- 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.