Cycle route

cycle route Weert Vestingstad
Bridge Tungelroy
Citycenter of Nedeweert
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De Krang

Weert archaeological cycle route - 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 smartphone. Stand eye-to-eye with a virtual archaeologist and discover secrets of Weert and Nederweert which were hidden underground until now. On the cycle route you will also pass other heritage sites and beautiful nature in both municipalities. And on the way you can stop at various places to enjoy Burgundian Limburg.

Except at the start, the route completely follows the junction system, namely 53-73-70-72-82-3-5-47-48-55-28-29-93-83-79-42-40-41-50-53. You can start the cycle route at any point on the route. However, the best starting point is the Markt in Weert.

Overview of the route

There are two methods to fully discover the Cycle Route On the Island of Weert:

1. Use the route's information leaflet about the Island and its atmospheres as a route guide.
This will give you extra information about places you pass along the way. It also shows the route. In addition, you can open the Archeo Route Limburg app at every Archeo Route Limburg location to experience the stories behind the archaeological finds.
Tip: You can also download the file to your smartphone. 

2. Use the route on your smartphone as a route guide (instead of the folder mentioned above). To do this, click on the download button below, which will land you directly on the route in our route planner. Click on the see and do button below the map. Then tick Archaeological sites. You will then see the locations of archaeological sites on the route. You can start the route on your smartphone via NAVIGATION. To do so, switch on your GPS location. This way you can see exactly where you are on the route. You can also share the route or print it.
You can also open the Archeo Route Limburg app at any Archeo Route Limburg location to experience the stories behind the archaeological finds.

Discover various important aspects and finds from the history of Weert and Nederweert at the eight Archeo Route Limburg locations. Think about the story of the Van Horne dynasty, or the fortified city of Weert. You will also learn more about the unique Urn Field, the Celtic Schans, the city well, the Weerterbeek and the Island of Weert. The story about the cachot in Nederweert is also included in the route. If you follow this route, you will also pass various other places of interest along the way. 

The cycle route Het eiland van Weert is an interesting and educational experience for all ages. 

Tips for your smartphone en route

Turn on your navigation and sound.
Make sure the battery of your phone is fully charged and take a powerbank with you if necessary.

Also check out the other Archeo Route Limburg routes.

Route: 10-20 km.
Route from A to A
Marked route

Contact and location

Archeologische belevingsroute Weert
Markt 11
6001 EJ