Genk is a city in the Belgian province of Limburg and is one of the most important industrial cities in Flanders. In the past by the presence of three coal mines and now by its location along the E314 motorway and the Albert Canal.

All those who visit Genk cannot go past C-mine without going in. This awe-inspiring nest for entrepreneurs, artists, students and culture aficionados breathes a unique atmosphere. On the former Winterslag site, respect for the industrial past goes hand in hand with contemporary artistic activity. There is a great deal to do both in and around the former mine building: C-Mine expedition, Studio Pieter Stockmans, temporary exhibitions, C-Mine Cultur Centre...

Would you like to unwind in green surroundings? Kattevennen is one of the 6 access gateways of the Hoge Kempen National Park, a nature park in Genk that is over 57 km² in size. You can walk or cycle and relax with your family there to your heart's content. But that is not all. In the middle of this domain, a huge star bowl lights up the area: the Cosmodrome. Inside you will experience a fascinating show about space.

In Bokrijk you can dive into the distant past. During your fascinating trip through the Open Air Museum you will discover more than hundred authentic buildings with old objects and craftsmen in the apparel of former times. There is also a large outdoor play area, the ideal getaway with children.

Discover the fantastic gastronomic offer of the city in the different multicultural streets and districts. Off your own back, or with a guide at your side. Found your choice? Then try sitting at table in one of the splendid restaurants.

Resto.be offers a wide range of restaurants in Genk. For a romantic dinner with two or a dinner in group, you will find a wide range of restaurants in the region at the best prices. Many restaurants in Genk can also be booked online!