|Chicken breasts at the market||$9.09|
|Local draught beer||$5.42|
|Pack of cigarettes||$8.14|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$1 901.69|
|1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff||$0.25|
|Utilities (Electricity, Heating, ...) for medium apartment||$221.70|
|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$21.66|
Roosendaal, literally meaning “valley of roses”, is located in southern Netherlands that has an immensely rich history dating back to the 13th century. Today, it is a modern city and a key railway junction that is also the last halt for international trains going to Belgium. Tourists find it convenient to take cheap flights to Roosendaal via Rotterdam that is less than 50 km away and visit the place for its many cultural events, historic buildings, excellent shopping, and a welcoming ambiance.
Tourists will be amazed to know that the annual Roosendaal calendar features more than 600 events; there are a multitude of art exhibitions and classical musical concerts, theater performances, poetry sessions as well as popular music. The last Sunday of each month is a designated day when all shops in the city centre are kept open and events on special themes are organised. Mid-February traditionally sees the Roosendaal Carnival in action with a giant and colorful parade. The Wouwse Geranium Market is the venue for the Geranium Market where decorative and flowering plants of all sorts, fresh fruits, as well as garden accessories can be found. The Hap Stap Festival in May is a celebration of gastronomy; you can gorge the entire day on a vast assortment of foodstuffs, both regional and international for a truly mouth-watering experience. Music lovers have a whole array of program to choose from while Rose Boule sees energy-charged teams from Holland, England and Belgium vying for the top honors.
Another reason to book cheap flights to Roosendaal is that it is a shopping paradise. Three mammoth shopping malls dominate the town and a weekly farmers’ market with the best of fresh produce brings in shoppers in hundreds. The Rosada Factory Outlet has no less than five dozen shops selling clothes and fashion accessories for men, women and children.
Eating out in Roosendaal can be fun with cafes, bistros and restaurants abounding; there are also a number of bars and nightclubs where you can spend a lively evening. Tourist accommodation is available in plenty as there are many hotels in Roosendaal as well as camping sites.