|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$13.56|
|Cinema, international release, 1 seat||$12.20|
|Water bottle (0.33 liter)||$1.22|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$14.19|
|Water bottle (1.5 liter)||$1.63|
|Taxi 1hour Waiting||$40.68|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$542.37|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$2.51|
The Belgian municipality of Ans is situated in the rural area of Hesbaye just a few kilometers to the north-west of Liège. Ans is a picturesque place and several poets such as Georges Rem, Alphonse Tilkin and Émile Gérard have been inspired by its sublime beauty and tranquility. The region is watered by the famous Legia River which eventually ends up in a confluence with the River Meuse. Maastricht/aachen Airport is the nearest airport to Ans and is approximately 32.8 km from its center. Avail cheap flights to Ans and enjoy a rejuvenating holiday amidst enthralling natural beauty and tranquility.
The fort of Loncin was constructed in 1888 by General Henri-Alexis de Brialmont. The fort was one among the dozen significant forts that were constructed to strengthen security and protect Liege in the event of a German invasion. It was strategically situated on the ancient chaussée de Bruxelles so that it could defend both the railway Liège-Brussels and the road Liège-Saint-Truiden. Another significant historical monument in Ans is the Waroux castle. It was constructed in Alleur and it is reminiscent of the War of the Awans and the Waroux and the eventual domination of Hesbaye that lasted for 37 long years from 1298 to 1335. The castle is considered to be a unique example of a Belgian castle constructed on a circular plan.
Tourists could spend a wonderful day of sight-seeing in the nearby Liege. The 10th century St.Paul’s Cathedral is now the main cathedral here. Museum of Walloon Art reveals the important contributions of Walloon in the field of fine arts. A visit to the nearby Communal Museum of Herstal, housed in a 17th century Meuse region style building, could be fruitful as touring through the museum, one could get a vivid idea of the regional folklore. Another major tourist hotspot is the nearby Gallo-Roman Museum which is situated in the heart of Tongeren. The 13th century Tongeren Beguinage has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1998 and is a popular tourist destination. There is no dearth of comfortable hotels here; so arrive on cheap flights to Ans and stay in one of the fine hotels in Ans to enjoy a peaceful and revitalizing vacation.