In Belgium, the landscape of the Meuse is characterised by dramatic rock faces many with castles perched on top. In Dinant, the citadel towers above the distinctive onion dome of its church. Another castle overlooks Namur, the capital of Wallonia, at the confluence of the rivers Meuse and Sambre. Further downstream, you can visit the forts of Huy and Liège, the 'Ville Ardente', with its impressive new train station designed by the famous architect Calatrava. After passing the city of Visé, you have the choice to continue on the east bank or discover Belgian Limburg along the charming west bank of the Meuse.
Download here the full GPS tracks of EuroVelo 19 - Meuse Cycle Route in Belgium and start planning your next cycling holidays!
The Belgian national railway company SNCB offers two options: the “bike card”, which allows you to make a single journey, or the “day pass”, which allows you to take your bike on the train during the entire day and throughout the entire country. Both are valid for a bike or a tandem, and optionally a kid’s bike trailer (but the SNCB strongly discourages bringing bikes on the train during rush hours).
If you are coming from or going to the Netherlands, you can take your bike on the train (except on Thalys and Fyra trains) but only outside peak hours (which are on weekdays except in July/August, from 6:30 to 9:00 and 16:30 to 18:00).
As the number of bikes allowed on board varies greatly from one train to another, think of inquiring before embarking if you are traveling in a group. Moreover, your bike must be transported in a special carriage. To know where this carriage will be, it is best to approach the train conductor with your bicycle next to you.
Only folding bikes can be carried within the TEC buses in Wallonia.
National & Regional Information
National EuroVelo Coordination Centre
Find more information about the EuroVelo 3, 4, 5, 12 & 19 on the website www.eurovelobelgium.be. On each route, there is a description of the road, the level of difficulty, the number of kilometers, etc. It is also possible to download GPS data and to find out more point of interest of the road.
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Flanders is a dream for cyclists. Recreational cyclists enjoy moving through our rolling landscapes, historic art cities and picturesque surroundings. Our demanding hill and cobbles and deep-rooted cycling culture are irresistible those who are Flandrien in heart. Flanders is for anyone who likes to ride on two wheels. Welcome to cycling country.
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The RAVeL cycling network comprises more than 1,350km of disused rail track, byway and canal towpath made up of 45 amazing cycling routes.
Wallonia also has a number of cycle routes linked to each other by intersections, known locally as ‘Points-noeuds’.
This website provides a lot of information on what to visit in Limburg, as well as accommodation information. There are some original cycle routes to discover in Limburg (the most famous one being 'Cycling through Water') and you can learn more on this website!
See the website for more information: www.belgiantrain.be. Connections to Hasselt (line 34), Brussels (line 36), Namur (line 125), Maastricht in the Netherlands (line 40), Aachen in Germany (line 37) and Luxembourg (line 43). The Thalys linking Paris, Aachen, Cologne, Dortmund, Duisburg, Düsseldorf and Essen also stops in Liège-Guillemins.