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Les Terrils Jumeaux du 11/19

Rue Leon Blum, 62750, Lens, France
+33 3 21 28 17 28
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An excellent walk!

Beautiful place to walk and spend some time surrounded by nature. Hills are not very steep, so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jandramik
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Lithuania
Afternoon visit

Walked up to the site from town. We went past the old miners cottages which were interesting. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve_Grant1
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“An excellent walk!”
3 weeks ago
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Rue Leon Blum, 62750, Lens, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place to walk and spend some time surrounded by nature. Hills are not very steep, so there is not a problem to reach the top for almost everybody and enjoy the view.

Thank Jandramik
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walked up to the site from town. We went past the old miners cottages which were interesting. The site itself has the majority of the old mine buildings but mainly not open to the public. There is a small visitors centre where the cold lemonade...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to find and accessible, magic view from the top. A bit of effort to reach the top, and then an enormous view unfolds itself.

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

In short, this 'attraction' is a climb up a very tall pyramid of mining spoil. At least half of the ascent is via an access road and then most of the remainder is on a prepared, albeit steep slope. The last 20 metres or so...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Plus there is a nice visitorscentre on the site, possibility to visit some of the buildings on site. If you are in to walk up the stonehills, it is possible.

1  Thank Hans R
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

We faced a mystery as were never able to go at the bottom and climb!! We drove around and around and this is how we were able to see them. Directions to go to the bottom would really be great! Even from far there are...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Mike was immediately intrigued when standing on the vimy memorial, I could see these large "pyramid" like shapes in the distance. they are enormous and when in town I made the trip and took the walk. not for everyone

1  Thank Mike R
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

The self guided tour starts at the parking of the site in the Leon Blum street, follows the pedestrian bridge over the highway and ends after a slow climb with a 360° view. Just a nice walk, the pollution over Lens takes away part of...More

Thank Peter D
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