Eupen is a small town in the province of Liège, Belgium. It is the capital of the German-speaking community of Belgium. Large parts of the municipality are covered by forests and the Hautes Fagnes wetlands.
The town counts around 20,000 inhabitants (2018). As the administrative centre of the German-speaking community of Belgium, which comprises a few municipalities along its eastern border, it is the seat of parliament of this community.
phone: +32 87 55 34 50address: Marktplatz 7
By busLine number 14, run jointly by ASEAG of Germany and TEC of Belgium, connects Eupen with Aachen, in Germany. A journey between the two towns takes approximately 40 minutes, with a single ticket costing €5.85.
By trainThere is a train line connecting Eupen with Ostend, stopping in many major Belgian cities such as Liège, Leuven, Brussels, Ghent and Bruges. The is located to the north of the town centre.
By carEupen is quite near to the E40 highway between Liège and Aachen. You must get off at exit 38 called Eupen - Welkenraedt.
By planeThe nearest Airport is in Liège (LGG) which is served by a few airlines with various European destinations. The larger Belgian airports of Brussels (BRU) and Brussels South in the city of Charleroi (CRL) are a bit further away but are a lot bigger and serve a lot more flights than Liège.
Another option is to fly to Cologne (CGN) and get to Eupen through Aachen.
St. Nicholas Churchaddress: MarktplatzThis Renaissance church was built between 1721 and 1729.
phone: +32 87 74 00 05address: Gospertstraße 52Museum depicting the history of the town, its cloth weaving history and carnival.
phone: +32 87 56 01 10address: Rotenberg 12bContemporary art museum with temporary exhibitions. The museum is closed when changing exhibitions.
phone: +32 87 59 29 67address: Industriestraße 16Museum of the Belgian chocolate producer "Jacques".
Moorenhöhe Parkaddress: HaasbergFor a panoramic view over the lower part of the town, take a walk to Moorenhöhe Park.
phone: +32 87 56 13 77address: Kehrweg 14The home ground of the town's football club, K.A.S. Eupen, who play in the Belgian First Division.
phone: +32 87 30 00 48address: Monschauer Straße 3
phone: +32 87 88 01 09address: Hütte 79
phone: +32 87 55 31 26address: Judenstraße 79The only hostel in Eupen. Has 17 rooms.
phone: +32 87 55 50 88address: Neustraße 61
phone: +32 87 74 08 00address: Haasstraße 81
Eupen Post Officeaddress: Schulstrasse 2