The small, cozy streets of the beguinages exude tranquility. The beautiful houses 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. From 7 am to 1 pm, you can do your weekly shopping there.

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!

Experience a delightful kayak trip through the historic center. Rent one of our kayaks and discover the city from a different perspective.


Dyle Towpath

Walking the floating section of the Dyle path is highly recommended. The path leads you along (and across) the Dyle, between Haverwerf and Kruidtuin.

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.

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

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.



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