Walking in the Waasland region

Vijdland walking route 7 km

This beautiful walk leads you along the most beautiful heritage gems in Beveren. During the walk you can use the Vijdland Erfgoedapp to follow in the footsteps of Joos Vijd (ca. 1360 - 1439). He was the patron of the world famous Lamb of God but above all a born and bred Beveren citizen. This tour takes you along breathtaking castles and gardens, the bustling world port and endless polders. In short, an experience for both young and old. For the cycling enthusiasts there is also a route of 35 km.

Start route: Grote Markt, Beveren

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City walk Sint-Niklaas 5 km

With the city walk in Sint-Niklaas you are well off for a day out in this self-willed city. During the walk you will discover many art deco treasures and castles. The route also includes a visit to the Grote Markt, which is just about the largest in the country! This is the place to be for nice shops and many places to eat and drink! In this city, there has also been a dilemma for some years now about where to buy the best scoop of ice cream. Enjoy the 2 best cremeries Foubert and François during the route and judge for yourself!

Start route: Stationsstraat, Sint-Niklaas

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Castles walk in Beveren 7km

This signposted walk takes you past 3 beautiful castles and other attractions in Beveren. The walk starts at the beautiful Hof Ter Sakse castle.

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The Vingerlingpad | 7 km

The Vingerlingpad connects a robust polder landscape with busy port activity. In the distance, you can see the port of Antwerp and its surrounding areas. Around this world port, you will find a wide range of recreational and educational opportunities. Venture into nature, discover heritage and culture or cycle through the unique port landscape. This walk starts in beautiful Kieldrecht. The territory of Kieldrecht includes the Konings-Kieldrechtpolder, the Oud-Arenbergpolder, the Nieuw-Arenbergpolder and the Prosperpolder. Agriculture is the main economic activity here. Thus, this border community lies at the intersection of polder, port and nature - which is clearly visible on the Vingerlingpad.

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Start of route: At the church of Kieldrecht

Through the vast polder of the Land of Waas | 20 km

The north of the Waasland region, close to the banks of the Scheldt, is characterised by a wide open plain, a patchwork of meadows, fields and low-trunk orchards, separated by ditches. This landscape is still bathed in an unreal silence. But the industrial development of nearby
nearby Antwerp disturbs the mysterious atmosphere a little more every day. This walk lets you enjoy those vast polders, but also confronts you with the encroaching port development.

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Starting point: Verheyenplein, 9130 Beveren

Steendorp Walking Route | 13 km

The stone village walking route is thirteen kilometres long and marked with clear hexagonal signs. The village owes its name to the many brickyards in the region. In addition to these brickworks, you will also discover the fortress of Steendorp. Enjoy this beautiful nature walk with a touch of history.

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Starting point: Mercatorplein, 9150 Kruibeke