|Taxi 1hour Waiting||$33.90|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$1 627.12|
|Milk (1 liter)||$1.11|
|Mid range bottle of wine||$6.78|
|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$189.83|
|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$61.02|
Lanaken is a beautiful municipality situated in Limburg, a famous province in Belgium. The Maastricht Aachen Airport is the closest airport to this place. Avail cheap flights to Lanaken and explore this fabulous place. Castle Park Pietersheim is worth a visit. It belonged to the noble family De Merode. It has a huge and sprawling natural park extending over an area of 80 hectares. Bridges, avenues and forest paths take you straightaway to nature’s lap. The moated Castle Park Pietersheim also boasts of a museum and a visitor center. The museum educates you about the geology and nature of the National Park, a brief history of Pietersheim and the prominent tourist attractions here.
Museum Church is a tourist hotspot. St. Peter is a prominent Baroque style church dating back to 1704. The church has undergone many renovations and restorations till 1956 when it was brought under the charge of the council to be designated the status of a museum. Despite several renovations, the interior of the church exists in its authentic form and depicts themes from life in general such as death, birth, baptism and marriage.
Kinder Farm Pietersheim is another tourist attraction close by situated on the brink of the National Park Hoge Kempen. It provides an amazing combination of recreational and educational opportunities. The latest attraction here is the splendid wooden playground that is ideally suited for over 300 children at a time. You may arrive on one of the several cheap flights to Lanaken and reserve a room in any of the cozy hotels in Lanaken.
Pharmacy Museum located close by in a corner of Green Place is a popular tourist destination. The 1820 building underwent a total transformation. The original structure was renovated, restored, refurnished and upgraded to gain a brasserie status. A portion of the building is now a famous museum pharmacy. It has a unique collection of authentic 19th century oils, spices, pipettes, pills, birth chairs, childbirth rods, stone and glass pots, mixing cups, dentist’s chair, various medical books, journals and many other items. The museum has a wonderful collection of medical equipment and instruments.
The 12th century water castle Pietersheim has a unique floating walkway that takes you to all the hidden corners. The glorious history of the castle is revealed to tourists through 3D animation.