- Walking or hiking
The Walloon Trappist Abbeys hike is divided in two stages: Orval to Rochefort (116 km) and Rochefort to Chimay (174 km), 290 km in total. This itinerary will introduce you to the beauty of Wallonia's nature and to its gastronomy.
The Orval Abbey
Discover the daily life of the monastic community and history of the building, as well as its art collection.
The Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy Abbey (Rochefort)
Built in 1230 by monks, it is known for its excellent Trappist Beer. Only the Abbey church is open to the public.
The Scourmont Abbey (Chimay)
Monks settled in the area, founding the abbey in 1850. A farm, brewery and dairy developed nearby.
Stop by the Espace Chimay to enjoy an interactive visit and learn about the delicious products made there.
The itinerary for the Trappist Abbeys hike can be downloaded here (Topo-guide version 2.0). It includes all touristic and practical information you might need along the way.