Hobokense Polder (Antwerp) - 7.2km

Hobokense Polder (Antwerp) - 7.2km

Distance: 7.2km 

How to get there: 

By train: the start of the route is near 'Hoboken-Polder' trainstation.
By car: there is plenty of parking opportunity at 'Schroeilaan', the street where the route starts.


Snugly fit at the bottom of the bend of the Scheldt, only a small bike ride south from Antwerp's city center lies the Hobokense Polder, a relatively small patch of polder filled with beautiful nature and home to friendly giants. With some luck you might even encounter them, just like we did. These peaceful Galloway cattle play a key role in maintaining the polder. If you keep your distance and don't disturb them there is nothing to be afraid of. In contrary, they are astonishing to walk past. This kid-friendly route is originally from A.S. Adventure and Natuurpunt so if you follow their directions you should get the same walk. As it is a polder you should come prepared and expect mud when it has rained in the last week(s). Because it is a rather short hike you can combine it easily with a visit to the city of Antwerp.

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