January Hilgers route

On 29 July 1910, aviation pioneer January Hilgers the first Dutchman to a successful flight with a powered aircraft, a Bleriot XI. He did so on the grounds of the Ede firm Verwey & Lugard, located on what is now the Zonneoordlaan hot. Our Jan Hilgers route takes you along this historic place. Furthermore you during this trip to enjoy the beautiful rural area between Ede and Lunteren