Tongeren is a picturesque spot.... It has the quaint European feel, the vendors are friendly, and the goods are unique and plenty.
What are the prices like? I always want to know that question when I am learning about a new place I want to shop at! So Here are a few examples!
These buckets above... $27 Euros
The old apotheke Jars...10-15 Euros
The french spritzer bottles below..$25 Euros
Several Antique shops were open on Sunday around the Market.
Unique tea set
This almost went home with me! If I could have fit it in my Van! (it was already full by the time I saw this baby)
More painted Furniture
After you have shopped the streets for a bit, head into the Antiek Hall 2 .Most items in this building are small glass items, and jewelry.... There is a nice little cafe resturant in there, that is open during the market. If you are shopping in the winter months, it's great to get a cup of coffee and warm up! The cafe also has a restroom for 30 euro cents.
The 1st floor of the Parking garage in Tongeren also is an Antiek Hall... Head down for some real eye candy!
Look at these baby cribs...
On the MAIN street of Tongeren just across from the Market , there is an ING ATM in this blue building.
There are other parking spots around the area, if you wish to drive around. **NOTE as of June 2011 there was ALOT of construction in the city market square, and we were not able to get around easily by car, and the main parking garage was inaccessible. So keep this in mind when entering the parking garage on your GPS. =)
Don't want to leave town at 4am for the market? Check out some local Bed and Breakfasts or the Ambiotel.
Spend the night at the Spangdahlem Inns. Great rooms, and only about 1.5 hours away from Tongeren. Great for a Gas up and snacks!
My favorite purchase of the Day:
This beautiful handpainted stool.
It opens up and has flowers painted inside. $20 euros.
Are you ready to go?
Have you already gone?
I would love to hear about your trip!