Mechelen is one of Flanders prominent cities of historical art. The city lies on the major urban and industrial axis Brussels–Antwerp, about 25 km from each city. With +/- 84.000 inhabitants it’s the 5th largest city in Flanders. The spoken language in Mechelen is Dutch, but many people will speak some english or french as well.
How to travel to Mechelen?
Mechelen is located in the middle between Antwerp and Brussels and therefore has excellent train connection between both cities and the rest of Belgium. Trains are operated by NMBS/SNCB. For more information visit the Belgium Public Transport Guide.
Finding accommodation in Mechelen:
Mechelen Tourist Map:
Where to next?
20km to Antwerp
20km to Leuven
30km to Brussels