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Things to Do

  • Brouwerij Bosteels
  • The brewer’s house has all the glamour of the ‘Belle Epoque’. State of the art production combined with a display of traditional horse drawn carriages and beer tasting at the cosy brewery tavern.
  • Address:
    • Kerkstraat 96
    • Buggenhout
    • 9255
    • East Flanders, Belgium
  •  Email Website Telephone+32 (0) 52 33 23 23 Facebook
  • Brouwerij Het Anker
  • Discover the history of the brewery, take a look behind the brewing scenes and find out about the brewery visit and beers of Brouwerij Het Anker in Mechelen.
  • Address:
    • Guido Gezellelaan 49
    • B-2800
    • Mechelen
    • Belgium
  •  Email Website Telephone+32 (0) 15 28 71 41 Googleplus Twitter Facebook Instagram

Tourist attractions and things to do in Mechelen, Belgium.



Showcasing the Belgian art of living, Horecatel 2018

MARCHE-EN-FAMENNE - “Their cuisine is on a par with that of the French and the portions are generous...” When people discuss the Belgian art of living, it won’t be long before the term ‘Burgundian’ ... [ more ]

Bruges Beer Festival 2018: your window on the Belgian beer world

BRUGES - Eleven years ago it all started off on quite a modest scale in the medieval town hall of Bruges, under the imposing gaze of the Belfry. Now, in 2018, the Bruges Beer Festival has spread its wings and encompasses... [ more ]

Anthony Martin, a Belgian brewer with British roots

GENVAL - It’s 1909 when John Martin, a Brit, makes his home in Antwerp, earning his living by provisioning sailing vessels. Before long John’s deliveries are heading onto the ships of the Red Star Line, ... [ more ]

Brussels Beer Challenge 2017, the results are in!

NAMUR - At the 6th edition of the Brussels Beer Challenge, hosted this year by the city of Namur, Belgium once again lived up to its cast-iron reputation as one of the most important beer countries in the world. ... [ more ]

Hop picking time at Palm Belgian Craft Brewers!

STEENHUFFEL - The annual hop harvest at Palm Belgian Craft Brewers is truly a festival of and for the people. We survey the busy crowds on the last Sunday in August in the hop field in the shadow of the ... [ more ]


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All that remains of the former abbey of Herkenrode near Hasselt is the magnificent 17th century abbey farm. The oldest traces, including the remains of a brewery, go all the way ba... [ more ]

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