Things to see and do - Herentals
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Herentals Travel guide
Herentals : Michelin's recommendations
Herentals was once a flourishing cloth-making town and has notably retained the south and east gates of its 14C ramparts from its past.
Tourist attractions Herentals : Things to see and do
Grote-Markt B - 2200 Herentals
The town hall occupies the former drapers' hall, at the centre of an elongated Grand-Place. The 16C brick and sandstone building is topped by a tiny belfry with a carillon. The top-floor Fraikin Museumpresents a collection of plaster works by this He..
Begijnenstraat B - 2200 Herentals
The Beguine convent, founded in the 13C, was very prosperous but was destroyed by iconoclasts in 1578, then rebuilt. Its houses surround a garden in which stands a charming Gothic church from 1614.
Kerkstraat B - 2200 Herentals
This Brabant Gothic church has retained its 14C square central tower. The interior has interesting furnishings. Note the early-16C altarpiece depicting the Martyrdom of St Crispin and St Crispinian, patron saints of cobblers and tanners, 17C carved c..
Belgielaan 1-3 B - 2200 Herentals
This hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi in the city centre, only 500 metres from Herentals Railway Station. De Swaen includes an elegant restaurant serving regional dishes, a terrace and a cosy bistro with billiards and darts. Flat-s..
Grote Markt 39 B - 2200 Herentals
Hotel Karmel is set in a renovated monastery, in the city centre of Herentals. It features an on-site restaurant with a large garden terrace and modern accommodation with flat-screen TV and free internet. The rooms have bright colours, parquet floor..
Grote Markt 21 B - 2200 Herentals
De Zalm is a charming hotel which has been run for generations by the same family. It is situated on Herentals' main marketplace, just opposite the Medieval Clothmakers' Hall. Behind the classic facade is the bustle of a well-kept, authentic 'bro..