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Silly

Slow Silly

The municipality of Silly is located Halfway between Lille and Brussels. Silly is made up of 8 villages that offer a wide range of unknown riches. Famous for its brewery and its local produce, Silly is also recognised for its superb sinuous countryside, its rural heritage and its beautiful woods. 70km of marked pedestrian trails and the  network of cycle paths let amateurs to discover 6 castles, chapels, and imposing old farms.

What to do in Silly ?

  • Visit the MaquiStory

Located in the village of Saint-Marcoult, the site of the Resistance of World WarII, in the chapel, MaquiStory is a memorial museum dedicated to the ones who courageously fought against the invader. The tour can be completed by a didactic walk that will take you through the forest of Silly, to discover beautiful landscapes by letting you discover the stages of an allied parachuting under the occupation.

·        Free treasure hunts Totemus© !

Totemus is a concept halfway between treasure hunting and geocaching. Experiment, across the bike network, the Cittaslow philosophy. Silly was the first belgian municipality who joined this italian network.The cittaslow cities promote a slow way of life.