Unmissable tourist sites
Lier Travel guide
Lier : Michelin's recommendations
Tourists and artists alike have been attracted by the atmosphere, walks and old façades of this town that lies on the edge of the Antwerp Kempen and Brabant regions. Lier is indeed true to its nickname of Plezierke "Small Pleasure". Its 16C ramparts are lined by a canal and have been turned into walks. Lier's famous figures include the wrought ironsmith Van Boeckel, the portrait painter, Opsomer, the writer Timmermans and clock and watchmaker, Zimmer.
Tourist attractions Lier : Things to see and do
Gummaruskerkstraat B - 2500 Lier
This church has a massive belfry nicknamed the "Pepperpot" due to its unusual shape. The interior includes superb keystones and stained-glass windows. The Flamboyant Gothic rood screen is the work of Mechelen sculptors. Note the south a..
Zimmerplein B - 2500 Lier
Only the Prisoners' Gate and Zimmer Tower remain from the 14C ramparts. The tower's façade is adorned with an Astronomy Clock (eleven dials) made by Zimmer of Lier in 1930. Every day at noon there is a procession of historical Belgian and Lier cl..
Netelaan 4 B - 2500 Lier
This museum is devoted to Lier artists. Note wrought-ironwork by Van Boeckel , the studio and paintings of Baron Opsomer ( Lier Beguine Convent )or the rooms devoted to the author F. Timmermans (who wrote Pallieter ). Other rooms evoke artists ..
Mosdijk 1-6 B - 2500 Lier
Hof van Aragon is situated in the middle of historical Lier, a small village near Antwerp. This former orphanage for girls is now a modern hotel and offers you a free breakfast every morning. There is a choice between various room types that have di..
Aarschotsesteenweg 4 B - 2500 Lier
Best Western Zimmer Hotel is a brand new, luxurious hotel within walking distance of the historic centre of Lier. The heated outdoor pool is a lovely place to relax. The hotel rooms are modern and have spacious beds and a flat-screen TV. The bathroo..
Begijnhofstraat 2 Zimmerplein B - 2500 Lier
Hotel Zimmerhof combines a monumental outside with a contemporary décor inside. It features a large courtyard garden and design rooms with flat-screen TVs. The Zimmer Tower is right across the street. The guest rooms feature modern wooden floors and..
Florent Van Cauwenberghstraat 45 B - 2500 Lier
Keldermansstraat 2 B - 2500 Lier
A well-established restaurant with a reputation for top quality cooking at affordable prices. Romantic decor.
Schollebeekstraat 4 B - 2500 Lier