Monastery walk Boekel and Handel

This 6.7 km walk will take you through beautiful countryside and historic buildings in the area around Huize Padua

1 hour 30 minutes (6.7 km)

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Step into the world of the Broeders Penitenten (Penitent Brothers)
Handel is renowned as a place of pilgrimage. This walk will show you the beautiful countryside and historic buildings in the area around Huize Padua. Start at Huize Padua. The route will then take you past the Landmeerse Loop, the Kruisbeeld (Crucifix), Nieuw Bloemendael Monastery, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Ten Hemelopnemingkerk (Our Lady of the Assumption Church) and De Kluis Museum.

Experience monastic life 
Monastic life has brought much to Brabant. Get to know the stories of local monastic life while walking. Our Monastery Trail takes you past fifty historic monasteries and abbeys in fifteen stages. There are also beautiful shorter walks around various monasteries and convents. Each circular walk is described on a separate route map.

Finding the way with numbered junctions
This walking route has been set out using the numbered junction network in Brabant. Simply follow the route via the signposted junctions, from one number to the next. There are also signposts between the junctions to help you find your way. 

Sights on this route

Starting point:

Huize Padua
Kluisstraat 2
5427 EM Huize Padua
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A
Huize Padua / Museum de Kluis
B
81
87
88
62
61
07
C
D
E
F
Processiepark
60
59
G
H
Kapucijnenklooster
81
I
Huize Padua / Museum de Kluis

End point:

Huize Padua
Kluisstraat 2
5427 EM Huize Padua
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Story of the route

Starting point:

Huize Padua
Kluisstraat 2
5427 EM Huize Padua
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  • Huize Padua
  • Landmeerse Loop
  • Keskesdijk, old pilgrimage route
  • Nieuw Bloemendael Monastery
  • Our Lady of the Assumption Church
  • Procession park
  • Peelrand geological fault
  • Former Capuchin Monastery
  • De Kluis Museum

End point:

Huize Padua
Kluisstraat 2
5427 EM Huize Padua
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  • 81
  • 87
  • 88
  • 62
  • 61
  • 07
  • 60
  • 59
  • 81
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