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Soignies Travel guide
Soignies : Michelin's recommendations
Situated on the River Senne, Soignies grew up round an abbey established around the year 650 by St Vincent Madelgaire, whose memory is honoured on Whit Monday each year with a large procession that follows a 15km route. Composed of narrow winding streets, its four main thoroughfares converge on the collegiate church. The town is an important centre of black limestone quarrying.
Tourist attractions Soignies : Things to see and do
B - 7000 Soignies
Built in the 13C, this sandstone church is decorated with sober Lombard arcading. The nave is striking for its alternating round and trefoil columns, huge galleries and beams. In addition to the rood-screen, note the large marble bas-relief depicting..
Chemin du Saussois 5a B - 7060 Soignies
A small brick farmstead overlooking the meadows. Inside, a surprising luminous and contemporary setting awaits guests. Take a seat and get ready to sample the repertory of the chef, who is in love with natural flavours.
r. Léon Hachez 7 B - 7060 Soignies
Located right in the centre of town, a 16th-century house known for its trendy seasonal dishes and a wine cellar worthy of St. Vincent, the patron saint of grape growers.
r. Station 115 B - 7060 Soignies
The chef of this attractive establishment is a fervent lover of fish and seafood. The sophisticated, subtle cuisine cannot fail but appeal, nor can the charming service.