• Attractions
  • Minin heap
  • Sport and relaxation
  • Hikes
  • Walking or hiking

Walk all the way up this mining heap, a memory of Le Borinage's former key industry, to enjoy a superb view over Mons...

A remarkable biodiversity

  • Pioneer forest (mostly beech trees)
  • Soil with a high mineral content
  • Ponds
  • Reed beds
  • 3 types of newts
  • Rich biodiversity

Well worth the effort

  • Several paths lead to the top
  • The stroll starts in a birch tree planted woodland. You will see the colour of the soil change as you go up, from red to black. It's ever so peaceful too - not traffic, just birds singing
  • Steep stairs will take you to the very top
  • Enjoy the stunning view on the region. 


Terril de l'HéribusChemin de Bavay,7033Mons
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