This is a route entirely on the east of South Limburg, close to the German border. This border route will surprise you, thanks to glorious countryside and some unique sights that are on the programme during the trip.
Distance 3.8 km
Highest point128 m
Lowest point84 m
This short walking route in the municipality of Landgraaf takes you from Waubach to the German border at Rimburg. Anyone who walks through Rimburg soon forgets the time and their busy lives. The old village owes its name to Rimburg Castle, situated just across the German border. However, during this route you will stay in the Netherlands, where you will encounter De Watertoren campsite and the Ipomal gallery. You start off from De Watertoren campsite, where you can also get a cup of coffee and park your car. The route is signposted by red posts.
If you have any comments about the route, please report them to firstname.lastname@example.org. A complete walking map showing many dozens of other walking routes in this region can be easily ordered from www.webshop.visitzuidlimburg.nl.
The Water Tower is an iconic feature in Parkstad. You just have to see it up close!
Update: July 10, 2019
Best time of year
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Please stay on the designated paths.
Tips and hints
Walramplein 6, Postbus 820, 6300 AV Valkenburg aan de geul
T: 0031-(0)43-609 8500
Kerkveldweg 1, 6374 LE Landgraaf (125 m)
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Kerkveldweg 1, 6374 LE Landgraaf
The route is signposted by red posts.
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The route is accessible by public transport. For more information, see www.9292.nl.
To plan your trip by car, use our journey planner. Free parking is available at De Watertoren campsite which is located at the starting point.
Free parking is available at De Watertoren campsite which is located at the starting point.
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This route is denoted by code LA05 on the "Parkstad Limburg" tourist map. These tourist walking maps showing these and many dozens of other walking routes can be easily ordered online from www.webshop.visitzuidlimburg.nl. The maps cost €6.25 each.
For this hike, we recommend waterproof hiking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. Be sure to bring enough water and take a little food with you, and you’ll be all set!