Destination guide

Charming Genk will entice you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Genk. Travellers to this romantic city praise the shopping, restaurants and spas. Market and St. Servaas Church are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Genk

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Genk a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Spiegelven Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Bokrijk Open Air Museum (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Limburg Golf & Country Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Flanders Nippon Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Plopsa Indoor Theme Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Stichting Sportpark West (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Genk

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Genk is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bokrijk Arboretum (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Japanese Garden (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Hoge Kempen National Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Nature & Culture Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • De Perre City Park (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • City Park de Boneput (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Genk

The nearest airport is in Maastricht (MST-Maastricht - Aachen), located 12.2 mi (19.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Liege (LGG), which is 22.1 mi (35.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Genk Station or Bokrijk Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Genk?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 203 holiday lettings around Genk. From 107 Houses to 81 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Genk?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Genk:

  • Saint-Laurent: 40 holiday homes
  • Outremeuse: 44 holiday homes
  • Féronstrée et Hors-Château: 40 holiday homes
  • Villapark: 16 holiday homes
  • Pottenberg: 44 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Genk?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Genk. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Europlanetarium Genk: 226 holiday lettings
  • Hangar 58: 207 holiday lettings
  • Bokrijk Arboretum: 233 holiday lettings
  • Bokrijk Open Air Museum: 229 holiday lettings
  • C-mine Cultural Centre: 229 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Genk listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Genk?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 107 Houses in Genk. Our other popular types of Genk holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 81 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Genk?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 168 holiday homes with pool available in Genk. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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