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The Walloon Trappist Abbeys Long Hike: Chimay, Rochefort and Orval

  • Walking or hiking
  • Trekking & hiking

The Walloon Trappist Abbeys Long Hike is divided in two stages: Orval to Rochefort (116 km) and Rochefort to Chimay (174 km), 290 km in total. This itinerary will introduce you to the beauty of Wallonia's nature and to its gourmet delights.

Practical information

Departure: Orval
Arrival: Chimay
Distance: 290 km
Level: quite difficult

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Along the way

  • Orval Abbey: discover the daily life of its monastic community, the history of the building and its art collection. 
  • Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy Abbey: built in 1230 by monks, it is known for its excellent Trappist Beer. Only the Abbey church is open to the public.
  • Scourmont Abbey: stop by the Espace Chimay to learn about the delicious products made there.

More information

Difficulty

Hard

Length

Minimum distance116 Km
Maximum distance290 Km
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.