Majestic Tournai - Family Walking Tour

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Majestic Tournai - Family Walking Tour

Spend two hours on a joyful walking tour that aims to provide peaceful sightseeing to you and your family while you become familiar with some of the most remarkable sites in Tournai. Learn about the diversity and wealth of local religious heritage as you start the journey by visiting a centuries-old church that is often referred to as an exceptional heritage of Wallonia. Explore a historic roman tower and step back into the past as you discover the only cathedral in Belgium listed on UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll the city's center and hear insightful stories, anecdotes, and legends about Tournai's past. Explore every corner of the local Museum of History where the entire history and uniqueness of Tournai will be discovered.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Église catholique Saint-Jacques à Tournai, Rue du Palais Saint-Jacques, 7500 Tournai, Belgium

The tower and the nave date from the 13th century and the choir is from the following century. This church is classified as exceptional real estate heritage of Wallonia.

Duration: 26 minutes

Stop At: Sint-Kwintenskerk, Grand'Place, 7500 Tournai, Belgium

Construction of the church began in 1440. Visiting this church, you will discover a nave and two aisles, a strongly projecting transept with blind transverse walls, a chancel with a heptagonal apse, two sacristies that were added later on and an originally Romanesque tower.

Duration: 26 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral of Notre-Dame of Tournai, Pl. de l'Evêché 1, 7500 Tournai, Belgium

The only cathedral in Belgium to be listed on the UNESCO World Heritage. The nave and the transept built in the 12th century are in the Romanesque style and the choir was completed in 1254, is in the Gothic style. (Outside visit)

Duration: 26 minutes

Stop At: Musée d'Histoire naturelle & Vivarium, Cour d'Honneur, de l'Hôtel de ville, Rue Saint-Martin 52, 7500 Tournai, Belgium

In 1839, the museum was moved into a gallery and a square room designed by the architect Bruno Renard at its current location. Visiting this museum, you will discover the first elephant that arrived in Belgium in 1839, which has become a treasure recognized by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation. Also witness a large collection of taxidermy, an exposition on amphibians, collection of stones and crystals, reptiles and insects.

Duration: 27 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Duração: 2 Hours
Ponto de partida: Église catholique Saint-Jacques à Tournai, Rue du Palais Saint-Jacques, 7500 Tournai, Belgium

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluído

  • Local Professional Guide

Não Incluído

  • Musée d'Histoire naturelle & Vivarium Admission Fee €2,60

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