In the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh in the Borinage

Mons, Wallonia, Belgium

Cycling route: 1302095

Provided by: Vhello

39.3 km
02:18 h
692 kcal
149 m


From the Grand Place of Mons to Cuesmes via the old coal mine of « Marcasse » in Colfontaine, discover Mons-Borinage and the various places in the region where Vincent van Gogh lived and worked. In the course of his stay in the Borinage and in Mons, Vincent van Gogh moved from a career as a preacher to a career as an artist.

There he developed his preference for the motifs of the daily life of peasants and workers. During your bike ride you can enjoy beautiful landscapes, great museums, slag heaps, the forest of Colfontaine, etc. The period that Vincent van Gogh lived in the Borinage was very important to him, but also quite a sad period. Learn all about Vincent Van Gogh's passage in the Borinage by visiting the various sites on this route.

Are you ready to follow in the footsteps of Vincent van Gogh, then prepare yourself for a long but unique bike ride!

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