What can one experience here?

  • Cycling

    Cycling

  • Museum/heritage

    Museum/heritage

  • Recreational domain/playground

    Recreational domain/playground

  • Suggested route on the cycling network. 
  • Follow junctions: 25 - 71 - 67 - 66 - 41 - 30 - 35 - 40 - 81 - 4 - 80 - 33 - 11 - 10 - 12 - 93 - 31 - 32 - 28 - 27 - 26 - 99 - 25.
  • Bicycle from the house where the saintly Father Damien was born in Tremelo to his tomb in St. Anthony’s Chapel in Leuven.
  • In the Damien Museum, you can find out about the life and work of Jozef De Veuster, better known as Pater Damiaan (Father Damien). 
  • Enjoy the water that is never far away during this trip as you bicycle along the winding Dijle and Demer rivers and along the banks of the Leuven Canal. 
  • Visit the ‘14–‘18 Experience Centre in Tildonk to learn more about the Great War’s impact in this region. 
  • Make sure to stop and read the informative signs along the Dijlelinie route.
  • Damiaanroute (©Lander Loeckx)
  • Damiaanroute (©Lander Loeckx)
  • Departure point
    Damiaanmuseum, Pater Damiaanstraat 37, 3120 Tremelo.
    Or Sven Nys Cycling Center, Balenbergstraatje 11, 3120 Tremelo
    Or Provinciedomein Kessel-Lo, parking 3, Holsbeeksesteenweg, 3010 Kessel-Lo (Leuven)
  • GPS coordinates
    N 50.987528° E 4.675091°

    N 51.003034° E 4.764806°

    N 50.893749° E 4.730623°
  • Distance
    40 km

Damien route

Damiaanmuseum, Pater Damiaanstraat 37, 3120 Tremelo.
Or Sven Nys Cycling Center, Balenbergstraatje 11, 3120 Tremelo
Or Provinciedomein Kessel-Lo, parking 3, Holsbeeksesteenweg, 3010 Kessel-Lo (Leuven)
N 50.987528° E 4.675091°