The Strépy-Thieu funicular lift, a river gem in Wallonia

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  • Discover the Strépy-Thieu funicular lift, dominating the Canal du centre
  • The Strépy-Thieu funicular lift, a river gem in Wallonia
  • The Strépy-Thieu funicular lift, a river gem in Wallonia
  • The Strépy-Thieu funicular lift, a river gem in Wallonia
  • Water attraction
  • Industrial heritage

Located in Le Rœulx, the Strépy-Thieu funicular lift is the biggest boat lift in the world. An absolute must see if you are travelling through the Hainaut region.

The visit of Strepy Thieu is rich in discoveries. Expect an impressive machinery room, a superb panorama of the site and the region, animated scale models, interactive games and an exhibition presenting the fossils discovered during the construction.

Visit and boat cruise

The immersive trail “A land of geniuses” will make you relive the most important moments in Belgium’s advances: art, music, painting, sport but also comic books. A wonderful way to know more about Belgian icons.

By taking the funicular lift, you also get the cross the 73.15 m water drop by boat.
May to end of August, 4 departures every Sunday.

Schedule

From 01 April to 29 October 2018.

Guided tours: May 7th to August 27th, 2018.

  • Groups (20 persons min.): 9.30 am to 6.30 pm, departures at noon, 2 pm, 4.30 pm. Duration 1h
  • Solo: on Sundays only. Departure at noon, 1.30 pm, 3.30 pm, 4.30 pm. Duration 1 h.

 

Price

Individual

De € 5 a € 6.5
De € 2.75 a € 5.5
€ 5.5

Group

De € 3.5 a € 4.75
De € 4.75 a € 5.25

Information sur la promenade

Duree

Duree minimum1:00
Duree maximum1:30

Facilities

Equipement

  • Cafe
  • Shop
  • Parking
  • Car parking
  • Cycle rack

Visites

FR - EN - German - NL
NL - FR - EN

Organisers

Additional information

Parking busYes
Secure ParkingYes
The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.