Greeters: Combining a sharing and fun sightseeing experience
WALKS AND HIKING
The city of the Doudou boasts no fewer than sixty greeters! They're all from different backgrounds, but united by a shared passion for their city and region. Their wish? To take you on a tour of Mons, but also, for some, exploring the territory of the Tourist Office by immersing you in the world of the city's inhabitants and making this voyage through time an unforgettable memory.
Nicole, a greeter in Namur, came to meet her Mons counterparts, and discovered their city through poems and songs. Verlaine and Victor Hugo brought the walk to life, while Saint George and Saint Waltrude recounted their legend to the tune of the Doudou hymn… Nicole was enchanted by her "very lively visit to the city" and even admitted to "falling in love with Mons".
The Mons greeters welcome you throughout the year, individually or in groups (maximum six people). The meeting is free of charge, and may take place seven days a week, subject to reservation based on the visitor's request and the greeters' availability. You don't have good command of French? Not to worry! The experience can be conducted in different languages: French, Dutch, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Indonesian.
Are you planning to visit Mons soon? Wait no longer and meet the greeters ;-)
Greeters all have in common the passion for their territory and the desire to share it…
Explore the city of Mons with a local resident who’s passionate about his or her hometown.