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.
178 hotels in Mechelen, BE
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
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
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
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
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
Bedford Hotel & Congress Centre Brussels is a suitable business base offering comfortable accommodations and large congress centre in a central Brussels location. While in the Belgium capital,... More
Offering excellent friendly service and luxurious accommodation in a contemporary setting, the Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre is just the place for you to enjoy a splendid stay. GeneralThon Hotel... More
Offering a good location, this BLOOM! Hotel Brussels with comfortable accommodation and excellent services welcomes all types of holidaymakers for a pleasant and tranquil stay. GeneralBLOOM! Hotel... More
Assuring comfortable accommodation blended with quality service, this hotel makes you to enjoy all the privileges for an unforgettable stay. GeneralHealth conscious guests can make use of the... More