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  • Attractions
  • Water attraction
  • Woodland, nature reserve or natural area
  • Lake, water body or waterway
  • Sport and relaxation
  • Sport
  • Kayak, canoe or rafting
  • Swimming & diving
  • Fishing
  • Adventure sports
  • Watersports or sailing
  • Cycling and Mountain Biking

The Eau d'Heure 5 artificial lakes are a stunning preserved natural area and the largest nautical space in Belgium.

Lacs de l'Eau d'Heure - Wallonie en famille

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Located between Charleroi, Philippeville and Beaumont, the Eau d'Heure lakes offer a wide range of activities and infrastructures that will delight athletes, families with children and nature lovers altogether.

The complex is divided in 3:

A selection of marked trails offers wonderful opportunities to walk, ride your (normal or mountain) bike.

Guided tour of the dam and the Eau d'Heure skywalk

  • The Skywalk, 107 metres high, complete with a glass platform offers a breathtaking view of the dam 
  • 20 m² scale model presenting how the dam was built
  • Underground galleries, right under the dam

Fishing at the Eau d'Heure Lakes

  • Fishing from the edge of the lake, from boat or float tubes
  • Fishing limited to defined parts of the lake

Extra family fun

Lodging in the area

Check this interactive map and the list of swimming areas in Wallonia before diving in!

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This information is given for indication purposes only, best to check with the site you hope to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply by visiting their website.


Outdoor catering - Indoor catering - Free catering - Bike hire - Housing service


Cafe - Daylight - Shop - Training materials on request - Training materials provided - Non-smoking - Car parking - Cycle rack - Parking - Playground - Restaurant - WIFI


Pets allowed


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