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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.
  • Travel 5,000 years in time at the Archéosite and the Musée d'Aubechies
    Come visit the Archeosite d'Aubechies, the largest archaeological restoration site in Belgium
    Aubechies

    Travel 5,000 years in time at the Archéosite and the Musée d'Aubechies

    The Archeosite and Museum of Aubechies, dedicated to the era separating Pre-history from Roman times, is the largest archaeological open-air museum in Belgium.
  • 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.
  • Stavelot Abbey: the perfect alliance of culture and adventure
    Stavelot

    Stavelot Abbey: the perfect alliance of culture and adventure

    Stavelot Abbey, a Benedictine abbey funded in 651, is a fascinating historical site with quite a modern touch: an abseiling experience from the top of the abbey tower.
  • 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
  • Centre d'Interprétation de la Chauve-Souris: an interpretative centre dedicated to bats in Comblain-au-Pont
    Comblain-au-Pont

    Centre d'Interprétation de la Chauve-Souris: an interpretative centre dedicated to bats in Comblain-au-Pont

    This interpretative centre, dedicated to bats, offers an interesting angle on the former quarries of Geromont: a Natura 2000 site in the Ourthe valley.
  • The Celtic Museum in Libramont: a fascinating journey through time
    Libramont

    The Celtic Museum in Libramont: a fascinating journey through time

    Travel back to a distant past, to Celtic time. The Musée des Celtes de Libramont will teach you about their daily life, beliefs and society structure through the rich archaeological heritage they left behind: dishes, tools, jewels... Conclude your journey with a didactic walk through the Bonance forest reserve.
  • 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.
  • Reconnect with nature at the Chevetogne Estate
    Découvrez le Domaine Provincial De Chevetogne à Ciney
    Chevetogne

    Reconnect with nature at the Chevetogne Estate

    The Domaine Provincial de Chevetogne, which stretches over 550 hectares, is sure to delight you with its many surprises throughout its green spaces and its many creative activities.
  • BPS22, one of the largest art museums in Wallonia
    Charleroi

    BPS22, one of the largest art museums in Wallonia

    The BPS22, one of the largest art museums in Wallonia, stands out with its stunning architecture: an industrial glass and iron casing, built in 1911. Its fascinating program of exhibitions and activities make it an iconic stop for all culture lovers in Charleroi.
  • The Arthothèque: discover the life of museums backstage
    Mons

    The Arthothèque: discover the life of museums backstage

    The Arthothèque reveals the hidden life of no less than 50,000 artworks, their renovations, the way they are stored and protected when not on show to the public.
  • The 1815 Memorial museum: a historical site retracing the battle of Waterloo
    Braine-l'Alleud

    The 1815 Memorial museum: a historical site retracing the battle of Waterloo

    (Re)discover this famous page of Walloon history, straight on the battlefield which witnessed the battle on June 18th, 1815. More than a museum, this is a multi-sensorial, immersive experience. Come with friends and family and learn more about this event, a turning point in the history of Europe.
  • The Keramis Ceramic Centre
    La Louvière

    The Keramis Ceramic Centre

    Discover the new Centre Keramis de la Louvière. A museum dedicated to ceramics and earthenware installed on the site of the factory Royal Boch ....
  • Mulum Museum - Liege's Light Museum
    Liège

    Mulum Museum - Liege's Light Museum

    The Light Museum in Liège showcases key lighting objects and mechanisms, used all over the world from prehistoric times to the 21st century.
  • 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.
  • Adventure Valley Durbuy: the largest adventure park in Belgium
    Durbuy

    Adventure Valley Durbuy: the largest adventure park in Belgium

    Near Durbuy, known as the smallest town in the world, awaits the Adventure Valley Durbuy, the largest adventure park in Belgium.
  • Préhistomuseum de Ramioul | A journey to Cro-Magnon man's time
    Flémalle

    Préhistomuseum de Ramioul | A journey to Cro-Magnon man's time

    Imagination is the wonder of children. In Wallonia, they can embody different personas on their travel adventures and transport the adults with them... At Prehistomuseum Adventure Park in Ramioul, you can channel your inner Flintstone as you try your hand at spar throwing or get comfortable in a cave. It's a place to m
  • 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!
  • Let nature wow you at the Virelles Aquascope
    Virelles

    Let nature wow you at the Virelles Aquascope

    The Aquascope offers visitors quite fantastic adventures - from discovering the most beautiful pond in Wallonia to tree tops...
  • 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.
  • Mundaneum: Mons paper Google
    Come and learn about the world at the Mudaneum in Mons
    Mons

    Mundaneum: Mons paper Google

    The Mundaneum is an exceptional archive centre and exhibition space in Mons, known to hold 12 million bibliographic records. Le Monde describes it as the Paper Google and the New York Times as The Web Time Forgot.
  • The fascinating megaliths of Wéris
    Come visit the Museum of Megaliths and megalithic site of Wéris
    Wéris

    The fascinating megaliths of Wéris

    The rows of megaliths in Wéris add a surreal touch to the landscape. Such a sight is so unexpected… and yet, they have been placed there 3,000 years BC.
  • The school of yesteryear | Espace Arthur Masson (Treignes)
    Discover school as it was in the 1930s at the Espace Arthur Masson
    Treignes

    The school of yesteryear | Espace Arthur Masson (Treignes)

    The Espace Arthur Masson, dedicated to the Belgian writer Arthur Masson, proposes an original visit in the heart of the superb Viroin valley in Belgium
  • 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...
  • Parc Chlorophylle: a recreative forest park in Manhay
    Dochamps

