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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  • An extraordinary gourmet carriage ride organised by Ardenne Trait Gourmande
    A family enjoys an Ardenne draft horse drawn carriage
    Porcheresse

    An extraordinary gourmet carriage ride organised by Ardenne Trait Gourmande

    Love off-the-beaten-path experiences? This one is sure to seduce foodies: discover the Ardenne on board a carriage on which a gourmet table has been set...
  • The Celtic Museum in Libramont: a fascinating journey through time
    Libramont-Chevigny

    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.
  • The Strépy-Thieu funicular lift, a river gem in Wallonia
    Discover the Strépy-Thieu funicular lift, dominating the Canal du centre
    La Louvière

    The Strépy-Thieu funicular lift, a river gem in Wallonia

    Located on the Canal du Centre, the Strépy-Thieu funicular lift is the largest boat lift and its 73.15 metres incline is the largest in the world. An absolute must see if you are travelling through the Hainaut region.
  • Avenature: fun nature activities in Vielsalm (Ardenne)
    Vielsalm

    Avenature: fun nature activities in Vielsalm (Ardenne)

    Avenature is a wonderful opportunity to try a variety of extraordinary adventure sports, all at the same place. The challenges found their inspiration in the local folklore and take place in nature: tree top trekking, discgolf, gauswheel, monkey climbing, western games, kayak, GPS hikes...
  • 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...
  • The Spin Leisure Park: a waterski lift at the Eau d'Heure lakes
    Give The Spin Cablepark, a waterski lift at the Eau d’Heure lakes, a try
    Froidchapelle

    The Spin Leisure Park: a waterski lift at the Eau d'Heure lakes

    The Spin Cablepark is a waterski lift on a lake instead of a mountain: perfect to enjoy nautical sports and wakeboarding! Go on - dive in...
  • The Ronquières inclined plane: a fascinating site
    Go across the Ronquières inclined plane on a boat
    Ronquières

    The Ronquières inclined plane: a fascinating site

    Located on the Charleroi-Bruxelles canal, the Ronquières inclined plane compensates a 70 m drop: a rather unique feature.
  • The Lobbes-Thuin historic tramway
    Thuin

    The Lobbes-Thuin historic tramway

    The Vicinal Historic Tramway Discovery Centre in Lobbes-Thuin is a museum dedicated solely to trams of all kinds: steam, electric, diesel.
  • Aventure Parc Wavre: tree top adventures near Brussels
    The Aventure Parc Wavre, a trendy theme park near Brussels
    Wavre

    Aventure Parc Wavre: tree top adventures near Brussels

    This Adventure Park in Wavre is all about high in the sky adrenalin in the heart of nature - with a little help from mankind. 40 zip wires, including a 250 m long one, have no place for scaredy cats but if you take the leap, it's absolutely thrilling. Zipping on high wires like flying monkeys and enjoying jumps with in
  • 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.
  • Gemotions, a thrilling scavenger hunt with challenges sent by text
    Around Wallonia

    Gemotions, a thrilling scavenger hunt with challenges sent by text

    Gemotions crates modern scavenger hunts. All you need is a mobile phone: riddles and challenges will be sent by text, a fun way to discover a city, a secret gem, a park, a museum... You can also create your own trail on their website.
  • Spa Raconté | Historical storytelling in the city of Spa
    Spa

    Spa Raconté | Historical storytelling in the city of Spa

    The tourist office of Spa invites you a special tour guided by Gaëtan Bobelin, an aristocrat in 18th century period costume. This storyteller is passionate about local history.
  • 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.
  • Take a stroll along the meditative path of the Villers Abbey, through the garden of scents
    Villers-la-Ville

    Take a stroll along the meditative path of the Villers Abbey, through the garden of scents

    Stressed by work, worn out by routine? Find serenity off the beaten path on the Sentier méditatif de l’Abbaye, the abbey's meditative path. Panels placed along the trail invite visitors to relax and reconnect with their surroundings.
  • 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
  • Mundaneum de Mons | Centre d'archives et espace muséal
    Come and learn about the world at the Mudaneum in Mons
    Mons

    Mundaneum de Mons | Centre d'archives et espace muséal

    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 Collegiate Church of St Gertrude and its impressive jacquemart
    Nivelles

    The Collegiate Church of St Gertrude and its impressive jacquemart

    The jacquemart (an animated mechanised figure which strikes the hours on a bell with a hammer) of the Sainte-Gertrude collegiate church in Nivelle is one of 3 in Wallonia.
  • The Draisines in Molignée: rail bikes perfect for a fun day out
    Anhée

    The Draisines in Molignée: rail bikes perfect for a fun day out

    Have fun riding a rail bike, allowing you to travel at your own pace on former railway tracks. The trail goes through the picturesque Molignée valley, between Falaën and Maredsous.
  • The Golf des Lacs, a new way to appreciate golf
    Boussu-lez-Walcourt

    The Golf des Lacs, a new way to appreciate golf

    The Pro1Golf Entertainment Centre invites you to its courses at the Lakes of Eau d'Heure. Whatever your level of play, you're welcome.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • "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
  • Mons Artothèque Mons: discover what happens in museums backstage
    Mons

