Tour de la Famenne

The Elevated Restaurant of Belgium

Tour de la Famenne – The Elevated Restaurant of Belgium

Mar 18, 2019 | Urban

Tour de la Famenne

History in short


On the highway N4 near Marche-en-Famenne


At the start of the 1970s the construction of the tower began and it opened its doors 3 years later in 1973. It is built to handle wind speeds of up to 300 km/h. The elevator can get you in 40 seconds to a height of 60 metres. The cafeteria is located on the 2nd floor with snacks, beer and coffee to your serving.

One floor up is the restaurant at an elevation of 75 metres. Closed in 2007.

First floor | Kitchen/sanitary

After 244 steps we arrived at the first floor. Too bad the escalator doesn’t work anymore. 

2nd floor | Cafetaria

A decent staircase took us to the 2nd floor, the cafetaria.

From the surface the tower looks like this. Tall and a bit weird, it’s just all concrete. A rusted sign saying Cafe Restaurant – Tour de la Famenne.

3rd floor | Restaurant

A dec

Behind the Tour de la Famenne | The Slide

For more information check out their Facebook page –> TourdelaFamenne

» Written by Alan who goes under the name of twin-rhino | Published on March 18, 2019