HeerlijckVrij in Gemert-Bakel!
Welcome to Gemert-Bakel, vrije Heerlijckheid in de Peel. At that time, this Heerlijckheid was characterized by various privileges and freedoms, such as religious freedom and other legislation. The positive feeling and enjoying the Burgundian atmosphere of a Heerlijckheid are still present today.
The story of Gemert-Bakel
Gemert is a quirky castle village where there is always something to do. The ideal stopping place for a long or short stay. Located in the Land of de Peel and the Brainport region. Less than half an hour's drive from most of the surrounding villages and cities.
Heerlijckheid Gemert-Bakel consists of 7 Church villages.
Gemert, Bakel, De Mortel, Handel, Elsendorp, De Rips and Milheeze. Each village has its own rich history. Each village here is unique. Click here for a short introductory film about Gemert-Bakel:'Kom ook naar Gemert-Bakel'. It is definitely worthwhile to come and visit the church villages. For a day out, a weekend trip or an overnight stay in nature. In Gemert-Bakel there is plenty to see, do and experience for adults and children alike.