Lier is a small town in northern Belgium, known for its medieval city centre and two UNESCO sites. It is also home to a wonderful timekeeping curiosity: the Zimmer Tower and its Astronomical Clock. Located at the top of the Zimmerplein, the tower is unmissable with its huge dial with thirteen different time metrics. The … More The Wonderful Zimmer Tower in Lier
Lier is one of Belgium’s undiscovered gems. It is a historic town on the river Nete where little seems to have changed since the 13th century, and makes for a history and culture lover’s dream. Not one, but two UNESCO sites can be found in this tiny place. From the impressive Belfry to the brilliant … More Lier, Belgium’s undiscovered medieval town
Belgium has famous neighbours. France to the south with its art galleries, cuisine and national scarf obsession, The Netherlands in the north, windmills, cheese and funny smelling ‘coffee shops’, Germany to the east, where a sausage and a beer is a great meal.