A town in the municipality of Machelen, Flemish Brabant, Belgium — Diegem is home to many hotels that service the Brussels Airport. Diegem is located near to the NATO Headquarters as well as the Heysel Exhibition Park and the city of Brussels is just 9 miles away.
Diegem is situated just outside the Brussels Capital Region, is adjacent to the Brussels Airport and is close to the Brussels orbital motorway, which allows it to attract a large number of businesses who wish to have office space in such an advantageous area. Brussels Airlines has its corporate headquarters in the grounds of Brussels Airport, located in Diegem. Cisco’s Belgium offices are also in Diegem.
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A walk around the center of town will bring you to the unique, 1543 gothic church, which has a conspicuous tiered spire. Just six miles from Diegem is The Abbey of Cambre, originally built in the 1200s and subsequently rebuilt in the 16th century after a fire destroyed the original building. The church and cloisters are stately buildings which are surrounded by peaceful gardens, offering a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the nearby urban centers. The Abbey houses an art school as well as the National Geographical Institute. With its prime location adjacent to Brussels, this is a great place to find two of the planet’s best loved commodities: chocolate and beer!
Brussels Airport is an international airport that is located partially in the Diegem area of Machelen, it has many European routes and offers some worldwide connections. The Diegem railway station is situated on the Brussels to Leuven railway line between Haren Zuid and Zaventem stations, and provides the area with efficient onward links to the rest of Europe.