Located 20 km south-west of Antwerp, the quiet town of Bornem has much to offer.
A delightful country walk to the south of Mechelen taking in the nature reserve of Mechels Broek.
Enjoy a walk around Westerlo, taking in a river, two castles, an abbey and a nature reserve
The Hof van Busleyden museum in Mechelen focuses on the Golden Age of the Southern Netherlands
Here are five tips to enjoy your trip to the beautiful city of Antwerp.
Got an hour or two to spare? Discover some of the historic delights of the beautiful city centre of Antwerp.
Interested in street art? Fancy a trip to Antwerp? Want to combine both? We have the perfect solution!
Enjoy the autumn colours in Flanders by walking in these woods
The cycle paths along the River Schelde are really excellent. And you can hop from bank to bank on the river ferries
The 538 steps up St. Rumbold’s Tower Mechelen are worth the effort, for the views from the top are breathtaking Looming over Mechelen market square is St. Rumbold’s Tower. Nearly 100 meters high (it was originally intended to reach 160 meters) and a UNESCO World Heritage site, it’s […]
Flanders was renowned for its beautiful tapestries from the 15th century onwards. A Saturday morning visit to Tongerlo Abbey in Mechelen will open your eyes to the beauty of Flemish tapestries.
Some ideas for a few lovely autumnal woodland walks in Flanders province, Belgium You can’t beat a woodland walk, can you? The crisp air, the crunch of the leaves beneath your feet, and the beautiful colours at this time of the year. Mind you, any time of the […]
Located a short car ride from Antwerp (or 20 minutes by train from Antwerp to Heide station), the Border Park De Zoom extends over six thousand hectares. Its combination of heaths, forests, dunes and pools makes it a great place to recharge your batteries. The park is neatly […]
A Belgian village thatâ€™s not in Belgium? Or is it? Visit the remarkable Baarle-Hertog and you might end up with more questions than answers.
My previous post introduced you to an area (Mollendaal Forest) that is ideal for young children. However, I do not recommend Mechels Broek for young children, nor is the terrain suitable for buggies, push-chairs or wheelchairs. It’s an area of wetland at all times of the year, and […]