The Mergellandroute ("marl land route") is a tourist route through South Limburg, Netherlands, mapped out by the ANWB.[1]

Brown sign, indicating the car/motorcycle route
Mergellandroute roadsign in Hulsberg

The Mergellandroute goes mostly through the local hills, which are in contrast with the lesser relief found in the rest of the Netherlands. The route has a length of 110 kilometers by car and motorcycle or 136.9 kilometers by bike.[2][3]


The route for motorised vehicles (brown roadsigns) passes through the following towns. Note that the route is circular and any location can be used as starting place.[4][5]

The route for bicycles (green roadsigns) goes via:[6]


  1. ^ "Geheimtipp Mergellandroute" (in German). Grenz-Echo. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Mergellandroute (Race)fietsen, Nederland" (PDF) (in Dutch). Op Pad, ANWB. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Mergellandroute (Bocholtz)" (in Dutch). Dagblad de Limburger. Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Mergellandroute Limburg" (in Dutch). Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Mergellandroute". Retrieved 19 October 2014.
  6. ^ "Mergellandroute" (in Dutch). Wielrennen Maastricht. Retrieved 19 October 2014.