Local Attractions

With so many must-see attractions, there are many reasons to visit the Maasmechelen area. Learn about local attractions near Maasmechelen Village.

CONNECTERRA

On the spot where Eisden's coal mine was still running more than a quarter of a century ago, you can enjoy a surprising landscape of mountains and lakes. Climb the lookout tower and enjoy the spectacular panorama or follow one of the walking routes with distances between 3 and 11 km.

http://www.connecterra.be/

TERHILLS CABLE PARK

Are you looking for some action and adventure? Explore the water in the “Maasland” on a wakeboard. The cables at Terhills Cable Park are your transportation on the water!

Do you prefer to stay dry? Then enjoy a delicious meal or cocktail in the lounge on the shores while watching the wakeboarders do their stunts.

BOKRIJK- GENK (BE)

An open-air museum offering an insight into Flanders life in the sixteenth century. In 2012 Bokrijk opened a new interactive museum called 'The Sixties' with themes and exhibitions from the exciting decade.

www.bokrijk.be

BILZEN MYSTERIES

The nightly multimedia experience route brings Alden Biesen's history to life. With a tablet and headphone you can make an unseen time travel. Let yourself be accompanied by the fairytale decor and a fascinating story based on true facts. Your guide is the Lord of Biesen interpreted by Jan Decleir.

www.bilzenmysteries.be

KARTING GENK- GENK (BE)

Karting on the most beautiful and largest outdoor track in Europe? Visit Karting Genk! You don’t need karting experience, kids can already drive a kart from 1m25. A lovely activity with your family and friends! You might bump into famous race drivers here! Afterwards you can enjoy a fresh drink or tasty food in the bistro, where you cab enjoy a unique view over the track!

www.homeofchampions.be

MODEMUSEUM- HASSELT (BE)

A museum dedicated to fashion, the permanent collection is often supplemented by pieces that follow a special theme. The museum also puts on exhibitions showcasing fabrics and techniques and collaborations between fashion and other art forms.

www.modemuseumhasselt.be

THERMAE 2000- VALKENBURG AAN DE GEUL (NL)

A 'World of Wellness' in the heart of the Zuid-Limburg hills, Thermae 2000 has warm thermal indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpools, Jacuzzis and underwater jet massages, saunas and hammams. Open every day from 09.00 to 23.00.

www.thermae.nl 

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