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The Maison du Parc-Botrange | A nature museum, information centre and brewery

  • Take a stroll through the Haute Fagnes Natural Park in Eifel
  • Centre Nature de Botrange in the Haute Fagnes Nature Park, Eifel
  • Centre Nature de Botrange in the Haute Fagnes Nature Park, Eifel
  • Centre Nature de Botrange in the Haute Fagnes Nature Park, Eifel
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  • Woodland, nature reserve or natural area
  • Cycle ride
  • Walking or hiking
  • Snowshoes
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Trekking & hiking
  • Cycling and Mountain Biking

Located on the highest site of the country, between the Fagnes plain and forest crossed by mountain streams, the Maison du Parc-Botrange welcome visitors in their quest to reconnect with outdoors activities and discover the largest Nature reserve in Belgium.

The museum

Original, playful, interactive, surprising: the permanent exhibition, Fania, will reveal the haute Fagnes' many secrets. Designed with children in mind, the galleries immerse you in a soothing, enchanting atmosphere. Listen up! Here you get to hear morning birds, nocturnal noises.... Further on, you can climb in a squirrel's nest and explore a fox's burrow.

The brewery and boutique

Enjoy regional recipes. locally brewed beer, freshly pressed fruit juice... or do a little shopping! The boutique features nature books, terroir products, postcards, hiking maps and all kind of gift ideas...

Information point

  • Information on hikes
  • Possibility to book guided tours (4 weeks in advance min.)

Outside the Maison du Parc-Botrange

  • Play area
  • Medicinal plants garden
  • Didactic path (accessible to PRMs)
  • Possibility to rent cross-country skiing equipment in season
  • Tractor drawn vehicles tour (April to October, audio guide available in French/Dutch/German)
  • Possibility to rent e-bikes

Visitors with specific needs

The Botrange nature centre is one of the many sites certified by Access-i (meaning with facilities or/activities adapted to travellers with specific needs). Please note only the museum (not the gardens) is certified. You will find more details on the website to plan your visit.

Schedule

From 01 January to 31 December 2020.

Weekdays: from 09:00 to 17:00

Weekends and public holidays: from 10:00 to 18:00

Closed:

  • December 24th and 31st from 214:00
  • December 25th and January 1st (all day)

 

Closed at 2 pm on December 24th and 31st.

Facilities

Services

  • E-bike hire
  • Bike hire
  • Library or document centre
  • Educational service

Equipement

  • Cafe
  • Shop
  • Car parking
  • Cycle rack
  • Parking
  • Restaurant

Visites

German - EN - FR - NL
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.