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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 lakes, south of the Province of Hainaut, offers a fantastic range of activities and infrastructures sure to delight visitors, families, sport enthusiasts looking to enjoy nature and fresh air.

The lakes form a vast preserved nature space with 70 km of banks, 600 hectares of water, forest and meadows.

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

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The main areas

  • The Aquacentre, both an aqua park and a wellness centre
  • The Plate Taille lake and its water activities (sailing, kayaking, diving, jet skiing...)
  • The Plate Taille visitors centre with its amphibus and tavern
  • The Relais de Falemprise, a recreational space along the lakes with beaches, swimming areas, pedal boats, sports activities

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, 100 metres high, complete with a glass platform offers a breath taking 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


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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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