Things to see and do - Beersel
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Unmissable tourist sites
Beersel Travel guide
Beersel : Michelin's recommendations
The town is famous for the support that the local nobility gave in the late 15C to Maximilian of Austria in his attempts to subjugate rebellious towns in the Low Countries. The Flemish-speaking novelist Herman Teirlinck settled here in 1936.
Tourist attractions Beersel : Things to see and do
Lotsestraat 65 B - 1650 Beersel
This fine brick fortress was built from 1300 to 1310. It has been restored to its former glory using late-17C engravings depicting the castle. It has a romantic look, with three watchtowers and crow-stepped gables, as well as a machicolated covered w..
B - 1654 Huizingen
Pleasant strolls can be enjoyed in this carefully-maintained, 90-ha provincial leisure area. It is like a green oasis (1 200 plant species) in the heart of a mostly industrialised area.
Bolsstraat B - 1652 Alsemberg
This magnificent, hilltop, late-Gothic church, built between the 14C and 16C, was fully restored in the late 19C. Besides the 13C Romanesque font, Rococo chancel and imposing pulpit, the church houses an early-13C "miraculous" statuette of ..
Alsembergsesteenweg 676 B - 1653 Dworp
In a historic castle in Dworp, Gravenhof offers free Wi-Fi and modern rooms with a flat-screen TV. Brussels centre is a 20-minute drive. Each room is decorated with earth tone colours and small spotlights in the ceiling. The private bathrooms are fi..
E19 - Paris - Bruxelles B - 1601 Ruisbroek
Best Western Hotel Brussels South is just off the E19 highway, offering modern accommodation with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen satellite TV. It houses a restaurant and a snack bar. The rooms are decorated with warm colours and contemporary furnishin..
Oud Dorp 12 B - 1654 Huizingen
This endearing bistro is located next door to its parent establishment, the one-star Terborght restaurant, in the friendly Pajottenland area. Sample tasty, classic fare with a preference for beef (of which several breeds are available), washed down w..
Steenweg op Ukkel 110 B - 1650 Beersel
This 'Plum' (pruim in Dutch) dates back to 1903 and is now a renowned restaurant that has lost nothing of its down-to-earth, working class atmosphere. The menu features traditional Belgian fare ranging from steak and stoemp to fromage blanc on bread ..
Oud Dorp 16 B - 1654 Huizingen
Discover innovative and elaborate cuisine in this pretty Flemish residence (1617) built in red brick with saw-tooth gables. Modern interior and comfortable terrace. Be confident in choosing the monthly menu.