Balen Tourism

Balen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbaːlə(n)]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality comprises the towns of Balen proper and Olmen. On 1 January 2011 Balen had a total population of 21,305. The total area is 72.88 km², giving a population density of 283 inhabitants per km².

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Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Balen, Belgium. Explore Balen travel guide before you plan your trip here. Balen is located at a short trip away from Antwerp a major city in Belgium. 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 Balen. Also, to reach Balen, 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. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Balen.

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

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

    • Air Pollution 24.11 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 40 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 16 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 11 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 17 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Balen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Balen.

    • Burglary and Theft 39.22 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 18.1 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 19.83 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 14.04 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 19.74 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 28.88 (Low)
    • Attacks 20.26 (Low)
    • Drug offense 31.9 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 66.81 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 26.29 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 15.35 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 38.79 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Balen is 201.59 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 73.71 (High)
    • Climate Index 85.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 21.47 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23.71 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 74.19 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.4 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.78 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 112.19 (Very High)
    • 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 Balen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.54 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 89.81 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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