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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.

 

 

You may have heard Belgium has recently faced torrential rain, causing dramatic floods. Many regions have been touched by this natural catastrophe. We are doing our best to help all travellers coming to Wallonia. Some sites are, as you can understand, not accessible for the time being. Please contact them or check their website/social media platforms before getting on the road. Be assured we are all trying to get things back to order as soon as possible. Travel advice
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