Tongeren Travel guide
Tongeren : Michelin's recommendations
Together with Tournai this is the oldest town in Belgium and one of the richest in traces of the past. It is situated in the Hesbaye, a gently undulating region of orchards.
Tourist attractions Tongeren : Things to see and do
Grote Markt B - 3700 Tongeren
This fine Gothic building (13C-16C) is preceded by an impressive unfinished towered façade. The nave rests on cylindrical columns with crocket capitals. The elegant triforium is ringed by a gallery. Note the 16C Antwerp wooden altarpiece relating t..
Kielenstraat 15 15 B - 3700 Tongeren
Tongres, the seat of Ambiorix, chief of the Eburones, is along with Tournai one of Belgium’s oldest settlements and one of the richest in archaeological terms. Designed by De Gregorio & Partners, the museum has rich collections from prehistory to the..
St-Catharinastraat B - 3700 Tongeren
This convent was founded in the 13C and closed down during the French Revolution. The Romanesque-Gothic St Catherine's Church holds a central position and has interesting furnishings and paintings. The Drapers' Tower is adjacent to the convent.
The 4-star Eburon Hotel offers exclusive accommodation in a former convent. It benefits from free Wi-Fi and is only 250 metres from the famous Gallo-Roman Museum The design guest rooms are modern in style and feature air conditioning, a flat-screen ..
Kloosterstraat 7 B - 3700 Tongeren
This boutique hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TV and elegant furniture. Caelus VII includes free Wi-Fi and has a restaurant with a terrace which serves international cuisine and Belgian specialities in an elegant yet casual settin..
Sint-Truiderstraat 25 B - 3700 Tongeren
In a pedestrian street, this restaurant has a refined modern look. Summer dining in the rear courtyard.
Hemelingenstraat 23 B - 3700 Tongeren
This historical house has an entirely refurbished, contemporary interior. The terrace-garden has an ornamental pond and offers views over the basilica. Tasty cuisine with hints of the Mediterranean.
Via Julianus 9 B - 3700 Tongeren
The Tinto, also a wine bar, is the perfect place for exploring new food and wine pairings. Classic brasserie fare in a warm, up-to-date decor.
Hondsstraat 54 B - 3700 Tongeren
An excellent, no-nonsense restaurant where flavourful ingredients are the focus. Madame expresses all her gastronomic passion in the kitchen, while her husband's attentive service gives patrons even more to be pleased about.
Stationslaan 6 B - 3700 Tongeren
The young and intrepid Lucie has already shown her expertise at the Mijn Restaurant and hasn't lost her knack since. This can be seen in the dishes, served by her partner Jimmy. The food blends modernity and flavour. Young and hip are the watchwords ..
Veemarkt 2 B - 3700 Tongeren