This stage from Ell to Nederweert-Eind, goes along the Wessem-Nederweert canal, through the Wellensteyn forest area, the Kwegt wetland area and along the Sars fen. Peat extraction has taken place in a large part of the area through which this stage runs.
This stage from Heusden to Liessel goes through the Dennendijkse Bossen and the Liesselse Bossen. It will not be immediately recognizable in the landscape, but the towns of Heusden and Liessel were also part of the peel area.
This somewhat shorter stage from Liessel to Griendtsveen goes through the Deurnese Peel. During this stage you will be introduced to the second, somewhat larger peel area, the Deurnese Peel.
This stage from Leunen to Merselo goes through the Loobeek valley, the municipal forests Kempkensberg and the Testrik. Both towns and a few other towns arose around the old center of Venray.
This stage from Merselo to Overloon goes through the edge of the Ballonzuil forests and the Overloonse Duinen. During this stage, the original peel area at Overloon will be left for a while.