Where to stay around Mechelen?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 80 holiday lettings near Mechelen. From 13 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mechelen is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Mechelen?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Mechelen:

  • European Quarter: 242 holiday homes
  • Historisch centrum: 107 holiday homes
  • Ilot Sacré: 340 holiday homes
  • Amandus-Atheneum: 100 holiday homes
  • Northern Quarter: 295 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mechelen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mechelen. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mechelen City Theater: 870 holiday lettings
  • Mechelen (ZGP-Mechelen Train Station): 869 holiday lettings
  • Mechelen Station: 870 holiday lettings
  • De Nekker: 872 holiday lettings
  • Mechelen Courthouse: 868 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mechelen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mechelen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 13 Houses in Mechelen. Our other popular types of Mechelen holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I rent downtown rentals in Mechelen?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 14 downtown rentals in Mechelen. You have also many other possibilities in Mechelen area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 2 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mechelen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Mechelen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Mechelen, the Netherlands is a wonderful choice for your next much-needed holiday

    There are many good reasons to choose Mechelen for your next holiday. A holiday rental home in Mechelen will put you close to all of the most interesting attractions and popular activities. Every home is very well-appointed, so you will have everything that you will need to enjoy your stay.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Mechelen, the Netherlands

    If you enjoy activities in the out of doors then you can do some hiking or cycling whilst on holiday to Mechelen. Boat tours are available as well and are a fun way to see the area and enjoy some time on the water. Beer has been produced near Mechelen for many years. Take a tour of a nearby brewery to learn about the process of making beer. Go shopping for some of the items that this region is well-known for such as lace, intricate tapestries, lovely wood carvings and more.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Mechelen, the Netherlands

    There are many attractions to visit whilst on holiday to Mechelen, including many that are perfect for the whole family. The Toy Museum features a variety of antique toys. It is fun to see the difference between what children play with now and what they enjoyed playing with a hundred years ago. Planckendaal is an animal park that is home to a variety of animals. Learn about these creatures and about the importance of protecting them in the wild. Historic sites can also be found in and near Mechelen. St. Rumbold’s Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Brusselpoort is a 13th century gate. There were 12 such gates that led into the city, but this is the last one remaining. The Jewish Museum of Deportation and Resistance is a haunting look back at a dark time in history.

    Weather in Mechelen, the Netherlands

    There are some cold winter nights in Mechelen, but average high temperatures are quite mild. The summers are pleasant and sunny. During the winter months the average low temperatures are between -9° and -4° C and average highs are between 11° to 16° C. During the spring the average lows are -2° to 2° C and the highs are 21° to 25° C. During the summer the average lows are 5° to 7° C and the average highs are 28° to 31° C. There is between 53 and 74 mm of rain each month.

    Travel to Mechelen, the Netherlands

    The closest airport to Mechelen is Weeze Airport (NRN), located 31 km away. Another option is Volkel Airport (UDE), which is 52 km from Mechelen. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.

    Activities and attractions in and around Mechelen

    Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Mechelen has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mini-Europe (11.2 mi / 18 km)
    • Antwerp Zoo (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
    • Achter de Kazerne Stadium (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • RC Mechelen Stadium (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
    • De Nekker (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Planckendael Zoo (2.5 mi / 4 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Mechelen

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mechelen is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Kruidtuin (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Vrijbroek Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • De Nekker (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
    • Tivoli Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • De Schorre Provincial Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
    • National Botanic Garden of Belgium (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)