Admiring castles surrounded by beautiful moats, explore hills and valleys to listen to the whisper of a stream... Discover amazing activities along Wallonia's waterways.
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- © Mark RossignolLompretThe most beautiful villages of Wallonia
Lompret, one of the prettiest villages in Wallonia | Province of HainautNestled in a valley bathed by the Eau Blanche, Lompret was built on a former feudal castle. It kept its elegant atmosphere and grey limestone houses, built in the 18th and 19th century. This peaceful, green setting is well worth a stop...
- © Mark RossignolLaforêtThe most beautiful villages of Wallonia
Laforêt, one of the prettiest villages in Wallonia | Province of NamurNestled in a green setting along the Semois river, Laforêt kept its traditional atmosphere and rich cultural heritage. This charming village still had its drinking troughs, washhouses and even tobacco dryers.
- © Snapwire SnapsSainte-odeTrekking & hiking
The Transardennaise: hiking from La Roche-en-Ardenne to Bouillon in 7 stagesThis 160 km itinerary going is the first long GTA hike going through the Ardenne Going from La-Roche-en-Ardenne to Bouillon, it is considered one of the most beautiful walks in Belgium.
- © WBT - Denis ErroyauxLa HulpeArchitectural heritage
The Solvay Estate | La HulpeThe Solvay Estate in La Hulpe, listed as "Exceptional cultural site in Wallonia", features part of the Sonian Forest and the Château de La Hulpe.
- © Les Lacs de l'Eau d'HeureBoussu-lez-walcourtCycling and Mountain Biking
Eau d'Heure lakes | The biggest lake complex in BelgiumThe Eau d'Heure 5 artificial lakes, are a stunning preserved natural area and the largest nautical space in Belgium.
- ÉrezéeMuseum or Interpretation Centre
CoSMos | The salmon's odyssey in ErezéeOnce quite abundant in the Ourthe, salmon had in 1935 entirely disappeared from our waterways. A passionate team is now working at reintroducing the species back into our rivers. Discover this fascinating odyssey in Erezée, just 10 km from RIVEO (Hotton)
- © Crocodile RougeFroidchapelleAdventure sports
Red Crocodile Sails: sand yachting at the Eau d'Heure lakesSand yachting in Wallonia? A dream come true thanks to Red Crocodile Sails at the Eau d'Heure lakes.
- © WBT - David SamynBoussu-lez-walcourtGolf club
Aqua Golf at the Eau d'Heure lakes: a unique activity in EuropeCome and try Europe's largest Aqua Golf, in the outstanding setting of the Eau d'Heure Lakes, Belgium.
- © B.LorquetSpaMuseum or Interpretation Centre
The Domaine de Bérinzenne and the Maison de la Nature (Spa)Nestled at the heart of the forests near Spa, by the Fagne de Malchamps, this estate opens its spaces to the public: a panoramic tower, a tree planted park with a pond and picnic area. It is also home to the #link[node|13254|Musée de la Forêt et des Eaux] and to the CRIE.
- © Claire HalleuxSpaWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
The Musée de la Forêt et des Eaux (Domaine de Berinzenne)The Forest and Waters Museum, nestled in the #link[node|9556|Domaine de Bérinzenne] in Spa, reveals the many secrets of the fauna and flora of the Fagnes.
- © WBT - SPRL Cernix-Pierre PauquayStrépy-bracquegniesRiver cruises
The hydraulic boat lifts of the Canal du CentreSituated 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.
- © H.C.T - C.CarpentierRonquièresRiver cruises
The Ronquières inclined plane: a fascinating siteLocated on the Charleroi-Bruxelles canal, the Ronquières inclined plane compensates a 70 m drop: a rather unique feature.
- © Les Grottes de NeptuneCouvinGrottoes and caves
The Neptune Caves, a natural gem in CouvinLet the skills of nature as an artist amaze you once more... Sculpted by the 'Eau Noire' river 300 million years ago, the Neptune Caves, in Petigny, are one of Belgium's oldest underground cavities.
- © WBT - Denis ErroyauxChevetogneHikes
Reconnect with nature at the Chevetogne EstateThe 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.
