Quaregnon, a rich heritage

Gastronomic ,  Walking/pedestrian at Quaregnon

7.3 km
1h 30min
  • A route through urban territory but which for which there is no lack of charm when it comes to climbing the La Flache slag heap.

    On Monday, Quaregnon is adorned with thousands of colours and fragrances – it’s market day! The stalls are filled with Italian, Moroccan and Turkish products that scent the air. Here beats a bit or the heart of the South. From the Town Square, where the old outline of the church is reproduced, let us go along these streets that have an interesting architectural heritage. An example is the community hall, built in 1939 adjacent to the tower of the Gothic church, dating from the 15th century. We climb or rather clamber up the La Flache slag heap, ending up at an altitude of over 100 m. At the peak, the view takes in a 360° panorama and you can see over 30 km! It also lets you see the size of the Grand-Hornu site. On our return, we go along the imposing Louis Pierard Stadium, erected in 1946. Return to the centre of Quaregnon where we delight in taking in a small Craquegnon (cheese).
  • Difference in height
    107.25 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 Le Craquegnon
At Le Craquegnon, you will find all the wealth of farm goats from the four corners of France and Belgium. Regarding cow’s milk cheese, discoveries continue with delicious cheeses from the Mouligneau farm, near to Chimay, or another at Soignies, but the originality of the cheese undoubtedly comes from La Craquegnon which, with its orange rind, is the ancestor of the Maroilles. Matured during four months in a humid cellar, with washing with salt water, it has the full-bodied flavour of its terroir Avesnois.
Open Tuesday to Friday, from 9am to 6pm and Saturday 9am to 4pm
Rue du Village, 143
7390 Quaregnon
Tel. +32 (0)65/77.00.07
107 meters of difference in height
  • Start altitude : 40 m
  • End altitude : 40 m
  • Maximum altitude : 94 m
  • Minimum altitude : 30 m
  • Total positive elevation : 107 m
  • Total negative elevation : -107 m
  • Max positive elevation : 38 m
  • Min positive elevation : -34 m