Something for everyone

Our varied range

Fancy adventure, or rather rest and relax? Fancy shopping or rather exploring mining heritage? be-MINE has it all!

Adventure

Climbing, diving, snorkeling, sliding, swimming ... be-MINE has it all!

Sports

Biking through the mining region, hiking to the top of the mining ridge... Your energy can definitely be spent at be-MINE!

The Mine

be-MINE exudes the mining past. Get to know the beautifully preserved heritage and step into the footsteps of the miner.

Shopping

Shop at one of the region's finest shopping boulevards. be-MINE Boulevard welcomes you!

Adventure

Adventure Experience

Nothing short of adventure on be-MINE. You can climb, snorkel, play, romp…
be-MINE exudes adventure.

Sportoase

Swimming

At be-MINE, you swim in a unique environment, as the pool is located next to and around the cooling towers. Inside you will find a 25-meter pool, an instructional pool, a toddler and preschool pool, a recreational pool with slides and a wellness area with 4 saunas. In summer, there is an outdoor pool with lounging and playing field.

Alpamayo

Wall Climbing

The climbing center can accommodate both the experienced and inexperienced climber. Climbers can indulge themselves on about 1,300m² of climbing wall.

Boulderers will find their liking in the bouldering area.

In the Clip ‘n Climb, you can enjoy a climbing activity full of challenge and fun for ages 4 and up. Fused with the automatic safety system, you can safely climb up to 9 meters.

Todi by Sportoase

Diving

Todi is the first indoor snorkeling and diving center in Europe where visitors can enjoy the wonderful underwater world in optimal and safe conditions, among colorful tropical freshwater fish and lifelike scenery elements.

Adventure Mountain

Mountain biking

Adventure Mountain guarantees challenges ; mountain bikers are sure to get their money’s worth on the trails offered. Two routes have been mapped out, one relatively easy and one more technically demanding. A skill park was built on an intermediate plateau with north shores and dirt. The MTB trail connects to the tourist bike trail and is part of a larger MTB network.

Nature

Natural Experience

In addition to adventure, sportsmanship is the focus at be-MINE. Biking, hiking … be-MINE is the start for many biking and hiking routes.

Velotril

Velotril is a trendy bicycle experience center with a wide mix of Belgian, Dutch and other top brands. Something for everyone, including classic bikes and e-bikes as well as the latest mountain bikes and road bikes.

Bicycles and bicycle rental

Nothing is more relaxing than a day off on the pedals together! From be-MINE, many routes depart in the direction of Paalse Plas to recreation resort ‘t Fonteintje. Through the bicycle route network Limburg you reach all the beautiful spots of the area.

Want to rent an electric bike? You can do so at Tourism Beringen.

Hiking

be-MINE also possesses a wealth of nature. What used to be a trash heap of accumulated rocks is now a hill where groves and clearings alternate. During your walk, you will be rewarded with stunning views of Limburg and the nearby garden districts.

You can also go out in the mining city where you will be immersed in a rich mix of cultures. Walking along the coal railroad towards the coal port … It’s all possible.

You can pick up a hiking map at the tourist office on the site.

There are two interactive walking apps “Beringen, the cité” and “Kolenspoor” ; you get to know life on the cité in a fun way.

And for the little ones, there is “On a scavenger hunt with Pierewiet the canary”, a playful family walk with cool do’s and searches and fun facts.

Adventure Mountain

Play

At Adventure Mountain, you can clamber, climb and explore. Through a forest of 1,600 poles, you reach the top of the terril via stairs, ropes courses, climbing structures, crawltunnels and hiking trails. For the real daredevils, there is a spectacular slide.

be-NATURE

Discover

Our two imposing coal washes are getting a completely new (and green) use thanks to be-NATURE. Here we fuse heritage with nature.

Destination

Historical Experience

be-MINE is the largest industrial heritage site in Flanders and is unique in Europe. Nowhere else is industrial heritage so well preserved as at be-MINE.

At the mining museum, relive the history of the discovery of coal. You will be interactively introduced to life and work in and around the coal mine. Never been to a mine before? Be sure to visit the underground simulation, featuring exciting anecdotes from former miners.

Destination

Shopping

Shopping

Feel like shopping? At be-MINE Boulevard, you will find a diverse range of clothing and shoe stores, electrical and garden supplies…
Not found everything yet? Then be sure to take the time to go to the centre of Beringen where you’ll find lots of cute boutiques.