- Museum or Interpretation Centre
In November 2005, UNESCO added to its list of intangible cultural heritage the giants and fantasy figures of 9 Belgian and French cities.
Who are these gigantic characters joining festivities in many European cities? Come and meet them at the Maison des Géants in Ath, nestled in a Louis XV mansion.
What to see
- How a giant is created
- The different ways of carrying a giant
- The transmission of this wonderful tradition from a generation to another
- Documentaries presenting festivities
- Temporary exhibitions on varied themes
Step in the fascinating world of Wallonia's giants and learn about this centuries old tradition.
Before getting on the road, do contact the closest tourist office to your destination. If you are going to the Hautes Fagnes, please remember the number of visitors is limited each day. The Hautes Fagnes Tourist Office will give you the latest details. The Luxembourg and East Cantons Tourist Office will give you the ski slopes opening times. For additional skiing and winter sports information in Belgium, you can contact the East Contons Tourist Office.
Cafe - Shop - Car parking
Guide available/groups - EN - FR - NL