Experience Christmas in Mons – Walking Tour
As Christmas time approaches, Mons starts to gain an additional dose of mesmerizing beauty. Colorful streets, uniquely decorated monuments, a lively atmosphere and a plethora of surprises become an essential part of the Christmas magic in this historic city. Start a peaceful two-hour-long walking tour by visiting Beaux-Arts Mons, one of the most insightful museums in Mons and beyond. Bond with the Christmas atmosphere by strolling Mon’s iconic central square and explore local arts, crafts and culinary delicacies coupled with fascinating landmarks and intriguing stories. Witness the special UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most important baroque monuments in the world. Finalize the journey near Saint Waltrude Collegiate Church and admire views that surround you.
- Professional local tour guide
- Beaux-Arts Mons Admission Fee €3
- Belfry of Mons Admission Fee €5
Route & Duration
Visiting Beaux-Arts exhibitions, you will discover major global artworks and movements that are shown in this contemporary 3-level museum.
Grand-Place de Mons
The Grand Place is the central square of the historic city and during Christmas you will find big ice skating rinks, Christmas trees, street artists and around 40 vendors selling craft gifts and seasonal products.
Belfry of Mons
Belfry of Mons is a symbol and an important landmark of the city, also it is the only baroque belfry style in the world. It was listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999 and it was built between1661-1672 by Louis Ledoux and Vincent Anthony.
Saint Waltrude Collegiate Church
It began being constructed in 1450 and continued until 1621. The monument constitutes a unique ensemble recognized as an exceptional piece of Wallonian heritage. It was the private and personal church of the canonesses of St Waltrude, who dreamed of crowning their collegiate church with a tower 190 meters high.
The main entrance of Beaux-Arts Mons (Rue Neuve 8, 7000 Mons, Belgium)
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.