What is there to experience?

If you feel like leaving your warm cocoon, then this is also the perfect spot for your dose of nature, culture or gastronomy.

On foot

A few hundred metres away (at the crossing of Tommenstraat and Repenstraat) you can join the ‘Kluizenaarswandeling’ (4 or 6km). You pass the “Vault of Vrijhern”(greenspot Vrijhern).

Other ‘Green Spots’ (starting points for hikes) nearby are: Zammelen, Mettekoven, Grootloon, (with the famous ‘ Reading between the lines’ church), Rullingen, Munsterbos and Alden Biesen.

By bike

‘ Loof ‘ is located close to junctions 119 and 130 of the cycle route network.

It’s a 9 km ride to Tongeren, 12 km up to Alden Biesen.

Or you pick up on the well-known ‘ Blossom Route ‘ (38km) that takes you back through typical Hesbaye villages and landscapes through the beautiful Borgloon and Kortsessem.

At junction 139 You can follow the cycling route ‘ route with PIT ‘. This brings you past art projects in the open space, including the famous ‘Reading between the Lines’ church.

On the tractorpad behind the house passes the red loop of the mountainbike route ‘ Tumulus ‘.

A little further in Sint-Huibrechts-Hern you can connect to the MTB-route ‘De Steegkes’ (Bilzen-Hoeselt).

By car

Tongeren and Borgloon are a 15-minute drive away, Bilzen is a 20-minute drive.

You can reach Hasselt and Maastricht in respectively 25 and 35 minutes by car.

Haspengouw, nature in abundance.

‘Loof’ is in Hoeselt, the gate to Haspengouw, with plenty of hike and bike routes through rolling landscapes with orchards and castles.

According to many, Haspengouw is world famous as ‘the Toscany of Flanders’, to others it is a yet to be discovered surprise.

Culture & Gastronomy

You are close to Tongeren, the oldest city of Belgium, where each Sunday morning you can enjoy its renown antique and flea market. Also in the area is Bilzen, with its heritage site of ‘Alden Biesen’.

Further you can enjoy shopping, cultural activities and contemporary culinary feasts in Hasselt (25 min.) and Maastricht in the Netherlands (35 min.).