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Bokrijk, Zonhoven - De Wijers, Beringen - Be Mine
The town of Maasmechelen is located in the Belgium region of Flanders/ Tongeren district. The town sits on the left bank of the river Maas, being the border between Belgium and the Netherlands. Maasmechelen covers an area of 76.28 km² and is home to 38,500 people. The Maasmechelen of today dates back to the merger of the municipalities of Mechelen an der Maas, Leut, Vucht and Eisden in 1977. The last coal mine in Eisden closed in 1987, now you find Maasmechelen Village Designer-Outlet-Centre on the former mining premises.
Maasmechelen enjoys a temperate climate with cool winters and warm summers. Rain is possible any time of the year in Flanders. Flanders in summer is a great place for cycling, swimming, walking, or hiking. Check out our live web cam for the current weather forecast for today, tomorrow or the weekend in Maasmechelen. Learn whether the sun is shining, or it is raining. Our live web cam at St. Barbara Church provides views of Maesbempder Greend and the town.
There is a lot to discover in Maasmechelen and the region of Limburg. Day trippers from Begium and the Netherlands as well as tourists from over Europe love visiting Flanders. The most impressive building of the town is St. Barbara Church, culture enthusiasts will enjoy the great offer of museums, exhibitions, and guided tours. Whether families, athletes of culture buffs, Maasmechelen has the perfect programme for everyone. Children have lots of fun at Rivierpark Maasvallei featuring adventure, boat rides and hiking loops. The moorland in the west of Maasmechelen is a fantastic sports playground, boasting many hiking and cycling trails. Relax on the banks of the river Maas or try canoeing and kayaking. Families will enjoy a ride on the Het Kolenspoor train, which used to connect the various coal mines. A visit to Maasmechelen Village Designer-Outlet-Centre is the ideal programme for a rainy day. You want to know more about the current weather in Maasmechelen? Our live web cam provides real time info and beautiful pictures.