Family tours

Nothing better than a game to keep children busy during a tour of the city! An audio-guided walk, an observation game, an exciting quest… A fun and educational experience for the entire family.


The best way to discover the city : on foot !

The best way to discover all that Tournai has to offer is on foot. The tourist office proposes various walking tours to explore the city.

A fun and easy walk in the city centre !

The tour of the historic centre takes you and your family through the city, its history and its heritage. The information boards and the statues guide you to the seven most important places of the city : the belfry, the Grand-Place square, the Saint-Georges tower, the Fort Rouge tower, the cathedral, the river Scheldt and the Saint-Pierre square. The audio guide providing comments during the entire walk was especially designed for children. Stop at the information boards: famous citizens of Tournai will tell you their story! Afterwards you can enjoy the pleasant atmosphere of one of the bars along the quays or relax with a drink in a pavement cafe on the Grand-Place while your children are enjoying themselves with the water fountains…

Adventure books for children between the ages of 5 and 12

“Go back in time and become carillonneur of Tournai” (adventure book for children between the ages of 5 and 8), and “Go back in time to the streets of Tournai and become a Great Stone Historian” (adventure book for children between the ages of 9 and 12) : these are the themes of the Wap Aventure adventure books. The children will help Wap and Tom, the two mascots, to solve a riddle and will live an exciting adventure during your walk through the city. A fun and educational way to discover the historic centre of Tournai!

Ask for the adventure book at the Tourist Office (€ 1) or download it for free.