Destination guide

Charming Genk will entice you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Genk. Travelers to this romantic city praise the shopping, restaurants and spas. Market and St. Servaas Church are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Genk a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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 center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Genk?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 222 house rentals around Genk. From 107 Houses to 81 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Genk is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Genk?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Genk. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bokrijk Arboretum: 252 home rentals
  • Bokrijk Open Air Museum: 251 home rentals
  • C-mine Cultural Centre: 248 home rentals
  • Spiegelven Golf Club: 276 home rentals
  • St. Martin's Church: 261 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Genk?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 81 lodging choices
  • Villas: 11 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 11 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Genk?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 168 vacation homes with pool available in Genk.