Stage 18. Sint-Martens-Voeren (BE) to Teuven (BE)

Stage 18. Sint-Martens-Voeren (BE) to Teuven (BE)

The village is Sint-Martens-Voeren is located in the valley of the Voer. After the French period, this village became Belgian. Sint-Martens-Voeren was an agricultural and fruit-growing village, but from the end of the 19th century many fields were converted into meadows, read more…

Teuven is a church village in the Belgian province of Limburg in the Tongeren district. When Belgium became independent, geographer Philippe Vandermaelen made an inventory of 50 houses in the center of this village, a church, a town hall, a mill, two castles, a brewery and a primary school. The main income of Teuven was agriculture. In the second half of the 19th century, the conversion to farming began. There is no industry and the population has steadily declined, although commuters have settled in Teuven who work in Liège, Maastricht or Aachen.

Overview map and stats:

Start:Sint-Martens-Voeren (BE)
Coordinates (DD):50.749482 / 5.813054
End:Teuven (BE)
Coordinates (DD):50.751664 / 5.875671
Distance:21,5 kilometers
Ascent:319 meters
Descent:260 meters
Elevation map:
Path, dirt road, nature trail:87%
Asphalt, road:13%
Pdf route map:Go for download to page here
Gpx track:Go for download to page here
KML file:Go for download to page here
  • Pdf files are excellent for viewing.
  • Gpx tracks can be uploaded to many devices, so you always know the direction to follow or your position.
  • KML files can be uploaded in Google Earth. As result you get a detailed satellite view. You can even follow a videotour, which is a linear walk-through the stage.

Some highlights:

According to the legend this water source was struck by Bishop Lambertus of Maastricht himself in the 7th century The medicinal water would be used against eye diseases. Under the stone with the image and name of “St Lambert” is a stone with an inscription: “Was built at the time of the marriage of knights de Winckel and Lepper”.

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