5 days in Limburg Province Itinerary

5 days in Limburg Province Itinerary

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Maasmechelen
— 2 nights
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Sint-Truiden
— 2 nights

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Maasmechelen

Maasmechelen ©
Maasmechelen is a municipality located on the Meuse river in the Belgian province of Limburg.It comprises the former municipalities of Mechelen-aan-de-Maas, Vucht, Leut, Meeswijk, Uikhoven, Eisden, Opgrimbie, Boorsem, and Kotem.As a result of both Maasmechelen’s location near the border and its coalmining history quite a few of its current inhabitants are from Dutch, German, Eastern European (e.g., Polish) or Mediterranean (mainly Italian) origin.HistoryPrehistoric and Roman timesThe plateau of Campine was built up during the ice age with deposits of sand and other material that the Meuse river had eroded in the upstream Ardennes region. Get outdoors at Mechelse Heide and Hoge Kempen National Park. Go for a jaunt from Maasmechelen to Sint-Martens-Voeren to see Bronnenwandeling about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: hike along Lieteberg, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Museumkerk, admire the landmark architecture of St. Barbara Church Cit, and cool off at De Wouterbron.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Maasmechelen online tour itinerary planner.

Brussels to Maasmechelen is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Maasmechelen can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Sint-Truiden.

Things to do in Maasmechelen

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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Mechelse Heide ©
Mechelse Heide
Lieteberg ©
Lieteberg
Hoge Kempen National Park ©
Hoge Kempen National Park

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Sint-Truiden

Sint-Truiden ©
Sint-Truiden is a city and municipality located in the province of Limburg, Flemish Region, Belgium, near the towns of Hasselt and Tongeren. On the 21st (Wed), hunt for treasures at Antiek- en Brocantemarkt and then look for all kinds of wild species at De Kevie. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Sint-Genovevakerk, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Reading Between the Lines Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Tongeren, and finally get outside with Platwijers.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sint-Truiden day trip planning site.

Getting from Maasmechelen to Sint-Truiden by car takes about an hour. August in Sint-Truiden sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Sint-Truiden

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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De Kevie ©
De Kevie
Reading Between the Lines Church ©
Reading Between the Lines Church
Basilica Tongeren ©
Basilica Tongeren