Things to see and do - Ath
Unmissable tourist sites
Ath Travel guide
Ath : Michelin's recommendations
Ath, at the confluence of the eastern and western Dender, occupies a strategic position. Thus, it was besieged by Louis XIV in 1667, then Vauban built his first fortifications here, which were mostly destroyed when the French laid siege to the town again in 1745. This farming and cattle breeding area has a landscape of wide horizons, punctuated with rows of poplars, large farms or hamlets.
Tourist attractions Ath : Things to see and do
r. de Pintamont 18 B - Ath
Located in a fine late-18C town house, this museum delves into the captivating world of giants. It offers a glimpse of the development of these fascinating characters from the 15C to the present day and their manufacture, as well as a presentation of..
r. du Gouvernement B - 7800 Ath
This massive square flat-buttressed keep was built by the Count of Hainaut, Baudoin IV the Builder, in 1166, to defend Hainaut's northern border with Flanders and keep an eye on local nobility. This military complex has a four-storey interior. Note t..
Grand-Place 45 B - 7800 Ath
The Baroque Town Hall, completed in 1624, was designed by Cobergher : surprisingly painter, engineer and architect, who introduced the first pawnshops to Flanders. The edifice was almost totally rebuilt in the 1980s. The vast foyer contains a fine f..
1 Avenue Des Artisans B - 7822 Ghislenghien
This brand-new hotel is located at the entrance of the Ghislenghien industrial area and provides modern guest rooms. Benefit from free Wi-Fi and free private parking. The Best Western Horizon is just 1 minute away from the motorway to Lille and Brus..
chaussée de Bruxelles 431 B - 7822 Ghislenghien
Former priory where you can enjoy your meal in a good tavern atmosphere. Intimate dining rooms with rustic touches, pergola-terrace, menu including some local dishes.
av. des Artisans 1 B - 7822 Ghislenghien