Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 2000
Size of heritage: 172 ha
The Neolithic flint mines at Spiennes, covering more than 100 ha, are the largest and earliest concentration of ancient mines in Europe. They are also remarkable for the diversity of technological solutions used for extraction and for the fact that they are directly linked to a settlement of the same period.
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Hotels and places to stay
HOTEL LIDO **** Mons Centre
Congres Hotel Mons Van der Valk
ibis Mons Centre Gare
Hotel & Aparthotel Casteau Resort
Appart Hôtel Saint Georges
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Medium airport - 9 mi (14 km) Brussels South Charleroi Airport
Medium airport - 21 mi (34 km) Valenciennes-Denain Airport
Medium airport - 24 mi (39 km) Suarlée Airport
Small airport - 35 mi (57 km) Brussels Airport
Large airport - 39 mi (64 km) Lille-Lesquin Airport
Medium airport - 40 mi (65 km) Wevelgem Airport
Medium airport - 43 mi (70 km) Antwerp International Airport (Deurne)
Medium airport - 56 mi (91 km) Liège Airport
Large airport - 66 mi (107 km) Maastricht Aachen Airport
Large airport - 85 mi (138 km) Eindhoven Airport
Large airport - 93 mi (150 km) Charles de Gaulle International Airport
Large airport - 117 mi (189 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Chasse Royale
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.