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Liège (Dutch: Luik) is a city in the central east of Wallonia, the french speaking part of Belgium. It's closely situated near the border with the Netherlands and has a population of about 200,000. The total metropolitan area ranks third in Belgium (after Brussels and Antwerp) with around 750,000 inhabitants. Although not one of the most popular cities in the country, its central core region is a great to spend a day or so, including a visit to one of the popular cafes or restaurants. The city therefore is best visited as a daytrip from another Belgian city or maybe from Maastricht in the Netherlands.
Liège Airport (LGG) is one of the biggest cargo airports in Europe, but has few flights for passengers. The only regular connections are to Pristina, Tirana and Tel Aviv, but there are charter services to quite a few places in southern Europe and northern Africa.
|Hotel Passerelle||24, Chaussee des Pres||Hotel||-|
|Husa de la Couronne||Place des Guillemins 11||hotel||85|
|Liège Youth Hostel||Rue Georges Simenon 2||Hostel||83|
See also International Telephone Calls
De Post is the national postal service of Belgium, with Dutch, French and German versions. They offer generally fast, reliable services. It's a relatively expensive service though, with normal domestic post (cards, letters etc) up to 50 grams costing €0.61. To other European countries it costs €0.93 and outside Europe it's €1.30. At the post offices, you can buy stamps and they have other services as well, including international money transfers. The opening times of post offices are 9:00am or 10:00am until 4:00pm or 5:00pm, depending on whether it's the main central one or a smaller branch or in towns. Some of them might be open on Saturday mornings, and remember that quite a few still close for lunch break! De Post also offers the sending of parcels, but you could also use private international companies like UPS, TNT or DHL, as they offer roughly the same services and prices, but are generally faster.
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