A day out in the Maasheggen

A day out in the Maasheggen

The unique landscape of the Maasheggen is ideal for walking and cycling walking and cycling. In addition to walking and cycling trails, the area has various special routes that can be accessed on a horse.

True swimming lovers will also find several places to enjoy the water, especially at The Kraaijenbergse Plassen. Building rafts, sailing, renting a boat, bird watching or swimming. Plenty of options to choose from!

Places of interest
There are several historical sites in and around the Maasheggen such as the oldest inhabited monastery of the Netherlands in Sint Agatha, the castle of Boxmeer or the Jewist Cemetry in Vierlingsbeek. Sights such as the vineyard in Sint Agatha, the water mill in Vierlingsbeek and the dam in Sambeek are also worth a visit. More information can be found here.

Events in the Maasheggen
The Maasheggen inspire many organisations and foundations to organise special events, often related to sports or ecology. Here you find a selection of the most special events.

The Dutch Hedgelaying Championships 
The National Hedgelaying Championships offers all kinds of activities for the young and the not so young, such as music, theatre, nature, education and food & drinks.

The Maasheggen run
A running competition going through the Maasheggen.

Day after the Tour
On the day after the Tour de France has ended, several cycling stars will participate in a beautiful tour in Boxmeer. A day full of activities for all cycling lovers and those who enjoy a good party.

Passage Four Days Marches
The Nijmegen Four Days Marches is the biggest walking event in the world. On the last day of the march the hikers cross the Country of Cuijk.

Activities calendar
Please consult the activities calender of the region for an up-to-date overview

Official celebration Maasheggen UNESCO biosphere area
Official celebration Maasheggen UNESCO biosphere area
Published: Wednesday 25 July 2018
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