From here it's roughly 85 miles (137 kilometers) to the southwest to Brussels and 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the southeast to Duesseldorf, Germany.
For adventures of a cultural kind, spend a day or two exploring the museums and cultural attractions in Limburg. Among the best museums in the area are the Fashion Museum and the thought-provoking Bokrijk Open Air Museum. The National Jenever Museum and the Gallo-Roman Museum are two other popular museums worth adding to your itinerary.
Gear up for some high speed thrills at the Circuit Zolder, the premier speedway for fans of motorsports in Limburg. For an unforgettable experience, visit on a race day and enjoy all the tyre-squealing action as as local speed demons pit their incredible machines and skills against each other.
Enjoy window shopping and do some people-watching in a few of the local shopping venues such as Maasmechelen Village Outlet or Hasselt Market Square. These are two of the best retail hubs for avid shoppers who visit in the city.
On a sunny day, visit Japanese Garden, where locals come to escape the crowds. It is one of those special places where locals and visitors alike come together to picnic, play and relax.
In addition to urban parks, the local area also has a few larger nature reserves where visitors can enjoy unique surrounds and local local wildlife. To hike around one of the most visited local natural preserves, drive to Hoge Kempen National Park.
If you're visiting Limburg, round up the kids and head to Plopsa Indoor Theme Park for a day of good times. Laugh, learn and be amazed at this much-loved destinations for kids of all ages.
After you’ve visited all the star attractions in this fascinating region, consider stopping by the Europlanetarium, the Sint-Truiden City Hall and the Onze Lieve Vrouwbasiliek.