|Gasoline (1 liter)||$2.03|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$2.71|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$2.71|
|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$276.61|
|Local draught beer||$4.07|
|1 Pair of Jeans||$61.02|
Hamme is a municipality situated in East Flanders, a Belgian province. The Antwerp International Airport is the nearest airport to this place and is about 34 km away from Hamme’s center. This place is known for a monumental Yew Tree found on the estate of Château de Valduc situated in Hamme-Mille. It is, in all probability, the oldest of all trees in Belgium planted in 1232. Avail cheap flights to Hamme if you wish to explore all the places of interest in and around this place. Tourists often visit the War Memorial Hamme-Mille that commemorates all the inhabitants of Hamme-Mille who lost their lives in World War I and World War II. Another tourist attraction is the Hamme-Spaans Huis, presently a restaurant but was previously a 17th century farm. This, along with its sprawling garden, has been declared Protected Heritage.
Another popular tourist destination is the nearby Recreatiedomein De Ster having a beautiful lake for sailing and swimming, a silvery, sandy beach, outdoor sports courts, a playground for kids and a little toy train. You could arrive on one of the cheap flights to Hamme and stay in one of the plentiful hotels in Hamme. Stadspark & Kasteel Walburg is another relaxing place to visit. It has a nice park with a magnificent castle enclosed by a moat. The Walburg is a stunning small castle turned into a restaurant situated in a small park on the edge of the Sint Niklaas city center close by. The Market Square almost matches the size of Moscow’s Red Square or even the St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican City.
At the time of Vredesfeesten, as many as fifty hot air balloons are released simultaneously. Around the square, one could come across the neo-gothic City Hall with its distinctive Flemish belfry tower. Just behind it is the Holy Mary Church having the Holy Mary statue towering above. This golden statue is impressive and is 18 feet tall.
The Market Square consists of the St. Nicolas Church and the Houtbriel which is a smaller square having impressive historic houses. This town boasts of a beguinage that was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1998. Presently, there are 61 brick houses in the courtyard. Dendermonde has a Béguinage Museum that includes a replica of 19th century beguine house.