Discover Benelux | Flemish Limburg | The Ultimate and Unforgettable Winter Destination
PUT THIS ON YOUR TO-DO LIST: Cycling through water at Bokrijk: Always wanted to cycle through water? You can at Bokrijk; a region in the municipality of Genk boasting a playground and a fabulous open-air museum. Here you can enjoy the greenery and the silence of nature. C-Mine at Genk: The town of Genk has a very rich mining history; many important places in the town are located at previous mining sites. C-Mine is one of them: a creative hub regularly hosting interesting exhibitions and other cultural events. Wijnkasteel Genoels-Elderen: In the municipality of Riemst, along an old Roman arbor, lies the only wine castle in Belgium. Not coincidental, as the Romans already had vineyards in this area. With 22 hec-
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tares of vineyards, the Genoels-Elderen vineyard is the largest wine-growing region in the country and welcomes 15,000 visitors annually. Achelse Kluis: The Trappist Abbey of Achel or Achelse Kluis is famous for its spiritual life and brewery, which is one of few Trappist beer breweries in the world. Life in the abbey is characterised by prayer, reading and manual work, the three basic elements of Trappist life. Beguinage Sint-Agnes: Founded in 1258, this haven of peace in the outskirts of Sint-Truiden was in 1998 added to the UNESCO World Heritage list, together with 12 other Flemish beguinages. It hosts an impressive church with beautiful murals.
Museum de Mindere.
There is almost too much to do in Flemish Limburg. Toerisme Limburg helps you on your way. www.toerismelimburg.be
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