• Sport and relaxation
  • Hikes
  • Car tours

This itinerary takes you to the gentle wooded countryside of the Haut Pays region through charming villages situated along the French border.

Many traces of activities that once reigned here are still visible like the shopfronts (closed) of old shops dating from a bygone era when trade and contraband caused the misfortune and fortune of the region. Exciting discoveries and enriching encounters with artisans await you as you travel along this itinerary.

Make sure you stop off in Mons, previously European Capital of Culture, where a host of museums and historic sites are well worth a little detour. Mons also saw its town staging both the first and last Allied engagements of World War One. The Mons Memorial Museum is a must if your are visting the place. find other producers, experiences and ideas for trips on our Tourist Information website.

Producers to visit on your gourmand tour

Le Rucher du Haut-Pays à Honnelles

The Druart chocolate shop in Angreau

Brasserie de Blaugies in Dour

Try the sparkling wines of Domaine du Chant d'Eole

The Fosselard farm in Quévy

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
This information is given for indication purposes only, best to check with the site you hope to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply by visiting their website.
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