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Ovelo cycle tours – simply set off and enjoy

Cycling in East Belgium is unbelievably varied. On this 850-km honeycomb network of cycle paths, tours can be put together quite simply in accordance with your own ideas and then embarked upon. The Ovelo tours, selected routes which go through the most beautiful landscapes, are there for those who just want to enjoy.

Ovelo cycle tours in East Belgium


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The network of routes for leisurely cycle touring in East Belgium is large and the cycle tours can be combined very easily thanks to the honeycomb system. For anyone not wishing to miss any of the highlights along the way, the Ovelo tours offer great possibilities to just set off on a tour without having to go into detailed planning. The Ovelo cycle routes run via the network of the honeycomb system, on signposted cycle paths and neighbouring Ravel railway line paths such as the Vennbahn.

En route in the honeycomb of cycling routes 'VeloTour High Fens – Eifel' in East Belgium

Cycle tours on disused railway lines, which are becoming better and better known by the name of 'Ravel', are particularly popular. But aside from these routes too, East Belgium offers the enthusiastic cyclist a range of suggested tours that has lots of landscape charm. Thanks to the signposting in the honeycomb, getting your bearings is very easy and you can enjoy the cycle tour to the full.


Cycle route planner: cycling from A to B

The honeycomb system makes it easier to plan the route and offers the leisurely cycle tourer more or less unlimited possibilities. The basis of the system is the Velotour leisurely cycle tour map in East Belgium.

With a click on the desired node on the map, the system automatically calculates your cycle tour in the network of routes. Try it yourself! It's child's play! After that, just write down the numbers of the nodes you have clicked in the right order, and you can start your cycle tour from the departure point. We recommend you to take the map of the network with you. Alternatively, you can download the route to a GPS device or transfer it to a smartphone thanks to the 'GO Ostbelgien' app. A printout of the tour is also possible.

Organise your own cycle tour with the aid of our route planner.


Ovelo cycling brochure

'Ovelo – cycling in the honeycomb system in East Belgium' is the title of this free, newly published brochure, available as of now. The brochure offers tours of between 31 and 48 km in length on 36 pages – in daily format too.

> download for free (only available in German, French and Dutch)