|Pack of cigarettes||$8.14|
|Chicken breasts at the market||$8.14|
|1 Pair of Nike shoes||$135.59|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.20|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$4.07|
|Local draught beer||$4.07|
|Mid range bottle of wine||$6.78|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$1 016.95|
Situated in Eastern Netherlands in the Twnete region is Almelo, a mid-size town with a rich history dating back to the 11th century. Besides its historical and cultural heritage, Almelo offers excellent opportunities for shopping, dining and recreation and is a popular choice for tourists from all over the world, who avail cheap flights to Almelo via Goningen that is just 86 km away.
Those interested in the city’s heritage will find a visit to the City Museum Almelo most engrossing with its extensive collection and professionally exhibited artifacts and displays relating to the history of the area. At the "The Weaver House", you can discover fascinating aspects of the various periods of the times when the textile industry ruled the roost in the region. Circuit City Historical Foundation and Ministry Almelo is dedicated to the preservation of the local cultural heritage and regularly organised informative lectures and tours. For history lovers, thus, flying in by one of the many cheap flights to Almelo is a good idea.
If you are tired of making heritage rounds, you can chill out at any of the cafés in the city centre that offer a diverse variety of menus, both regional and international. There are lots of shops around the city centre ranging from large departmental stores to cosy designer boutiques. A vibrant market that sets up shop every Thursday in the centre square offers a wonderful insight into the local culture. The town has several cultural centres where you can attend a classical music concert, a dramatic performance or even an opera. There are also so many art galleries and exhibition halls that demonstrate local talent beautifully. The streets of Almelo are filled with public art that can be extremely pleasing to your artistic sensibilities. Target Street is full of art galleries that call for your attention. The canals that are an intrinsic part of the townscape are really good for enjoying a boat ride. The town offers a wonderful ambiance that must be enjoyed over a few days by staying in any of the hotels in Almelo that offer good value for money.