What to see and do in Laarbeek?

Near Eindhoven and Helmond lies Laarbeek. At the junction of the Zuid-Willemvaart canal and the Wilhelminakanaal canal, you will find all the ingredients for a day out. Beautiful cycling and walking routes, atmospheric restaurants and cafés, organic stitching products, beautiful castles, a monastery, chapels, mills, hamlets, old towers and the building of the oldest bell foundry in the world! As the 'Water Gate of the Peel', Laarbeek naturally also offers canals, rivers, ponds and bridges.

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The Story of Laarbeek

Water gate of the Peel

Laarbeek is a municipality in the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant, partly located in the Meijer of Den Bosch and partly in De Peel. The municipality was created on 1 January 1997 by the merger of the former municipalities Aarle-Rixtel, Beek en Donk and Lieshout (which also included the church village Mariahout). The town hall is located in Beek en Donk. The municipality has almost 23,000 inhabitants and covers an area of 55.86 km2. 

Laarbeek is known for its beautiful greenery, the many waters, its history, culture and as a wonderful place to stay and recreate.  

Boten en jachten liggen in de zomer in de Passanthaven in Aarle-Rixtel.

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