664 HV Geldrop, Netherlands

040 286 3574

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Haarterheide

Between Neerpelt and Hamont-Achel lies the Haarterheide. A nature area with a number of beautiful cycling and hiking routes. In addition to nature, there are some sights such as the old Torenburcht de Tomp and eight of the grave hills.

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Molenstraat 211, 5556 TA Valkenswaard, Netherlands

040 201 2220

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The wire

The Wire, also called Dodendraad or Dodenhek, was a wire barrier created by German occupiers during Belgium during the First World War along the border between occupied Belgium and the neutral Netherlands. In German pieces, the barrier was officially referred to as Grenzhochspannungshindernis. The barrier was under deadly electric tension and had to prevent war volunteers from escaping Belgium. At the same time, the fence had to prevent spying messages from occupied territory from reaching Allied spy services through the Netherlands and served to stop the smuggling.

Tomperweg, 3930 Hamont-Achel, Belgium

0474 83 52 15

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Achelse Safe

The Saint Benedictine Abbey, also known as Achelse Kluis, is located on the border of Brabant (NL) and Limburg (BE). In the meadow setting full of forest, heath, and fields you can endlessly hike and cycle. In addition, the Achelse Kluis itself is worth a visit. In the monumental building you look out your eyes. At the Achelse Kluis it is also possible to drink and eat.

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De Kluis 1, 3930 Hamont-Achel, Belgium

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Domain de Bever

At Domain de Bever you are near several cycling and hiking routes in and around Hamont-Achel. It is close to the Beverbeek Heath. Address is Beverbekerdijk 50 in Hamont-Achel.

Beverbekerdijk 50, 3930 Hamont-Achel, Belgium

011 64 15 57

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The Tomp

The Tomp is a residue of a tower mill and is located in Achel. During a cycling trip around the Warmbeek (BE) / Tongelreep (NE) in Hamont-Achel, a trip to the Tomp is definitely worth a visit. The old tower mill is surrounded by beautiful green nature and water. There was long doubt about the purpose of the ruin previously. The remains of a tower mill or the castle tower of a castle. In 1968 the tower was even erroneously restored, namely a castle tower. However, in the 1990s, they realized that they had made a mistake.

Tomperweg, 3930 Hamont-Achel, Belgium

0474 83 52 15

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The Zevensprong

The Zevensprong is a small hotel that features nine rooms and a restaurant. In the beautiful north of Limburg (BE) there is an atmosphere of peace and relaxation. Hamont-Achel has a lot to offer with its beautiful nature and historic buildings. Far from all hustle and bustle you can enjoy mom nature here. The hotel is located at Sint Odilialaan 81 in Hamont-Achel.

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Sint Odilialaan 81, 3930 Hamont-Achel, Belgium

011 80 56 80

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Eetcafé De Woeste Hoeve

In the heart of Borkel, where many cycling and walking routes run, lies the café De Woeste Hoeve. Here you can go for a nice bite and drink after a route through nature. A delicious cup of coffee with pastries, a snack, a drink, a delicious simple card, seasonal specialties and a delicious stew or cup of coffee in winter. Here is an old-fashioned Brabant atmosphere. The Woeste Hoeve is located at Monseigneur Kuypersplein 6 in Valkenswaard.

Mgr. Kuypersplein 6, 5556 VS Valkenswaard, Netherlands

040 221 9107

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Restaurant de Zwaan

In Borkel and Schaft close to the Dutch-Belgian border is Restaurant de Zwaan. Here you can go for the best meals. At the restaurant you can enjoy the best dishes. It is near the Achelse Safe and Plateaux Hageven. Mgr. Kuijpersplein 18 Valkenswaard is the address.

Mgr. Kuijpersplein 18, 5556 VS Valkenswaard, Netherlands

040 206 8326

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Parking The Fork

The De Vork car park is located near the Belgian-Dutch border. From here you are almost directly in the Buitenheide and Beverbeek Heide.

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