What can we experience?

You can perfectly just do nothing. But if you want to explore, then this is also the right spot for your dose of nature, culture or gastronomy.

On foot

A few hundred meters away (at the junction of the Tommenstraat and the Repenstraat) you can connect to the ‘Kluizenaarswandeling – The Hermit walk’ (4 or 6 km). 

Other Greenspots ( starting points for walks in the surrounding nature ) nearby are: Zammelen, Mettekoven, Heks, Grootloon (‘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.

You kick 9 km to Tongeren, 12 km up into Alden Biesen.

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

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 see through church: ‘Reading between the Lines’.

On the dirt road 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, the centre of Bilzen at 20 minutes.

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

Haspengouw, nature in abundance

You will find LOOF near the towns of Hoeselt and Tongeren, the gate to Haspengouw, with plenty of hiking 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, and the 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.).