    Parc Chlorophylle: a recreative forest park in Manhay

    Parc Chlorophylle, a fun park nestled in the forest stretching from Manhay to Dochamps, invites visitors to enjoy a fun day outdoors, a little off the beaten path. A fantastic place to learn more about nature while having fun in Wallonia.
  • Memorial Waterloo 1815: the Lion's Mound and its interactive museum
    Braine-l'Alleud

    Memorial Waterloo 1815: the Lion's Mound and its interactive museum

    The Lion's hamlet was part of the Waterloo battlefield where French and English troops fought on June 15, 1815.
  • La Maison de la Pataphonie: a dream world where music comes to life
    Dinant

    La Maison de la Pataphonie: a dream world where music comes to life

    Sounds and texture meet in La Maison de la Pataphonie. Here, daily objects turn into musical instruments thus allowing visitors to become artists and compose their very own symphony...
  • A surprising travel through time at the Computer Museum: from punch cards to smartphones
    Namur

    A surprising travel through time at the Computer Museum: from punch cards to smartphones

    The very first computer museum in Belgium... Its collections, divided in 4 themes, retrace an incredible scientific odyssey from the invention of calculators to your smartphone.
  • The Saint-Pierre mountain and the Maison de la Montagne (Lanaye)
    Visé

    The Saint-Pierre mountain and the Maison de la Montagne (Lanaye)

    The Saint Pierre mountain marking the border between Wallonia, Flanders and the Netherlands, is a limestone massif with its own microclimate. Visitors stopping at the Maison de la Montagne Saint Pierre can learn of its rich fauna and flora in an interactive way.
  • 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 fascinating Laundry museum in Spa
    Spa

    The fascinating Laundry museum in Spa

    The Museum of Laundry offers you a journey through the history of soap, laundry and living and working conditions of laundresses in Spa ....
  • La Maison du Pays de Salm (Vielsalm)
    Vielsalm

    La Maison du Pays de Salm (Vielsalm)

    The Maison du Pays de Salm presents the history, geology, and folklore of Vielsalm. Visitors will learn of the famous Counts of Salm, the mysterious Macralles, the fascinating galleries of schist and coticule Strange name for a stone... Interestingly, they were used to sharpen tools.
  • The Musée de la route: an original theme and scenography
    Welkenraedt

    The Musée de la route: an original theme and scenography

    The Musée de la route (road museum) retraces the evolution of road surfaces through time, with quite an unexpected scenography!
  • The Musée de la boîte en fer blanc in Grand-Hallet: a museum dedicated to stunning tin boxes
    Grand-Hallet

    The Musée de la boîte en fer blanc in Grand-Hallet: a museum dedicated to stunning tin boxes

    The largest collection of tin boxes in the world, listed by the Guinness Book, is in Wallonia. This impressive gathering features no less than 60,000 items.
  • Become an archeologist at the Gallo Roman Villa in Mageroy
    Habay

    Become an archeologist at the Gallo Roman Villa in Mageroy

    Mageroy is one of the very rare archaeological sites to remain open to the public throughout the year while excavations are still taking place. Even better, visitors can join scientists and help with the digs.
  • The Victor's Museum fascinating collection of vintage vespas and radios
    Gouvy

    The Victor's Museum fascinating collection of vintage vespas and radios

    Victor Trembloy simply is passionate about old radios: there are over 400 to see in this museum, all functioning perfectly. There is more: 78 and 33 vinyl records, vintage vespas and vehicles. Lovers of yesteryear will adore this museum.
  • In this extra-ordinary museum dedicated to phones, the oldest model dates back to 1890
    Petitvoir

    In this extra-ordinary museum dedicated to phones, the oldest model dates back to 1890

    Emile Thinès, owner and founder of the Telephone museum, used to work in a telephone company. After having collected, for over 20 years, a wide range of phones, he decided to share his passion and put them on show.
  • Visit the Hainaut quarry, famous for the beauty of its bluestone
    Soignies

    Visit the Hainaut quarry, famous for the beauty of its bluestone

    In the largest bluestone quarry in Belgium, a stunning show unfolds: men focusing on their task, mechanical monsters roaring beautifully, chains dragging huge blocks of limestone up the site... This visit of a working quarry will prove a memorable experience.
  • The Coticule museum or the fascinating history of whetstones
    Vielsalm

    The Coticule museum or the fascinating history of whetstones

    This stone, unique in the world, has been exported outside Belgium since the 17th century. Vielsalm was particularly famous for this whetstone, used to sharpen knives and razors. This economy evolved from an artisanal skill to a full industry along 4 centuries.
  • Vresse-sur-Semois and its wooden reproduction of the Le Belge locomotive
    Vresse-sur-Semois

    Vresse-sur-Semois and its wooden reproduction of the Le Belge locomotive

    This wooden reproduction of a locomotive is quite an unexpected find in the centre of Vresse, a village with no railway past. This unique art piece feature in full size the very first machine built in Belgium by John Cockerill. Named "Le Belge", it was operational from 1885 onward.
  • The Musée gaumais in Virton
    Virton

    The Musée gaumais in Virton

    This exceptional museum in the province of Luxembourg presents archeology, art, civil and religious ethnography, industrial and popular art, folklore legends, regional furniture and traditions, all linked to the Gaume region.
  • Step into La Belle Epoque at the Villa 1900
    Waulsort

    Step into La Belle Epoque at the Villa 1900

    The Villa 1900 is much more than a museum: this stunning building and its exquisite interior seems straight of La Belle Epoque.
  • Petit Moulin d'Arenberg an House of Beer | Rebecq
    Rebecq

    Petit Moulin d'Arenberg an House of Beer | Rebecq

    Step back in time as you enter the space of the Petit Moulin d'Arenberg in Rebecq. Enjoy visiting the neighboring beer house ...