Wallonia offers nature enthusiasts vast green spaces, landscaped parks, nature reserves and other protected areas.
- BütgenbachWatersports or sailing
The Bütgenbach lakes and its VENNtastic Beach (Eastern Cantons)The Bütgenbach lake, created by the Warche dam, offers a wide range of sports and outdoor activities. Why not enjoy VENNtastic Beach on its banks? Monitored swimming zone, trampolines, pedal boats, play areas, kayaking... There is something for everyone.
- AywailleWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
The Heid des gattes | A nature reserve in AywailleDo make a detour to admire its incredible biodiversity.
- Saint-vithWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
The Sankt Vith arboretumDiscover splendid trees and shrubs from all over the world along this didactic 2.5 km route near Saint-Vith. Informative panels will tell you all about these fascinating species.
- HouffalizeWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
The Deux Ourthes nature park (Province of Luxembourg)The Deux Ourthes nature park can be found in the north-west part of the Province of Luxembourg, along the Grand Ducal border and includes 6 communes: Bertogne, Gouvy, Houffalize, La Roche-en-Ardenne, Sainte-Ode and Tenneville.
- HottonArchitectural heritage
Château de DeulinBuilt in 1758 by Guillaume-Joseph de Harlez, completed and decorated by his son, Simon-Joseph de Harlez in the 1770s.
- Mont-de-l'enclusWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
The Bois de l'Enclus woodlandThe Bois de l'Enclus is mostly planted with beeches and offers sweet little paths throughout for those wishing to explore. It is at its most beautiful in spring, with bluebells filling it with a floral carpet...
Gardens in bloom at the Château des Ducs d'Havré (near Mons)The Château des Ducs d'Havré, near Mons, is home to splendid flower gardens, fully in bloom between June and September.
- CarlsbourgWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
The Bois du Defoy and its didactic trail (Carlsbourg)The Bois du Defoy, part of the Counts of Ardenne-Verdun's estate in Carlsbourg (ancestors to Godefroy de Bouillon), is an experimental nature reserve.
- 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
- JemappesRacquet sports
Jemappes communal park (Hainaut)This stunning park is only a few minutes walk away from the town centre of Jemappes, a sweet village in the Hainaut. Its 20 hectares are a pure invite for strolls.
- AmpsinMuseum & discovery
The Ampsin quarry: a nature reserve near AmayThe Ampsin-Amay quarry, considered site of great biological interest (SGIB or Site de grand intérêt biologique) and 30 hectares wide was listed a Nature Reserve in 2008.
- Ophain-bois-seigneur-isaacArchitectural heritage
The Château de Bois-Seigneur-Isaac and its parkThis former feudal fortress, turned into a leisure castle in the 18th century, is located in the Walloon Brabant, 30 km from Brussels.
The La Posterie garden | CourcellesDiscover this stunning garden at the heart of Courcelles. This former urban wasteland now features educational vegetable patches, areas for wildflowers, a wide variety of birds, mammals and insects.
- SpaWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
The Spa-Tahanfagne arboretumThis arboretum is nestled in a state-owned forest is just 3 km away from the town centre of Spa. 9 hectares wide, it was planted on a 450 m high, exposed plateau with a low slope heading North.
- MarcinelleProvincial estate - Domain
Marcinelle Leisure CentreSwimming pool and nautical centre
- MartelangeWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
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.
- Flémalle-hauteWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
The Roches nature reserve near LiègeThe industrial area along the Meuse, in Flemalle, hides quite a gem: the Roches nature reserve.
- SeraingWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
The Arboretum of theBois de la Vecquée (Seraing)The arboretum nestled in the Bois de la Vecquée offers a splendid green space in Seraing, near Liège
- EllezellesWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
The Pays des Collines nature parkLocated near Tournai and Ath, the Pays des Collines nature park will enchant you with its hilly landscapes, terroir flavours and folkloric tales such as the Ellezelles witches or the giants of Ath...
- Corroy-le-châteauArchitectural heritage
Corroy-le-Château medieval castleBuilt around 1270 by Count Philippe de Vianden, this castle in the plains of Wallonia, in perfect condition, is one of the most beautiful examples...
- La ReidPark/garden
The Haut-Maret arbourProperty of the Province of Liège, this 573 m arbour, is one of the longest in Europe. Mostly planted in 1885, it features 4,700 charms, 70% being over a hundred years old. The site, listed and brought back to its former glory in 1992, offers an exceptional setting for strolls.
- ViroinvalWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
Viroin-Hermeton nature parkThis beautiful natural site stretches over the commune of Viroinval in the commune of Namur, right between the Ardenne and the Calestienne regions.
The Jardin des deux tours: a medieval garden with 2 towers in NamurTake a stroll in the Jardin des 2 tours in the Citadel of Namur: a 500 m2 medieval inspired garden featuring 6 different themes and overlooking the city.
- RobertvilleWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
The Signal de BotrangeThe Signal de Botrange, located at 694 m in the Hautes Fagnes - Eifel nature reserve, is Belgium's culminating point.
- FlémalleArchitectural heritage
The château de la petite Flémalle and its parkOn your way to visit the Ardent city, why not stop in Flémalle and visit its castle and park? They won't fail to delight you.
- VirtonWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
The Virton arboretumAlthough modest in size, this green space offers a compromise between a forest-arboretum (by the choice of species planted) and the collection arboretum (by the size of the plots).
- FlorenvilleGuided tour and discovery
Paysalia: the Paysage de la Lorraine gaumaise interpretative centreThe Paysage de la Lorraine gaumaise interpretative centre offers the chance to discover its fascinating region, rich in cultural heritage.
- BouillonWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
The Botanical and geographical arboretum of BouillonCreated in 1906, this geographical and botanical arboretum stretches over 2 hectares and features 150 different species (native and exotic combines, hardwoods and softwoods).
- AlleurArchitectural heritage
Château de WarouxThe Château de Waroux, property of the commune of Ans, is easy recognisable by its sleek and elegant spire. The site, at the entrance of the region of...
- FlorenvilleWalking or hiking
La Roche à l'Appel (Muno): an exceptional geological gemLa Roche à l'Appel, by the French border, is a fascinating geological curiosity found in one of the main natural reserves in Ardenne and Gaume. The site presents itself as a chaotic pile of conglomerate stones (Fépin's pudding stone), right in the Muno forest.