Alphen Tourism

Alphen is a village in the municipality of Alphen-Chaam, in the Netherlands. It is located about 12 km southwest of Tilburg. The village itself has about 2960 inhabitants; the countryside that belongs to the village has a population of about 1040. This includes the hamlets 't Zand, Alphen-Oosterwijk, Druisdijk, Looneind, Boslust, Hondseind, Het Sas, Terover, Boshoven and Kwaalburg. According to the 19th-century historian A.J. van der Aa, Alphen was first mentioned in 711, when a nobleman named Engelbrecht sold "Alfheim" to Saint Willibrord. In 726, it was sold on to the Abbey of Echternach. In 1545 it was burned to the ground by the army of Guelders under Maarten van Rossum, and in later wars it suffered from destruction and looting as well. Until 1997, Alphen was the main village of the municipality of Alphen en Riel.

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A place in Netherlands, Alphen is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Alphen, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Rotterdam. Attractions in Rotterdam include Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Tour packages of Alphen are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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  • Know the pollution level of Alphen before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35.71 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 3.57 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 21.43 (Low)
  • How safe is Alphen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Alphen.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.93 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.71 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 32.14 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 26.92 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 30.77 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 23.21 (Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.71 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 69.64 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.93 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 21.43 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Alphen is 176.99 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 69.28 (High)
    • Climate Index 85.53 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.17 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.75 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.6 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 53.94 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.63 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 90.03 (Moderate)
    • 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 Alphen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.21 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.01 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.58 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 77.84 USD

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