Limburg hotspot named“World's Greatest Places” list
Prestigious American weekly, TIME Magazine, has proclaimed Cycling through Water one of the world's 100 must-see locations.
July 2018: 700,000 overnight stays in Limburg
Some 176,925 holidaymakers made their way to Limburg in July.
The Province of Limburg and Hasselt University measure the effect of nature on stress prevention at work
Several studies show a positive link between the surrounding nature and greenery on the one hand and the well-being of people and society on the other. This applies at both the individual and community level, preventively and curatively.
A network of 'cycling highways’ in Limburg makes bicycles a fully-fledged alternative to cars.
Limburg boasts the cycling paths of the best quality in Flanders. The cycling network in Limburg covers over 2000 km.
Limburg's traditional popular festival
Carnival is traditionally a ‘pagan’ festival preceding Catholic Lenten penitential season. Carnival is a festival of folly, satire, and exuberance, which is in stark contrast to the religious fasts.
Fruit farming research in Limburg celebrates its 75th anniversary
The Limburg Hesbaye region is without a doubt the main Flemish fruit cultivation area.
Centre for Cultural Heritage of the Limburg Province awarded with the EU Prize for Europa Nostra Awards 2018
The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s top honour in the field, were announced on May 15th 2018 by the European Commission and Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage network.
Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy 2030 signed by 41 municipalities in Limburg
At the initiative of the Province of Limburg, 41 municipalities in Limburg signed the ambitious Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy 2030 on Tuesday 13 March 2018.
New expertise centre VAKlab makes Bokrijk the hub of craftsmanship and entrepreneurship
VAKlab opened its doors on 22 March 2018. This brand-new expertise and service centre with a focus on craftsmanship and entrepreneurship is housed at Bokrijk Castle.
New future for Kolenspoor
The strategic project "Kolenspoor" that got the green light on 17 January 2018.