En Belgique le vélo n’est pas qu’un sport, c’est une véritable passion. Les classiques de printemps et la saison de cyclo-cross sont indissociables de cette ferveur populaire. Et le pays a aussi beaucoup à offrir aux amateurs de VAE et aux utilisateurs Bosch !
La Belgique comprend deux régions principales : la Flandre et la Wallonie. La Flandre est le paradis des cyclistes qui veulent découvrir de superbes villes avec un riche patrimoine culturel, entre collines et sections pavées. La Wallonie s’adresse plutôt aux passionnés de VAE équipés de systèmes de motorisation Bosch qui veulent profiter des paysages autrement : les pistes cyclables traversent les Ardennes densément boisées, le long de montées abruptes et de passages difficiles. Avec son architecture unique et ses villages paisibles, la Belgique affiche un charme irrésistible.
Lors de l'événement Feel the Flow organisé par Bosch eBike Systems, les appareils GPS Nyon et Kiox ont été inaugurés avec de nouveaux itinéraires cyclables komoot. Ces circuits mettent à l’honneur les plus beaux sites naturels belges, comme le littoral, les zones fluviales et les côtes rocheuses. Les utilisateurs peuvent désormais profiter du meilleur des deux mondes ! La Belgique regorge également de parcs naturels et de forêts dans la Haute Campine et le Westhoek. En y regardant de plus près, vous apercevrez peut-être des loutres, des chats sauvages ou des loups. Les styles architecturaux déroutent. Les villes de Gand et de Bruges, par exemple, comptent presque toutes des cathédrales et des clochers médiévaux.
Cette Collection regroupe quatorze circuits différents, dans tout le pays qui démarrent pour la plupart dans les grandes villes. Vous pourrez accéder aux plus beaux villages et aux plus beaux paysages en un rien de temps. Les parcours proposés varient entre 40 et 65 kilomètres et sont de niveaux de difficulté différents . Ces itinéraires ont été méticuleusement sélectionnés pour vous permettre de profiter des plus belles routes et des plus beaux panoramas belges. Prenez la route équipé de votre système VAE Bosch et profitez des superbes paysages que vous offrent la Flandre et la Wallonie.
This Tour departs from the heart of Flanders cycling paradise. The green slopes of the hinterland of the Flemish Ardennes form a beautiful backdrop for the bike ride from Oudenaarde.The market square in the center of Oudenaarde is a real gem. Give your eyes a living and see the beautiful sixteenth-century town hall. The belfry (Medieval watchtower) is even on the Unesco World Heritage List.The first kilometers of the Tour take you south towards the Koppenbergbos. In this forest lies the eponymous mythical ascent from the route of the Tour of Flanders. The slope is only 500 meters long, but the road surface and gradients make the climb quite a challenge. Fortunately, the Turbo mode of your Bosch eBike helps a bit.The route winds its way through rolling hills with forests. A good example of the richly varied nature are the typical beech forests in the region. In the valleys you mainly find poplars and streams.When you pass the "bare" Plankeveld Mill, you are about halfway through the route. Only the tower of the mill is still standing proudly. The comb and blades were removed some time ago. The route continues to the north. At the height of the village of Sint-Denijs-Boekel, you leave the hills behind and the landscape becomes a bit flatter.The last part of the Tour follows the left bank of the Upper Scheldt. Here it is nice to cycle and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Just before entering the city center of Oudenaarde, you will pass the Liefmans brewery. In good weather you can taste one of the different fruit beers on the terrace.
This Tour departs and ends from the capital of French-speaking Wallonia. From the charming city of Namur (Namur in French) the route leads you along the Maas and deeper inland.After departure from the central station, the first attraction is not long in coming. On the edge of the center is the characteristic Citadel of Namur. On a hundred meter high rock wall is a beautiful fortification. Napoleon called the Citadel an "ant nest", because of the impressive underground passage system.With the Citadel in the back you cycle towards two bridges. Both bridges form a connection over the Maas. From the bridges you have an amazing view of the steep banks of La Meuse, or the Meuse. There is even a hydroelectric power station in the Grand Malades Bridge.After you pass the small village of Brumage, you leave the cycle path along the water. As soon as you have turned left, the road goes up almost immediately. The road towards Gelbressée runs through a wooded area.When you cross the Autoroute de Wallonie E42, you will also reach today's highest point (approximately 210 meters). This is followed by a long descent to the village of Cortil-Wodon. The cycle path cuts its way through the plowed fields. The road surface consists of the characteristic concrete slabs that are mostly used in Belgium.After a short climb you cycle the last part of the route on the route of an old railway line. The cycle path runs almost in a straight line to the south. There are only a few curves in the route. The area is beautiful and you will find the necessary rest areas along the way.You cycle into Namur via the north side. In the attractive center you can enjoy a snack and a drink on one of the many terraces.
