Visits and excursions

The boat lift of Strépy-Thieu

When you come to the Strépy-Thieu Funicular Lift, take the lift on board a barge!

Visiting the funicular lift of Strépy-Thieu: again in 2019!

With the aim of improving the visit, the eighth floor is in the course of the alteration work of an Interpretation Center on the Belgian inner navigation and is not accessible all this season. Follow our news.

The Sloping Lock of Ronquières

The sloping lock of Ronquières is a must-see – not only for the lock itself, but for the magnificent view out over the region and the “One boat, one life” interactive tour, the only one of its kind.  

Visiting the sloping lock of Ronquières

The Historic Canal du Centre

Come and discover the boatlifts on the Canal du Centre.  These unique, UNESCO-protected engineering works are a living reminder of the Centre Region’s industrial heritage.

Take a boat-trip out on the historic Canal du Centre