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Charleroi ➝ Brussel-Zuid/Bruxelles-midi

The surprising Hainaut and Pajottenland

  • Trip summary
      🚲 Cycling
      πŸ“… 5 days
      😌 Easy
  • Total distance
    ✨ 191.6 km
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Old factories, an abandoned abbey, vineyards and kids-friendly roads combined in one trip? Welcome to Hainaut (the region that I’m from)! This trip is great to discover many new places. I’m sure you’ll travel against your expectations!

Trip curated by Manon

Why this trip

  • Cycling past the old and often abandoned factories near Charleroi is simply fascinating

  • Special attention has been given to selecting child-friendly roads (like RAVeLs)

  • You enter Brussels on interesting bicycle-friendly paths thanks to the VolleGaasroute

  • Both Charleroi-Central and Bruxelles-Midi have good train connections

πŸ—ΊοΈ Route

  • Full itinerary (GPX file).
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πŸš† Train connections

  • Information about start & end train stations.

πŸ‘Œ Local stops along the way

  • Recommendations for local stops and visits.
  • Stops are also included in the GPX.

😴 Recommended stays

  • Recommendations for stays along your route:
    • Outside: Welcome To My Garden and campsites
    • Inside: Bed & Breakfasts and youth hostels
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