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From a multi sensory meditation path in the grounds of an abbey to an underground walk displaying nature as the artist in a 300 million year old cave sculpted by the Eau de Noir river..  Wallonia takes you off the beaten track.

Visit some amazing places, extraordinary tourist attractions or lesser-known museums that invite you to view unique collections patiently gathered by enthusiasts.

You can stroll along magical or mysterious trails. Be amazed by unique artistic works and installations at every turn of your walk. And you can’t fail to admire the many scenic natural sites or the truly breathtaking landscapes.

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  • Villers Abbey, part of Wallonia's exceptional cultural heritage
    Venez découvrir l'Abbaye de Villers-la-Ville et ses ruines, dans le Brabant Wallon
    Villers-la-Ville

    Villers Abbey, part of Wallonia's exceptional cultural heritage

    The Villers Abbey, built in 1146, now in ruins is a stunning witness of how the Cistercian Monks lived. The site is considered one of the most complete in Europe as it features remains of all the buildings used daily.
  • Bois-du-Luc: a UNESCO mining site, witness of the Industrial Revolution
    Houdeng-Aimeries

    Bois-du-Luc: a UNESCO mining site, witness of the Industrial Revolution

    The Bois-du-Luc mining site was one of the main witnesses of the industrial revolution in Wallonia. This extraordinary historical heritage, wonderfully well preserved, is protected by UNESCO.
  • The Bois du Cazier and its heaps: a remarkable memorial site
    Marcinelle

    The Bois du Cazier and its heaps: a remarkable memorial site

    Listed by UNESCO as one of the major mining sites in Wallonia, the Bois du Cazier is a particularly touching memorial. Located South of Charleroi, this preserved industrial heritage site stretches along 26 hectares. A remarkable orientation trail has been designed to present its 3 heaps and architectural features.
  • Malagne, the Archéopark presenting our ancestors: the Gauls
    Come and live a Gallo-Roman experience in Malagne, at the Rochefort Archéoparc
    Rochefort

    Malagne, the Archéopark presenting our ancestors: the Gauls

    Travel back to Gallo-Roman times! In this archeopark, between gardens and vegetable patches, you will have a chance to be a blacksmith, a potter, a baker... A wonderful immersive, historical experience.
  • The Grand Hornu site: cultural heritage, exhibitions, design and innovation
    Come visit the historical site of Grand Hornu, A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012
    Hornu

    The Grand Hornu site: cultural heritage, exhibitions, design and innovation

    Take a former coal mine, get it listed by UNESCO as World Heritage and you get the CID of the Grand Hornu: an innovation and design centre, featuring temporary exhibitions on design, applied art and contemporary art.
  • Tournai Belfry: a UNESCO gem
    Tournai

    Tournai Belfry: a UNESCO gem

    Tournai is best seen from its 15th century belfry, listed by UNESCO. Built on the site of the 1218 original after it burnt down, it is the oldest in Wallonia's seven belfries and the only one with outdoor viewing platforms. 
  • "Le Crocodile Rouge" - a surprising amphibious bus at the Eau d'Heure lakes
    Boussu-lez-Walcourt

    "Le Crocodile Rouge" - a surprising amphibious bus at the Eau d'Heure lakes

    Exploring the Eau d'Heure Lakes (the largest water complex in Belgium) on the back of a red crocodile, in fact an amphibious bus: now there is an idea to ta
  • Hitler's Bunker in Bruly-de-Pesche
    Brûly-de-Pesche

    Hitler's Bunker in Bruly-de-Pesche

    A completely renovated remembrance site, only a stone's throw from the French border, where Adolf Hitler stayed during the Second World War.
  • Be an astronaut for the day at the Euro Space Center
    Transinne

    Be an astronaut for the day at the Euro Space Center

    In this amazing centre exploring space, training like an astronaut and floating around using simulators truly is an out of this world experience. This great centre challenges you to learn to live in space and build your own rocket for a galactic mission. Euro Space Center is a planet everyone who dreams of galaxies and
  • The Owl Distillery: a Scottish touch in Belgium
    Discover the Owl Distillery with Grâce-Hollogne and Etienne Bouillon, its creator.
    Fexhe-le-Haut-Clocher

    The Owl Distillery: a Scottish touch in Belgium

    The Owl Distillery makes the sole whisky 100% made in Belgium. Come and taste "The Belgian Owl", a Single Malt Whisky produced in Hesbaye.
  • Bouillon castle: a medieval gem in Wallonia
    Watch a falconry demonstration at the Bouillon castle
    Bouillon

