Summer in Mechelen

It doesn’t always have to be the Côte d'Azur or the Costa del Sol! Multifaceted Mechelen offers plenty of variety and it has the advantage of being close by. So why not add it to your list of must-do city trips?

With more than 300 listed buildings, numerous UNESCO monuments, picturesque streets and ancient traditions that live on, pocket-sized Mechelen has all the qualities of a metropolis. Whether you are planning a two-day visit with the family, want to take in a spot of culture or blow your shopping budget somewhere other than the big chains, Mechelen caters for all tastes and interests.

Treat yourself this summer to dinner in an award-winning restaurant in a former monastery, followed by a night in what was once a hospital or a municipal swimming pool! Blissful summer memories are created in Mechelen. And you certainly won’t be the first to succumb to the city’s charms!