Explore the heaths, ponds and woods of De Maten nature reserve in Limburg.
Three cycle rides through the spectacular flowering fruit orchards of the Haspengouw
Three walks through the Belgian National Park. Choose any one, or mix and match
An introduction to the five entry points to the Hoge Kempen National Park, an area of natural beauty
A super 87 km cycle ride through the peaceful, attractive woods and fields in between Diest, Beringen and Tessenderlo, and including the Valley of the Zwarte Beek.
A cycle ride is the perfect way to see the full extent of the Haspengouw fruit orchards – looking particularly fruitful at this time of the year!
Steven Vandenbussche, Curator of the Memorial Museum Passchendaele, describes his favourite locations in Belgium
A highly enjoyable museum to visit – especially with football-crazy kids! But you don’t have to be a football fan to enjoy this museum. It’s located in FC Genk’s stadium, and heavily features the club’s history. You can even dress up as a Genk supporter!
Amazingly, this lovely, quiet and bucolic area of Belgium has quite a stormy history. Discover the history of Voeren, the political unrest over the years that led to riots and a violent demonstration, and the key players in the turmoil.
The beautiful Voerstreek area of Limburg is a super place for hiking and cycling
When a town promotes itself as the oldest in Belgium, it’s tempting to wonder how much evidence of this claim is still visible. Visit Tongeren, and its credentials are right in front of you: city walls from the first century, and a Roman archaeological site from the fourth. It’s also got an excellent Gallo-Roman Museum
A 10-km walk around the largest lake in Flanders
No sign of anything to do with Middle Earth in this place called Bree, but plenty of fresh air, great walks and lovely nature
Some great ideas from guest blogger Kevin Mayne to discover Belgium by bike
Visit the abbey before enjoying a beautiful expanse of heathland and woodland