Frameries, land of memories

Gastronomic ,  Walking/pedestrian at Frameries

16.2 km
Walking/pedestrian
5h
Hard
  • Magnificent route through the mining countryside of Borinage, today become green and very nice.

    Soon after leaving the PASS, we come into a land steeped in history. In the 19th century, Borinage experienced its incredible Industrial Revolution. In 23 mines and 63 shafts, 20,000 workers laboured in difficult conditions. Seeing the remains on the road, such as this slag heap of Belle Couple, our imagination lets use delve in this other time. Further on, the trail meanders around a birch grove, covering a former colliery. At the edge, fields and meadows lead us towards little houses that seem crushed by the mass of the Héribus slag heap. On the slope, butterflies and birds circle around us. Today, the slag heaps are havens of peace for wild fauna and flora. Nature has provided a sweet revenge for the work of men...
  • Difference in height
    255.7 m
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Points of interest
1 Chez Isa
A supermarket as friendly as Isa’s! She is undoubtedly one of the best ambassadors of producers by showcasing them in her small shop. Here can be found local products such as honey, jams and mature cheeses. Visiting Chez Isa, you will discover all the wealth of this country of flavours of the Great West of Mons.
Open daily from 8:30am to 12:30pm and from 2:30pm to 7pm, and Sunday from 8:30am to 12:30pm.
Rue des Ecoles, 45
7080 Sars-la-Bruyère
Tel. +32(0)65/51.07.64
2 The caterer Xavier Adam
At Frameries, push open the door of the caterer Xavier Adam to discover all the flavours of here and elsewhere. This fine deli makes you travel from Périgord to distant Africa with peppers from the Penja or Madagascar. And all these spices perfume his creations: Xavier Adam is also a renowned caterer. Around the corner from the grocery store, Xavier’s guest table offers delicacies, with quite reasonable prices, such as the plat du jour at €12.50 or 3 servings of your choice for €25. A friendly address, highly recommended after this long route!
The restaurant is opened for lunch from Wednesday to Saturday.
Rue des Alliés, 105
7080 Frameries
Tel. +32(0)65/84.35.88
www.traiteurxavieradam.be
256 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 67 m
  • End altitude : 67 m
  • Maximum altitude : 128 m
  • Minimum altitude : 35 m
  • Total positive elevation : 256 m
  • Total negative elevation : -256 m
  • Max positive elevation : 41 m
  • Min positive elevation : -78 m
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