Wallonia offers nature enthusiasts vast green spaces, landscaped parks, nature reserves and other protected areas.
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- Chaussée-notre-dame-louvigniesArchitectural heritage
Château de LouvigniesSet in the countryside, only a few kilometres from Soignies in the province of Hainaut, the Château de Louvignies awaits.
A wild flower garden at the Notre-Dame à la Rose HospitalThe high walls of white brick walls of the Notre-Dame à la Rose Hospital reveal a lovely enclosed garden. Used once as the sisters' cemetery, it was replanted with herbs and wild flowers. Only a few funeral stones witness to its past.
Take a stroll in the Modave castle's parkPerched on a 60-metre-high rocky outcrop, the castle of Modave castle overlooks the Houyoux valley. Do stop by to enjoy a wonderful travel through time.
- RochefortNature reserve
The Famenne-Ardenne Geopark | Tourism, heritage and geology in WalloniaWallonia now has its very own UNESCO geopark, in Famenne-Ardenne. Discover how stunning and varied the landscapes of the regions are: a perfect day out with friends and family.
- La HulpeNature reserve
The Solvay Estate and the Château de La HulpeThe Solvay Estate in La Hulpe, listed as "Exceptional cultural site in Wallonia", features part of the Sonian Forest and the Château de La Hulpe.
- PROMOHan-sur-lesseNature reserve
The wildlife park in the Caves of Han estate (Han-sur-Lesse)Venture into the domain of the caves of Han and have a closer look at the Ardenne's flora and fauna in the Wildlife Park
- PROMOVillers-la-villeMuseum & discovery
The Villers Abbey, part of Wallonia's exceptional cultural heritageThe Villers Abbey, built in 1146, now in ruins is a stunning witness of how the Cistercian Monks lived. The site is considered one of the most complete in Europe as it features remains of all the buildings used daily.
- PROMOWaimesMuseum & discovery
The Maison du Parc-Botrange in the Hautes Fagnes-Eifel Nature ParkAt the heart of the Hautes Fagnes, the Botrange nature park helps you discover the first and largest Nature reserve in Belgium.
- PROMOSeneffeMuseum & discovery
The Château de Seneffe and its estate | The Silverware MuseumThe Château de Seneffe estate and its Museum feature one of Belgium's most important silverware collections.
- VirellesMuseum & discovery
Let nature wow you at the Aquascope of VirellesThe Aquascope offers visitors quite fantastic adventures - from discovering the most beautiful pond in Wallonia to tree tops...
The water gardens of Annevoie, between Namur and DinantDiscover these amazing gardens, created 250 years ago and considered one of Wallonia's cultural treasures. How could anyone resist taking a stroll between the fountains, waterfalls, ponds and stunning combination of French, Italian and English style gardens?
- Han-sur-lesseAdventure sports
The new speleology trail at the Domaine des Grottes de Han gives access to galleries usually not open to the publicA new speleology trail at the Domaine des Grottes de Han gives visitors the chance to explore caves never opened to the public before.
- FurfoozTrekking & hiking
A walk through the natural reserve of Furfooz near DinantThe Furfooz park, in the province of Namur, invites you to discover its archaeological, geological and natural heritage. This family-friendly stroll offers lovely views on the Lesse river.
- PROMOLavaux-sainte-anneMuseum & discovery
The castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, nature and cultural heritage in RochefortThe castle of Lavaux-Saint-Anne, its three museums, its park and gardens in the province of Namur are sure to enchant you. This magnificent castle on the plain of Wallonia is a mere 16 km from Rochefort, 23 from the French border.
- PROMOBeloeilMuseum & discovery
The Château de Beloeil estate, the Belgian VersaillesBuilt in the 14th century, this massive turreted chateau is surrounded by a wide moat connected to a series of lakes and channels which wind through one of the largest and most ornate French-style gardens in Belgium.
