The history of the Pays des Lacs and its artisans.

Discover the past and the present of the Pays des Lacs by travelling on a steam engine, visiting the collegiate church in Lobbes or by seeing the inner-workings of the dam. Visit our craftsmen and share their unique expertise.

Climb to the top of the Tour Salamandre and admire the panoramic view of Beaumont.

Did you know…

The monks in Aulne Abbey used a hydraulic network measuring more than 2.9 kilometres for irrigation. It was very sophisticated for the time and unique within Europe.

Local expertise and history

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