Vilvoorde is a Dutch-speaking municipality in the province of Flemish Brabant. The shipping canal connecting Brussels to the Scheldt flows through this municipality, which is situated to the north of the Brussels-Capital Region.
Nature lovers will enjoy walking through the Domein Drie Fonteinen (Domain of the Three Fountains) or the Hanssenspark. Education, too, plays an important role, with a large number of both primary and secondary schools located within the municipality.
In terms of property prices, in 2012 the average house price was € 230,000, while a flat would set you back € 160,000.