Charleroi is the largest city in Wallonia and originally an industrial city. But Charleroi also offers many attractions and is definitely worth a visit!
The opencast mine installation of ¿Le Bois du Cazier¿, part of the Unesco World Heritage List, the Mining Museum and the industrial museum testify about the rich mining history of the town.
Charleroi is also a city with a rich culture. The Jules Destréemuseum, a well-known figure from the region, the magnificent Museum of Fine Art, the Museum of Photography, one of the largest in Europe and the Glass Museum are some of the must sees in Charleroi.
Combine your visit with a tasting at one of the restaurants in Charleroi. The free mobile app of Resto.fr includes all restaurants near Charleroi, so check it out to look for a restaurant in the region.
Did you know many comic books have their origin in Charleroi? The headquarters of the publisher Dupuis is based in the region.
Charleroi is also well represented in sports; with its basketball team "Spirou" and its famous football team "Sporting Charleroi¿.
Because of its central location the city has become the home base for the second largest airport in the country: Brussels South Charleroi Airport. By partnering with the low cost airline Ryanair many European cities are easily accessible from Charleroi.
Resto.fr offers a wide range of restaurants in Charleroi. For a romantic dinner with two or a dinner in group, you will find a wide range of restaurants in the region at the best prices. Many restaurants in Charleroi can also be booked online!