Tourism | De Groote Heide

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The Groote Heide extends over the territory of six municipalities. All these municipalities have tourist organizations, where you can find all information about what to do in the region. Think about information about the offer, sights, fun arrangements. But also information about the possibilities to make your stay more enjoyable: food, drinks, terraces, doing activities with kids, overnight. The Groote Heide is mainly aimed at nature, the tourism organizations mainly offer the tourist and leisure facilities. Check out the differences.

Kasteel Cranendonck

Cranendonck Castle, located in Soerendonk. This is also called the most cozy hole in the Netherlands. The castle is no longer in its original state, but it does not make it any less beautiful.

Achelse Kluis

The Achelse Safe, or the St. Benedictusabdei, is located on the Belgian-Dutch border. It is a true attraction for tourists in Hamont-Achel.

The municipality of Cranendonck has a tourist tourist office. Cranendonck traditionally has a burgundy and hospitable population on the border with Limburg and Belgium. It is a relatively large municipality with a population of approximately. 20,000 inhabitants. Castle Cranendonck is a very beautiful building and is therefore crowded by tourists. VVV Cranendonck>

Eindhoven is the municipality in De Groote Heide with most inhabitants, so the city is very much to experience. What about the annual Glow? On the green south side of Eindhoven (the beginning of De Groote Heide) you can enjoy the beautiful nature. Eindhoven has beyond nature to offer even more. This is Eindhoven>

Hamont-Achel is located on the south side of the border. The municipality is known for its extensive cycle network. Here you can spend hours walking in the most beautiful nature and along the most beautiful buildings. Hamont-Achel has gold with the Achelse Safe. Go here once and try a steak beer that is being brewed. Tourism Hamont-Achel>

Near the city of Eindhoven lies the municipality of Heeze-Leende. In the unique setting, which extends to the Belgian border, you can endlessly hike, bike, cycling, mountain biking and horse riding. In the municipality lies Castle Heeze, an ancient castle that is still in use, only the knights have left. VVV Heeze-Leende>

The municipality of Neerpelt is the southernmost point of De Groote Heide. There are endless possibilities for cycling and hiking in nature. In addition, the municipality has a number of game forests that you can spend hours with the kids. Neerpelt has a variety of activities, see it here! Tourism Neerpelt>

The municipality of Valkenswaard is a place for life lovers, nature lovers and cultural divers, for funshoppers and culinary delights, for hikers and sports enthusiasts. But for the youngest, there is plenty to experience. A nice town where you can spend hours, maybe days afterwards. VVV Valkenswaard>

Check out our selection of different accommodations on De Groote Heide. This varies between hotels, campsites, B & Bs and holiday parks.

The three VVVs of Cranendonck, Heeze-Leende and Valkenswaard coincide under a tourist office, namely VVV De Groote Heide. On the website you can find everything about day trips, food and drinks, overnight and events. See it here>