Many streets in the heart of Mechelen are car-free between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. This means that during these hours cars, trucks and motorcycles are not allowed to enter these streets without a permit. If you disregard this, you will be caught on camera and you will receive a fine of 58 euros.

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Mechelen Bicycle Kings

Mechelen is the first city in Flanders to become a real cycling city. In the whole the city centre motorised traffic must stay behind cyclists. However, the inner city remains accessible to everyone.

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Parking lots

Mechelen is easily accessible by car. Parking is free or low cost on the outskirts of the city. There are several paying car parks in the city centre.

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Public Transport

Do you travel by train? The city centre is within walking distance of the central station or Mechelen Nekkerspoel.

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