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Visit : Park/Garden

Hanging Gardens in Thuin

Hanging Gardens in Thuin
© WBT - Bruno D'Alimonte
  • Address:

    Place Albert Ier 2
    6530 THUINBelgium

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  • Opening Dates
    • All year round

    The Thuin poet Mathieu Anciaux, writing under the pseudonym "Jean de la Biemelle", has left a vivid account of the past splendours of the hanging gardens of Thuin: cascading down the slopes, the terraced gardens set out their abundant plants, fruits and flowers between the river and the sky. This was a marvel in the days when the fortunate owners grew vines here and other necessities of life. Restored at present, they offer visitors an unrestricted view. Nice walk enlivened by 11 explanatory signs.


    Location: the southern slope of the valley. Departure: uptown Thuin.


    Opening Times: accessible throughout the year for individuals and groups - free walk along 11 explanatory panels on the history of Thuin and the Hanging Gardens. Accessible for individuals (view from the alleys).

    Access: car: N559, or N59 approaching from Beaumont - Train: Thuin station.

    Possible to visit a pedagogic garden after subscribing at the Tourist Office of Thuin.




    PARKING FOR COACHES Car park DOGS ALLOWED PLAYGROUND ACCESSIBLE BY TRAIN

    Information

    • tel. : +32 (0) 71 59 54 54
    • fax : +32 (0) 71 59 54 53
    • website : http://www.thuin.be
    • email : thuin@office-tourisme.org

    PLUSTourist information on the town THUIN

    Location

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