Waterloo and surroundings area offer you a multitudes of sites to visit.
Here are some that you have to see:
This mound 40 meters was erected at the presumed location of the Prince of Orange (1792-1849) was wounded before becoming King of the Netherlands (1840 to 1849). It took three years, from 1823 to 1826, to erect this vast cone of earth. The lion perched on top, symbolizes the victory of monarchies. Based on the globe, "he announced that the rest of Europe conquered the plains of Waterloo," as wrote his architect.
Discover the Abbey of Villers, a former Cistercian abbey remarkably preserved, one of the most beautiful places in Wallonia. 850 ans d'histoire dans un écrin de verdure au coeur du Brabant wallon...
The collegiate Sainte-Gertrude is one of the oldest and largest Romanesque churches in Europe. It is protected by a preservation order and considered exceptional heritage.
Discover the incredible journey of one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century. The master of the Ligne Claire invites us to an exceptional walk in the heart of it. The Hergé Museum in Louvain-la-Neuve is a passionate look at the life and work of the father of Tintin. http://www.museeherge.com/
The Belgian artist Jean-Michel Folon put more than five hundred works just twenty minutes from Brussels, in the farm of Chateau La Hulpe. The building of charm and character situated in the heart of the wonderful Parc Solvay, holds more than forty years of creation.
Domaine Solvay La Hulpe that spans 227 acres of greenery, woods and ponds, is bordered to the north and west by the Sonian Forest and south by the Nature Reserve Nysdam, the largest Walloon Brabant.
Built in 1958 on the occasion of the Universal Eposition Brussels, the Atomium is today the most popular attraction and the international symbol of the Capital of Europe. http://www.atomium.be
The Grand Place is the central square of the city of Brussels. World renowned for its ornamental and aesthetic richness, it is bordered by guild houses, the City Hall and the Royal Household. Grand Place [plan] is considered one of the most beautiful places in the world (according to Victor Hugo, among others, who lived in Brussels). The Grand Place in Brussels was recorded in 1998 on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.
If you visit the museum, do not miss the centerpieces: the iguanodons Bernissart. The living mammals presents current and extinct mammals and tells you all about what makes these special animals. Then take the corridor of the Poles and discover each side explanations on the North Pole and South Pole. Then learn about the marine mammals in the living whales ...
Located at the foot of the Atomium, Mini-Europe is the only park where a few hours to travel across Europe. A journey that you will not find anywhere else. Stroll amid the typical ambiance of the most beautiful cities of the Old Continent. The incomparable chimes of Big Ben welcome you to the heart of London. The gondolas and mandolins you discover the charms of Venice. Follow the TGV from Paris to the other end of France ...
In the building of the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, visitors experience on 2,500 m2 of the Magritte Museum. Located in the heart of Brussels, on Place Royale, the Museum offers the public view the creations of the surrealist artist of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium and mainly from purchases and bequests Irene Hamoir-Scutenaire and Georgette Magritte.
What exactly do you know about Belgium? What would you like to get to know it in a splendid building, right next to the Royal Palace, where it all began? Meet at the museum BELvue: the only museum dedicated to the fascinating history of Belgium. Fragments of amazing movies, striking pictures and unique historical documents will guide you through more than a century and a half eventful Belgian history.
Erected in 1928 by the master of Art Nouveau architect Victor Horta, it is a center of cultural and artistic life. A complete renovation of the interior allowed the building to regain its original appearance, as it was designed by the master Horta. Tours are available ("From Horta to Horta") and allow people to rediscover parts of previously off limits to the public palate.
Discover the fascinating world of the European Parliament at the new Parlamentarium, the largest visitor center of a parliament in Europe. European politics like you've never seen! Both children and adults can learn in a dynamic and original way how decisions are made and how they influence our everyday lives.
Double blow for visiting this museum a "historic" discovery since it is housed in Waucquez warehouse (built by Victor Horta in 1906 to host a textile business), and original content - comics - in a rich in light and space site.
Museums of Art and History gather material evidence of diverse civilizations, with the exception of black Africa. They consist of the Cinquantenaire Museum, the Chinese Pavilion and the Japanese Tower, the Museum of Japanese Art, the Museum of Musical Instruments, the Museum of the Porte de Hal, the Horta-Lambeaux Pavilion and the Palace of Charles Lorraine.
Walibi is a family amusement park suitable for all ages. The famous wild river, the Radja River or the terrifying process of mine, Calamity Mine and many other attractions will take you on a family trip like no other. http://www.walibi.be
The Royal Waterloo to be an open and welcoming to all Belgian golfer or foreign, in respect of etiquette and basic rules of etiquette, or want to share a few times over his daily life family club. The Club is located in the beautiful region of Brabant, near the famous battlefield of Waterloo.
Take the path along the two fishing ponds. Discover the beautiful landscape that opens before you and the geese, ducks and swans that accompany you throughout your walk.
Have you always dreamed of flying in the sky, free as a bird? Do not wait and realize your dream! Equipped with goggles, an intercom and a hot combination will take place in a comfortable seat behind the monitor. The sensations breathtaking takeoff, the freedom to fly in the open air, beautiful views ... You never forget your first maiden flight in a microlight! And this safe!
Vous qui rêvez de découvrir le paysage de notre Belgique vu d’en haut, d’effleurer la cime des arbres mais aussi de voler au plus près des nuages, le vol en mongolfière est pour vous. Site : http://www.montgolfiere.be/
Son parc, sa plaine de jeux, sa plage, ses parcours santé et VTT. Venez vous délasser, respirer un bol de nature, tout simplement vous promener. Passez par la cafétéria pour y déguster une délicieuse glace.
La Citadelle de Namur a, de tous temps, occupé une position stratégique au cœur de l'Europe. D'abord centre de commandement d'un important comté au Moyen Age, elle fut ensuite convoitée et assiégée par tous les Grands d'Europe entre le 15ème et le 19 ème siècle.