Binche Tourism

Binche (French pronunciation: ​[bɛ̃ʃ]) is a Walloon municipality in the Belgian province of Hainaut. On January 1, 2006, Binche had a total population of 32,409. The total area is 60.66 km² which gives a population density of 534 inhabitants per km². Since 1977, the municipality of Binche has gathered the town of Binche itself with seven old municipalities : Bray, Buvrinnes, Epinois, Leval-Trahegnies, Péronnes-lez-Binche, Ressaix and Waudrez. The motto of the city is "Plus Oultre" (meaning "Further" in Old French), which was the motto of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, who in 1545 gave the medieval Castle of Binche to his sister, Queen Mary of Hungary. She lavished attention on Binche, which she had rebuilt under the direction of an architect-sculptor Jacques du Broeucq, remembered today as the first master of Giambologna. The château, intended to rival Fontainebleau, was destroyed by the soldiers of Henry II of France in 1554. In 2003, the Carnival of Binche was proclaimed one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

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Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Binche, Belgium. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. The nearest major city to Binche is Antwerp. Antwerp is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady. A vacation to Binche can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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

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

    • Air Pollution 28.57 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Binche for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Binche.

    • Burglary and Theft 79.17 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 66.67 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 29.17 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 62.5 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Attacks 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
    • Safety Index 45.44 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.65 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 51.72 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 58.33 (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 Binche

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.21 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.68 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.03 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 100.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 97.35 USD

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