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Flanders Cycle Route

No. of cycle route LF7

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Elevation profile Flanders Cycle Route

Added on 24 Oct 2011,

on 05 Oct 2016

Cycle route metrics

Total distance in km

52

Cumulative elevation gain in m

388

Avg. slope uphill in %

0,75

Cumulative elevation loss in m

349

GPS track data

Information about rights to the gps-track data

Rights owner

Openstreetmap and Contributors + biroto-Redaktion (biroto.eu)

Rights characteristic / license

Contains information from OpenStreetMap, which is made available here under the Open Database License(ODbL)

Link to the description of the license

opendatacommons.org/licenses/odbl/

GPX file taken from

www.openstreetmap.org/browse/relation/108569

GPX file uploaded

by biroto-Redaktion on 05 Oct 2016

Track points in total

591

Track points per km (avg)

11

Start/endpoint

Start location

Maasgouw, Province of Limburg, NL (23 m NHN)

End location

Riemst, Flanders, BE (62 m NHN)

Sources of information

Bücher:

Connecting cycle path

Beds4Cyclists, worth visiting and infrastructure

Name and address

Latitude / Longitude

Phone
Fax
Mobile

Type of accommodation

Route km
Dist. to route
Elevation AMSL

Rating for cyclists

 

0 km
0,6 km
24 m

NL-6017AR Maasgouw

 

Old town

Abdijkerk Thorn
Thorn
Hofstraat von Thorn
Daalstraße in Thorn

Thorn is a town in the municipality of Maasgouw, in the Dutch province of Limburg. It lies on the rivers Meuse and Witbeek. It is known as 'the white village' for its white-washed brick houses in the centre of town.

History

First, the region of Thorn was a swamp nearby the Roman road between Maastricht and Nijmegen. But the region had been drained and about 975, Bishop Ansfried of Utrecht founded a Benedictine nunnery. This monastery developed since the 12th century into a secular stift or convent. The principal of the stift was the abbess. She was assisted by a chapter of at most twenty ladies of the highest nobility.

Previously the abbess and the chapter were endowed with religious tasks but, since the 12th century, they served secular matters and formed the government of a truly sovereign miniature principality, the smallest independent state in the German Holy Roman Empire, approximately 250 x 250 metres. Besides Thorn, Ittervoort, Grathem, Baexem, Stramproy, Ell, Haler and Molenbeersel belonged to this principality. After the French invasion in the winter of 1794–95 and the formal abolition in 1797 made an end to the existence of the abbey and the principality of Thorn; Thorn was first part of the department of Meuse-Inférieure, and after the Vienna Congress it became a municipality of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Information about copyright

Rights characteristic / license

by-sa: CREATIVE COMMONS Attribution-ShareAlike

Link to the description of the license

creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

Input taken over from:

Wikipedia contributors, 'Thorn, Netherlands', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 20 March 2019, 04:25 UTC, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Thorn,_Netherlands&oldid=888595124 [accessed 15 August 2019]

taken over / edited on

15 Aug 2019

taken over / edited by

biroto-Redaktion

 

6 km
4,0 km
26 m

 

NL-6101 AP Echt-Susteren

 

Tourist information

Hours of opening

Su & Mo: closed, Tu - Th: 14.00 - 18.00, Fr: 14.00 - 20.00, Sa: 10.00 - 13.00

 

10 km
0,0 km
32 m

 

BE-3680 Maaseik

 

Hotel

 

38 km
3,9 km
42 m

 

NL-6222 Maastricht

 

Hotel

 

39 km
1,8 km
40 m

 

BE-3620 Lanaken

 

Hotel

 

busy

 


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