Wallonia: sweet little gems, picturesque villages and vibrant cities

Travelling in Wallonia is a constant source of enchantment. Expect stunning landscapes, uniquely beautiful villages, and fascinating towns and cities full of surprises along the way.

Start with Liège, Namur, , perfect introductions to this ever-surprising regions. These bustling centres will astonish you with the richness of their architecture, cultural heritage and gastronomy. They also are the perfect base to explore the region. La Roche, Durbuy, Spa, Chimay are perfect day trips, Bouillon and Saint-Hubert should also be top of your list. Many towns back hundreds of years and have been perfectly preserved for the modern visitor.

Once in Wallonia’s countryside, you will stumble on irresistible, picture-perfect villages – the kind you imagine in fairy tales. You will find a list of the 30 most beautiful ones here. They are a reason alone to plan a road trip through the South of Belgium…

If you are more into history and battlefields, the memorial towns of Waterloo, Mons, Bastogne, where some of the biggest conflicts in European history took place are worth a detour. The region has been deeply marked by the two world wars. Forts, barracks, museal spaces… keep this memory alive.

Throughout the region, you won’t be short of options for overnight accommodation. Wallonia offers charming boutique hotels as well as comfortable guest houses where a warm welcome is guaranteed.