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Along with Tongeren, Tournai is the oldest city in Belgium. Its history dates back to Roman times when it was called Tornacum. It was a stopping place on the road from Boulogne to Cologne. In the early Middle Ages, it came under possession of the Salian Franks. It was the capital of the Frankish Empire until Clovis …
The Belgian city of Mons is the capital of the Province of Hainaut and it can be easily used as a base to explore the region and the surrounding area. Mons is not even that far from Brussels itself, which is only about an hour maximum on the train. There is plenty to do and see in this quaint city -- there is even a …