Olen Tourism

Olen (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈoːlə(n)]) is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. The municipality actually comprises 3 towns, situated on a north-south axis: * South of the motorway E313 and the Albert Canal is Olen proper, also called Olen-Centrum (Saint-Martins parish). * Between the Albert Canal and Olen-station (railroad from Antwerp to Neerpelt and Hasselt) is the town of Boekel, also called Achter-Olen (Behind-Olen) or Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Olen (parish). * North of the railroad is the town of St-Jozef-Olen (parish), also called Olen-Fabrieken (Olen-Factory, actually a refinery along the old canal Herentals-Bocholt, that was at its origin). On January 1, 2009, Olen had a total population of 11,655. The total area is 23.10 km².


Looking for travel information about Olen? Explore the best travel advice on Olen, Belgium. The nearest major city to Olen is Antwerp. Take a short trip from Olen 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. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

Olen 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 Olen before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 39.29 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 21.43 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 28.57 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 35.71 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 7.14 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 17.86 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Olen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Olen.

    • Burglary and Theft 24.11 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15.18 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.96 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 18.97 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 26.72 (Low)
    • Attacks 24.11 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 95.54 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 79.46 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 22.22 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Olen is 190.9 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 77.18 (High)
    • Climate Index 86.13 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 35.96 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 23.6 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.21 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 90.92 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.15 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 94.96 (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 Olen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.21 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.2 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.46 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 88.76 USD

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

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