|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$542.37|
|Gasoline (1 liter)||$2.09|
|Monthly Pass (local transport)||$48.81|
|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$13.56|
Oupeye is a picturesque Walloon municipality situated in the Belgian Province of Liege. The Maastricht/aachen Airport is the closest airport and is only about 25 km away. Avail cheap flights to Oupeye and spend a relaxing holiday here. The Oupeye Fortress, the seat of the then Lords of Oupeye, was constructed in the Middle Ages. The ownership of this fortress has always been disputed and there has been a fatal sword duel, several sieges and some court cases to establish ownership till the Oupeye Council took charge of the historical monument in the mid 20th century. The 12th century tower with its thick walls and gates survive till date. This impressive structure is now a cultural center.
Another interesting place is the archaeological site of Roman villa. The nearest mountain peak, Vaalserberg, is only 34 km away where you could enjoy hiking. A major tourist attraction is the Château de Jehay, an outstanding and stunning piece of architecture in Europe. It is acknowledged as an exceptional Walloon heritage. The interesting works are treasured in a cabinet of curiosities. There is a one hectare park garden that has a wide variety of plants, vegetables, fruit trees and cereals.
This place is known for its famous Christmas Market in the castle. The castle comes alive in its full grandeur as thousands of lights glitter to highlight the occasion. As many as 80 local craftsmen, manufacturers, brotherhoods and associations participate in this fest and there are a great variety of gifts and gastronomic delights on offer. This is the best time to avail cheap flights to Oupeye and stay in one of the hotels in Oupeye. There is fireworks display, Father Christmas’s visit and many other surprise shows.
A favorite tourist destination is the nearby municipality of Spa famous for its hot springs. It is the venue for the famous Formula 1 Grand Prix. Spa boasts of a casino, La Redoute. The Belgian poker championship is usually organized here. Ville d’Eaux Museum mansion has a wonderful collection of artwork, paintings and engravings that depict the historical past.