About knights and comics: nature cycle route to the High Fens | 45 km

Length 45 km
Altimeters 376 m
Signs cycling nodes

Cycling nodes

18 - 17 - 16 - 15 - 14 - 46 - 45 - 44 - 43 - 42 - 38 - 72 - 71 - 86 - 83 - 80 - 79 - 78 - 55 - 89 - 81 - 56 - 46 - 14 - 15 - 95 - 18

Vennbahn
Vennbahn
Locomotive Sourbrodt
Locomotive Sourbrodt
Vennbahn ruin
Vennbahn ruin
Commemorative stone Charles Devisser
Commemorative stone Charles Devisser
High Fens
High Fens
A glimpse of the castle of Reinhardstein
A glimpse of the castle of Reinhardstein

Interesting things to see

Cycling node (CN)This you will see
CN17Bütgenbach dam & lakeFollow the sign KP93 to the lake and dam of Bütgenbach: and enjoy the view.

CN44 - CN43

Railway station remnants

with among others 2 old signal boxes, 1 locomotive, 1 turntable, various wagons.

CN44 - CN43Former railwaystation SourbrodtPrussian building built in 1893 and renovated in 2008
CN43-42Nature reserve HerzogenvennSometimes daffodils and cotton grass are seen side by side. A unique place! The (many!) daffodils bloom here 2 to 3 weeks later than anywhere else in East Belgium.
CN42-38Ruin of a guard building and monumentThese are the ruins of the PD25bis guardhouse and a monument dedicated to Corporal Charles Devisserhttp://www.zvs.be/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Tafel48-08a-PD25.pdf
CN86

Nature reserve Rurbusch

Especially in autumn, wonderful for hiking (many beeches ==> red/ orange leaves).
CN86-80

Nature reserve High Fens

The largest, beautiful high moor landscape in Belgium.
CN83-80Memorial for Didier Comes

Didier Comès was a comic strip illustrator. The memorial stone is carefully placed at the edge of the High Fens. Read his comics (e.g. Silence) before you leave. The High Fens will gain even more authenticity and power!

CN78-55Castle ReinhardsteinIt's open for visits!
CN55-89Robertville dam & lakeNice view!

Too short? Extend your round with 16 km!

Those who want to extend their bicycle route, can combine this route with the route Leykaul-Monschau-Leykaul (16 km).