- PROMOHastièreArchitectural heritage
The Château de Freÿr-sur-Meuse and its gardens (Hastière)Freÿr sur Meuse, a Renaissance castle with stunning gardens, is part of Wallonia's protected architectural heritage.
- PROMOAmayMuseum & discovery
The Château de Jehay, a Mosan Renaissance gem in AmayLocated in the province of Liège, the Château de Jehay offers a remarkable architecture, unique in Europe. This impressive historical building, surrounded by moats, seems to appear as if by magic as you walk past the forest.
The Mariemont estateBuilt in the 16th century by Mary of Hungary of whom it borrowed its name, the Mariemont estate was bought in the 19th century by an important dynasty.
- ChevetogneSwimming & diving
The Chevetogne estate: creativity and surprises amidst a green settingThe Domaine Provincial de Chevetogne, which stretches over 550 hectares, is sure to delight you with its many surprises throughout its green spaces and its many creative activities.
- PROMORochefortMuseum & discovery
Malagne, the Archéopark presenting our ancestors: the GaulsTravel back to Gallo-Roman times! In this archeopark, between gardens and vegetable patches, you will have a chance to be a blacksmith, a potter, a baker... A wonderful immersive, historical experience.
Pairi Daiza, a unique zoological park in BelgiumTaking a stroll through Pairi Daiza feels like a journey around the world... The World Garden takes transports you to every continent in turn, with the opportunity to admire animals as you walk: pandas, elephants, orang-outangs even. This zoological park, in the estate of the Cambron Abbey, has been named the best zoo
- PROMOBoussu-lez-walcourtCycling and Mountain Biking
The Eau d'Heure lakes, the biggest lake complex in BelgiumThe Eau d'Heure 5 artificial lakes, are a stunning preserved natural area and the largest nautical space in Belgium.
The Labyrinthe de Durbuy, an off the beaten path theme park in BelgiumThis off the beaten path theme park is set in nature in the Province of Luxembourg, only 30 minutes from Namur and Liège and 1 hour from Brussels.
A surreal field of pagodas in BeauchevainThe famous Walloom singer and songwriter expressed his creativity in many ways, not only in words. Here, in the midst of nature and fields, he built a circle of 36 surprising pagodas. Really worth a detour if you are in the area.
- TellinNature reserve
The Resteigne quarry: a remarkable geosite admired by geologistsThis former quarry presents remarkable stratigraphic cross sections from the lowermost Givetian (rock formation from the Givetian period). It is frequently visited by geology students from universities all over Belgium and anyone wishing to get a better insight into the field of biostratigraphy.
- NadrinTrekking & hiking
The Rock of Hérou: stunning views over the regionThe Rock of Hérou, listed as part of the cultural heritage of Wallonia, is a surprising natural site, which you can discover when walking along the Ourthe river. This quite impressive outcrop is 80 metres wide at its base, 1,000 metres long and 90 metres high. The Michelin travel guide awarded it 2 stars and mentions i
- MartelangeNature reserve
Parc Naturel de la Haute-Sûre et de la Forêt d'AnlierThe Parc Naturel Haute-Sûre Forêt d'Anlier, in the province of Luxembourg, is shaped around the Haute Sûre basin and the Anlier forest.
- LimeletteNature reserve
The Buston woodlands and ponds: perfect for a family day outTake a stroll in this 5 hectares of woodland in Limette (near Ottignies/Louvain-la-Neuve in the Walloon Brabant). Perfect for a family day out!
Fishing and relaxing at the ponds of StavelotThe former ponds of the Stavelot Abbey are now a peaceful nature reserve and a real paradise for fishermen...
- TintignyPark (castles)
The Rossignol castle and its parkThis former fortress, destroyed by French troops in the 16th century then rebuilt in 1609 is now a cultural centre. Its 12 hectares wide park is planted with a wide range of plants, some quite rare, and enjoys a permanent exhibition of contemporary artworks.
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