Car rental Charleroi
The largest city of Wallonia in Belgium is the dynamic city Charleroi. Lying 50 km south of Brussels
, it is in the heart of the beautiful landscape of Hainaut. When travelling through the region by car rental in Charleroi you will instantly notice the contrasting characteristics of a vibrant city and its serene landscape, with rounded hills dotted by tiny villages.
a trip to the Comic strip in your rental car
The renowned comic book publisher Dupuis is located in Charleroi. Every year there is an international comics festival held, the Salon de la Bande Dessinée. Car rental in Charleroi offers you the opportunity to travel at your own leisure. From the market square you will see some stately buildings on both sides of river Sambre, such as the impressive Maison Doree.
There are many interesting and special attractions in the area of Charleroi. The Cistercian Aulne Abbey at Gozée founded in 657 should be on top of the list. Rent a car in Charleroi in advance at holidaycars.com with cheaper car hire rates and simple availability.
the Castle of Charleroi
There was even a castle built between 1815 and 1830 in Charleroi, which unfortunately no longer exists. The expansion of the city caused the demolishment of the old castle. The underground vaults however still exist and can be visited and photographed. Car rental Charleroi is recommended for a quick visit.
When visiting Mont-sur-Marchienne in Charleroi, you won't miss the Museum of Photography, located in the former neo-gothic Carmelite monastery from the late 19th century. It was recently renovated and tells the entire history of photography from its beginnings to the present. This is a must-see in Charleroi.
Gastronomy of Charleroi
Charleroi, just like the rest of Wallonia, is known for its rich cuisine. There are numerous guest houses and restaurants serving everything from hearty Belgian cuisine to the French-inspired haute cuisine. In the city there are many nice restaurants. A rental car in Charleroi can easily bring you where you want.
Roads around Charleroi
The R3 is a ring road lying like a horseshoe around the city. Charleroi is located nearby the A15, access to Namur, capital of Wallonia. And further on you can get to Ardennes, a nice town with beautiful places like Durbuy and Roche-en-Ardenne.
Small winding roads
By car rental in Charleroi you can take a scenic drive via the small winding roads to Dinant. A rental car in Charleroi gives you the sense of freedom, allowing you to travel at your own pace. The A411 is situated not far from Charleroi. It is the entrance to Luxembourg and France
to the southern, Antwerp and Breda to the north.