Walking and cycling

  • Cycling circuit 'in het wiel van Eddy Merckx'

Once you’ve visited the museum, it’s time to pull on your walking boots or jump in the saddle: Sportimonium and Sport Vlaanderen are excellent starting points for all sorts of hiking and cycling routes.

Walks in the vicinity

‘Hofstade-beach, open secret’ (6 km) Sport Vlaanderen, Hofstade.
Barebeek Walk (9 km) and Between Zenne and Barebeek (6 km) are two VVV Tourism Zemst walks in the vicinity.

Cycling in the vicinity

Sportimonium is situated on intersection 61 of the cycling network. This makes it very easy to plan your own route. Explore the Groene Gordel around Brussels and Mechelen and surroundings.
Two of the three themed cycling circuits, 'In the wheels of Eddy Merckx'  (+/- 150 km), start from Sportimonium. The signposted cycling route ‘The 8 of Zemst’ (54 km) and the new 3K-route (castles, churches and chapels) are passing through Zemst and outlying villages, also passes around Sport Vlaanderen. You can purchase cycling maps in our visitor centre.