Explore the Haspengouw Region, also called Tuscany of Belgium in the province of Limburg.
Where to sleep in the Haspengouw Region
Hoeve Roosbeek - the perfect place to unwind for the weekend. A beautiful restored old farm with a gastronomic and relaxed atmosphere with spa facilities. Roosbeekstraat 76, 3800 Zepperen, Belgium - hoeveroosbeek.be
Food and Drinks in the Haspengouw Region
Hoeve Roosbeek - Also offering a five course surprise menu with pairing wines. Book with a one or two night stay in this beautiful farm. Simply because you don't want to drive after dinner anymore. Roosbeekstraat 76, 3800 Zepperen, Belgium - hoeveroosbeek.be
Cafe Smaakfabriek - A simple but relaxed cafe for lunch or afternoon drinks. Stationsplein 8, 3840 Borgloon, Belgium - smaakfabriek.be
De Vallei van Colen - A hidden gem for coffee, cake and a beautiful terrace with a lovely view. Colenstraat 1, 3840 Borgloon, Belgium - devalleivancolen.be
What to do in the Haspengouw Region
Stroopfabriek - Industrial vibes at the restored Stroopfabriek. Here you can see and learn how they make the famous 'stroop' from the Haspengouw region. Great to do with kids. Stationsplein 8, 3840 Borgloon, Belgium - borgloon.be
City tour in Tongeren - A medieval little town in Belgium's Limburg with cobbled streets and a beautiful beguinage. If antiques set you buzzing, then Tongeren on a Sunday morning is the place to be. The weekly antique market is even bigger than the one in Brussels.
Reading between the lines - Also called 'Doorkijkkerkje'. You'll find this artwork installation in between pear and cherry fields. The view over the valley is stunning.
Abdij Marienlof - A monastry around the corner from De Vallei van Colen.
Colenstraat 1, 3840 Kerniel, Belgium
Rent a vespa and explore the Haspengouw region with VespaRoute
Cycle through the trees in the Bosland forest
Cycle through water in Bokrijk
Cities to visit in the Haspengouw Region
Visit Hasselt and do a street art tour.
More information about the Haspengouw Region
Visit the website of Limburg
Visit the website of Tongeren
Reading books about Belgium
De helaasheid der dingen by Dimitri Verhulst