Gemeente Toerisme Houthalen-Helchteren

Explore the land of 1001 ponds by bike!

De Wijers is a unique pond region in the heart of Limburg. It stretches over Houthalen-Helchteren, Heusden-Zolder, Zonhoven, Genk, Hasselt, Lummen and Diepenbeek.

Here you can cycle in an area with over 1000 ponds. But there is more than just water. Moorland, brook valleys, grassland, rare animals and plants ensure a true natural paradise.

The special character of De Wijers however lies in the unique combination of nature and heritage. Everywhere in the region you will encounter large cultural-historical domains.

The cycling map has 5 circuits. Each route contains unique visitor tips, nice stops and photogenic locations.

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