Celebrating Slagheaps at Flémalle Fort - Free walks and visits
Throughout the summer, dozens of activities await the whole family in several exceptional sites. At Flémalle Fort, 07/07/13!
Exceptional sites linking past with future, history and nature, industrial heritage and sustainable development.
For a single day, Xhorré slagheap, a stone's throw from the fort in Flémalle, and Champ d'oiseaux slagheap will be honoured.
Discover these little known sites while making a "smart move": themed walks and gourmet stands, visits to the fort and its museum (new collection).
10am: Walk "From one slagheap to the other across Profondval"
This walk will be an opportunity to stroll from "one slagheap to another", from Champ d'oiseaux to Xhorré.
Along the well-worn paths and peaceful streets around Flémalle Fort. Duration: 3 hours. Distance: 5km. Leaves from the fort's car park.
10am: Discover edible plants and the biotope. A nature walk around Xhorré slagheap by the NGO Cuisine & Nature. Duration: 2 hours. Distance: 2.5km. Leaves from the fort's car park.
From 12pm to 2pm: Organic gourmet stand with tastings of soup and crêpes from the NGO Cuisine & Nature.
2pm: Guided walk "Between alum and coal".
Dive into a rich and varied environment by wandering through the many wooded areas containing extremely curious marks: those of the alum industry. Duration: 2 hours 30m. Leaving from the fort's car park.
3pm: Visit the fort's foundations and its museum.
Discover the bowels of this fort which witnessed the two wars
The fort also provides a virtual tour of the May 40 locations, thanks to a unique 3D experience in the province. There's also a museum with half of its collection coming from Belgian material from the two wars.
This day has been organised by Flémalle's Office Communal du Tourisme in partnership with the "Pays des Terrils" and the Flémelle Fort Museum.
Please book a place for the walks and the visit to the fort: Flémalle tourist office - Tel. +32 (0)4 233 67 87 - firstname.lastname@example.org - www.flemelle.be
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