Belfries of Belgium

Look up to see freedom

The belfries of Belgium were erected over centuries, all with slightly different designs. But they all represented the same thing – a democratic freedom not seen here before.

Tournai Cathedral, Belgium

Under repair

It’s been closed for years and will be closed for many more. But you can still see some of the World Heritage Site of Tournai Cathedral.

Bois-du-Luc mining site, La Louvière, Belgium

The old coal mines of Belgium

In Belgium’s Wallonia region, the coal mines may have shut but their legacy lives on. Go underground – and see how life was for families on the surface.