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This Tour is a tour from the picturesque city of Dinant. Along high cliffs, a part of France, cozy villages and beautiful nature, you eventually return to one of the most beautiful cities in Belgium.The Tour departs from the parking lot next to the train station. Arriving at the roundabout on the Stationsstraat, you will soon see why this town is one of the most beautiful in Belgium. The Citadel of Dinant is located on the other side of the Meuse. This fortress is located on a high cliff and from the top you have a great view over land and water. A cable car takes you from the Maaskade to the top, but you can also walk up.The first part of the route winds along the banks of the Maas. One beautiful view after another appears through a series of S-bends. Keep your camera within reach, because the green hills and the blue water form a beautiful panorama.After the village of Waulsort, change the left side for the right side of the river. There is a picnic area across the Barrage d'Hastière. The route then continues to follow the contours of the Maas. The routes only deviate slightly in the vicinity of the village of Givet. Givet is located in the northern part of the Champagne-Ardenne region in the arrondissement of Charleville-Mézières, or France.The way back from the French part of the route goes deeper through the hilly landscape. You cycle to Falmignoul via two long climbs. Here the hills flatten somewhat. The route even goes down from Chenet, all the way to Dinant.
This Tour starts from the ultramodern train station of Liège. The tour takes you from the industrial city to the mixed forests via the most beautiful cycling paths in the region.The route runs counterclockwise and starts on the trails of Ravel 8 and EuroVelo 19. These are constructed cycle paths over old railway lines and towpaths. After 18 kilometers it is time to go your own way. Via a long climb you cycle to the village of Esneux.Esneux is a village in the middle of the Ardennes and is located in a 100 hectare nature reserve. This piece of untouched nature is also sometimes referred to as the backyard of Liège. In the village you can find some beautiful sights. The most beautiful highlight is perhaps the piece of nature around the Ourthe. Via a loop around the village you cycle through a beautiful valley with green hills right along the river.The remainder of the Tour continues to run along the river. As a result, there will be no more climbing. The bike path passes high cliffs and impressive rock formations. On this part of the route you have the chance to see beavers and beaver dams.The last part also runs via a section of the EuroVelo route. When you arrive in Liège, take a look at the futuristic train station. The station is designed with impressive glass and white concrete shapes.
This Tour starts from the historic center of Mons with many heritage sites such as belfries and ship lifts. Through a challenging tour through Hainaut you cycle along beautiful landscapes overloaded with towpaths and sand rolling hills.Few cities in Belgium have as much heritage as Mons. In the region you will find no less than 20 UNESCO recognized sites, making it the national record holder. In the authentic center, remnants of the rich history are well preserved. The winding and cobbled alleys take you back in time.The cycle route follows the Canal du Center for about ten kilometers. In the village of Havré is a ruin of a residence from the beginning of the last century. There is a beautiful flower garden next to the castle with a moat. Colorful plants and shrubs are combined in the ornamental garden. In the period between June and September you can visit the garden.There are two imposing structures further up the route. A number of ship lifts are located in the middle of the canal. The structures ensure that inland vessels can overcome the required height differences in the canal. It is advisable to wait until a ship has passed so that you can witness a special phenomenon. The ships are lifted as if it were nothing.The rest of the route you cycle over the sloping hills of the largest province of Belgium. As a lover of nature, you will certainly enjoy yourself here. On the way, you will drive past tree gardens, protected areas and nature reserves before returning to Mons.
In this Tour you will discover Flemish Brabant. From the lively city of Leuven you can drive through the wooded Meerdaal forest, past lovely villages and other beautiful natural beauty.Leuven is a beautiful old city with many attractions. The town hall in Gothic architectural style is particularly beautiful. Leuven is also a real cycling city. This is mainly due to the many students, it is therefore the oldest university city in Flanders.From the center you cycle around the Doode Bemde. This is a wetland nature reserve in the Dyle Valley. The cycle path enters the village of Neerijse on the edge of this nature reserve. De Kroon brewery is located here. The terrace is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a freshly pulled beer.The cycle path through the Meerdaal forest runs in a straight line through the heart of this magnificent forest complex. The road surface is well hidden between deciduous forests. Because the area has been forested since the Ice Age, you will find huge old oaks, beeches and pines here.After crossing the highway E30, the buildings of Leuven come into view. If you have some time left, a visit to this beautiful city is definitely worth considering.
