Not far from Ecau Lodge, you can visit a number of UNESCO World Heritage sites:

Les Ascenseurs du Canal du Centre historique, for a visit to the 4 oldest hydraulic lifts still in operation. These were the first Belgian sites to be classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with the Grand Place in Brussels.

Le Bois-du-Luc, Musée de la Mine et du Développement Durable: immerse yourself in the history of coal mining, for a moving cultural visit.

The town of Binche: Ecau Lodge is located less than 20km from Binche, famous for its Belfry and its not-to-be-missed carnival.