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Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel is an island in the Lower Normandy region and is one of the most visited tourist destinations in France.

legoland

Legoland Billund

Legoland opend in 1968 in Billund, a town in Denmark that was the birthplace of Lego. It's the second largest tourist attraction in Denmark.

most visited and most famous castle in Europe

Neuschwanstein, A Fairytale Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle is one of the most famous castles in the world and one of the most visited tourist attractions in Europe.

beautiful house in Barcelona created by Gaudi

Casa Batlló

Casa Batlló is one of Gaudí's masterpieces in Barcelona. It was built in 1877 and was completely refurbished between 1904 and 1906.

manarola

Manarola

Manarola is part of the Cinque Terre in the Italian region of Liguria. The Cinque Terre consists of five villages located on the cliffs at the Mediterranean coast.

Tree Tents: an Alternative Form of Accomodation

tents hanging on trees


tents hanging on trees

These tear shaped tree tents in Borgloon are are part of Pit, a project of Z33 - house for contemporary art - which brings art in public places. The four tents are made by Dutch artist Dré Wapenaar and provide an alternative form of accomodation to spend the night in the region.

Reservations can be made at tourism Borgloon by mail(toerisme@borgloon.be) or at the tourist information office(Markt z/n, 3840 Borgloon, Belgium). You can spend the night in a tree tent between April and October.

Location: Lane headed to the Castle of Hex (side street of Alfonsstraat), Bommershoven (Borgloon)


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C-Mine Genk: a Former Mine Site

info desk of mine museum


view platform in old mine shaft


mine shaft and ruine of mine building

Once an active coal mine, C-mine has transformed today into a creative centre with lots of activities to do.

Mining activity started in 1917, at its height, the mine employed 6250 miners. The high cost of coal production resulted in closing the mine in 1988.

Some of the original buildings can still be seen and visited today. The main building, the Energy Building, houses the visitor centre. Here you can start a tour through the building and learn more of its history. Highlight is a visit to the mine shaft, offering a beautiful panorama at a height of more than 60 m.

On the site of C-mine you can also find restaurants, an indoor playground, a culture centre, a cinema and various other businesses.

Location: Evence Coppeelaan 91, 3600 Genk, Belgium


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