This Tour from Antwerp is a very varied mix of all kinds of beautiful sights. Prepare yourself for stately, monumental buildings, the industrial character of the Port of Antwerp and the beautiful nature of the Brabantse Wal.The route starts at Antwerp train station. Through the streets of the beautiful city center you cycle past medieval buildings and on cobbled roads towards Willemdok. Not only is this one of the oldest port areas, it is also one of the hippest areas in Antwerp.
A striking landmark is the Museum aan de Stroom (MAS). An extensive collection of approximately 500,000 maritime objects is exhibited here. The focus of the museum is on the connection between Antwerp and the world.Not much later you imagine yourself in a completely different world. The Brabantse Wal nature reserve is located on the border with the Netherlands. A beautiful landscape with dunes and spooky forests. In some places, the height difference is up to twenty meters, caused by propelling land ice during the ice age.The last part of the route leads through the Antwerp port area. This may not sound like the most beautiful part of the route at first. But the many containers and harbor cranes certainly form a special setting. In addition, you will be surprised with an unexpected amount of nature. Many birds and plants are found between the docks and along salt marshes and mud flats.The last part of the route leads along the Scheldt. You eventually cycle back to the starting point via a beautiful boulevard.
The Tour starts from Malmedy, the gateway to the High Fens and centrally located in the Ardennes. Via hilly roads cycle from cathedrals and monasteries to fabulous deciduous and spruce forests.The bike path RAVeL L45a directs you to the village of Montenau. This is a branch of the famous cycle route the Vennbahn. At the village of Waimes, the route turns into the Vennbahn. This is a well-known bicycle route that runs from Aachen to Troisvierges via an old train track. Along the way you will still recognize the necessary remains of the old industrial line.The road surface on this part of the route is excellent and the gradient percentages are not too bad. The average ascent on the first part of the route is only a few percent. Only when you leave the route of the Vennbahn, near Born, the climbs start to get a bit more vicious. Just before Born you pass an impressive railway bridge with arches.The scenery along the route is beautiful. The cycle path squeezes its way through the green and beautifully shaped hilly landscapes with numerous rivers. The way back continues to run through one beautiful landscape after another. Stopping now and then to look around is certainly not a bad idea. The finish is in Malmedy.
This Tour from photogenic Ghent takes you to the most beautiful corners of the Lys region. This region is one of the most beautiful parts of East Flanders and is a true paradise of peace and natural beauty.Ghent is one of the oldest cities in Belgium and this is reflected in the beautiful old architecture. The city used to be a center for trade, especially wool, linen and flax industry. In addition, the many warehouses recall the lively trade of the past.
After departure you cycle through the characteristic streets with cobblestones. Fortunately, the cycle path quickly gets better. There is a so-called bicycle highway between Ghent and Kortrijk. These are cycle paths between cities that are approximately 20 kilometers apart and are often used by commuters.When you have reached the village of Deinze, the route turns to the north. The continuation of the route follows the river Leie. Here you can enjoy the peace and quiet. On the way you can take a break in one of the cozy eateries. In the Forest of Ooidonk is a beautiful castle that you can visit.The route maneuvers deeper into the Lys region. At the height of the water sports course, the center of Ghent is within reach again. But first there are some nice Highlights waiting for you. You may have the most beautiful view in all of Ghent from the Grasbrug. You can end this great day on one of the terraces.
This Tour introduces you to the mining history of the Belgian Kempen. From Zolder you cycle past former coal mines and outskirts with colorful grasslands and characteristic villages.The Tour starts outside between the villages of Zolder and Heusden. The starting location is easy to reach from both places. After about two kilometers the route bends to the left. Via the Meylandtlaan and Vogelsancklaan you cycle to the nature reserve De Platwijers-Wijvenheide.This area is known for the many bird species that occur here. The Platwijers-Wijvenheide is the largest contiguous pond complex in the Benelux. You may spot the snipe or tufted duck here.The route then loops up to the Military Domain. The cycle path leads straight through the Hoeverheide. This private estate is located on a higher sand dune. Don't be surprised if you see soldiers walking by. There is a barracks on the site.Via the Begijnenvijvers you drive in the direction of Zolder. Along the way you will see remains of the coal discovery in this region. The coal mines in Kempen is a good example of this. Here the immense installation is visible, and in some places even renovated, where people used to extract coal from the ground.The finish location is a few kilometers away. From it it is only a little further to Heusden or Zolder.
