Aalst Tourism

Aalst (Dutch pronunciation: [aːlst]; French: Alost, Brabantian: Oilsjt) is a city and municipality on the Dender River, 31 kilometres (19 mi) northwest from Brussels. It is located in the Flemish province of East Flanders in the Denderstreek. The municipality comprises the city of Aalst itself and the villages of Baardegem, Erembodegem, Gijzegem, Herdersem, Hofstade, Meldert, Moorsel and Nieuwerkerken. Aalst is crossed by the Molenbeek-Ter Erpenbeek in Aalst and Hofstade. The current mayor of Aalst is Christoph D'Haese, from the New-Flemish Alliance party. The town has a long-standing (folkloric) feud with Dendermonde (situated north along the same river), which dates back from the Middle Ages.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Aalst, which is a city in Belgium. Aalst is located at a short trip away from Antwerp a major city in Belgium. Antwerp, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady. A vacation to Aalst can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

Aalst is an affair to remember, follow this apt itinerary of the place and return home with a bunch of memories.

  • How safe is Aalst for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Aalst.

    • Burglary and Theft 60 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 45 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 65 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 60 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 45 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60 (High)
    • Safety Index 46.18 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 87.66 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 83.33 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.52 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Aalst

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.21 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.17 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 101.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 95.17 USD

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