Mechelen is located in the Flemish Region of the Antwerp province, situated perfectly near the cities of Brussels and Antwerp. Known as the region’s most prominent art city, there are several museums such as the Schepenhuis to explore. From art on canvas to exquisite cathedrals, this city must be seen while travelling through Belgium.
- Het Anker Brewery
- St Rumbold’s Cathedral
- Grote Markt (Large Market Square)
- Stroll by the Mechelen City Hall, comprised of the Lakenhal (hall for merchants of woollen cloth) and the 14th-century Belfry
- See the Palace of Margaret the York, the oldest renaissance building north of the Alps
- Visit Technopolis, a centre for hands-on science and technology
Due to its close proximity to the coast, Mechelen experiences an oceanic climate with about 200 days of rain annually. Average temperatures for the winter months of December through February are 42°F (6°C); average temperatures for the summer months of June through August reach 72°F (22°C).
Getting There & Around
Flights coming to Mechelen arrive at the Brussels International Airport. Visitors then take a train to the Brussels North Station, followed by a change to Mechelen. Every train to Antwerp and Amsterdam has stops in Mechelen.
There are taxis and buses to get visitors to their accommodations and to see the sights. For farther destinations like London, travellers can take the high-speed Eurostar.
179 hotels in Mechelen, BE
Stay at the NH Hotel Mechelen, which provides all the amenities to satisfy even the most discerning traveller. GeneralThe NH Hotel Mechelen provides a conference room capable of accommodating 12... More
Offering a perfect venue for business and pleasure, the Best Western Gulden Anker Hotel Mechelen is an ideal place for a pleasant and enjoyable vacation. GeneralThe conference facility provided by... More
Housed in a former fish smokehouse, Mercure Mechelen Ve Hotel welcomes guests with modern furnishings and cosy ambience ideal for chic travellers visiting Mechelen. While on leisure, visitors can... More
Situated in the trendy and lively district of the Fish Market, the Novotel Mechelen Centrum is a hip place to spend your holidays to the city of Mechelen. General Business guests can organize... More
Offering ultimate luxury and excellent services, the Holiday Inn Express Mechelen City Centre makes your stay a truly memorable one. GeneralThis hotel offers a meeting room that is furnished with... More
Meeting the highest expectations of seasoned travellers, the Progress Hotel Brussels is an ideal location for business and leisure patrons. GeneralThe Hotel offers meeting rooms that are equipped... More
Radisson Blu EU Hotel Brussels provides an ideal accommodation for both business and leisure travellers in Brussels. Holidaymakers exploring the Belgium capital can inspect fine art collections on... More
Centrally located close to city attractions, B-Aparthotel Ambiorix Brussels makes for a suitable base for travellers visiting in heritage-rich Belgium capital. This Brussels aparthotel places... More
Combining the spirit of traditional luxury with the most modern equipments, Hotel Le Plaza Brussels is an ideal place for an unforgettable vacation. GeneralOffering an exceptional meeting place,... More