The Essential
Lessines lies on the banks of the Dender, in the middle of a medicinal plant-growing region (Deux-Acren). The town has famous open-air porphyry quarries to the east. One of the greatest Belgian Surrealists, René Magritte, was born here in 1898.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Lessines

Our Lady of the Rose Hospital
Our Lady of the Rose Hospital
This hospital-monastery, founded in 1242