in Provincie Vlaams-Brabant of Flanders, Belgium

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
51.010 and 4.975 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 51° 0' 37" and E 4° 58' 29"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Dutch, French, German
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:36 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Europe/Brussels
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:26 am and 9:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Belgium in Western Europe

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Belgium.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Belgium. Last Update: 2024-06-22 08:14:24

Discover Scherpenheuvel-Zichem

Scherpenheuvel-Zichem in Provincie Vlaams-Brabant (Flanders) is a town in Belgium about 29 mi (or 47 km) north-east of Brussels, the country's capital city.

Current time in Scherpenheuvel-Zichem is now 07:36 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Europe / Brussels with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports near Scherpenheuvel-Zichem, of which 4 are larger airports. The closest airport in Belgium is Hasselt Airport in a distance of 18 mi (or 28 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Belgium is Flemish Béguinages in a distance of 22 mi (or 35 km), West. Also, if you like playing golf, there are a few options in driving distance. We discovered 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Laakdal, Heist-op-den-Berg, Lincent, Turnhout and Hannut. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 70 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 64%
Air Pressure 1019 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 57% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Monday, 24th of June 2024

22°C (72 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 25th of June 2024

25°C (76 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 26th of June 2024

26°C (80 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Lodge Diest

3,7 mi
Refugiestraat 23-25
3290 Diest

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Weekday: 7:00 - 19:00
Weekend: 7:00 - 19:00

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Eisvogel Ijsvogel Vierkensbroek Testeltse kuilen Averbode 6 9 14

Published: September 10, 2014
Length: 35:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Einmotorer

Glück gehabt: Aus der Vogelbeobachtungshütte heraus in ca. acht Metern Entfernung den Eisvogel erwischt (Digiskopie-Aufnahme). Averbode gehört zu der flämischen Stadt Scherpenheuvel-Zichem.

One Way Ticket OLV Basisschool Scherpenheuvel 3de leerjaar

Published: June 22, 2009
Length: 43:04 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Jan Heynen

Schoolfeest optreden 3de leerjaar OLV Basisschool Scherpenheuvel. Goed letten op Yari (rechts in 't geel), en Jef Heynen (links, 2de rij in 't groen/oranje)

Scherpenheuvel langs de kant

Published: August 24, 2012
Length: 22:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: joleleho

Filmpje opgenomen langs de kant tijdens de S+ reeks ...


Published: June 29, 2013
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ERAJanssensJanssens

Aanbieder: ERA Janssens & Janssens, biedt u aan: Zeer goed verzorgde gelijkvloerswoning met 3 (mogelijk 6) slaapkamers,volledig onderkelderd op 29 are 61 ca. Indeling.

Aankomst in Scherpenheuvel

Published: May 01, 2009
Length: 46:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: LePaon

Aankomst 3 Scherpenheuvel.

Bicycle rider in Belgium

Published: October 12, 2009
Length: 26:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: LittleSpookyDave

Returning trip from Scherpenheuvel and camera mounted on the bicycle. This are only a few stupid "things" during the ride...

BIG SNAKE bang zichem @ hemel - wildchild

Published: December 04, 2007
Length: 59:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ouillems

rockin' the wildchilds.

BIG SNAKE bang zichem - crazy peepz and our roadie

Published: December 04, 2007
Length: 19:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ouillems

we love the road crew!!!

ZichtOp: Abdij van Averbode (B)

Published: February 10, 2015
Length: 00:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jan Geerling

De Abdij van Averbode werd in 1135 gesticht op initiatief van Arnold II, graaf van Loon, en was oorspronkelijk een 'dubbelklooster' waarin zowel mannen als vrouwen leefden. In het begin van...


Published: September 14, 2012
Length: 37:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Christ Grootzwagers


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Averbode Abbey

Averbode Abbey is a Premonstratensian monastery situated near Diest, in the Archdiocese of Mechelen-Brussels in Belgium.

Located at 51.0333, 4.9797 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious buildings completed in 1672, Premonstratensian monasteries in Belgium, Religious organizations established in the 1130s, Christian monasteries established in the 12th century, 1130s establishments in Belgium

Basilica of Our Lady of Scherpenheuvel

The Basilica of Our Lady of Scherpenheuvel is a Roman Catholic parish church and minor basilica in Scherpenheuvel-Zichem, Belgium. The church was consecrated in 1627 and raised to the status of a minor basilica in 1922. It is reputedly the most frequently visited shrine of pilgrimage in Belgium.

Located at 50.9803, 4.97833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Basilica churches in Belgium, Baroque architecture, 17th-century Roman Catholic church buildings, Churches in Belgium, Counter-Reformation, Roman Catholic congregations established in the 17th century, Marian shrines, Recipients of the Golden Rose, Churches in Flemish Brabant

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Схерпенхьовел-Зихем, شرپنولزیشم, Montaigu-Zichem, Sjerpenheuvel-Zichem, 斯赫尔彭赫纲尔-齐克姆