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Visit : Museum/Discover, Nature Reserve/Area

4 soleilsVirelles Aquascope - Life at the Pond

Virelles Aquascope - Life at the Pond
© OPT / J.P. Remy
  • Address:
    Aquascope Virelles
    Rue du Lac 42
    6461 VIRELLES (CHIMAY)Belgium

  • MAPS: Google Maps

If you're curious about what lies beneath the surface then hop to Virelles and discover about the thriving life at the pond. "The 4 seasons of Virelles" is screened regularly and during the weekend and school holidays pictures will be projected and commented by a nature guide. An interactive and verdant outdoor trail runs along the pond (with activities including the Moses Wall, water habitat discovery trail, mountain tracks, look-out posts and labyrinth). Other facilities: playground - barbecue - pick nick areas - meeting point for walks - restaurant - nature shop - temporary exhibitions - nature events.


Open from 10am to 5pm during the Christmas holidays except on 24, 25 and 31 December, 1 and 2 January
Open every day during the Carnival holidays from 10am to 5pm


Individuals: museum and film screening during weekends and school holidays. Guided tour and screening (about 45 min). Guided tour in French (or Dutch, depending on the guide). Unaccompanied tour of the nature reserve

Groups: min. 15 people (3-4hours) + free or guided tour of the nature reserve and/or museum (2.5 hours). English, French and Dutch spoken. Reservation required

Access available for persons with reduced mobility
Dogs on a lead are admitted to the area that is open to the public
Easy free parking


Children under 6: free entry.
Yearly family subscription: €35



FACILITIES FOR THE DISABLED PARKING FOR COACHES CAR PARK DOGS ALLOWED Cafeteria CONFERENCE ROOM BARBECUE AREA REFRESHMENT ROOM GREEN AREA PLAYGROUND Pond Shop SENIOR CITIZENS' PASS EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENT RENTAL FOR COCKTAIL/RECEPTION

Information

  • tel. : +32 (0) 60 21 13 63
  • fax : +32 (0) 60 21 91 95
  • website : http://www.aquascope.be
  • email : info@aquascope.be

Tourist information on the town CHIMAY

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