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Couple'S Visit : Discovery

Charleroi, a city on the up. Visit it as a couple

Charleroi, a city on the up. Visit it as a couple
© Gina Santin
  • Address:
    Maison du Tourisme du Pays de Charleroi
    Place Charles II 20
    6000 Charleroi
  • MAPS: Google Maps
Charleroi, a city on the up. Visit it as a couple
© Gina Santin
Charleroi, a city on the up. Visit it as a couple
© Gina Santin
Charleroi, a city on the up. Visit it as a couple
© Charleroi communication - Luc Denruyter

Fancy sharing a moment together in an original urban setting? Discover Charleroi, a city on the up. It's diversity will surprise you.

Discover Charleroi, hand in hand. You can:

  • Explore its architectural heritage,
  • Visit its museums,
  • Discover its trendy and unusual places,
  • Go for a walk on its slag heaps.

Charleroi, a diverse city


Remarkable architectural heritage

  • On place Charles II, the Hôtel de Ville (City Hall), in an Art Deco style and its UNESCO World Heritage belfry,
  • Maison Lafleur, on boulevard Solvay, and the Art Nouveau Maison Dorée, on rue Tumelaire,
  • The architecture and Art nouveau elements on rue Léon Bernus.


Museum suggestions

  • The Musée des Beaux-Arts (Fine Arts Museum), in the city centre, offers a rich collection that covers the great art movements in Belgium from the 19th to the 20th century. Among others: René Magritte, Paul Delvaux...
  • A few kilometres away, the Musée de la Photographie (Photography Museum) in Mont-sur-Marchienne. It is unique in Europe due to its size and collections. There you will discover the history of photography and high quality temporary exhibitions.
  • In Marcinelle, the old Bois du Cazier coal mine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, offers 3 museum itineraries dedicated to coal, steel and glass.


Trendy outings

Do you like the trendy and unusual? Exhibitions, music and underground performances? Then you'll love:

  • The Vector, in the city centre: concerts, literary encounters, plastic art exhibitions, installations, digital meetings, editorials and cinematographic projections.
  • The Forges de la Providence, in the centre of Marchienne-au-Pont, renovated and dedicated to popular, social and alternative cultures.


  • The Rockerill invites you to experience a whole host of events: music, plastic and digital arts, theatre, cinema, dance and street arts!


Out of the ordinary


Looking for out of the ordinary outdoor activities with a guide (booking required)? Then let yourself be tempted by:

  • Photography walks: equipped with your camera, travel unknown and surreal landscapes. Private companies will be accessible for the occasion.
  • More sporty, is the Charleroi slag heaps discovery. These hills are packed with history and today host an exceptional fauna and flora.


A top tip for your couples visit


To discover the Charleroi region with inside help, off the beaten track and through the eyes of a local, why not meet a Greeter! They will tell you their own story and will share with you all of their favourite parts of the city.


Information

  • tel. : +32 (0) 71 86 14 14
  • website : http://www.paysdecharleroi.be
  • email : maison.tourisme@charleroi.be

PLUSTourist information on the town CHARLEROI

MAISON DU TOURISME DU PAYS DE CHARLEROI (CHARLEROI)

The land of Charleroi, the Industrial Heritage...
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Address:
Place Charles II 20
6000 CHARLEROI
Tel.+32 (0) 71 86 14 14


Location

Location

We are not responsible for any price changes. Please contact the organiser prior to departure.