The province of Limburg is located in the east of Flanders and borders with The Netherlands. It’s Flanders’ greenest province with lots of nature reserves and a large National Park. The province has countless walking routes to offer and a large and excellent biking route network .
Cities and towns to visit in Limburg
Hasselt is the capital of Limburg. It’s a trendy city, famous for it’s Jenever and an excellent place to go shopping.
Genk is a former coal mining town witch a rich mix of culture and nationalities. It’s also one of the gateways to National Park Hoge Kempen.
Sint-Truiden is a lovely old city founded in the 7th century ad. The towns Belfry and Béguinage are Unesco World Heritage.
Maasmechelen is one of the gates to National Park Hoge Kempen and also has a shopping outlet center
Beringen has a large coal mining history. Visit the former mine site, or go walking in the surrounding nature.
Riemst is located on the dutch border and well known for it’s underground limestone quarries
Nature in Limburg
The Hoge Kempen national park is located east of Limburg and is the perfect location for long walks and bicycle tours
Nature reserve “De Teut” is a large and beautiful Heatland in Zonhoven.
Nature reserve “De Wijers” is also known as the land of 1001 ponds. In reality there are even more ponds in this area.