    Bouillon castle: a medieval gem in Wallonia

    Built on three rock pitons overlooking the Semois river, the Bouillon Castle is a remarkable monument in the province of Luxembourg, retracing almost a thousand years of history and military architecture.
  • The citadel of Dinant, a fortress in the Meuse valley
    Dinant

    The citadel of Dinant, a fortress in the Meuse valley

    The citadel of Dinant promises an incredible day out. Retrace 900 years history and discover the Meuse valley in Belgium.
  • Mons Belfry: a fascinating monument
    Mons

    Mons Belfry: a fascinating monument

    Discover the full beauty of Belgium's only baroque belfry by taking its panoramic lift and enjoying the view over the city.
  • Pairi Daiza, a unique zoological park in Brugelette
    From the giraffe lookout in Pairi Daiza, help the carers to feed the animals
    Brugelette

    Pairi Daiza, a unique zoological park in Brugelette

    Taking a stroll through Pairi Daiza feels like a journey around the world... The World Garden takes transports you to every continent in turn, with the opportunity to admire animals as you walk. No wonder Pairi Daiza was voted best zoo in Europe for the past few years.
  • Reinhardstein castle | Ovifat
    Ovifat

    Reinhardstein castle | Ovifat

    Nestled in the eastern townships of the Haute s Fagnes, this castle from the 14th century overlooks Ovifat from the top of its peak.
  • Blegny-Mine: an iconic mining site near Liège
    Discover Blegny-Mine: a major European mining site, listed by UNESCO
    Blegny

    Blegny-Mine: an iconic mining site near Liège

    Located east of Liège, this site is one of the four authentic coal mines left in Europe, all listed by UNESCO. Put your jacket and helmet on: the guided tour will take you through galleries 30 to 60 m underground!
  • The Citadel of Namur and its fascinating network of underground galleries
    Namur

    The Citadel of Namur and its fascinating network of underground galleries

    Upon inspection of the Citadel, Napoleon labelled it as “Europe’s Termite Mound” due to its extensive network of underground passages. Discover 500m of restored passages with an immersive-guided tour that will take you to the heart of the history of the Citadel’s entrails, through sound and light.
  • The Espace Gallo-Romain in Ath and its remarkably preserved vessels
    Ath

    The Espace Gallo-Romain in Ath and its remarkably preserved vessels

    The boats and archaeological artefacts presented at the Espace Gallo-romain are the results of an exceptional discovery made in Pommeroeul in 1975. Join us on a journey through time to learn more about the Romans in Ath.
  • SILEX'S Mons: the Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes
    Spiennes

    SILEX'S Mons: the Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes

    Just 6 km from Mons, the Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes or SILEX'S, listed by UNESCO, are well worth a visit...
  • Escale Forestière: a relaxing break in the Bon Secours forest
    Bon-Secours

    Escale Forestière: a relaxing break in the Bon Secours forest

    Welcome to the Escale forestière... Now take off your shoes and enjoy this incredible path through the forest, meant to be walked on bare foot.
  • The Ferme des Fées: legends and mysteries await
    Les Hayons

    The Ferme des Fées: legends and mysteries await

    The Ferme des Fées (the Fairies' farm) near Bouillon invites you to discover a world of legends, a journey to the 19th century Ardenne.
  • The Biercée distillery in Ragnies, famous for its eaux-de-vie and liqueurs
    Ragnies

    The Biercée distillery in Ragnies, famous for its eaux-de-vie and liqueurs

    Visit the Biercée distillery to learn some of its secrets - like how 10 kg of fresh fruit become a bottle of Eau de Villée...
  • Let an owl be your guide through the Maison du Pays des Collines de Comines
    Ellezelles

    Let an owl be your guide through the Maison du Pays des Collines de Comines

    Come to the Maison du Pays des Collines in Ellezelles: an unexpected world filled with witches, devils, legends and folkloric tales.
  • The Eben-Ezer tower and its silex museum
    Bassenge

    The Eben-Ezer tower and its silex museum

    If you are looking for extraordinary, off the beaten path architectural gems in Wallonia, look no further. The Eben-Ezer tower, crowned with impressive winged animals, seems straight out of a Lord of the Rings or Games of Throne scene.