- Grottoes and caves
In Han-sur-Lesse, near Rochefort, come and explore world famous underground caves. The Michelin guide has awarded them 3 stars in their travel guide.
The domain has many surprises in stock for you: a wildlife park, the only one Belgium home to the European “Big Five” (the wolf, the bear, the lynx, the European bison and the wolverine) and its newly designed discovery trail, the interactive PrehistoHan exhibition and the "Han of Yesteryear" museum.
Planning your visit
Jump on the tram
A vintage tram will take you from the centre of the village to the entrance of the cave,
Follow the guide
There are 3 km of galleries to discover and stunning chambers along the way: the Minaret, the Trophy (a giant stalagmite, 7 m high, 20 m in circumference), the Mysterious Room and its multicoloured concretions, the Dome (145 m high). Half way through the visit, a son et lumière show will light up the Room of weapons beautifully. Long bridgeways going over the underground Lesse river will bring you bak to the daylight. At the edge of the cave, Le Pavillon brasserie-restaurant will delight your tastebuds with its wide choice of dishes, showcasing local ingredient. Add to this a large terrace overlooking the Lesse and overflowing Blonde de Han beer.
To prepare your visit, check the opening times of the domain online.
Groups welcome all year rounf except for December and January. Booking requested.
Guided tours available on request in Dutch, English, French and German.
The temperature in the cave is of a constant 13 deg. C
Duration of the visit 1h45
- Outdoor catering
- Indoor catering
- Free catering
- Guide available/groups
- Internet access
- Air conditioning
- Training materials provided
- Car parking