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Little Canada

So, if you ever find yourself irritated by all the tourists, prowling around on Maasmechelen... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
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Beautiful parc, stunning views

The entrance is near a hotel, the outlet village and tourism office. At the start there is a... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Christel D
Nijlen, Belgium
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Zetellaan 54, Maasmechelen 3630, Belgium
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

So, if you ever find yourself irritated by all the tourists, prowling around on Maasmechelen Village, why not take a detour and visit Connecterra. It's a secluded place, easily accessible through a grand entrance, with a little bit of a Jurassic Park feel. If you're...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

The entrance is near a hotel, the outlet village and tourism office. At the start there is a playground and a bar. Income is 3 euro. Openinghours are the hours you can get in. You can always leave later, but better leave before it gets...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christel D
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Together with a group of friends, I enjoyed a walk at Connecterra, one of the Hoge Kempen National Park gateways. It is located next to the Maasmechelen shopping outlet. Compared to other gateways, this gateway charges a small entrance fee. We enjoyed a guided tour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 69Wanderlust
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely quiet place with some hills and great views. There are several routes from 4 till 12 km. All routes marked as usual so it's impossible to get lost. There is great kids playground and small cafe with choice of local beers. Cycling is not...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Vladimir_Lavrov
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I went running in this park twice, as I was staying in a nearby hotel. Nice walk with some lakes, on the spot of old coal mines. Once also 3 roes crossed my way, very nice

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Fabio B
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We took one of the longer routes and hiked for about 4 hours (we're not very experienced hikers). It was wonderful to be here in winter, when not many people were visiting and everything was calm and quiet. Great views from the terrils (hills) and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Greet D
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

A great place to walk around a green environment. A wakeboard facility and an universal research project are worthwhile visiting.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Robert C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is a nature park with mountains resulting from old mining activities which is very good for a walk. Entrance is 3 euros for a day. The park is right next to a fancy hotel, a cinema and a large outdoor shopping centre.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lancelotd669
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Was here on a beautiful sunny day in July, however the number of tourists we encountered during our hike here was realllly limited to the minimum, so a perfect spot for those who love a calm environment. We did the 10km trail which took us...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tom D
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Without the big ugly wellness building they are constructing in the middle of the nature, the panoramic view from the terril would have been perfect. Although this is still an industrial site, the domain is well kept and perfect for a 2-4 hour walk. The...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank 625derrickz
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