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
N671 B - 4700 Eupen
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 Giuleppe Dam and Eau d'Heure complex. It was designed to supply water to the Eupen and Liège areas a..
Gospertstrasse 52 B - 4700 Eupen
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.
Gospertstr. 22 B - 4700 Eupen
Once past the gates of this old building you will be inside this haven of gastronomy. Make your choice. The contemporary brasserie, the cosy restaurant or the lovely terrace? You can even buy wine here.
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.
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
Small establishment, in the centre of Eupen, appreciated for its menu combining contemporary and classic dishes. Summer terrace with only a short menu.