Guided tours

The qualified guides of the Tournai Guides Society know absolutely everything about the rich and glorious past of the city. They offer to tell you all about the eventful history of the city through its prestigious monuments, wonderful art works and great figures who once set foot on its soil. They introduce them to you with infectious pride and passion. What’s more, they give you a friendly welcome and only wish for one thing: for you to feel good in Tournai.

You can book a guide whenever you like for a visit on the theme of your choice with your family and friends : 66€ for a 2-hour tour. For more information and reservations, contact the tourist information centre.

Guided tours programme :

Guided visits of the UNESCO sites will be back in 2018:

Every sunday in July, August and September (1 hour guided visit)

2.30 pm : guided tour in Dutch

3.30 pm : guided tour in English

4.30 pm : guided tour in French

No reservation needed

Meeting place : tourist office - 5€

Theme visits

On request (66€ per group for a 2-hour tour + entrance fee for some sites and museums):

  • City tour on foot
  • City tour by bike
  • City tour aboard the tourist train (admission charge)
  • Our-Lady’s cathedral
  • Our-Lady’s cathedral and its relics and ornaments (entrance fee)
  • Belfry
  • Tournai in the middle ages
  • Art nouveau tour
  • A la carte architecture
  • Museum of Fine Arts of Tournai, Horta architecture and temporary exhibition (entrance fee)
  • Folklore Museum, Maison tournaisienne (entrance fee)
  • Natural History Museum and Vivarium (entrance fee)
  • Museum of History and Decorative Arts (Porcelain museum) (entrance fee)
  • TAMAT – Tapestry Museum (entrance fee)
  • Military History Museum (entrance fee)
  • Museum of Archeology (entrance fee)
  • City Hall
  • Lime ovens
  • CRECIT, tapestry weaving and restoration workshop
  • Seminary of Tournai

For more information about visits, contact the tourist office