Dear Friend of Flanders,

In view of the COVID-19-situation, specific safety measures and additional restrictions are currently in place across Belgium. You will find more detailed information on following website. For the latest travel advice to our country, please consult your local authorities.

If you are travelling to Flanders, Brussels or elsewhere in Belgium for a duration of 48 hours or more, you will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form, within the 48 hours before your arrival in Belgium. 

Take good care of yourself and each other and keep it safe and healthy.  

We hope to welcome you again soon, with twice the heart, love and hospitality. 

Warm regards,

O.B.E.R. (Objective Beer tasters Essen Region) organizes its Christmas Beer Festival every year. For two days visitors can taste about 170 Belgian Christmas and winter beers in 15 cl tasting glasses. Their beer list is regarded als one of the best in the world, with several scoops and interesting gems combined with world classics. At last year's festival about 3000 thirsty Christmas-beer-lovers came to the festival in Essen. And not only Belgium! A shuttle bus is provided between the Railway Station Essen and the festival.
Christmas Beer Festival (Heuvelhal)


Kapelstraat 7
2910 Essen


From Saturday, December 18, 2021
To Sunday, December 19, 2021


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