Bilzen Tourism

Bilzen is a town and a municipality located in the Belgian province of Limburg. On January 1, 2006, Bilzen had a total population of 30,057. The total area is 75.90 km² which gives a population density of 396 inhabitants per km². Bilzen consists of the city of Bilzen and the following villages: Beverst, Eigenbilzen, Grote-Spouwen, Hees, Hoelbeek, Kleine-Spouwen, Martenslinde, Mopertingen, Munsterbilzen, Rijkhoven, Rosmeer, and Waltwilder. It was in 1977 that they all became part of the municipality Bilzen because of the fusion of municipalities. City's in Bilzen's neighbourhood are (to its north) Genk, (to its east) Maastricht (Netherlands), to its south Tongeren and to its north-west Hasselt, (all within a distance of some 10 to 15 kilometers). From 1965 to 1981 Bilzen hosted Jazz Bilzen, a jazz and rock festival that lasted several days. In its time Jazz Bilzen was the most important Belgian festival. Artists that performed there were, among many others, Humble Pie, The Moody Blues, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Humble Pie, The Kinks, The Troggs, Procol Harum, Golden Earring, Rod Stewart, Status Quo, Lou Reed, Aerosmith, AC/DC, The Cure, Toots Thielemans, Keith Jarrett and John McLaughlin. From the 1980s onwards the festival was superseded by Torhout-Werchter, that has now become Rock Werchter.

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Bilzen in Belgium awaits visitors! Discover the attractions, activities and accommodation in Bilzen. Bilzen 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 holiday in Bilzen can generally be of 1-2 days.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Bilzen.

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

    • Air Pollution 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 36.36 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 22.73 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 9.09 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 27.27 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.18 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.91 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Bilzen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bilzen.

    • Burglary and Theft 23.86 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 15.91 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15.48 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 17.05 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 21.59 (Low)
    • Drug offense 48.81 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.18 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 73.86 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.55 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 6.82 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 39.77 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Bilzen is 180.39 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 77.33 (High)
    • Climate Index 86.62 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 36.21 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.33 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.72 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 70.23 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.59 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 96.33 (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 Bilzen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.14 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.17 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 93.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 82.86 USD

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