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along the Albert Canal

Cycling through the Limburgse Kempen

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.

Goalmine Football Museum, Genk

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!

Voeren Limburg Belgium

The turbulent history of Voeren

For such a lovely, peaceful and bucolic area of Belgium, Voeren has quite a stormy past. Discover the history of Voeren.

Walking and cycling in the Voerstreek

The Voerstreek is one of the prettiest regions of Flanders; and is covered with footpaths and cycle routes. Here’s a 26k hiking route.

Tongeren: The oldest town in Belgium

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

Where to go in Belgium?

An easy map to see all the places mentioned on Discovering Belgium

Bruegel in Peer

Here is the third part of “In Bruegel’s footsteps”, which covers his association with the Limburg town of Peer.