• Attractions
  • Water attraction
  • Recreational park
  • Industrial heritage
  • Sport and relaxation
  • Sport
  • Swimming & diving

The Belvédère de Dour (Mons), recently redeveloped as a leisure and sports centre is quite unique in Belgium. Its natural swimming pool and Olympic size swimming pool will delight swimmers looking for an ecological experience.

The first natural swimming pool in Belgium

This independant pool, composed of several layers of volcanic rocks and plants, guarantees a natural filtering of the basin. There are three different depths to enjoy as well as playful water jets.

The first diving centre in Europe

The first in naturally filtered water! Close to it is a 5 metre deep pit to practice diving in a safe environment. Accessible to beginners and experts alike.

The advantages of the Belvédère de Dour

  • VITA trail around the site
  • 2 tennis courts
  • Possibility to visit of the Malakoff tower, formerly used for coal mining and now an architectural icon in the region.
COVID-19 : Recreational/tourist travel to and from Belgium is prohibited until 18 April 2021. In accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most museums, tourist attractions and information centres are now closed in Wallonia, and events cancelled. We do our best to keep our information up to date but it's always best to check with the site you wish to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply a look at their website - to see their latest opening hours and entry conditions. Some will prefer you to book your ticket in advance. Infos
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Swimming pool


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