100 years Great War: Cycling in Scheldeland - route 1

Cycling
Aalst (
Scheldeland
)
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  • Photo from 100 years Great War: Cycling in Scheldeland - route 1
  • Photo from 100 years Great War: Cycling in Scheldeland - route 1
  • Photo from 100 years Great War: Cycling in Scheldeland - route 1
Distance: 
42,0 km
Relief: 
Flat
Type: 
Thematical
Starting place: 
City Park Aalst
City Park
9300 Aalst
Belgium

How to reach:

Description: 
  • About the battle in Aalst, life during the occupation, the invasion of the German troops in Dendermonde and the civilian victims in Lebbeke.
  • Starting at the city park of Aalst, which was laid-out to preserve Aalst's men from hard labour, you'll cycle along the Dender River towards 'Martyr's City' Dendermonde. During WWI this city was almost completely destroyed.
  • You'll also ride along part of the Leirekens Route, an old railway route that was of strategic importance during the war.

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