The UNESCO heritage of La Louvière

La Louvière, Wallonia, Belgium

Cycling route: 1302062

Provided by: Vhello

14.4 km
00:50 h
253 kcal
116 m


With this walk you go back in time and discover the incredible mining heritage of the Région du Centre. The mining village of Bois-du-Luc is unique in Europe because it has preserved all its industrial buildings, its school, its workers' houses and its church. Get on your bike and discover how one of the oldest and most sustainable coal mines in Belgium works.

Continue your tour and discover the Étangs de Strépy and their nature reserve. An incredibly rich flora and fauna that can be discovered just minutes from the city. Fancy a break in this green environment? The Chalet des Étang offers drinks and refreshments at the water's edge.

A few steps further you arrive at the banks of the historic Canal du Centre. Continue your tour to the Hydraulic Boat Lift 3, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On the right bank, the machine room building looks like a castle with its neo-Gothic style (visit is possible).

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# Description Distance
7100, La Louvière, Wallonia, Belgium 0.00 km
Étangs de Strépy (Grand étang, 7100, La Louvière, Wallonia, Belgium) 7.08 km
Mijndorp Bois du Luc (Écomusée du Bois-du-Luc, 7100, La Louvière, Wallonia, Belgium) 13.29 km
7100, La Louvière, Wallonia, Belgium 14.41 km

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