Looking for a fun family outing? Climb the old Waterschei coal mountain and follow the Steenmannetjespad. Along the route to the top of the slag heap, stone men, formed from stacked basalt stones, show you the way. Along the way, 'Steentje' tells you all about the heritage and nature of the area. Try
Dorien De Vrindt
From the bat, workhorse and lap dog to the big bad wolf, the magpie on the gallows, the first swallow, the black widow or the ever eager woodworm: on Sunday, April 23, you are guaranteed to encounter the entire animal kingdom, in front of and behind the scenes. Then Heritage Day will carry the theme "Beastly!
Although the Genk coal mine of Winterslag has been closed for some thirty years, its influence can still be felt in the city. New infills ensure that the cité is still alive. The mine buildings, such as the shaft trestles or the energy building have been converted into a cinema, enterprise space and cultural center. The slag heap has been transformed into a walking area.
In the 20th century, Limburg coal mines were established, with a series of garden suburbs for workers in their wake. This tour takes you back to the last century. Along the way, you'll learn about the origins and architecture of the garden suburbs, as well as the lifestyle and culture of
A sculpture garden that intertwines art and nature, doesn't that sound like the ultimate place to unwind? Entirely guided by his intuition and taste, entrepreneur and art collector Hugo Voeten (1940-2017) created his sculpture garden in Geel. The collection consists of a mix of contemporary and modern art