Let nature wow you at the Aquascope of Virelles

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  • Green - Key - Clef - verte - label
  • Lake, water body or waterway
  • Woodland, nature reserve or natural area

The Aquascope offers visitors quite fantastic adventures - from discovering the most beautiful pond in Wallonia to tree tops...

The aim of this site is to bring together nature resource, tourism, nature awareness and protection.

There are activities for groups, schools, friends...

  • Discovery trail
  • Observatories
  • Wild plants garden
  • Didactic apiary
  • Large play area
  • Brasserie with panoramic terrace
  • BBQ area

A couple of storks

Live cameras give visitors a change to observe these birds on the lake or in their nest without disturbing them. This site welcomes every year the only couple of white storks in Wallonia.






From 02 March to 29 December 2019.
  • March 2-10: 11 am to 5 pm
  • Weekends in March: 10 am to 5 pm
  • April 06-30 and September 1 to November 3: Tuesdays to Fridays, 10 am to 5 pm, weekends and public holidays, 10 am to 6 pm, closed on Mondays (except for public holidays)
  • December 21-29: 11 am to 5 pm (except for December 25)


Membership: Family 38€ Individual 15€ Individual visit - full access: adults 7.5€ children 4.5€ Access limited to the leisure zone 3€ )adults and children 6-12 y.o.) WWF and Natagora members: 6€ Natuurpunt and Landschap vzw: 6.5€ Persons with reduced mobility: 6.5€ Locals living in Chimay: free (ID required) Group visits (15 persons min.): 6€ Guided tours for groups 6€/person for 1h, 8€ for 2h30

Information on the walk


Minimum duration1:30
Maximum duration2:30



  • Educational service
  • Visitor guide for groups


  • Cafe
  • Shop
  • Car parking
  • Parking
  • Playground


    Pets allowed


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    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.