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Sint-Truiden, Belgium

Fruit orchards, blossoms, bike & walking routes

Fruit orchards, blossoms, bike & walking routes

Grand Place of Sint-Truiden by night

Grand Place of Sint-Truiden by night

Lots of little events in the city center of Sint-Truiden (regional producers market on photo)

Lots of little events in the city center of Sint-Truiden (regional producers market on photo)

Beguinage church (UNESCO) of Sint-Truiden

Beguinage church (UNESCO) of Sint-Truiden

Wilderen Brewery (Belgian homemade beers, gin, whiskey...) in Sint-Truiden

Wilderen Brewery (Belgian homemade beers, gin, whiskey...) in Sint-Truiden

Sunday markt (flea market every sunday) in Sint-Truiden

Sunday markt (flea market every sunday) in Sint-Truiden

Haspengouwmarket (every saturday at the Grand Place) in Sint-Truiden

Haspengouwmarket (every saturday at the Grand Place) in Sint-Truiden

Sint-Truiden in december

Sint-Truiden in december

Sint-Truiden by lights (evening walk tour)

Sint-Truiden by lights (evening walk tour)

Castles in Haspengouw (Castle of Nieuwenhoven in Sint-Truiden on photo)

Castles in Haspengouw (Castle of Nieuwenhoven in Sint-Truiden on photo)

Tongeren (20 min.) has a big museum of the Romans and the Gallians. The're also each sunday a big antique market

Tongeren (20 min.) has a big museum of the Romans and the Gallians. The're also each sunday a big antique market

Hasselt (20 min.) has many shops, a museum of jenevers...

Hasselt (20 min.) has many shops, a museum of jenevers...

Liège & Maastricht (< 30 min.)

Liège & Maastricht (< 30 min.)

Brussels (< 1h.), capital of Belgium and Europe & Antwerp (1h.)

Brussels (< 1h.), capital of Belgium and Europe & Antwerp (1h.)

Gent (< 1,5h.) & Bruges (1,5h.)

Gent (< 1,5h.) & Bruges (1,5h.)

Cologne (2h.), Amsterdam (2h.), Paris (3h.), London (5h.)...

Cologne (2h.), Amsterdam (2h.), Paris (3h.), London (5h.)...

Dieter, Evi, Giel & Lili-Marie

Dieter, Evi, Giel & Lili-Marie

Fruit orchards, blossoms, bike & walking routes Grand Place of Sint-Truiden by night Lots of little events in the city center of Sint-Truiden (regional producers market on photo) Beguinage church (UNESCO) of Sint-Truiden Wilderen Brewery (Belgian homemade beers, gin, whiskey...) in Sint-Truiden Sunday markt (flea market every sunday) in Sint-Truiden Haspengouwmarket (every saturday at the Grand Place) in Sint-Truiden Sint-Truiden in december Sint-Truiden by lights (evening walk tour) Castles in Haspengouw (Castle of Nieuwenhoven in Sint-Truiden on photo) Tongeren (20 min.) has a big museum of the Romans and the Gallians. The're also each sunday a big antique market Hasselt (20 min.) has many shops, a museum of jenevers... Liège & Maastricht (< 30 min.) Brussels (< 1h.), capital of Belgium and Europe & Antwerp (1h.) Gent (< 1,5h.) & Bruges (1,5h.) Cologne (2h.), Amsterdam (2h.), Paris (3h.), London (5h.)... Dieter, Evi, Giel & Lili-Marie
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2017

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Exchange dates Duration
July 12, 2020 - August 05, 2020 3 weeks

Modern family home in the city center of Sint-Truiden, near Brussels (Belgium)

We live in a modern family home, 300m from the Grand Place of Sint-Truiden (Belgium).
Ground floor: private car-parking garage, entrance hall, utility room (with american fridge/freezer, washing & dry machine), 1st toilet, large living room with fully equiped kitchen (2 multifunctional ovens, fridge, dishwasher...) and seating area (cable tv, flatscreen, netflix, wifi).
Outside: terrace with gasbbq, table -& loungeset, 150m2 city garden with kids playground.
First floor: second living room / desk, bathroom (toilet, bath, shower, 2 sinks...).
Second floor: 2 bedrooms (both double bed)
Third floor: master bedroom with double bed, flatscreen, apple tv and bathroom with shower & toilet.
The house has been renovated in 2012.

Sint-Truiden (40000+ hab.): a lasting temptation. A lovely terrace, a wonderful view of the city centre and its towers, its historic buildings or the splendid landscape with many fruit orchards,… enchanting in every season.
Besides many historical churches, castles and a city monastry, Sint-Truiden has also 2 UNESCO-heritage sites: the belfry (town hall, Grand Place) and the Beguinage.
Don't forget to taste our Belgian beers and visit our 2 homemade brewery's: Kerkom and Wilderen (they also make Gin, Whiskey etc.). Try also one of the many biking or walking tours! Other towns in the vicinity (max. 30 mins by car): Tongeren, Hasselt, Liège, Maastricht...

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Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 2 Children
  • 1 Exchanges made

Occupation

  • Event manager
  • Teacher Graphic Design & Art

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In the city
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 8

References

In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed

Exchange Types

  • Non-simultaneous exchange
  • Home exchange

Indoor

  • Free internet access
  • Computer available
  • Central heating
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes dryer
  • Television

Outdoor

  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Park / playground
  • BBQ
  • Garage
  • Bicycles: 2

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car

Our Destination Wish List

  • Open for all offers
  • California, USA
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Hawaii, USA
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Florida, USA
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • South Africa
  • Australia

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Dutch

Our Neighbourhood

Nearest Airport: Brussels Airport - 60 km

English:
Sint-Truiden (40000 hab.): a lasting temptation. A lovely terrace, a wonderful view of the city centre and its towers, its historic buildings or the splendid landscape with many fruit orchards,… enchanting in every season.
Besides many historical churches, castles and a city monastry, Sint-Truiden has also 2 UNESCO-heritage sites: the belfry (town hall, Grand Place) and the Beguinage.
Don't forget to taste our Belgian beers and visit our 2 homemade brewery's: Kerkom and Wilderen (they also make Gin, Whiskey etc... Try also one of the many biking or walking tours! Other towns in the vicinity (max. 30 mins by car): Tongeren, Hasselt, Liège, Maastricht...

Sint-Truiden is located near Brussels (60 km) in the centre of Belgium. Other destinations: Antwerp (90 km), Bruges (160 km), Amsterdam (220 km), Paris (360km).

Occupation

  • Event manager
  • Teacher Graphic Design & Art

Children

  • Boy - Age: 9
  • Girl - Age: 6

Pets

  • Pets are NOT welcome in our home

About Our Family

We're a family of four. Dieter is working for the municipal services of Sint-Truiden as an event manager. Evi is a graphic designer and teaches at an art school in Hasselt. We like travelling and exploring different places. Giel and Lili-Marie both like to swim and to draw/paint. We've discovered Intervac thanks to our friends Pieter and Julien (and Pieters parents). They also live in our hometown.

Lifestyle

We like the good life :-)
Travelling, dining & wining...

References

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