Tournai has shaped history. Time to come here and write yours?
Welcome to Tournai. The Town of Five Belltowers. One of Belgium’s oldest towns, which will surprise you with its architectural abundance. Tournai boasts 10 religious buildings, among them the impressive UNESCO World Heritage-listed Notre-Dame Cathedral, with its 5 spires, one of Europe’s most impressive monuments due to its size and architecture. The historic centre of Tournai is absolutely worth a detour. Its outstanding buildings, such as the Halle aux Draps, the town hall, Saint-George tower, the Red Fort... Don’t missing strolling across the Grand-Place, and climb up to the top of Belgium’s oldest belfry. It culminates at 70 metres! Walk along the quays of the Escaut. Quai des salines, le Pont des Trous, … and continue to the stroll onto Mont-Saint-Aubert. An unbeatable view over the Escaut valley.