Soignies

Established in the 7C, Soignies history is evident throughout the village, including in its ancient abbey.

Soignies is also well known for its blue limestone (from the Carrières du Hainaut) and its glass industry (Durobor). The collegiate church of St Vincent is one of the earliest specimens of Romanesque churches in Belgium. The choir dates from the beginning of the 11th century while the Gothic west tower dates from around 1250. The cemetery still has tombs of the 13th and 14th century. Near the church stands the Cloth Market (in French Halle aux Draps), dating from the 16th century.
Continue reading...

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • Soignies - Place Verte
  • School Marius Renard, Anderlecht
  • Soignies
   

Plan your perfect trip to Belgium!

Easily create an itinerary based on your preferences: Where to visit? For how long? What to do there?

Plan your trip

Top destinations in the Wallonia region

Recommended attractions

Suggested romantic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

More Itineraries

Suggested generic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

Suggested romantic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

Suggested generic itineraries for Italy from our travel experts

More Itineraries

Recently saved trips:

What people say

More testimonials
The website is owned and operated by RoutePerfect Ltd. Hotel reviews Powered by