Christmas Joy in Tournai – Walking Tour
Participate in a private, easy-paced 2-hour walking tour and discover the Christmas charms of Tournai. Have fun and witness intriguing scenes in the Museum of the Arts of Puppetry where Christmas magic is exhibited in a unique, joyful way. Visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site, hear about its phenomenal heritage and climb to the top in order to experience fascinating panoramic views of the entire city that blooms in lights, bathing in special decorations and oozes with fairy tale atmosphere. Explore the city’s main square where Christmas magic takes over every corner. Explore Belgium’s only cathedral inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List and witness extraordinary landmarks in its surroundings.
- Belfry of Tournai Admission Fee €3
- Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Tournai Admission Fee €2.50
Route & Duration
Home De La Marionnette (Museum of the Arts of puppetry)
Visiting this museum during Christmas, you will experience Christmas scenes shown in exhibitions and performances in puppetry.
Belfry of Tournai
It is the oldest Belfry of Tournai built in 1188 and listed to be on the UNESCO World Heritage site. At the top, you can enjoy view of the city's lights and decorations during Christmas.
The Grand-Place is the main square shaped of a triangle in Tournai and it is a perfect place during Christmas period because it is packed full of good food, chocolates, waffles and other seasonal goods. Here you will also find a Christmas tree, ice skating rink and many shops, bars, restaurants.
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Tournai
It is the only cathedral in Belgium to be listed on the UNESCO World Herritage site. Visiting this chuch, you will discover an exceptional treasury room with the two large shrines of Notre-Dame and Saint-Eleuthère, precious ivories, pieces of goldsmithery, a 14th century Arras tapestry.
By the main entrance of Home De La Marionnette (Museum of the Arts of puppetry)(Rue Saint-Martin 47, 7500 Tournai, Belgium)
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.