Mons 2015, European Capital of Culture
The city of Mons, cultural capital of Wallonia, has an impressive heritage. It has also been chosen as European Capital of Culture 2015.
Discover Mons 2015 - European Capital of Culture and follow all the news and updates on the official website www.mons2015.eu
Every year, at the start of the summer, Mons and its Grand Place are the main stage for a remarkable folkloric event listed by UNESCO as Intangible Heritage: the DOUDOU.
Just a few kilometres outside the city centre, lies the superbly restored GRAND-HORNU industrial site also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This site houses the CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM, which houses remarkable temporary exhibitions.
Only 6km from Mons you'll find the Pass - Scientific Adventure Park, an original science museum to discover with the family.
Blue-bike is a classic or electric bicycle rental service available in 39 Belgian train stations.
Make the most of this great system and set off to discover the city and its attractions at your own rhythm and in an ecological way.
To find out more or to book your bike, visit the www.blue-bike.be website