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The Famenne-Ardenne Geopark | Tourism, heritage and geology in Wallonia

  • Woodland, nature reserve or natural area

Wallonia 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.

The first UNESCO geopark

The UNESCO Global Geopark Famenne-Ardenne is the very first geopark in Belgium. It stretches over 900 km², over the communes of Beauraing, Durbuy, Hotton, Marche-en-Famenne, Nassogne, Rochefort, Tellin and Wellin.

This geopark offers many touristic and scientific attractions: caves, a rich biodiversity, unique rocks and local initiatives aiming at developing the natural heritage.

(Re)discover Wallonia's natural sites

The Geopark aims at developing tourism. The Famenne-Ardenne has many beautiful assets to explore such as the Grottes des Carrières, parks, museums, arboretums, picturesque villages, castles, abbeys, estates and geosites.

What is a UNESCO geopark

The are unified geographical areas where sites and landscapes offer an international geological interest and are protected for educational and sustainable reasons/

There are more than 140 geoparks in over 38 countries.

 

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.