Cycle route

Archaeological cycling route Weert takes you past the Laarderschans
A wooden path in nature reserve the Krang near Weert
A Roman bridge in a green nature reserve
Aerial view of nature reserves Sarsven and the Banen
Antique photo of excavations in Weert

Archaeological cycling route Weert - The island and its spheres

Length: 45.7 km. Discover the exciting history of the municipality of Weert and Nederweert. Experience the stories behind archaeological finds with your phone. Stand face to face with a virtual archaeologist and discover secrets of Weert and Nederweert that have remained hidden underground until now. In addition, the Archaeological cycling route Weert - The island and its spheres informs you about other heritage and beautiful nature in both municipalities. Along the way, you can stop at various places to enjoy Burgundian Limburg.

Numbered junctions

Except at the start, the route fully follows the numbered junction 53-73-70-72-82-3-6-47-48-95-28-29-93-83-79-42-40-41-50. You can start the cycle route at any point on the route. However, the best starting point is the Market in Weert.

Overview archaeological cycling route

The cycling route is fully included in the Archeo Route Limburg app. Download it and start the Archaeological cycling route Weert from the app. Along the way, you will be notified when you come to an interesting location. An additional info leaflet about the route of the Island and its spheres is also available. However, this is not necessary to cycle the route. Through the app, you will get enough information about the sights along the way.

Locations of the Archaeological cycling route Weert

At six Archeo locations, you will discover various, interesting aspects and finds from the history of Weert and Nederweert. Think about the story of the Van Horne dynasty, or the fortified town of Weert. You will learn more about the Island of Weert, the Celtic Schans and the city well. The story about the cachot in Nederweert is also included in the route. Along the way, you will also pass several other places of interest. The Archaeological cycling route Weert - The Island and its Spheres is an interesting and educational experience for young and old. 

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Route: 10-20 km.
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Marked route

Contact and location

Starting location city centre Weert
Markt 11
6001 EJ


The distances mentioned below are the distances from the location above.

Places of interest