to Rheine. BENTHEIM. 50. Route. 429
1061/5 M. Oldenzaal (Hét. de Ster, R. from 43/4, D. 41/ fl.; Gouden
Leeuw, same charges), a little town with 6500 inhab. and the Dutch
custom-house, has a fine early-Gothic church (13th cent.), restored
by P.. J. H. Cuypers.
In a pleasantly wooded undulating district at Lutie, 2 M. to the E. of
Oldenzaal, is the Het Zwaantje Hotel (20 BR. at 2 fl. incl. B., D. 13/4, pens.
31/24 fl.), frequented as a summer-resort.
From Oldenzaal a line runs to the S. to Ruurlo (p. 430) vid Enschede
(junction for Gronau and Hengeluo, p. 423), Boekelo (junction for Hengeloo,
p- 430), Neede. and Borculo (steam-tramway to Deventer via Lochem, see
p. 428) — Enschede (De Halve Maan, R. & B. from 13/,, D. 1!/2 .; De Beurs,
at the station), an industrial town with 32,500 inhab. and numerous spinning
and weaving factories, has been practically rebuilt since a fire in 1862.
The railway now crosses the Prussian frontier. 114 M. Gilde-
haus is the first German station.
116 M. Bentheim (Bellevue; Kaiserhof), a small and pictur-
esquely-situated town with 2700 inhab., is commanded by a chateau
of Prince Bentheim, the oldest parts of which date from the 12th
century. The Bentheim mineral spring, 1 M. from the town, is
efficacious in cases of gout and rheumatism. The German custom-
house examination takes place here.
Next station Schiittorf. At (124M. ) Salzbergen our train reaches
the W tphalian Railway, which it then follows to Rheine.
129 M. Rheine (Hotel Schultze, very fair; Railway Restaurant),
see Baedeker’s Northern Germany.
FroM ARNHEM TO ZUTPHEN AND SALZBERGEN-RHEINE. — Arn-
hem, see p. 444, — The train follows the direction of the New
or Guelders Yssel, ai arm of the Rhine which begins above Arn-
hem and owes its origin to a canal constructed by the Roman
general Drusus in B. 0. 13 to connect the Rhine with the Zuider-
zee. The line, however, seldom touches the river. — 4M. Velp,
see p. 447. Numerous pleasant country-houses are passed, —
T/o M. De Steeg, the station for Rhedersteeg (Hot. de Engel),
a popular Dutch sunimor-resort, with the manor of Rhederoord.
A pleasant walk may be taken from De Steeg past (r.) Count
Bentinck’s chateau of Middachten (rebuilt in 1697), and then
through the pretty ‘Middachten Allee’ (beech-trees) to Dieren, the
101/o M. Dieren (De Kroon, R. & B. 13/4, D, 13/, fl.; Westhoff),
with several attractive villas, is the junction of a line to Apeldoorn
and Hattem (p. 423).
StEaM Tramways run from Dieren in the one direction to De Steeg
(see above) and (3/, hr.) Velp (p. 447) and in the other to (21/4 hrs.) Gen-
dringen. The latter line passes Doesburg (Hétel Hof van Gelria; Jannes), a
smal] town at the union of the Old and the New Yssel, which was stormed
by the Spaniards in 1585 and possesses a fine late-Gothic church (45th cent.),
and then runs along the Old Yssel via Drempt (church-tower of the
13th cent.), the picturesque chateau of Keppel, Doetinchem (Hot. Rade-
maker), with a late-Gothic church (45th cent.), and Terborg, with the
chateau of Wisch. : ;
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