©

Boom trip planner

Create a fully customized day by day
itinerary for free
Start planning your trip here!
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner Europe  /  Belgium  /  Flanders  /  Antwerp Province  /  Boom

Boom

4.4
Music Festivals · Landmarks
Boom is a Belgian town, located in both the arrondissement and province of Antwerp. On 1 January 2006 Boom had a total population of 16,096. The total area is 7.37 km² which gives a population density of 2,185 inhabitants per km². Residents are known as "Boomenaars".HistoryRecorded history of this community started in the late 1300s. The population increase in Boom occurred some time during the 19th century. In Boom, people venerate a miraculous statue of our lady of Boom.GeographyBoom is located between three big cities, and is situated along the Rupel river.EconomyBecause of the presence of clay around Boom, the region is well known for and has many clay pits and brick factories.Notable peoplePeter Dens (1690), Catholic theologian. Egidius Aerts (1822 - 1853), flautist and composer Bobbejaan Schoepen (1925), singer-songwriter, guitarist and art whistler. He was also an actor, fantasist and founder of the Bobbejaanland amusement park in Belgium.Herbert Flack, actor. Luc Van der Kelen (1948), journalist at Het Laatste Nieuws. Roland Van Campenhout, musician. Bavo Claes (1949), former news anchor. Glen De Boeck (1971), football player and coach. Bjorn Vleminckx (1986), football player. Kevin Seeldraeyers (1986), cyclist.
Plan your trip to Boom and other Belgium destinations using our handy Belgium trip itinerary planning app.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Boom

  • Compose it!
    Your own itinerary for your car vacation, beach vacation, city trip, any near or distant journey ... ready within 10 minutes.
  • Customize it.
    Refine your plan. We find the best routes and opportunities.
  • Book it.
    Choose from the best accommodations (Expedia, AirBnB), airlines and activities, by yourself or share with travel professionals for the utmost experience. Up to 50% discount!
  • Do it yourself.
    Or share your plan with travel professionals for a customized trip

Places to visit with Boom

BrugesTrip planner Best for: Historic Site, Specialty Museum, Landmark GhentTrip planner Best for: Historic Walking Area, Castle, Religious Site AntwerpTrip planner Best for: Specialty Museum, Architectural Building, Church Ieper (Ypres)Trip planner Best for: Monument, Military Museum, Cemetery LeuvenTrip planner Best for: Architectural Building, Landmark, Garden