|Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult||$47.46|
|Loaf of white bread||$1.53|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$1 016.95|
|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$27.12|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$3.05|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$4.07|
|Water bottle (1.5 liter)||$2.03|
Henglo, located in eastern Holland’s Overijssel province, is a versatile town bustling with contemporary shopping opportunities, lively round-the-year cultural programmes and the country’s biggest athletic event. Add to that a plethora of vibrant cafes, exclusive restaurants, and intimate bistros and it has everything that a contemporary tourist could want when arriving by any of the many cheap flights to Hengelo via Münster in neighbouring Germany that is just 85 km away.
Henglo possesses extremely rich cultural facilities, the centrepiece being the strikingly-beautiful Rabotheater that hosts shows and event all the year round. The town is also famous for its school of music that is appropriately named “The Music”; the adjacent landmark, the Water Church, offers a fitting backdrop to the many performances and musical shows that are held every year. Giving more choice to the music lover is the Metropolis that also is the venue for many cultural shows. The AkkuH Centre for Contemporary Art gives tourists a comprehensive view of regional modern art while Historical Museum Hengelo gives an insight into the local history. Among the more recently-developed attractions are the Place de la Bourse that houses the library and Poppodium Metropolitan Museum of Technology that fascinates with its technological marvels.
Henglo is a shopper’s paradise! Not only do you have the well-known departmental stores and luxury shops offering exclusive labels but a twice-weekly local market as well that comes alive on Wednesdays and Fridays. A large number of stalls sell fresh agricultural produce, fish and meat as well as textiles and other items. The market is especially popular with visitors due to the quality of goods on offer and a chance to drop by at the local Ikea store. It is little wonder then that so many visitors book cheap flights to Hengelo via Münster.
Henglo has much to offer as far as eating out is concerned with its cosy cafes and upmarket restaurants; you must not miss out on a nice lunch on one of the plentiful terraces or simply while away your time having the famous Twente raisin bread with a cup of coffee. With a number of hotels in Hengelo, tourists will always find the town welcoming and hospitable.