Lier is a town with 34,276 inhabitants in Belgium. It is located about 10 kilometers south-east of Antwerp. It has as many cities in the region a peaceful old town.
Nearest airports are Amsterdam, schiphol
(130 km), Brussels Airport
(25 km) and Brussels South Charleroi Airport
Lier by train
The train station
is about 10 minutes walk from city centre.
National train connections:Lier(B) to Antwerpen Centraal: 0:19 hLier(B) to Bruxelles-Midi in 0:59 hoursMechelen from Lier(B) 0:32 h
International train connections:Lier(B) to Paris Nord in 2:30 hoursLier(B) to London St. Pancras International in 4:24 hoursLier(B) to Berlin Hbf in 8:01 hours, 3x change.By car:Lier - Antwerp:
20 km in 0:30 hLier - Brussels:
50 km in 0:45 hLier - Mechelen:
20 km in 0:15 hLier - Leuven:
50 km in 0:45 hLier - Bruges:
130 km in 1:30 h
You can easily get to most tourist destinations on foot.
Recommended is a trip to Mortsel.trip to Aarschot.trip to Turnhout.trip to Tervuren.
Recommended is a trip to the castle Royal Castle of Laken (Map)
(31 km) near Brüssel. The Royal Castle of Laeken (Dutch: Kasteel van Laken , French: Château de Laeken, German: Schloss Laken) is the official residence of the King of the Belgians.
Car sharing: Cambio, Leopoldplein 51, 2500 Lier
Eat and Drink
Eat:Budget:Broodjes Elise, Antwerpsestraat 8, 2500 Lier, Fastfood, 't Chalet, Oostmalsesteenweg 52-54, 2520 Ranst, Fastfood, De Pallieter, Liersesteenweg 30-40, 2520 Ranst, Fastfood, Mid-budget and High-budget:De Gekrulde Zinnen, Bril 21, 2500 Lier, highly recommended, 't Belfort, Grote Markt 43, 2500 Lier, Restaurant, Elzenhof, Grote Markt 40, 2500 Lier, Restaurant, Cafes:Het Belofte Land, Zimmerplein 3-5, 2500 Lier, 't Groenhuis, Florent Van Cauwenberghstraat 1-45, 2500 Lier, Café, Bars and Clubs:'t Goed Voorbeeld, Koning-Albertstraat 8, 2500 Lier, Café De Mort, Grote Markt 31, 2500 Lier, Nightclubs:Albatros, Gestelhoflei 35, 2820 Bonheiden, Nightclub, Mystic Nights, Aarschotsebaan 1, 2590 Berlaar, Nightclub,
Mid-rangeB&B Pure (Map), Mechelsesteenweg 380/5 2500, Lier, double room about 85 EUR, tel.015-310031, http://www.puresauna.be, Wi-Fi included , popular, city, bus stop in 805 metersB&B Soetemin (Map), Schollebeekstraat 4 2500, Lie, popular, city, bus stop in 685 metersBest Western Zimmerhotel (Map), Aarschotsesteenweg 4, double room about 83 EUR, tel.03 480 80 85, http://www.bestwestern.be, internet included , city, bus stop in 680 metersHigh priceAldhem Zimmerhof Hotel (Map), Begijnhofstraat 2 Zimmerplein, 2500 Lier, highly recommended, city, bus stop in 945 metersHotel Florent (Map), Florent van Cauwenberghstraat 45 2500, Lier, double room about 105 EUR, popular, city, train station Lier about 640 meters, bus stop in 765 metersHof van Aragon (Map), Mosdijk 1-6 2500, Lier, double room about 119 EUR, city, bus stop in 675 metersCampingScouts, Gidsen en Akabe Lint about 4 km from from the city, bus stop in 525 meters.Waterschap about 9 km from from the city, bus stop in 755 meters.Roosendael about 10 km from from the city, bus stop in 1120 meters.CaravanCamping Ozon about 17 km from the centre.Caravan: here, here.
GeneralThe St. Gummarus Church
, Gothic architecture, 14th century. (Map)
, UNESCO World Heritage Site. (Map)
.The Town hall
, Rococo architecture, 18th century. With belfry tower (Map)
The Zimmer tower
(Dutch: Zimmertoren) is a tower in Lier, Belgium, also known as the Cornelius tower, that was originally a keep of Lier's fourteenth century city fortifications. In 1930, astronomer and clockmaker Louis Zimmer (1888–1970) built the Jubilee (or Centenary) Clock, which is displayed on the front of the tower (Map)
X: 4.56667 / Y: 51.1333
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Best travel months:
Jul Aug Jun
Price level for travel (Frankfurt Main=100):
Best travel months: Jul Aug Jun --> climate diagram