- Grottoes and caves
Come and explore the world-famous underground caves of Han-sur-Lesse, near Rochefort. The Michelin guide has awarded the site 3 stars in its travel guide fo Wallonia.
The estate is sure to amaze you. Its wildlife park is the only one in Belgium to be home to the European “Big Five” (wolf, bear, lynx, European bison and wolverine). Its newly designed discovery trail, the interactive PrehistoHan exhibition, and the "Han of Yesteryear" museum complete the visit.
Origin, a new light and sound show
The cave will offer extra magic this summer with this fantastic show, designed ny Luc PETIT. The latest video mapping technologies have been used to recreate the story of these underground galleries. Simply mind wowing.
Planning your visit
Jump on the tram
A vintage tram will take you from the centre of the village to the entrance of the cave,
Follow the guide
There are 3 km of galleries to discover with stunning chambers along the way: the Minaret, the Trophy (a giant stalagmite, 7 m high, 20 m in circumference), the Mysterious Room and its multicoloured concretions, the Dome (145 m high). Half way through the visit, a son et lumière show will light up the Room of weapons beautifully. Long bridge ways going over the underground Lesse river will bring you back to the daylight.
After the visit
At the edge of the cave, Le Pavillon brasserie-restaurant will delight your taste buds with its wide choice of dishes, showcasing local ingredient. Add to this a large terrace overlooking the Lesse and a glass of Blonde de Han beer... Perfect!
Do check the opening times on the official website prior to your visit.
Groups are welcome all year round except for December and January.
Guided tours are available in Dutch, English, French and German.
The temperature in the cave is a constant 13 deg. C
Duration of the visit: 1h45
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.
Please note, on this site:
- If you have a wheelchair: the estate organises adapted visits along a special trail a few times a year. Please contact the site to book a place. Visitors will need to come with an accompanying person.
Information on the walk
- Outdoor catering
- Indoor catering
- Free catering
- Access for PRM (autodeclared)
- Air conditioning
- Training materials provided
- Car parking