Discover the story about the Siege of Den Bosch in 1629!
This route app takes you on a trip to the Siege of 's-Hertogenbosch during the Eighty Years' War. You can have our guides appear in AR (Augmented Reality) via the camera on your phone. They experienced the siege themselves and tell you about the exciting historical events.
360-degree panoramas can be viewed at a number of points along the route. Here you can see what old fortifications and ramps looked like. This app also gives you interesting background information with did-you-datjes, map material, images and even original newspaper messages from 1629!
About the Linie 1629 cycle route
The "Linie 1629" cycle route has a length of 49 kilometers and runs through "s-Hertogenbosch, Heusden, Sint-Michielsgestel and Vught. The route follows the remains of the laid siege works and takes you to the most important places of the siege. The beautiful nature and impressive cultural history constantly alternate.
Special signs with "Line 1629" have been placed along the entire route. The route can be started at any point.