Many of East Flanders’s key attractions are located within easy driving distance of Aalst, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Among the most popular attractions here are the marvelous Schepenhuis and the remarkable Royale Amicale Anderlecht Golf Club. And don’t miss Brussels Expo and Mini-Europe.
You’ll find plenty of unique museums, exhibits and venues in and around Aalst. In particular, you should make sure you check out Bellevue Museum in Brussels, Film Museum and Horta Museum. Visit the City Museum for Contemporary Art in Ghent, to get your fill of art.
There are many beautiful natural destinations here so don’t miss the nearby green spaces. Read a book or newspaper in one of the parks and gardens, which include Jubilee Park in Brussels, Brussels Park and Heysel Park.
East Flanders offers a range of noteworthy places to see such as Atomium in Brussels, Place Royale and the La Grand Place. Admire some of the places of worship such as the St. Nicholas' Church in Ghent, the Notre Dame du Sablon in Brussels and the St. Jacobs Church. Admire the beautiful craftsmanship and get an appreciation of the impotence of faith in Aalst.
Treat yourself to a new outfit, stock up on groceries or just people-watch at nearby shopping hotspots like the Woluwe Shopping Centre in Brussels, the City 2 Shopping Mall and Midi Market.
If you love sports, be sure to catch local favorites, the KSC Lokeren OV, take to the field in nearby Daknamstadion, Lokeren. On match days follow the sea of yellow, black and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fans in the nearby pubs and relive the games finest moments over a few cold beers.
When you’re ready to rest your weary feet after a busy day discovering the charming streets of Aalst, check in to one of the area's range of short and long stay accommodation options. Check out the rooms and rates at the Metropole Hotel, Brussels, the Royal Windsor Hotel Grand'Place, Brussels, or the Bedford Hotel & Congress Centre, Brussels.