    Mons Artothèque Mons: discover what happens in 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.
  • 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.
  • The fascinating megaliths 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 Trois Vallées steam railway (in Mariembourg and Treignes)
    Mariembourg

    The Trois Vallées steam railway (in Mariembourg and Treignes)

    Enjoy a travel through time aboard this authentic steam train, a wonderful way to discover the Viroin and Haute-Meuse valleys in Wallonia.
  • The former Tellin foundry, which produced thousands of bells
    Tellin

    The former Tellin foundry, which produced thousands of bells

    The Tellin foundry was the very last one in Belgium to make bells. Guided tours of the site, listed as industrial cultural heritage, present the lost wax technique used at the time, the bridge crane and the reverberatory furnace.
  • BattleKart Mouscron
    BattleKart
    Mouscron

    BattleKart Mouscron

    Inspired by Super Mario and Mario Kart, BattleKart is the very first karting-gaming centre in the world.  There you can enjoy a virtual track, just as fun as if you were in a video game.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Comblain-au-Pont bats interpretative centre
    Comblain-au-Pont

    Comblain-au-Pont bats interpretative centre

    This interpretative centre, dedicated to bats, offers an interesting angle on the former quarries of Geromont: a Natura 2000 site in the Ourthe valley.
  • Wildtrails Basecamp in Jupille-sur-Ourthe: water sports and adventures
    Wildtrails - Jupille - Rendeux
    Rendeux

    Wildtrails Basecamp in Jupille-sur-Ourthe: water sports and adventures

    Fun, comfortable, stable, 100 ecological: quad bikes are all-terrain vehicles on four wheels accessible to all. Perfect for an outdoor adventure with friends, colleagues or family.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • The hydraulic boat lifts of the Canal du Centre
    Houdeng-Goegnies

    The hydraulic boat lifts of the Canal du Centre

    Situated in the province of Hainaut, these 4 hydraulic lifts, built beginning of the XIXth century, are standing monuments to the Belgian Industrial revolution. These timeless masterpieces, listed by UNESCO, can be visited.
  • A speleology trail at the Domaine des Grottes de Han
    Han-sur-Lesse

    A speleology trail at the Domaine des Grottes de Han

    A new speleology trail at the Domaine des Grottes de Han gives visitors the chance to explore caves never opened to the public before.
  • ÔÔ Parfums, a unique workshop to create your own fragrance
    Philippeville

    ÔÔ Parfums, a unique workshop to create your own fragrance

    ÔÔ Parfums, based in the province of Namur, invites to discover the world of master perfumers. Visitors joining the workshop will learn to make a unique fragrance reflecting their personality. Quite an exclusive experience!
  • Visit'Entreprise| L'atelier ÔÔ Paradis des Sens à Walcourt
    Walcourt

    Visit'Entreprise| L'atelier ÔÔ Paradis des Sens à Walcourt

    ÔÔ Paradis des Sens will awaken your senses through unexpected immersive experiences in Walcourt.
  • Maison des Géants d'Ath, une visite de taille en Wallonie
    Ath

    Maison des Géants d'Ath, une visite de taille en Wallonie

    In November 2005, UNESCO added to its list of intangible cultural heritage the giants and fantasy figures of 9 Belgian and French cities.
  • 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.
  • The fascinating marian estate of Sugny is often called the Lourdes of the Ardenne
    Vresse-sur-Semois

    The fascinating marian estate of Sugny is often called the Lourdes of the Ardenne

    The Marian estate of Sugny was created in 1911 by the locals, nestled beautifully in the green setting of a park. Considered an open-air museum, it was nicknamed the Ardenne Lourde, probably due to its faithful reproduction of the Notre Dame de Lourdes grotto, star piece of the site.
  • 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.
  • The Canadian totem in Virton: a moving memory of a special friendship
    Virton

    The Canadian totem in Virton: a moving memory of a special friendship

    As part of the agreement with NATO, airforces from accross the Atlantic built strategic bases in Europe, including the Marville one in France. In 1955, Virton, like Florenville and Longuyon in France, did their best to welcome hundreds of 1st wing Canadian airmen and their families, then looking for a shelter.
  • The Musée de la fête foraine et de la Mémoire (Saint-Ghislain) is dedicated to fun fairs of yesteryear
    Saint-Ghislain

    The Musée de la fête foraine et de la Mémoire (Saint-Ghislain) is dedicated to fun fairs of yesteryear

    The Musée de la Foire et de la Mémoire invite visitors to travel through the fairs and ducasses of the past, from the Middle Age to the present days. Seeing the hook a duck games, the carousels, the bumper cars, street food stalls of yesteryear, you might very well feel like a child again.
  • Farm Golf | Ferme de la Bourgade | Heure en Condroz
    Somme-Leuze

    Farm Golf | Ferme de la Bourgade | Heure en Condroz

    La Ferme de La Bourgade, located in Heure (Condroz), invites you to play golf with a twist: Farm Golf.