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The cherry tree trail through the orchards | Cycling trails in Wallonia

  • The cherry tree trail through the orchards | Cycling trails in Wallonia
  • Cycle ride

Passing through the heart of the Euregio, between Liège et Maastricht, this trail through cherry trees orchards is sure to charm cyclists.

The region features "Bikes welcome" touristic sites and lodgings.

With 31 km outside car traffic, this almost entirely flat trail proves perfect for families.

It's a real pleasure from the start: how lovely to follow the Meuse! You will get to Lanaye effortlessly - nature is particularly beautiful and wild there. In summer, the «Cramignon» ferry can take you over the river to Eijsden in the Netherlands.

Leave the RAVel to take the only hill in the trail. It will take a little energy but worry not, it is worth it: you are cycling along the Montagne Saint-Pierre natural site, known for its orchids and its caves, home to bats. Cycle down the slope and you are in Via Jecore, a green path from which all motor vehicles are banned.

This path leads to the entrance of the Eben-Emael fort, stunning sentinel guarding the valley. Getting to Kanne, the landscape changes suddenly, brutally almost.

From the Geer vale, you then reach the Caster trench, sharply cut through the hill. There the canal slaloms through the cliffs: follow it to Hermalle-sous Argenteau where it joins the Meuse.

Practical information

Type of road

RAVel, small roads and cycling paths

Type of bike

VTC bike

Difficulty

Most of the journey is traffic free except from the slope leading to the Via Jecore in Eben-Emael.

Children

From 15 y.o.

Start

From the Robinson island, take the RAVel straight away towards Lixhe. The RAVel is on the left at the roundabout.

Signs

Follow the green arrow decorated with a pictogram (cherry on a white background)

Parking

At the Robinson Island, on the Basse-Hermalle street in Visé

Information on the walk

Difficulty

Medium

Length

Minimum distance31 Km

Duration

Minimum duration3:00
The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.