Winter fun in Maasmechelen

Maasmechelen, every season is quite a different experience. Feel the Christmas atmosphere in the shopping streets or enjoy a relaxing walk to the top of a former mine slag heap and be amazed by the most beautiful panoramic view of Flanders. Afterwards, you can warm yourself up in one of the different cosy restaurants of this town or dream away during a nice movie or interesting theatre play.

Cosy Christmas Shopping

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You will most certainly find original Christmas presents to your liking in the many stores of Maasmechelen Village, the covered M2 Shopping Center and the surroundings of the Pauwengraaf. Fashionistas as well as men eager to make a good impression will most certainly discover the ultimate party outfit here. Sparkling lights will create a cosy Christmas atmosphere in the center as of the end of November to make shopping even more pleasant. Even the shopkeepers of Maasmechelen Village Outlet Shopping would like to enchant you in a cosy end-of-the-year atmosphere with extra Christmas animation.

Enjoy the peace and quiet

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On walking distance of Maasmechelen Village, a splendid natural reserve reaches out. In the shadow of the mine shafts of the former coal mine in Eisden, hiking trails run along the most beautiful view of Flanders in the hiking area of Connecterra. Alongside the Meuse, you can enjoy desolate winter landscapes and you will definitely find some peace and quiet on the Mechelse Heide (Heath of Mechelen).

Discover the winter gastronomy


Feeling hungry of shopping and hiking ? The mine past led people from all over the world to Maasmechelen and you will certainly notice it thanks to the range of different kinds of restaurants. Push your culinary boundaries or simply choose a typical Belgian dish. It is up to you. A brasserie with the attracting smell of fresh soup, an authentic Italian restaurant with “La Mama” ruling the kitchen and the pasta sauce or a trendy cocktail bar? The offer is just as diverse as extensive!

Visit a theatre or cinema

You would like to end your day in a relaxed way ? Well, sit down for a spectacular theatre show or performance in the or catch a movie in Euroscoop. You prefer being a bit more active? How about beating friends and family during bowling, a game of snooker or taking the curves fast on an indoor kart track?

Cosy overnight stay

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Relaxing after all this winter fun is possible in one of the cosy hotels or B&B’s in Maasmechelen. You would like to sleep like a queen in a luxuriously decorated historic mine building, an authentic wind mill or a farm with tasteful guestrooms ? After an extensive breakfast, you are all ready and set to enjoy a day of fun in Maasmechelen.