A picture-perfect blossom adventure

The birds are singing, the trees are in bloom: spring is in the air! Time to get yourself a brand-new look and set off on a new adventure! Looking for that ultimate spring feeling? Combine your visit to the Village with an afternoon in the blossom fields.

By Maasmechelen Village

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Fresh and fruity

Is your Instagram feed in desperate need of some colourful content after those gloomy winter months? Shop your new spring look at Maasmechelen Village and get ready to shine on your very own blossom adventure! Prepare for the season’s most sought-after streetwear essentials and coveted casual glamour looks: shop sneakers at New Balance and score timeless trench coats, mid-season jumpers and comfy fits at international top brands like Levi’s, American Vintage, adidas, Tommy Hilfiger, and BOSS.

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Cheers to the blossoms

There is no better place to show off your new spring look than at a trendy blossom bar. The BelOrta Bloesembar in Sint-Truiden is one of those places where spring vibes come standard. From the end of March to mid-May, this unique pop-up bar in the heart of the beautiful Haspengouw region welcomes you for a well-deserved break after a bike ride or hike in the surrounding blossom valley. The perfect pitstop for a refreshing glass of wine or some delicious local specialties. Find more blossom bars here.

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Cycling or walking among the blossoms

Discover the enchanting blossom fields of Haspengouw from up close during a hike or a bike ride. Our personal favourites? A magical stroll through the orchard of Alden Biesen, or a relaxing walk in the fruit valleys of Grootloon. One of the best ways to really take in the views and the region’s rich fruit and syrup heritage is during the 'Van fruit tot stroop' biking route in Borgloon. Looking for more hiking or biking routes? You’ll find lots of great alternatives at visitlimburg and visithaspengouw.

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Blossom cruising in style

In the mood for an even more unique experience? Cruise along the blossom fields on an Italian Vespa or in an old-school deux-chevaux, or – if you’d rather go electric – ride along the orchards on an electric kick scooter or a green golf cart: the perfect mode of transportation for an out-of-the-box blossom adventure!

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The most beautiful blossom snaps

A snapshot in the middle of a blossom orchard is a classic, of course, but the blossom valley has got lots of other unique photo opportunities up its sleeve. For the most beautiful blossom snaps, don’t miss these Insta-proof stops along the way: the former syrup factory, the 'Reading between the lines' see-through church, Helsh(ea)ven, and the 'Untitled #158' artwork. Or: go for a magical blossom photo shoot at one of these fairy-tale castles: Landcommanderij Alden Biesen, Château de la Motte, and the castle of Ordingen.

We hope to welcome you soon at Maasmechelen Village, the perfect starting point for your blossom adventure!

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Header picture: copyright by Michel Smeets
Route 38 picture: copyright by Route 38
Other pictures: copyright by Visit Limburg

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