Welcome to the Craenen BVBA Website. As an international distributor of travel maps and guides, Craenen BVBA, based in Belgium, is one of the market leaders in Europe. We endeavour to provide an outstanding choice of high quality map products and brands, in a dynamic and effective way to trade customers including wholesalers, book chains, bookshops, library suppliers, outdoor chains & shops, and non traditional outlets, covering the whole of Europe. For non trade customers please find our products in these retail outlets.
We build strong relationships with our partners, who can rely on our competence, long-standing experience, excellent product knowledge, and market insight. We stand for quality service, competitive pricing, and reliable delivery from our vast stock.
Our expert sales team recommend successful selections of map titles, custom crafted for each type of retail environment, as well as providing the latest travel trend information and market feedback.

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Our Products

Maps & Atlases

We offer an extensive variety of maps.
From the outset, Craenen BVBA established itself as a major international map distributor of detailed, regional, and topographical maps for European countries. Over the years, the program has been expanded to provide customers with an exclusive range of detailed maps giving worldwide coverage.
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Travel Guides

Craenen BVBA offers a wide range of travel guides, cycling & walking guides, climbing guides, etc...in three languages : Dutch, French and English (as well as a limited quantity in German). Most major publishers such as Lonely Planet, Rough Guides, Bradt, Footprint, Cicerone etc......we deliver from stock.
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Craenen BVBA distributes globes of Stellanova, National Geograpic, ITM, Map Studio and more coming up. The types of globes range from small or inflatable globes for children, over middle sized globes, perfect for educative purposes, and supersized globes (64 cm in diameter), adding luxury to any room or office setting. The globes have different designs and some even show the stars and constellations. A few series can be illuminated and show a dual image, others have a magnetic system, making the globe floating and rotating in the air.
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Wall Maps

Craenen BVBA offers a wide range of wall maps of various publishers. Our main program contains the wall maps of Maps International. We carry also the wall maps of National Geographic, Kummerly & Frey, Hallwag and many others. For the children we carry a program of Dino maps and Stellanova. We can offer all the available wall maps in different finishes.
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Wall maps


Craenen BVBA can mount maps, posters,... on magnetic or pin boards. The whole is laminated with a write on/wipe off surface, nicely finished in an aluminum frame with rounded corners. Ideal as a decorative or work object in your office, conference room, classroom or other room.
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Map Displays/Map systems

Craenen BVBA produces map systems adhering to your wishes and requirements. The displays make it possible to feature one or more maps at the same time in a clear way.
We manufacture sliding display systems and swiveling units with maps on magnetic or pin boards. You can also choose a map roller box which contains a number of laminated maps.
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We process maps in all kinds of applications upon request.
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Special products

Next to travel guides, maps, globes, boards and map systems, Craenen BVBA also distributes some other products in the world of books and maps.
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