Things to see and do - Aarschot
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Aarschot Travel guide
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Aarschot is a small Hageland industrial town on the banks of the Demer, overlooked by its collegiate church tower. It was pillaged and left in ruins in the 16C, 18C and during both World Wars, but has always risen from the ashes. P.-J. Verhaegen, who continued the work of the 17C masters, was born here in 1782.
Tourist attractions Aarschot : Things to see and do
r. de l'Église B - 3200 Aarschot
The lower part of the 85m-high front church tower is embellished by alternate use of limestone and sandstone. The local ferruginous sandstone chancel dates from the 14C and the upward sweep of the 15C nave's slender lines is highlighted by transverse..
Statiestraat 15 B - 3200 Aarschot
Some 17C dwellings from the former Beguine convent founded in 1259 lie just past a Renaissance house, near the church tower. To the right, note the 16C Dukes Mills on the banks of the Demer. The charming enclosure to the left is a reconstructed Begui..
Grand-Place B - 3200 Aarschot
This 14C brown sandstone tower was used as law courts in the Middle Ages. It now houses the tourist office.
Nopstal 51 B - 3202 Aarschot
Surrounded by Aarschot’s green environment, Hotel Pluimpapaver offers elegant country-styled rooms. There is a wellness area in a separate building with a hot tub and sauna. On-site bicycle rental and free Wi-Fi are available. Rooms at Hotel Pluimpa..
Demerstraat 1A B - 3200 Aarschot
Located in Aarschot, 'S Hertogenmolens Hotel is set in a renovated water mill along Demer River and offers rooms with free WiFi and flat-screen TV. It features an on-site bar and a garden with a terrace, as well as bicycle rental services for guests ..
Begijnhof 19 B - 3200 Aarschot
A lovely béguinage remodelled with a romantic touch. It features light wooden floors, grey walls, soft lighting and only six tables! Traditional cuisine with modern touches. Well-sheltered terrace.
Demerstraat 1a B - 3200 Aarschot
Jan Van Ophemstraat 14 B - 3200 Aarschot
Near the collegiate church, this historic house sports a relatively modern interior and a courtyard terrace. The menu features up-to-the-minute cuisine at reasonable prices. Special mention for the lovely welcome.