Sint-Truiden Travel Guide

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    Castle + bossoms
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    Town hall in the main square
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    Looking into the walled beguinage
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Sint-Truiden Things to Do

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    by carina.xxx Written Aug 1, 2008

    'Het Begijnhof' has 38 wallpaintings, which were discovered in 1860 and show some scenes of the life of Mother Maria and other female saints. Unique!

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    by carina.xxx Written Feb 19, 2008

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    The old tower of the abbey is a must for everyone who visits Sint-Truiden. You will have to climb 196 stairs but once you arrive at the top, the view over the city and its surroundings is wonderful.
    An entrance ticket costs 2 euro.

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    by carina.xxx Written Feb 19, 2008

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    During the months April and May, you should walk or bike around the many fields of Sint-Truiden. You will be amazed by the beauty of trees with the blossom.
    You can rent a bike in the city center and follow de 'Bloesemroute'.

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    by myriam_c Updated Apr 15, 2008

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    The Château de la Motte is a very pretty castle. A real castle, with towers, a moat and surrounded by a beautiful park.
    The public parts of the castle consist of a large party room, a grand café where you can eat snacks, and a gastronomic restaurant.
    We had high expectations of this beautiful place but were somewhat disappointed.
    There wasn't a lot of choice on the menu because April is high season (blossom). They had a Sunday menu at 34 euro and a few à la carte dishes. The food wasn't bad but just nothing special.
    The dining room wasn't very clean and the service was very, very slow. This is such a pity for a place that has so much potential.

    Favorite Dish: Our menu:
    asparagus Flemish style
    entrecôte tranchée with 'Motte'-sauce and French fries
    soup of seasonal fruit with vanilla ice and strawberry coulis

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    by carina.xxx Written Feb 19, 2008

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    We just love this restaurant. You can see the chef at work in his open kitchen, preparing excellent food. It is a small but very charming place in an old cellar (Reservation is necessary). In summertime, there is a lovely terrace.

    Favorite Dish: The lamb dish with fresh rosemary and a delicous pasta !

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    • Wine Tasting

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    by carina.xxx Written Mar 10, 2008

    Everyone should try the real Belgian Chocolate.
    The 2 best shops in town or Leonidas and Neuhaus.
    Neuhaus exists already 150 years and offers exlusive creations all year round. Leonidas has the best white chocolates.

    What to pay: about 15 euro per kg, depends on what you want

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Sint-Truiden Sports & Outdoors

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    by carina.xxx Written Mar 10, 2008

    Our local football club is not that spectacularly good, but every home game has a great atmosphere. The club can count on very loyal fans and even if their performances are not that good, every inhabitant is proud of his club with nickname ' de kanaries'

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