The small, cosy streets of the beguinages exude tranquillity. It is very pleasant to live in the cottages, which are protected monuments.

St. Rumbold's Tower offers you a total experience: both the skywalk on top of the 97m high Tower and the ascent to it guarantee a unique experience.

Saturday is market day in Mechelen. You can do your weekly shop between 7 in the morning and 1 o’clock in the afternoon.

No better way to discover Mechelen than via the city's lifeline. Enjoy a boat trip on the Inner Dyle and see Mechelen from a different angle.

At ZOO Planckendael, you will travel from one continent to another. You will meet giraffes, zebras, elephants, bonobos and so many other animals!


Dyle Towpath

The Malinois loves to enjoy his city, and rightly so! Say for yourself: a walk along the waterfront, in the middle of downtown, unique and relaxing.

If you come to Mechelen, a visit to the most beautiful library in the country should not be missed.

Brewery Het Anker enjoys worldwide fame with the renowned Gouden Carolus beer. The three copper boilers in the brewing room date from just after WWII.



Technopolis is a place where curiosity seekers can discover all about science and technology.

Enjoy a blissful kayaking trip on the Dyle. From your kayak you can enjoy the beautiful historic center of our beautiful city of Mechelen.

Do you want to discover Mechelen in a surprising and sporty way? Suppen is the new hype and the ideal way to enjoy the beautiful city of Mechelen.

Mechelen is alive, and you can tell! You shop outdoors, in small specialty stores or at well-known brands.