How to get there
Mons is easy to reach: by plane via the airports of Brussels or Charleroi. by train, by bus (Flixbus for example) or by personal car.
Book your accommodation
Where you sleep is your other major fixed travel expense, so choosing the best accommodation for your needs at the best price will free up more money for activities. Mons offers a large choice of accommodation from budget travellers with the “Auberge de jeunesse Beffroi” to luxury hotels.
There are very good hotels inside the city with car parking, and very close to all activities and businesses. You have some guest houses as well Intramuros to be closer and feel you are a local of the town of Mons. Have a look at our recommended addresses to find accommodations that suit your personal needs.
Plan Your Activities
Outline the major activities you want to enjoy and how much they cost. This will also help you figure out if you need any reservations for your chosen tours or activities. Check out our directory activities available in Mons.
Don’t forget the first Sunday of each month, all the city’s museum is free.
Do not miss:
The grand place with the monkey of Mons, the Town hall and its garden, the belfry and the Collegiate of Sainte-Waudru. museums, and of course local food and drink tasting.
Make contact with the locals before you go
We will be happy to assist you in your visit of Mons, we have locals there who can help you. Don’t hesitate to contact us.
Example of itinerary of Mons
|First Day: By foot
|Second Day: By foot
|Third-Day: Need transportation
|Start at the grand place:
Monkey of Mons
Saint Waltrude Collegiate Church
|St Symphorien Military Cemetery
Silex’s Mons, Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes
|Mons Memorial Museum
Our Lady of Messines
Have a cold beer in a bar
|Van Gogh’s house
The Grand Hornu
|After evening diner at ‘La Grillade’ or ‘Le Jade de Chine’
Mons Royale Theater see agenda
|Diner in a restaurant at “la rue de la coupe”
|Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie see agenda