Things to see and do - Eupen
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Eupen Travel guide
Eupen : Michelin's recommendations
The large industrial town of Eupen, near the Hautes Fagnes, lies on a slope of the Vesdre valley, with factories scattered along the river bank. The town dates from the 18C, when its fine patrician houses and the church of St Nicholas were built. Eupen belonged to Germany for a century and a German dialect is still spoken here. It became Belgian in 1925.
Tourist attractions Eupen : Things to see and do
This gravity dam (1950) lies of the confluence of the Vesdre and Getzbach rivers. It is one of the largest projects of this type in Belgium, with the Gileppe Dam and Eau d'Heure complex. It was designed to supply water to the Eupen and Liège areas an..
This museum in a picturesque 17C house is devoted to watch and clockmaking, local history, the development fashion and contains a silver and goldsmith's workshop and a Raeren pottery collection.
Haasstrasse 77-81 B - 4700 Eupen
Featuring free WiFi and a children's playground, Ambassador Hotel Bosten offers accommodation in Eupen. The hotel has a sun terrace and ski storage space, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Some rooms feature a private bathroom with a spa bath..
Haasstr. 63 B - 4700 Eupen
After starting out as a mere chip shop, it was turned into a pleasant bistro! The chef has a fondness for traditional cuisine prepared with excellent regional ingredients. Riverside terrace.
Haasstr. 38 B - 4700 Eupen
This pleasant restaurant seeks to uphold traditions under the watchful eye of owners Katja and Daniel Baratto-Bantz. In the kitchen, Daniel concocts fine dishes that enhance the flavours of fresh ingredients.
Gospertstr. 29 B - 4700 Eupen
This welcoming restaurant provides a fine showcase of Italian cuisine. All the dishes are free of unnecessary frills in a bid to focus on the ingredients, which are full of flavour and aroma and under the watchful eye of mamma, of course!
Langesthal 58 B - 4700 Eupen
Just outside the town, built in the middle of a wooded valley, a modern chalet with a dining room containing a fine heavy wood spiral staircase. Modern cuisine.
Gospertstr. 22 B - 4700 Eupen
A brasserie that cannot fail to appeal to lovers of traditional cuisine and fine food in general. The range of dishes on offer is such that there is something for everyone.