The Draisines in Molignée: rail bikes perfect for a fun day out

  • Use the old tracks along the picturesque Molignée valley, between Falaën and Maredsous in the province of Namur
  • Molignée rail bikes
  • Molignée rail bikes
  • Molignée rail bikes
  • Classification officielle d'une attraction en Wallonie : 3 soleils
  • 365
  • Train/tram/tourist train

Have fun riding a rail bike, allowing you to travel at your own pace on former railway tracks. The trail goes through the picturesque Molignée valley, between Falaën and Maredsous.

Draisines: a cross between a bike and a wagon

The Draisines or rail bikes are curious little vehicles, easy and fun to manoeuvre... Simply pedal as on a bike to travel along the rail track along the stunning Molignées valley, in the province of Namur. A little twist for memorable days.

A choice of routes

  • Falaën - Maredsous - Falaën: 6 km - 90 minutes
    All year round except for winter, departures at 11 am, 1, 3 and 5 pm
  • Warnant - Falaën - Warnant: 8 km - 90 minutes
    April 1 to November 11, departures at 10 am, noon, 2 and 4 pm
  • Warnant - Falaën - Maredsous and back: 14 km - 180 minutes
    April 1 to November 11, departures at 10 am, noon, 2 and 4 pm

Practical information

French, Dutch, German and English spoken at the reception desk.

Booking possible 24 hours before your excursion, via the Draisines de la Molignée website.

Visitors with specific needs

Please click here to see the list of facilities and activities accessible to visitors with reduced mobility. Wallonia has developed the Access-i program to give travellers a clear understanding of what the infrastructures offer.


Bike rail for 4 persons: 18 Euros for 1 trail, 36 Euros for 2 trails. Groups of 20 persons: 2 Euros reduction per trail

Information on the walk


Minimum duration1:30



  • Access for PRM (autodeclared)
  • Cafe
  • Car parking
  • Cycle rack
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Restaurant


    Pets allowed



    Additional information


    Access: E411 motorway, exit 19 for SPontin, Yvoir, then follow the signs for Maredsous on the N971.

    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.