Hasselt is a small and very cosy provincial capital. It is a versatile town with museums, green, shopping options and time to enjoy.
What to do
The Japanese garden, a museum visit in combination with the theme hike and enjoy the cosy Center: a terrace and have a walk in the car poor shopping streets. Finally, enjoy the greenery and peace in the nature domain Kiewit. Before your program to make you should keep in mind that on Monday most museums are closed. Of course, the shops are closed on Sundays.Japanese garden 20 years is this Garden opened and is now in its full splendor. The best visit this garden with guide. More info: www.hasselt.be national jenever museum Hasselt is the Gin city par excellence, a museum should not be missed. You learn all about the history and brewing of this spirit. We recommend the Gin. You can plan and directory (incl. degustatiebon) buy at the tourist office in the museum. Many buildings and monuments in the city remind us that this thriving industry www.jenevermuseum.be
Urban fashion museum the fashion museum will give you an overview of the evolution of fashion. There is also a themed exhibition. More info on www.modemuseum.be In combination with this visit can give you a fashion walk in the Centre. This is not just the shopping streets walking but the lesser-known side streets with their stores. You can plan and buy directory at the tourist office in the fashion museum itself.Municipal museum Het Stadsmus this is a museum about Limburg and the city of Hasselt. With all kinds of antique works of art such as paintings, textiles, ceramics, Church treasures and much more one brings the history of this region to life. In October 2005 it was reopened and was given a new name: city museum ‘ Het Stadsmus ‘. All info on www.hetstadsmus.be
Hasselt shopping town Limburg has a lot of cities and Hasselt is committed to remain the most important. Car-free (-arm) and super cozy. There are many P + R car parks on the edge of the city, see www.hasselt.be other museums has many other attractions & Hasselt museums: – literary museum – municipal Carillon museum – Provincial Centre for Visual Arts – Museum of the ‘ Holy Father ‘ of Hasselt: www.valentinus.be – Plopsa Indoor Hasselt: www.plopsaland.be during a walk through the Center will especially the numerous houses with a rich history attract your attention. There is on the market the House ‘T Sales ‘. Built in 1462, in half-timbering, rebuilt in 1659 (see date) is one of the richest timber-framed buildings of the Netherlands. In the beginning this was a renovated gasthof and hostelry. Since 1713 until now it is a pharmacy. Look at the corner to the peculiar House logo. Many other houses have had high guests such as “the helmet” in the Hoogstraat where Emperor Charles has stayed. Also house the Cannon, where the Taste salon is located, is a House with a rich history and certainly worth a visit!
The St-Saint Quintin Cathedral.Here was the first habitation. The tower is one of three times. The substructure was the Romanesque church from the 12th century. A Gothic church built in 1250. The Spire was 1725 when the previous was hit by lightning. That tower is 63 m high and has a Carillon of 47 bells. After restoration in 1982 this belongs among the best in the country. The Church is also very important for the sake of his organ which dates back to 1751. This was thoroughly restored in 1972 and now includes 37 registers.A good blowing out would you like to enjoy the greenery and peace? Then you can use the free buses to the nature domain Kiewit. No less than 100 hectares green are there waiting for you. There are all kinds of theme gardens and signposted walks.Virga Jesse Festivities Hasselt is also known because of its Virga Jesse Festivities that take place every seven years. In August the Patron Saint is honoured and carried in a procession, preceded by the giant ‘ the Lad ‘. The inhabitants of Hasselt Virga Jesse ever found courage and comfort from. In times of war, plague or disaster they pulled through the streets with Maria (Virga Jesse) to strength, liberation and salvation. This happened for the first time in 1495. From 1682 were the year draft events. www.virga-jessefeesten.be
Cycling paradise Limburg Cycling in limburg, that represents cycling in comfort: choose a theme route, find a starting place and rent a bike.
Limburg offers to your bike trip in a true holiday.
All-65.0-in Lunch formula 2015 € per person · House aperitif with snacks · Starter · Main course · Dessert · Coffee tea & trimmings · Custom wines · Water all-in formulas for groups from 8 persons: all-in: aperitif with snacks, wines, water and coffee or tea with sweets.
– 4 course menu € à 89 pp.
– 5 course menu € à 106 pp.
– 6 course menu à 128 € pp.