Belgium & Luxembourg - Western Wallonia (PDF Chapter)
This is the Western Wallonia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Belgium & Luxembourg guidebook.
The idyllic landscapes of Western Wallonia belie the turbulent history of the area, which has been a battleground for millennia. Fine historic cities, notably Tournai and Mons, have loads to offer, and the region’s rural nooks boast notable beers and riotous festivals.
- indulge in belated post-fight analysis at the modernised battlefield attractions of Waterloo
- explore the wealth of museums at charismatic Mons
- observe how Romanesque transforms into Gothic in Tournai’s iconic cathedral
- restaurants & accommodation