|Local cheese (1kg)||$16.30|
|Internet (6 Mbps, unlimited data)||$47.70|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.33|
|Water bottle (1.5 liter)||$1.33|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$4.07|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$776.32|
|Loaf of white bread||$2.19|
Beersel is a green municipality situated in Flemish Brabant, a famous Belgian province. The Brussels Airport is the nearest airport to this place and is about 19.9 km away from the city’s center. This place is a food lover’s paradise as it is famous for its authentic boterham met plattekaas en radijzen (bread slice served with delicious white cheese and radishes as an accompaniment). This combination usually works wonders when served with a geuze beer. Tourists come here to taste the yummy mandjeskaas or basket cheese, which is a mouth-watering white cheese, kept in small baskets. It also boasts of two authentic geuze breweries. If you are a gourmet, this is the place for you. Avail cheap flights to Beersel and book a room in one of the comfortable hotels in Beersel.
Beersel is well-known for the magnificent "Kasteel van Beersel" constructed in the period 1300 to 1310 by the then Duke of Brabant. This impressive round fortress was constructed as a defense base for the city of Brussels. Typical of most Flemish castles, it was constructed of red bricks and not stones. This splendid castle has a huge moat, very high walls and imposing towers. It has three watch towers. The castle is a hot favorite of fans of Belgian comic strips.
You could visit nearby tourist hot spots like International Rose Garden of Coloma. It is a paradise on Earth with more than 3000 varieties and 30,000 bushes of roses. This colorful garden flaunts more than 200,000 roses in full bloom all year round. Avail cheap flights to Beersel if you wish to catch a glimpse of this nearby rose garden which is easily the largest in Europe. Provincial Domain of Huizingen is an extensive park and amazing recreation complex constructed on the grounds formerly belonging to the Castle of Huizingen. This grand chateau houses an impressive restaurant and brasserie. There are two huge playgrounds, an outdoor swimming pool and a pet zoo with deer and other farm animals. The Lambic Beer Visitor Centre houses a miniature museum that offers a movie show describing the method of making Belgian Lambic beer. Tourists get an opportunity to taste an assortment of Lambic beers that include the fruit varieties too.