CPIE Chaîne des Terrils

Base du 11/19 - Rue Léon Blum - 62750 LOOS EN GOHELLE

t. 03 21 28 17 28f. 03 21 43 25 95

An association that offers guided tours from tips.

World Heritage of UNESCO, the majestic site 11/19 will allow you to discover the rich mining heritage but also heaps of natural heritage of our region (pit tile, geology, landscape, fauna, flora ... ). A ride that will delight young and old on the rocky slopes of these stone giants.

The EIPC Slag Heap Chain is located on site 11/19 Loos-en-Gohelle, a former pit tile converted on sustainable development that also hosts the National Theatre Culture Commune. Both figures 11 and 19 refer to the number of old mine shafts and their head frames: the old metal from the well 11 and the recent concrete shaft number 19. The EIPC you to discover this site with a guide. From the old pit tile on which the guide in its reading of industrial buildings (headframe, hanging hall, workshops, caretaker's house ...), you will climb the highest two heaps of Europe (186m ). From there, you can enjoy a wonderful 360 ° and can admire the rich fauna and flora presented on the site.

The other tours dumps in the area, bus tours to discover the built heritage, educational activities with school, walking rallies and nature, mountain hiking and orienteering are also available.

Ask for the program at the Tourist Office or EIPC.

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday from 8am to 12pm and from 14h to 18h (except Friday: 17h)
weekend reservation
Schedules visit adapted to the demand of the groups.

Since 1989, the EIPC Slag Heap Chain implement the protection and enhancement of the slag heaps and used as educational support to the historic and natural heritage through general tours, nature walks educational activities.

Host languages :
Tarif individuel
From 3 to 6 euros
Tarif groupe de 25 personnes
From 160 to 180 euros
ShopsVisitor centreCar parkCoach parkingEducational workshopWorkshop for childrenGuided tourHandicapped AccessGroups allowed
Groups to 25 people
Accepted forms of payment
Holiday cheques (french holiday vouchers)