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Refreshing on a hot day

Always nice to get some cooling over the water and see houses by their backyard in stead of... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
Jan D
Mechelen, Belgium
Pretty canal walk

Mechelen has a wonderful medieval centre with some pleasant canal walks + beautiful bridge vistas... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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All reviews nice walk different perspective wooden path sunny day river floating stroll shortcut vismarkt afforded shooting sights birds church brewery
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

As a Mechelaar, I love this lovely stroll on the Dijle. It can also be quite a shortcut from vismarkt to shopping street or the park. Just be careful when it can be slippery after long periods of rain (autumn) or icy in winter.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VGriet
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Always nice to get some cooling over the water and see houses by their backyard in stead of admiring the front. Also boattrips are possible

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jan D
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Take a walk on the Dijlepad. There are several entrances and exits. It is a walkway that floats on the river and is great for seeing the city and the refurbishment of houses and warehouses along the River Dijle. Start at the old brewery and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Colin B
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Mechelen has a wonderful medieval centre with some pleasant canal walks + beautiful bridge vistas. Certainly worth a short diversion if you are staying or working in the town.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GReyMaiden
Reviewed June 19, 2018

A wooden path leads you along the river Dijle. It gives another view on the city. A quiet place to walk along.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Coralikestraveling
Reviewed June 16, 2018

On the positive side, it is good that the have constructed this walkway that affords a quiet stroll by the river. On the other hand, any ideas that it takes you past the backs of lots of scenic old buildings is a bit of a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed May 29, 2018

The Dijlepad is a floating wooden walkway along the left bank of the Dijle River in the centre of Mechelen between Haverwerf and the Botanical Garden. We like this walk of about one kilometre so much we have already taken it several times. It's very...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed May 26, 2018

This is a nice part of the city. It's nice to walk next to the Dijle. Enjoy the sun and the peace and quiet.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NoeB1
Reviewed May 21, 2018

I took this way everyday to the office. It was incredible to start the day just walking nearby the water and observing all the kind of birds. recommended

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 67mariaisabelp
Reviewed April 23, 2018

An easy walk on boards, down the river. Interesting to see the stone and brick work, I was amazed at how old some of the footings appeared. Good to walk on a sunny day.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank L M W
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