If your trip to Mons is all organized but your travel itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.Not too far from the city center, BAM is one sight to consider adding to your must-see list. If you still have room on your schedule, Les Grand Pres - Shopping de Wallonie and Mons Memorial Museum will keep you busy too.
If you’re looking for an appealing detour, point your car in the direction of Brussels. It’s home to superb attractions like Atomium and La Grand Place. You’ll find this place 30 miles from Mons. Get ready to start racking up those miles, because Antwerp Zoo and Antwerp Market Square are also a rewarding day trip. You’ll find these popular sights in Antwerp, 55 miles away.
Located 1 mile from Mons, Mons International Congress Xperience is a fantastic place to go for a work conference. After a tiring day of mingling and getting to know new faces, you’ll be able to hop into your rental car and drive out to a nearby restaurant or go for a relaxing spin around the area.
Having your own wheels in Mons will give you the freedom to go wherever you like. Maybe you’re planning to leave town, explore country lanes, and go wherever the wind takes you. If that’s the case, pick up the keys to one of our SUVs and explore the caves in the surrounding area. If you just can’t get enough of the bright city lights, go for something small. Navigating heavy traffic and busy streets will be much less stressful in an economy or compact car.
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes choosing the right car important. If you’re about to embark on an epic road trip around Mons, a safe and sturdy SUV could be the perfect solution. If you’re hoping for the cheapest possible price and plan on sticking mostly to the city, an economy car is a smart pick. All you have to do is choose what’s the best fit, load up the car, and hit the road.
You’ll be driving on the right side of the road in Mons. Even though the rules may be similar to home, it’s always smart to drive a little more cautiously in new and unfamiliar destinations.
You’ll discover loads of places to park your car in Mons. Even right in the thick of things, you’re likely to score a spot just where you need it.
As the population of Mons is roughly 91,300, you shouldn’t have too much trouble with traffic. That said, city center streets usually get busy in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving then.
The residential areas in the city of Mons have a 50km/h speed limit. Outside these areas, the speed limits typically range between 30km/h and 120km/h.
Generally, one of two things will happen. Your rental company may charge the amount of the fine to your credit card. This is the usual practice. Or it may give your contact information to the relevant local authority so the fine is issued to you directly.
It’s prohibited to use your cell phone while driving a car in Mons, and you may also be fined for just holding your phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your attention stays on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while operating a vehicle in Mons is 0.05%. If you’re planning a big night on the town, leave your wheels behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
You aren’t allowed to turn at a red light in Mons. If you come across one, enjoy a mindful moment or two until the light turns green.
Yes. However, there may be exceptions for vehicles operated by public transportation networks.