- © WBTHottonFishing
RIVEO: the River Interpretative Centre in HottonLocated in the province of Luxembourg, between Durbuy and La Roche, the RIVEO Interpretative Centre features unexpected finds, all themed around rivers and their biodiversity.
- © WBT - David SamynBoussu-lez-walcourt Adventure sports
Natura Parc, a tree top adventure by the Eau d'Heure lakesCome and have fun at Natura Park, a tree top adventure set in a forest near the Eau d'Heure lakes. Fully set in nature, it will delight the whole family with its many activities.
- © LabouStavelotAnimal park/zoo/aquarium
Wild Park Coo, a wildlife park in the ArdennesVisit Wild Park Coo, a stunning wildlife park in the heart of the Ardenne, to discover which animals live in the Belgian forests.
- © Aquarium Muséum Universitaire de LiègeLiègeAnimal park/zoo/aquarium
Dive in a magical world at Liège's Aquarium-Museum:The Aquarium-Museum in Liège will take you on a wonderful journey through the animal and aquatic universes, featuring fish from around the world.
- © WBT - J.L. FlémalAmayMuseum or Interpretation Centre
Jehay castle | AmayLocated in the province of Liège, the Château de Jehay offers a remarkable architecture, unique in Europe. This impressive historical building, surrounded by moats, seems to appear as if by magic as you walk past the forest.
- © Domaine des Grottes de HanHan-sur-lesseGrottoes and caves
The Caves of HanCome and explore the world-famous underground caves of Han-sur-Lesse, near Rochefort. The Michelin guide has awarded the site 3 stars in its travel guide fo Wallonia.
- © Bernard JacqminComblain-au-pontGrottoes and caves
Step underground at the Cave of Comblain (near Liège)The Grotte de Comblain, listed as an underground cavity of scientific interest, can be found in the Liège province, on the hills of the Comblain-au-Pont vil
- © WBT - J.P. RemyBeloeilGuided tour and discovery
The Château de Beloeil estate, the Belgian VersaillesBuilt in the 14th century, this massive turreted chateau is surrounded by a wide moat connected to a series of lakes and channels which wind through one of the largest and most ornate French-style gardens in Belgium.
- © Les Grottes de RemouchampsSougné-remouchampsGrottoes and caves
The Caves of Remouchamps, a natural gem in the province of LiègeThe Grottes de Remouchamps, a natural gem in the province of Liège, have been open to the public since 182 and offer a boat ride on the Rubicon.
- © WBT - J.P. RemyAnnevoie-rouillonPark (castles)
Annevoie water gardens | Meuse ValleyDiscover these amazing gardens, created 250 years ago and considered one of Wallonia's cultural treasures. How could anyone resist taking a stroll between the fountains, waterfalls, ponds and stunning combination of French, Italian and English style gardens?
- © Brabant wallonOttigniesAdventure sports
The Bois des Rêves estate in OttigniesThis leisure park set in a stunning natural area in the province of Walloon Brabant promises a wonderful day out. Just 30 minutes from Brussels, the Bois des Rêves, at the very heart of a forest, offers a wide range of activities for the whole family.
- © WBT - Bruno D'AlimonteVirellesWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
Let nature wow you at the Virelles AquascopeThe Aquascope offers visitors quite fantastic adventures - from discovering the most beautiful pond in Wallonia to tree tops...
- © Val de LesseLavaux-sainte-annePark (castles)
The castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, nature and cultural heritage in RochefortThe castle of Lavaux-Saint-Anne, its three museums, its park and gardens in the province of Namur are sure to enchant you. This magnificent castle on the plain of Wallonia is a mere 16 km from Rochefort, 23 from the French border.
- © Parc de FurfoozFurfoozWoodland, nature reserve or natural area
A walk through the natural reserve of Furfooz near DinantThe Furfooz park, in the province of Namur, invites you to discover its archaeological, geological and natural heritage. This family-friendly stroll offers lovely views on the Lesse river.
- © SourceOrama - Didier GémisChaudfontaineGuided tour and discovery
Source O Rama: the journey a little drop of water in the big worldVisitors can discover the many secrets of fresh water at Source O Rama, in the heart of the Parc des Sources de Chaudfontaine. This fun, family-friendly visit can be combined with a stroll through the nearby Modern Art Museum, the ArtHouse.
