- Tourist office
Ath, also known as the City of Giants, is a delightful medieval city in the lush province of Hainaut, just 24 km from Mons.
Its Tourist Office team, passionate about the region will help you explore the area, discover its terroir delights and learn about its traditions and folklore, such as the Ducasse d’Ath (fourth weekend of August).
What to see in Ath
- The Maison des géants
- The Blue stone Museum
- The Musée des Jeux de Paume
- The ruins of the Ath medieval castle, built in the 12th century
- The Burbant Tower: a 20-metres high fortified dungeon overlooking the historical town centre.
Ath featured among the Walloon destination recognised by the EDEN (European Destinations of Excellence) project, for its Ducasse, intangible cultural heritage also recognized by UNESCO.