Hoogstraten attractions

Church in Hoogstraten


Hoogstraten's fabulous belfry is an enormous 105m-tall red-brick edifice picked out with dots of white-stone detail in a style known as speklagen. Dating to 1556, it was dynamited by retreating WWII German troops in…
Architecture in Hoogstraten

Hoogstraten Begijnhof

With two leafy quadrangles of pretty whitewashed houses and a remarkably oversized baroque chapel, this peaceful spot is one of Flanders' least-known begijnhoven.Though founded in 1380 and first walled in 1534, it o…
Landmark in Hoogstraten


In an idyllic rural location on the northeast edge of town, Laermolen is small but still functioning watermill dating from 1381.