In this Tour you follow the Belgian coastline with the popular beaches. Via Bredene you then cycle to the beautiful Medieval city of Bruges, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.The Tour starts from Blankenberge. With its culture and deep roots in history, Blankenberge is one of the most popular Belgian seaside resorts. From the city center you drive around the marina. The beach and the water of the North Sea are directly visible.Near De Haan you reach the town of Wenduine aan Zee. In contrast to Blankenberge, you will find peace and quiet here. You can also enjoy the panoramic view here as there are no high-rise buildings along the beach. A few kilometers away, the cycle path leads through the beautiful nature reserve De Zandpanne. So-called galloway cattle graze here. These typical cattle are polled and have a long, black coat.Once in the vicinity of Bredene you leave the coastline to continue inland. The cycle path follows the Ghent-Ostend Canal. Here it is wonderful to cycle. There are some places along the route where you can take a break.After about 40 kilometers you enter the city of Bruges. This fairytale Medieval city is one of the most visited places in Belgium. Dreamy canals and cobbled streets connect the most beautiful market squares.From Bruges it is still a short distance to today's final destination: Blankenberge.
During this Tour from Ypres you cannot escape memories from the World Wars. You will cycle past some historical cemeteries, but you will also explore the beautiful surroundings and nature of the Westhoek.This relatively easy tour is a nice, relaxing trip from Ypres. The cycling route starts on the Grote Markt. In addition to some beautiful buildings such as the court, there are cozy cafes and restaurants here.The first part of the route goes southwards. While cycling you enjoy the green environment over rolling hills and flat fields. In the picturesque towns that you pass along the way you have the opportunity to stop for a cup of coffee.Memories of the First World War are actually visible everywhere. Near the Kemmelberg Provincial Domain you will find a number of cemeteries where fallen soldiers are buried. To get there you will first have to conquer the famous Kemmelberg. Rise rates skyrocket by up to 20 percent.The road on the way back goes up and down with some small climbs. The pedal assistance certainly comes in handy here. A funny sight are the many water tower that you see on the horizon in some places. You will cycle back into Ypres along the Zillebek pond.
This Tour leads you in a loop around Geraardsbergen. You cycle through the beautiful hills of the Flemish Ardennes, culminating in the illustrious Wall of Geraardsbergen. At the finish you will be rewarded with a regional specialty: mattentaart.Geraardsbergen is another bicycle paradise in Belgium. On the market square you will even find some charging points for your electric bike here. Geraardsbergen is the oldest city in Flanders. You can see that in the old architecture.From the central market square you drive towards Oudebergstraat. Here you immediately face a tough mission, namely climbing the Wall. This iconic 1.2-kilometer climb goes to a beautiful chapel atop a hilltop. Incline percentages of 20 percent and paved roads provide additional difficulty. The view from the top makes up for all the effort.The next part of the route goes along the river Dender. Here you can cycle the legs for a while while watching the inland ships passing by. The climbs start again at Deux-Acren.Via a few characterful villages you set course for Geraardsbergen. A visit to this city is not complete without tasting the matt cake. The recipe dates back to the 16th century and was created to use the overproduction of milk. Milk was allowed to separate into a kind of cheese, the so-called mats. The mats were ground and mixed with sugar, almonds and egg yolks and then baked in puff pastry. Enjoy your meal!
This Tour from Westerlo winds along water and forests. Via a loop through the Merode area, the route shows you the most beautiful sides of the "Pearl of the Kempen".Westerlo is a small town in the province of Antwerp. The colorful and cozy town lies on the edge of one of the most beautiful nature reserves in Belgium: the Kempen. However, the route starts with a loop along the Albert Canal.When you have passed the village of Oosterlo, the natural beauty only really starts to become visible. In the Laak valleys you will find trouser forests, pools, canals and ponds. The cycle path passes close to some wetlands. Numerous great blue herons and cormorants nest here every year. The wetlands of the Grote Laak once arose as a result of the former peat extraction of iron ore mining.The cozy chapel of Sint Bavokapel Eindhout is located just in front of the Laak valleys. This is a popular wedding venue for couples today. Whooping cough patients used to come here on pilgrimage. The water from the well would have a healing effect.The cycle path winds its way through all kinds of beautiful nature reserves with beautiful farms and oak forests. The Abbey of Averbode is located near Averbode. A beautiful Gothic building houses a guest quarters, regional products shop and a reflection center. You can also enjoy a delicious ice cream in the Lekdreef during the summer months.The route continues northwards. In Westerlo you reach today's final destination.