De Unie Hasselt-Genk | An initiative of

Route Genk

De Unie Hasselt-Genk shows you the great diversity of the city. Starting from the station, you will make a loop via C-mine, going towards the Emile Van Doren Museum,  Heempark and Kattevennen, one of the gates to the National Park of Hoge Kempen.

The bike is the ideal mode of transport to visit De Unie Hasselt-Genk.

The route of De Unie Hasselt-Genk is indicated with red arrows on the road deck in one direction only. Use them to find the way to the next artwork. The train station of Hasselt is the starting point of the art route Hasselt-Genk. Feel free to hop on and off this route at any point.

Artworks on this route

Info points

You will find more information about De Unie Hasselt-Genk at the info points. There you can find more details about the route, artworks and summer programme, as well as obtain the free route map of De Unie Hasselt-Genk.


The art route in Genk is around 15 kilometres long (from Genk train station, via C-mine and Emile Van Doren Museum to Kattevennen, and back to the station of Genk).

  • by bike:  +/- 60 minutes
  • on foot: +/- 3 hours
    (estimates exclude the time needed to visit the works of arts)

How to get around

The easiest way to visit De Unie Hasselt-Genk is by bike. If you can’t bring your own bike, you can always rent a bike at Fietspunt “vzw Basis”(cycle point) at Genk train station.

More info on “how to visit” De Unie Hasselt-Genk.



Not all locations on the art route have special facilities for the disabled. There is information about accessibility on each artwork page on this website.

Public toilets
  • In Genk you can find public toilets in the Town hall, C-mine and Kattevennen.
Charming picnic locations

You can find lots of places to eat or drink in Genk. Did you bring your own picnic? Enjoy it at one of these charming picnic locations:

  • Molenvijverpark
  • Heempark
  • C-mine at the bottom of the mine slag heap
  • Kattevennen near parking or reception building
  • Domain Bokrijk
Tips nearby

Have a look at the page “Tips for your stay”.