De Zandpoort hostel is located in the centre of Mechelen, city known as the capital of the Burgundian Netherlands and its fame is dated from the 16th century, the reigning period of Margaret of Austria. There are many beautiful buildings in the Main Square from this splendid period. Mechelen is also famous for different carillons in St.Rombout’s Tower.

The hostels rooms have 2, 3 and 4 beds and facilities include packed lunches, evening meals and luggage store. All rooms have en suite facilities and Wi-Fi.

The Tourist Office offers the opportunity to get know Mechelen by organizing guided tours through the city and its surroundings. Also for children there is a Toy museum, two nature parks and the zoo Planckendael, Technopolis is a science centre where you can try all kinds of tricks. Cinécity is only a 15 minute walk from the youth hostel.

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  • Eco-tourism

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Waren als Familien im eigenen Auto 4 Nächte in der Jugi, am Rand der Kernstadt gelegen, mit Parkplatz. +: Nähe der Kernstadt von Mechelen gelegen, angenehme Räume, nicht weit von Brüssel andern interessanten Städten. An einer Verkehrachse gelegene Jugi,aber trotzdem recht ruhig.


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Sun 26 Jul 2015