When you stay at Station Hotel, we will always carefully pamper you. For example, you can enjoy the extra services of the honesty bar and an extensive breakfast at our hotel. But also outside the hotel there is a lot to do!
In the Stedelijk Museum in Aalst, for example, you can admire the remarkable collection of writer and artist Louis Paul Boon. The churches and the beautiful city park of Aalst are also worth a visit.
The staff of Station Hotel are always ready to recommend some good restaurants and other eateries in the area. Sports enthusiasts can come to us to explore the cycle route along the towpath on the Dender.
And of course the carnival is a unique experience, which is not celebrated anywhere like in the town of ajuinen(onions) city!
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Aalst is the second largest city in the Belgian province of East Flanders. The city has over 85,000 inhabitants (2018), who are called Aalsters. Aalst is best known for its carnival. Saint Martin is the patron saint of the city. Aalst is located on the river Dender.
Aalst is best known for its annual Carnival and the statue of Dirk Martens in the middle of the Grote Markt. Dirk Martens printed the first book (Utopia) with separate letters in the Netherlands; He was friends with Erasmus.
An equally famous Scion is the novelist Louis Paul Boon. In the early 20th century, Aalst also made a piece of Belgian political history with the central figure priest Adolf daens (brother of Pieter Daens), about whom Louis Paul Boon wrote his most famous book "Pieter Daens" . The book is about how workers of Aalst in the 19th century fought against poverty and Injustice "(1971). It embodies the social history of a city, region, people and era.
Aalst used to thanked its prosperity among other things to the hop cultivation. Typical aalsterse hop species are green Belle, coigneau, white Rank and lurking. The Cathedral of Amiens was the example for the aalsterse Sint-Martinus Church, which, however, was not phased out. The original belfry of Aalst dates back to the 13th century. The current belfry is mostly from the 15th century.