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Mons : The Belfry

1. Mons : The Belfry

The Mons Belfry, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999, is an emblematic structure on the Mons landscape. The only baroque belfry in Belgium, it is a remarkable architectural statement. Set against a superb backdrop, housed within is a visitor centre dedicated to its history and its standing as a UNESCO site. The permanent exhibition is brought to life through the innovative multimedia displays, "the windows of time", but also through objects from collections of the Mons region. As a high point of Mons, a visit also offers an unmissable view of the city.

"The Walter Case" Mons : outdoor escape game

2. "The Walter Case" Mons : outdoor escape game

🕵️‍♀️ THE WALTER CASE 💣 While investigating a banal blackmail story against a billionaire CEO, you learn that a bomb is hidden in the city, ready to explode in two hours! You are the only one with enough skills to crack the case. Play as a private detective and experience an immersive investigation in the heart of the city. Interrogate the witnesses and collect the clues along your way to be able to defuse the bomb in time! YOUR AVENTURE STARTS NOW! 🎭 A fun city tour with an offbeat scenario 🧠 Solve riddles along the way to crack the case 👀 Find the clues that are hidden on the monuments around you 💎 Explore the must-see places & discover some hidden gems 🔐 Unlock fun facts about the places you visit ⌚ Play at your own rhythm: start and pause whenever you want 💬 The Coddy team is available for you 7/7 via live chat (9AM-8PM)

"The Alchemist" Mons : Outdoor Escape Game

3. "The Alchemist" Mons : Outdoor Escape Game

🧙‍♀️ THE ALCHEMIST 🧪 We are in the year of grace 1555 and strange phenomena are taking place in the city. Josyne, a villager accused of witchcraft, is arrested before your eyes by the city guards. Investigate to determine the truth and identify the reasons for this accusation. Go and meet various witnesses and examine the clues discovered along your way. As an alchemist, will you be able to use your skills in this investigation, based on real facts, in time? Will you choose to defend Josyne, or will you choose to support the accusation of witchcraft? YOUR AVENTURE STARTS NOW! 🎭 A fun city tour with an offbeat scenario 🧠 Solve riddles along the way to crack the case 👀 Find the clues that are hidden on the monuments around you 💎 Explore the must-see places & discover some hidden gems 🔐 Unlock fun facts about the places you visit ⌚ Play at your own rhythm: start and pause whenever you want 💬 The Coddy team is available for you 7/7 via live chat (9AM-8PM)

Mons: Mons Memorial Museum Entry Ticket

4. Mons: Mons Memorial Museum Entry Ticket

Question the multiple and complex realities of the phenomena of war with this entry ticket to the Mons Memorial Museum. Learn about the day-to-day lives of soldiers and civilians, read soldiers' diaries, and discover the different weapons used throughout history. Exchange your voucher for a ticket and dive into history. As you stroll through the museum, learn about the fates of the men and women who witnessed war, starting in the Middle Ages and finishing with WWII. Read about the day-to-day lives of soldiers and civilians in peace, war, and occupation. Examine the exhibits and explore fundamental questions about the relationship between civilian and military populations. As you explore, learn about the men who wielded the weapons, see pieces of a soldier's bread ration preserved in a bottle, and see the first one-tonne German bomb from 1917. Finish your visit by watching recorded interviews with veterans and seeing a collection of their diaries, postcards, and letters to sweethearts back home.

Mons : City Center Bike Rental for Sightseeing & Exploring

5. Mons : City Center Bike Rental for Sightseeing & Exploring

Go off the beaten track by cycling in Mons and explore the city's many different sides. Cycling is the ideal means of transportation to free you up to explore Mons' diverse atmospheres. It lets you take in, admire and experience the city's ambiance and features while taking advantage of the great outdoors. Come and discover the tourist attractions of the Mons regions with Vhello thanks to the network of cycle nodes in the Coeur du Hainaut! So, saddle up and enjoy your guided ride through the city!

Mons : The Doudou Museum

6. Mons : The Doudou Museum

Through exhibits from the collections belonging to the City of Mons’ museums combined with technological innovations, the museum tells you everything you need to know about the Ducasse de Mons, recognised by UNESCO in 2005. An experience somewhere between reality and the imaginary! This unique heritage is examined from different angles, from history and anthropology to science, art, secularism and religion. The museum looks at the original site of the Ducasse de Mons as well as the legend of St George, in order to appreciate and showcase all the different aspects of this universal, multi-secular story. Visitors are invited to understand and interpret this example of intangible cultural heritage. Different parts of the exhibition are designed around the main theme: St George and the Dragon, between the imaginary and reality. You can experience the legendary Ducasse de Mons whenever you like, so what are you waiting for? Come along to the Doudou Museum!

"Kids Explore Mons" : scavenger hunt for kids (8-12)

7. "Kids Explore Mons" : scavenger hunt for kids (8-12)

KIDS EXPLORE MONS While walking in the streets of Mons, you will meet Jean-Charles, a local adventurer. He will take you to explore the emblematic places of the city. Look carefully at the buildings and monuments around you! The clues you will find there will allow you to answer his riddles and discover many secrets about the city of Mons... 🤩 A game designed specifically for kids aged 8-12 ⚠️ As the course crosses the castle park, the game is available between 10 am and 6 pm all year round. ⚠️ The course is not accessible to wheelchairs, as it passes twice through stairs.

eSim Brussels : Internet Data Plan Belgium high-speed 4G/5G

8. eSim Brussels : Internet Data Plan Belgium high-speed 4G/5G

Immerse yourself in the charm and culture of Belgium without missing a beat! Our eSIM ensures you stay connected with high-speed data, whether you're admiring the medieval architecture of Bruges, exploring the vibrant art scene in Brussels, or indulging in the world-renowned Belgian chocolates and beers in Antwerp. How It Works: 1. Purchase: Select the data package that fits your travel plans. 2. Scan & Activate: Upon purchase, you'll receive a QR code. Scan it with your eSIM-compatible device, and you're ready to go! 3. Stay Connected: Enjoy uninterrupted connectivity throughout your Belgian adventure. Compatibility: Ensure your device supports eSIM. Check our compatibility list at https://esimfox.com/pages/compatible-devices for more details.

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