Filling your free time
Sport, shows, theatre productions, restaurants, cinemas, concerts or lectures… Whatever your tastes, Charleroi Métropole is teeming with great places to go!
Unique cultural venues in Charleroi Métropole offer internationally-renowned shows. For example, Charleroi Danse, the Opéra de Chimay, the Rockerill, the former Forges de la Providence which today house an urban centre dedicated to popular and alternative cultures, or the Abbaye d’Aulne.
Receive more information from your borough and the tourist offices of Pays des Lacs and Pays de Charleroi.
Playing video games as a family
The gaming space Quai 10 is unique in Belgium and is accessible to everyone in the centre of the city.
An Imax cinema in Charleroi Métropole
Charleroi Métropole has a 2D-3D-4Dx and Imax cinema unique to Wallonia in the centre of Charleroi. It also has other cinemas, such as Quai 10, a large public and auteur cinema in Charleroi, Chaplin à Nisme and Ciné-écran.
Visiting exhibitions, the theatre or lectures
A number of cultural venues offer exhibitions, lectures, concerts or theatre productions. For example, the Photography Museum (the biggest in Europe), BPS22 (contemporary design space housed in an industrial building made from glass and steel), the Museum of Fine Arts (PBA), the Théâtre de l’Ancre, Eden (regional cultural centre), Vecteur (showcase of contemporary design), the Marble Museum (Rance).
Also discover all the events at the cultural centres in the different boroughs and museums in Charleroi Métropole.
Sport at the heart of Charleroi Métropole
To play a sport, consult the Belgian portal where you will be able to access all the information you need. In particular, there is Adeps [Belgian Association of Physical Education and Sport] and its various sports centres but a number of recognised sports associations also offer a wide range of sporting activities for all ages. What’s more, a number of non-profit organisations also offer a variety of sporting activities. Contact your borough for more information.
Michelin-starred restaurants in Charleroi Métropole
There are several Michelin-starred restaurants in the region. For example, Prieuré Saint-Géry in Beaumont, l’Eveil des sens in Montigny-le-Tilleul, the Pouic Pouic in Chapelle-lez-Herlaimont or Au gré du vent in Seneffe.