This literally open air steel sculpture is a fascinating and thought-provoking work of art
After visiting Grand Commandery Aldem Biesen, it’s time to take a circular walk and discover the surroundings.
The Grand Commandery Alden Biesen is one of the most imposing castle estates in Belgium.
Explore the heaths, ponds and woods of De Maten nature reserve in Limburg.
Go on one of these three bike routes to enjoy cycling in the Haspengouw. It’s particularly beautiful in the spring when the fruit orchards are in full bloom. A couple of years ago I introduced you to the Haspengouw, an area of Belgium that is renowned for its […]
Enjoy the autumn colours in Flanders by walking in these woods
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 depending on the time you have available.
There are five entry points to the Hoge Kempen National Park. From any one of these you can walk or cycle through this outstanding 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!
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 Voerstreek is one of the prettiest regions of Flanders; and is covered with footpaths and cycle routes, making it an excellent place for a day out. This was my first visit to the area – and it won’t be my last!
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