|Mid range bottle of wine||$8.14|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$1 549.99|
|Taxi 1hour Waiting||$40.68|
|Pack of cigarettes||$7.05|
|Milk (1 liter)||$1.16|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$2.71|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) outside of centre||$776.32|
|Local cheese (1kg)||$16.30|
Maasmechelen is a Belgian municipality situated on the River Meuse in the well known province of Limburg. Presently, this is the best garden city in Flanders in terms of its beauty. The closest airport to this garden city is Maastricht Aachen Airport which is about 19 km away from its center.
A walk through the ancient (20th century) garden city, the Eisdense cité could be pretty interesting if you have a local tourist guide who could enlighten you about the distinctive Garden-City architecture, the separate waves of migration, its designing, the ideas behind the creation of green spaces and streets’ patterns and the experience of life in a ghetto. A cottage has been transformed to serve as a museum tracing the course of the mining history. Come here on any of the cheap flights to Maasmechelen and let the fascinating history unfold itself in front of your eyes.
St. Barbara Church is a modern Gothic church that was constructed in the period from 1934-1936. Greater portion of the Nationaal Park Hoge Kempen is situated on Maasmechelen’s territory. It was set up for the protection of some unique species of flora and fauna existing in the plateau of Campine. Maasmechelen Village was constructed quite close to the ancient mining district. This shopping center got a footfall of about 2.5 million in the year 2010. A fully operational windmill from 1801 was restored in recent times and it is accessible to the public every alternate Sunday. A history enthusiast would love to book any of the cheap flights to Maasmechelen.
There is an interesting carnival museum close to the main square. On November 11 every year, there is a carnival and parade where tourists are entertained by masked people. The banks of the River Meuse are regarded as a paradise of herbs as a wide variety of unique and exotic herbs thrive here. Visit the Meuse River Park for bird watching or beaver tours or herb cooking orientation programs. The neo-classical Church of Mechelen-aan-de-Maas is known for its 12th century font and statues of Gondulfus and Monulphus from the 16th century. Visit the Turkish Mosque Maasmechelen known for its sparkling white minaret and feel the essence of this multi-cultural city during your stay in one of the hotels in Maasmechelen.