• Attractions
  • Industrial heritage

140 hectares wide, up to 125 m deep, the Quenast quarry is Europe's largest open-pit. Porphyry extraction started there as early as the 17th century. The site was known for its hard, resistant stone, used for road pavement in Belgium.

Today, porphyry is solely used for ballast and concaves.

Guided tours for groups only, booking required.

Rue de Rebecq 66,1430Rebecq
The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.

Duration

Minimum duration : 1:00
Maximum duration : 1:30

Langue d'accueil

French - Dutch

Visites

Guide available/groups - FR - NL

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