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Stage 4:
From Waimes to Sankt Vith

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From Waimes to Sankt Vith
Scenic Ride on the Vennbahn

Cycle peacefully from Waimes to Sankt Vith through lush hills. You'll encounter horses in the meadows and pass under the Freiherr-von-Korff viaduct on your way to Born. Finally, you'll discover the charming town of Sankt Vith in the heart of the Eifel.

  17 km

Distance

  1/3

Difficulty

  1h10

Duration

  Multi-stage

Route

Discover the beauty of East Belgium
on your way through nature

Practical Information

Parking

Vennbahn-Parkplatz Montenau - Am bhf 29a, 4770 Amel
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Vennbahn-Parkplatz Born - 4770 Amel
Distance to the Vennbahn: 0 km

Public Transport

www.letec.be

Equipment

Suitable for all types of bicycles

Start

50.410348, 6.120808

Adress for your GPS :
Alter Bahnhof Weismes

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Difficulty level

Easy

Tourist information offices on the stage

TI Waimes
TI Amel
TI St. Vith

Stage 4

From Waimes to Sankt Vith

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Stage 4

From Waimes to Sankt Vith

The fourth stage of the Vennbahn starts at the former railway station in Waimes. You cycle leisurely past verdant and smooth hills before passing idyllic horse pastures on your way to Montenau. The itinerary continues to Born, where you cycle under the impressive Freiherr-von-Korff viaduct. The Emmels valley, which is a protected nature reserve, then leads you the lively small town of Sankt Vith, the destination of this stage.

Waimes: Nature, Dining, and Ham Tasting

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Waimes: Nature, Dining, and Ham Tasting

Shortly after starting in Waimes, you get a view of the impressive Wolfsbusch, which is adorned by spacious horse pastures. At the former railway station in Montenau, the local brasserie invites you to take a break. A bike service station with charging facilities for e-bikes is located directly across the street. Freshly smoked Ardennes ham awaits you a few metres further on.

Born Adventure: Cycling under the Remarkable Viaduct

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Born Adventure: Cycling under the Remarkable Viaduct

In Born, you cycle under the impressive Freiherr-von-Korff viaduct. Here you will find a panorama platform over the Amel countryside as well as the first climbing wall on a bridge in Belgium.

Explore the Emmels Valley: Born to Sankt Vith on the Vennbahn

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Explore the Emmels Valley: Born to Sankt Vith on the Vennbahn

Leaving Born, the Vennbahn continues through protected areas in the valley of the Emmels for a while. Here you can learn about the valuable flora and fauna before you reach the lively small town of Sankt Vith, where the fourth Vennbahn stage ends at the former railway junction.

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Find your way

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Safety notice: A few tips for a trouble-free journey

  • Use of the Vennbahn cycling and hiking trail is at your own risk
  • No liability is assumed for any damage resulting from negligence on the part of the user
  • The Vennbahn is only for use by non-motorised traffic (speed limit: 30 km/h, E-bikes: max. 25 km/h, E-Scooter: max. 18 km/h)
  • The respective national Highway Code shall apply
  • The markings and signposting shall always be decisive
  • Always proceed at a controlled speed so that you can avoid any obstacles in good time
  • In case of an accident, call 112 and tell them your location

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The fourth stage of the Vennbahn starts at the former station of Waimes..

The Wolfsbusch forest and the the well-known Montenau ham-smoking facility, the viaduct in Born, and the nature reserve of Emmels are among the highlights of the fourth stage of the Vennbahn.