The Maashorst Nature Reserve
Van der Valk Uden-Veghel is the perfect place from which to walk or cycle in the Maashorst. We are proud to be able to call ourselves the “Maashorst Hotel”.
Tip: Hiking in De Maashorst
De Maashorst is one of the biggest natural reserves of The Netherlands. During your hike, you have a great change to see wild animals such as Wisent, Tauros and Exmoorpony.
Good hiking shoes are a must, since your will cross a various landscapes of sand, moorland and specific compositions of the soil, called ‘wijstgronden’. This latter is only visible in a few places in the world, so it is a highly rare and unique phenomenon. Besides, you discover a rich variety of flora and fauna thanks to the quality of the soil.
Bicycling routs in De Maashorst
Besides hiking, De Maashorst has great facilities for bicycle fans. As from the hotel, you can choose several bicycle routes that head to different areas of De Maashorst. Therefore, it is perfect to make a tour for several days. Check out our bicycle package. The bicycle routes all have their own theme. Our reception team is happy to advise you which route to choose.
Archeology in De Maashorst
The wild animals and beautiful natural phenomena are absolutely worth a visit! Of course, there is much more to discover. The area has many archaeological finds, such as The Vorstengraf (grave of the king) in Oss or the centuries-old burial mounds and rows of piles have been reconstructed into beautiful monuments.
Local products in de De Maashorst
The local hospitable farmers love to tell you with pride about their products. Sea, hear ànd taste the local products. There are two special routes ‘vakmanschap route’ or ‘Proef de Streek route’ that will guide you along the most special local farmers.