Kessel-lo Tourism, Belgium

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Its name is derived from "Kessel" (from the Latin "Castellum" for fortress, referring to a fortress that once stood on the kesselmountain) and "Lo" (forest clearing). Kessel-Lo is home to the Provinciaal Domein Kessel-Lo, a large provincial park with ponds, playgrounds, soccer fields, and other areas for recreational activities. The town is also known for Vlierbeek Abbey, an old Benedictine abbey built in 1125. Several youth organisations are present in Kessel-Lo, such as Chiro Don Bosco, Chiro Vlierbeek, Scouts Vlierbeek, Chiro Blauwput, Chiro Hekeko, Scouts De Vlievleger and Scouts Boven-lo. A local brewery has recently been founded called "De Vlier". They brew a blond beer called "Kessel's Blond". Kessel-Lo is also the proud home of the Rugby Club Leuven.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Kessel-lo, Belgium. Explore Kessel-lo travel guide before you plan your trip here. When planning a trip to Kessel-lo, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Antwerp. Take a short trip from Kessel-lo and set some time aside to explore the Antwerp. Dotted with places like Antwerp Central Station, Mas - Museum Aan De Stroom, Cathedral Of Our Lady; it will definitely be a good idea. Also, to reach Kessel-lo, 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. A holiday in Kessel-lo can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Kessel-lo*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kessel-lo

    Know the pollution level of Kessel-lo before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 68.75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.75 (Very Low)
  • Kessel-lo: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kessel-lo for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kessel-lo.

    • Burglary and Theft 23.68 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 18.42 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 14.47 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 23.75 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 26.25 (Low)
    • Attacks 23.68 (Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 96.05 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 77.63 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 6.58 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 47.37 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kessel-lo - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Kessel-lo is 185.43 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 76.24 (High)
    • Climate Index 86.13 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.53 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.63 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.73 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 92.79 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.18 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 99.42 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kessel-lo

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kessel-lo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.45 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 107.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 99.68 USD

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

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