La Louvière, aka “the City of Wolves” is a Belgian city located in the heart of Wallonia, 45’ from Brussels. The city benefits from a central location in Europe. In 2018, La Louvière won the first prize European Destination of Excellence for Cultural Tourism.
La Louvière has a wealth of heritage sites which are recognized by UNESCO such as the historic Canal du Centre and its unique boatlifts but also the mining site of Bois-du-Luc. However, its cultural heritage has not been abandoned since La Louvière can boast about having no fewer than 6 museum institutions in its vicinity. The “City of Wolves” is also a land of folklore, brought to life throughout the year by various events as the famous carnivals.