5 Belgian Towns That Are Well-Worth Visiting

April 25, 2015 - Comment

5 Belgian Towns That Are Well-Worth Visiting Published/Revised April 24, 2015 By Guest Contributor Belgium is dotted with beautiful historic towns, many of them dating back all the way to the Middle Ages and even beyond. Although cities like Brussels , Bruges and Antwerp are certainly destinations that should not be skipped, visiting some smaller

5 Belgian Towns That Are Well-Worth Visiting

Published/Revised April 24, 2015 By Guest Contributor
Belgium is dotted with beautiful historic towns, many of them dating back all the way to the Middle Ages and even beyond. Although cities like Brussels , Bruges and Antwerp are certainly destinations that should not be skipped, visiting some smaller and less-known Belgian towns is absolutely worth your time as well. Let’s take a look at five of those towns, all chock-full with historic landmarks.

MECHELEN

The massive Saint Rumbold’s Cathedral in Mechelen is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

THE MASSIVE SAINT RUMBOLD’S CATHEDRAL IN MECHELEN IS A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE

Mechelen may not be one of Belgium’s most famous towns, but it packs a pretty big historical punch. Located roughly halfway between the cities of Antwerp and Brussels in the Flemish-speaking northern half of Belgium, Mechelen was among the most important cities in northwestern Europe from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance.

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