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Charleroi

Charleroi is a municipality . It is located in the district of , about 49 km south of the capital Brussels.

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Charleroi: Private Transfer to/from CRL Airport

Charleroi: Private Transfer to/from CRL Airport
Book a safe and reliable private airport transfer between Brussels South Charleroi Airport and your accommodation in Charleroi. Enjoy a meet and greet service at the airport, then sit back and relax during the comfortable and convenient ride.
Duration: 10 min| from 93.75 € | Book now

Charleroi Guide

The historic Bois du Cazier coal mine near Charleroi draws attention to the history of Belgium’s third largest city. The coal mine has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012. It is not only a reminder of one of the greatest mining disasters in history, it also highlights the economic importance of coal for the rise of the Charleroi region. Local coal mining can be traced back to the Middle Ages, later joined by a flourishing steel industry. But there is a second UNESCO World Heritage Site in the city, which again reminds us of Charleroi’s cultural importance: the Belfry of Charleroi, which is one of the Belfries of Belgium and Northern France classified as important by UNESCO. Charleroi has important cultural institutions – the Musée de la Photographie, famous beyond the city’s borders, and the Glass Museum, dedicated to craftsmanship. Modern artistic works are rooted in the city thanks to Dupuis, the famous comic book publisher based here. Perhaps the most important publisher of its kind within Belgium, it published famous works from the École Marcinelle – including Spirou, Gaston and Lucky Luke – from the 1930s onwards. Surrealist artist René Magritte also lived in the city for a time. Along Charleroi flows the 193-kilometre-long Belgian-French river Sambre. Within the city limits, you can admire the hexagonal Place Charles II with the City Hall and the church Église Saint-Christophe de Charleroi, which is considered the historical heart of Charleroi.

The weather in Charleroi

The weather report for Charleroi on 28.10.2021: All day long mainly bright at 12 to 15 degrees and moderate winds from south.

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