Visit Halle’s beautiful Gothic Square for a coffee or beer on an outdoor terrace gazing up at it’s 14th century Basilica of Saint Martin. There’s something fun to do in Halle everyday! From antique markets to fine dining. And there are many monthly and yearly traditional cultural events – from carnival to art exhibitions.
Just a fraction away
Halle’s central square is 4 kilometres from Hallerboss B&B. It’s a beautiful walk or you can take the 15 minute bus ride from the ”Mooi Vergezicht” bus stop (600 metres from Hallerbos B&B, on Krabos street between Hallerbosstraat and Plattesteen streets).
Winter in Halle
The Halle Christmas Market with its scented warm mulled wine and jenevers of all flavours and Halle Skating, with a large covered skating rink on the Station Square for all to enjoy in the month of December, are the main winter events in town.
Visit Halle’s beautiful mini-Grand Place Gothic Square for a coffee or beer on an outdoor terrace gazing up at it’s 14th century Basilica of Saint Martin with its celebrated 13th century Black Madonna. Stroll our local food and antique markets, and pedestrian shopping streets to shop in our designer clothing and specialty stores. And dine in top restaurants and with some of Belgian’s best sommeliers. Our favourites are Den Ommegang, Restaurant De Kaai, Les Eleveurs, ‘t Soethuys, De Korte Vest, Van Hoo and TWA é MWA.
There’s something fun to do in Halle everyday! And there are many monthly and yearly traditional events. The most colourful of these is the Spring Halle Carnival! Halle locals have been celebrating carnival for more than six hundred years and our carnival is one of the largest in the country. Put on your costume and join us for the fun and the procession of colorfully dressed groups and beautifully decorated carriages!
In October, at the annual farmers market, you’ll find draft horses, saddle horses, ponies, donkeys, sheep, goats and other farm animals and fair rides and games for the kids. The month of November is “World Month” in Halle! We celebrate the diverse cultural backgrounds of our citizens through food, film, dance and cultural events. The highlight of the month is Toernee Mondi’alle, a cozy world party in the heart of Halle with live music in the cafes, street performances, delicious food and a party in ‘t Vondel Cultural Centre.