Affligem Tourism

Affligem (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑflɪɣɛm]) (anciently written Afflighem) is a municipality located some 20 km (12 mi) west-north-west of Brussels in the Belgian province of Flemish Brabant, not far from the town of Aalst and the important railway junction of Denderleeuw. The municipality comprises the villages of Essene, Hekelgem and Teralfene (note that there is no village called Affligem proper). On 1 January 2006 it had 11,956 inhabitants. The total area is 17.70 km2 (7 sq mi), giving a population density of 676 inhabitants per km². Historically, the village is best known for the Benedictine Affligem Abbey, founded in 1062.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Affligem in Belgium. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Affligem like a local. The nearest major city to Affligem is Antwerp. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Antwerp for its bountiful attractions like Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady on your trip to Affligem. Also, to reach Affligem, you'll have to take a flight to Antwerp; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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

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