Biketour: Windmill route

This route is 36 kilometres long and starts at junction 42 in Weert.

The route takes in 7 windmills in Weert and Nederweert. This municipality still has 8 mills, 3 of which are working. Most of the mills are corn mills, but in Nederweert there is also a combined corn/oil storage mill. The windmills are located within the Kempen~Broek Border Park in Weerterland.

The mills are often very old. Their history goes back to the 18th or 19th century. Some mills have predecessors whose history even dates back to the 16th century. In the past, these windmills in Weert were important for the development of the city into a prosperous community. Weert even had its own cloth mills in Haarlem and Antwerp.

Properties
Route: 35-50 km.
Numbered junction network route
Route from A to A

Contact and location

Bocholterweg 22
6006 TN
Weert