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MTB tours

It couldn't be easier: with the junction node system in East Belgium, you can conveniently plan your cycling trip according to your own fitness level and the time available. Even without local knowledge or a detailed cycling map, all you need to do afterwards is to enjoy the scenery!  

Mountain bike tours in East Belgium


 


MTB do's and don'ts

Mountain biking in East Belgium is permitted on forest and woodland paths. Paths may only be used if they have an MTB marking (blue triangle with two blue dots);

  • Local path closures must be respected. They are usually in place for a good reason. Do not enter private property without permission.
  • Be considerate to wildlife: wild animals in the woods and out in the open deserve particular thoughtfulness. Avoid making unnecessary noise in the woods and make sure you finish your bike tour before dusk!
  • In the autumn, it is best to find out about shooting and hunting activities before going on a tour. Make sure you pay heed to any notices posted in hunting areas.
  • - > "Plan your tour" – information on closed hunting areas
  • Respect other people who are out enjoying nature – to avoid startling hikers and walkers, reduce your speed when passing to walking pace. Stop if the path is narrow. If possible, ride in small groups only.
  • Do not leave any rubbish behind.
  • Pay heed to the general traffic regulations. Take care when crossing or using main roads.
  • Wear a helmet for your own safety. Check that your bike is in proper condition prior to each tour.


 


One of Belgium's largest and most beautiful MTB destinations

East Belgium is one of the largest MTB destinations in Belgium, with more than 500 km of trails. The extensive woodlands, numerous river valleys, lonely single trails and impressive landscapes of the High Fens offer ideal conditions and countless hours of fun. 

Whether all-mountain, enduro, downhill, marathon or cross-country, everyone gets their money's worth when mountain biking in East Belgium. 


 


MTB map 'In the south of East Belgium'

The map 'Mountain biking in the south of East Belgium' offers 18 circuits, a big East Belgium tour (190 km) and a downhill ride from the high ground in the Fens right down into the valley of the Warche. Altogether, there are 480 km of MTB routes available.

> order the map (€8) in the web shop (only available in german, french or dutch)



 

Video 'MTB in East Belgium'