Lange AfstandsWandeling RivierPark Maasvallei

This cross-border tour of 137 km connects the 11 Dutch and Belgian Maas municipalities in the RivierPark Maasvallei and takes you past the most beautiful landscapes and charming villages. The walk was chosen in April 2021 as 'Best walking route in the Benelux'. Click here for even more detailed information about the Long Distance Walk through RivierPark Maasvallei such as different starting locations.

Over the centuries, the River Maas has modeled a versatile and fascinating landscape in Limburg. A maze of old stream channels, cut-off meanders, dikes and floodplains and a typical fauna and flora arose. Historic towns and striking villages bear witness to a past intertwined with the Meuse. Put on your walking shoes and discover the new cross-border (tourist-recreational) nature reserve Rivierpark Maasvallei yourself via this multi-day walk.

Approach route Sittard
The municipality of Sittard-Geleen is also partly located in the RivierPark Maasvallei, such as the fishing towns of Grevenbicht and Obbicht. From Sittard there is a special approach route that takes you right into the RivierPark. So start the LAW RivierPark Maasvallei from Sittard and end it at the historic market for a snack and drink. You can start from several places. If you come by car, park directly under the market, or at Castle Limbricht and start your route there. If you come by train, you can start from the train station in Sittard.
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Historische markt te Sittard

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Walking route


160.5 km
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Herman Wehkamp
Coördinator Routepunt

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