Strépy-Thieu Boat Lift

The construction works that finished in 2002 on the Canal du Centre, between Strépy-Bracquegnies and Thieu, resulted in the world's tallest boat lift. This impressive machinery makes it possible for 1 350t barges to cross a height difference of 73.15m. In the lift, an audio-visual presentation gives an idea of its size and technical complexity. There is a pretty view over the canal from level 3.

Useful information

Address:

7110 Thieu

Phone:

+32 78 05 90 59

Opening hours

Apr-end Oct: 9.30am-6.30pm (last admission 5pm)

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