Verviersprovince of Liège in Wallonia in Belgium. It used to be an important industrial centre and nowadays is a beautiful city of 55,000 located on the foot of the Ardennes.
phone: +32 87 30 79 26address: Rue Jules Cerexhe 86
By trainThe easiest is to take a train. Direct destinations from Verviers include Liège, Brussels, Ghent, Ostend, Leuven and Kortrijk. A local line connects Verviers to Aachen in Germany and Spa. Travel time from Brussels is under 1,5h and just around 20 minutes from Liège and 30 minutes from Aachen.
The Verviers-Central Railway Station is the main station of the city. There is a also a smaller station called .
phone: +32 87 30 79 20address: Rue de la Chapelle 30It is housed in a beautiful former factory with a Neoclassical-style façade.
Grand TheatreIt was built in the same style at the end of the 19th century.
The Grand PosteIt was built in the Neogothic style.
Palais de Justiceaddress: Rue du Tribunal 4
Hôtel de Villeaddress: Place du Marché 55
Société Royale d'Harmoniephone: +32 87 46 31 96address: Rue de l'Harmonie 49A historic venue hosting a variety of concerts and cultural events.
Grand BazarA historic shopping centre bought back by the city in 2015 in order to redevelop into a new commercial hub for the city centre.
Crescend d'EauA regular strip mall with a selection of chain stores
Boulangerie Darcisphone: +32 87 33 98 15address: Rue Crapaurue 121-123-125
Boulangerie Georgesphone: +32 87 22 33 01address: Rue des Minières 55
Boulangerie Larondellephone: +32 87 33 25 78address: Grand Place 47, Ensival
phone: +32 87 33 78 49address: Rue Jules Cerexhe 84
phone: +32 87 22 39 25address: Rue de la Station 4Right next to the Verviers-Central train station this hotel is a convenient place to start discovering the city.
phone: +32 87 30 56 56address: Rue De La Station 4Located in an ornate former railway station building, the hotel is geared towards leisure and conferences much like the others in the Dutch chain. There is an outdoor swimming pool, a gym, sauna and massage facilities, Suites come with bubble baths or jacuzzis. Conference rooms can seat up to 300 people.
- Verviers is one of the few Belgian cities with a direct train connection to Spa - yes, the original spa, with a Formula 1 racing circuit to boot!
- The same trains continue in the other direction to the historic German city of Aachen
- Liège, the provincial capital and largest city of Wallonia is also within 20 minutes by train