Saasveld Travel Guide

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Saasveld Things to Do

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    St. Plechelmus church - Saasveld 4 more images

    by pieter_jan_v Written Jun 4, 2011

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    The St. Plechelmus church is build on the remains of the former Saterslo castle. In the church garden some remains of the old settlement can be found.

    The castle owners the van Reede family left Saasveld in 1740 to live in a monastery.
    Hereafter the local pastor Frans Davina moved his domicile to nearby Deurningen.

    The first church in Saasveld was build in 1820. The present church was designed by architect Herman Kroes and opened in 1926.

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    • Castles and Palaces

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    The Molenven is a 40 hectares sized wetland with fens and surrounding forest. The fens were formed after local farmer digged for peat as a fuel and used grass/clay lumps to build simple sheds.

    The area was owned by the van Heek family, who in 1923 gave the grounds to the Natura Docet Museum of Denekamp. Since 1994 the area is managed by the "Landschap Overijssel".

    The Molenven is one of the rare forests that are not maintained by men. Dead trees are not removed, but are recycled by nature itself.

    A part of the area is a bird sanctuary not open to the public.

    Also see my Molenven page.

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    • Birdwatching
    • National/State Park
    • Hiking and Walking

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    Tile of the mill

    by pieter_jan_v Updated May 9, 2004

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    Visit the Soaseler Mol; the local windmill.

    More in the Soaseler Mol travelogue.

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    • Road Trip
    • Cycling

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Saasveld Restaurants

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    Caf�� 't Anker - Saasveld

    by pieter_jan_v Updated Jul 15, 2013

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    Café 't Anker is a typical local café with provision for parties and weddings, a big outside terrace with a playground.

    No wonder it's a popular place for cyclists and other travellers.

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    • Beer Tasting
    • Wine Tasting

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    De Wereld - Live Cooking 4 more images

    by pieter_jan_v Updated Jul 15, 2013

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    De Wereld is a so called Show Cooking Restaurant with buffet and Grill and is part of the Holscher catering group.

    You are free to pick and select your own starters and after meals.

    The main course must be orders at the cook, who will start preparing the meat before your eyes. Rice, potatoes and vegetables can be select the way you want it.

    There are to cooks working; one in the Japanese kitchen and the other in the traditional Dutch section.

    Drinks are brought to your table.

    Business hours:
    Fr-Sa: 5.30PM - 10.30PM
    Su: 4PM - 10.30PM

    2013 UPDATE: THE RESTAURANT WAS DESTROYED BY FIRE ON JULY 15, 2013. I HOPE IT WILL BE REBUILD.

    Favorite Dish: Japanese entrees.

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    Restaurant 't Molenven - Saasveld 3 more images

    by pieter_jan_v Updated Apr 15, 2013

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    't Molenven is a restaurant, party centre and meeting place in the middle of rural Saasveld.

    There is farm land at one side and a nature area with the same name opposite the road.

    Between the restaurant building and the parking area is a kids playground and an icecream parlour.

    For further organised activities see the website.

    Summer Business hours:
    Th: 4PM - 9PM
    Fr-Su: 11AM - 9PM

    August 2010: A small fire damaged the front interior.
    2013: Update: The business has been taken over by the Beatrice company and the new interior looks promising.

    Favorite Dish: Starter: Gamba's
    Main Course: Spies Onwies
    Dessert: Duet

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Saasveld Transportation

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    Het Molenven

    by pieter_jan_v Written May 9, 2004

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    From the city of Almelo you can take the 29 km long Molenvenroute. This is a rural route, including some sandy paths that brings you through Saasveld.

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    • Eco-Tourism
    • Cycling

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Saasveld Sports & Outdoors

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    Saasveld cycle path along the brook 4 more images

    by pieter_jan_v Written Jun 4, 2011

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    Saasveld is ideal to cycle to. There are special bicycle path along the brook and the forest towards Gammelke.

    Equipment: Bicycle.

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    • Eco-Tourism
    • Cycling

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Saasveld Favorites

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    Startpoint Saasveld 4 more images

    by pieter_jan_v Written Jun 4, 2011

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    Favorite thing: Saasveld Plaatsengids
    Saasveld goed begin
    Saasveld Buurt On-line

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    • Eco-Tourism
    • Photography
    • Hiking and Walking

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