Eupen Tourism

Eupen (German (pronounced [ˈʔɔʏpn̩]) and French (pronounced: [øpɛn]), previously known as Néau in French) is a city and municipality in the Belgian province of Liège, 15 kilometres (9 miles) from the German border (Aachen), from the Dutch border (Maastricht) and from the "High Fens" nature reserve (Ardennes). The town is also the capital of the Euroregion Meuse-Rhine. First mentioned in 1213 as belonging to the Duchy of Limburg, possession of Eupen passed to Brabant, Burgundy, the Holy Roman Empire and France before being given in 1815 to Prussia, which joined the German Empire in 1870. In 1919, after the First World War, the Treaty of Versailles transferred Eupen and the nearby municipality of Malmedy from Germany to Belgium. German remains the official language in Eupen, and the city serves as the capital for Belgium's German-speaking Community. The city has a small university, the Autonome Hochschule in der deutschsprachigen Gemeinschaft, offering bachelor's degrees in Education and Nursing. In 2010, Eupen's association football team, K.A.S. Eupen, became the first club from the German-speaking Community to play in the Belgian Pro League. On 1 January 2006 Eupen had a total population of 18,248 (8,892 males and 9,356 females). The total area is 103.74 km2 (40.05 sq mi) which gives a population density of 175.90 inhabitants per km2. Eupen is considered in Belgium to be a Roman Catholic region with strongly conservative views.

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A place in Belgium, Eupen is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Antwerp, Belgium. Antwerp is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady. A vacation to Eupen can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

Eupen 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 Eupen before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 30 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 21.88 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 22.22 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 22.22 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 27.78 (Low)
  • How safe is Eupen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Eupen.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.67 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 26.67 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 21.67 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 23.33 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 28.33 (Low)
    • Attacks 28.57 (Low)
    • Drug offense 35 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 88.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 68.33 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31.67 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Eupen is 203.26 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 72.24 (High)
    • Climate Index 87.19 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 30.24 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 22.67 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 66.55 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.71 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 129.83 (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 Eupen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.63 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 50.62 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 110.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 95.03 USD

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