Coronavirus and travelling to Limburg

Concerning the Coronavirus, Visit Limburg applies the measures that are determined by the Belgian government.

Latest update: Monday, March 29, 2021 - 12 pm

Can I travel to Limburg?

In Belgium, you can travel freely. So, you can plan a trip to Limburg and book your holiday in one of our accommodations.

Travelling to and from abroad is only allowed for an essential reason and not for recreational or touristic reasons, at least until the Easter holidays. Cross-border walking or cycling is not allowed. The ferries on the Meuse remain out of service until at least 30 April.

Always keep in mind that in the whole of Flanders there is a curfew from midnight to five o'clock in the morning.

Can I book a holiday in Limburg?

From 8 February 2021 onwards, holiday parks, accommodation parks, camper parks and camp sites will be open again. They had been closed since 3 November 2020. All forms of accommodation (hotels, B&Bs, holiday homes, holiday parks, etc.) are therefore open.

The common facilities in the accommodation, such as restaurants and bars, are currently not accessible. However, food may still be served to overnight guests in the accommodation, but it can only be offered in the room by the hotel or via take-away in the vicinity.

Can I go to a cafe or restaurant?

Cafes, restaurants and bars are closed. Many restaurants and bars provide takeaway for pick-up or delivery. This is allowed until 10 pm.

What can I visit in Limburg?

Museums are open.

Parks, woods and nature reserves remain open. The cycle route network is also accessible at all times. Outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, mountain biking, horse riding, etc. are allowed. Just follow the following guidelines:

  • You can go into nature. You can meet up to four people outside. It remains important to keep a distance of 1.5 metres.
  • Check beforehand if the municipality where you are going to walk imposes a mouth mask. Mouth and nose coverings are always strongly recommended.
  • Picnicking in your bubble is allowed in the open air on picnic meadows, as long as you provide the food yourself. Of course, take back all rubbish and disinfect the picnic bench whenever possible. 

Other tourist attractions such as wellness centres, bowling alleys, cinemas, concert halls and theatres, visitor centres etc. remain closed. Flea markets have also been cancelled indefinitely. Only the regular weekly markets can continue. 

Events and other organised activities may not take place.

You can do some limited shopping. Essential shops are open. In non-essential shops you have to make an appointment in advance. 

  • You can shop with maximum one extra person. This must be a person with whom you live.
  • Disinfect your hands first.
  • You can shop for a maximum of 30 minutes.
  • Wear a mouth mask. It is compulsory.

What else should I pay attention to?

Always follow the hygiene measures based on the formulated advice.

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water.
  • Avoid shaking hands.
  • Cough or sneeze in a tissue handkerchief and throw it away immediately in a covered rubbish bin. If you do not have a tissue at hand, cough or sneeze into your elbow.
  • Stay at home when you're sick.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are visibly ill.
  • Do not touch your face with your hands.

You will find more information on the coronavirus and het measures issued by the Belgian government on https://www.info-coronavirus.be/en/

Let us all be smart and responsible in order to stop spreading this virus. See you soon in Limburg!