- © FT Province de NamurBoussu-lez-walcourtSport
The Eau d'Heure lakes and the Plate Taille Visitor CentreEnjoy a guided tour of the biggest dam in Belgium and its skywalk, offering a unique 107 m high panorama.
- © SourceOrama - Didier GémisChaudfontaineMuseum or Interpretation Centre
ArtHouse: admire masterpieces by great artists of the 20th century in ChaudfontaineThis incredible museum features in its permanent collections work by the greatest artists of the last century: Magritte, Picasso, Matisse, Warhol, Folon are only a few of the master painters to admire there. This cultural space is family friendly and a wonderful place to introduce younger generations to modern art. Mak
- © WBT – Dominik KetzHastièrePark (castles)
Freÿr-sur-Meuse castle and its gardens (Hastière)Freÿr sur Meuse, a Renaissance castle with stunning gardens, is part of Wallonia's protected architectural heritage.
- © Pro VeloHerveHybrid Bike
Cycling in Wallonia | The pilgrims bikeway between Herve and ThuinEurovelo 3 is a European bikeway going from Norway to Santiago de Compostela. Why not enjoy its Walloon segment, between Herve and Thuin, which mainly follows the RAVel network?
- © Geopark Famenne ArdenneMarche-en-famenneHybrid Bike
Cycling in Wallonia: Durbuy and the Pays de FamenneThis 40 km bike ride through the Calestienne and along the Ourthe is challenging... The landscapes and villages, though, are a treat well worth the effort.
- © An Van Rie CommunicationBütgenbachWatersports or sailing
The Bütgenbach lakes and its VENNtastic Beach (Eastern Cantons)The Bütgenbach lake, created by the Warche dam, offers a wide range of sports and outdoor activities. Why not enjoy VENNtastic Beach on its banks? Monitored swimming zone, trampolines, pedal boats, play areas, kayaking... There is something for everyone.
- © wdagamerGouvyRacquet sports
TheDomaine du lac de Cherapont | Fishing and swimming in GouvyJust 5 minutes from the Duchy of Luxembourg and the Eastern Cantons, the Domaine du Lac de Cherapont (Gouvy, Hautes Ardennes) is ideally located for fantastic days out.
- © Pierre PauquayAywailleWalking or hiking
A walk along in the Ninglinspo valleyNear Aywaille, in the Amblève basin, erosion sculpted wild valleys through which flows on of the country's most poetic stream, the Ninglinspo. This fantastic walk will guide you along the torrent, quite unique in Belgium.
- © 2016 - circuits-sainte-julienne.be - Anne-ZinnenViséFishing
The Julienne estate in Visé: woodlands, ponds and streamsThe Julienne estate stretches over 80 hectares by the stunning castle of Argenteau offers a wonderful day out with children or friends. This incredible green space includes woodlands, ponds and a leisure centre.
- © FTLB - P. WillemsMâbogeAdventure sports
Maboge-Plage, beach and river swimming near La Roche-en-ArdenneMaboge, a charming forestry village near La Roche-en-Ardenne, has its own beach, open to all. Why not stop by and swim in the river and enjoy this peaceful, green setting? Maboge also is the perfect place to go kayaking down the Ourthe from.
- © Caroline RaseDinantCycling and Mountain Biking
Cycling in Wallonia | Following the Meuse riverThis itinerary, the first long-distance, signposted cycle trail in Wallonia. follows of the most beautiful river valleys in Europe. It could be renamed the "Citadel routes" as it goes through Dinant, Namur, Huy and Liège.
- © JV BironViroinvalFishing
River fishing near ViroinvalThe Viroin, Ry d'Alyse, Eau Blanche and Eau Noire rivers are perfect for fishing near Viroinval (South of the province of Namur).
- © OTH - Christian MaesHastièreMarina
The Waulsort marinaA marina with a harbour's office, downstream of the Waulsort dam, along the Meuse river. Among the services on site are a restaurant, a desk offering touristic information, access to internet, showers, a laundry room, toilets, water and electricity.
- © WBT - Bruno D'AlimonteLa LouvièreCycling and Mountain Biking
Cycling in Wallonia: canals and UNESCO gems in HainautThis delightful bike ride will take you along the Canal du Centre: perfect to explore the Hainaut region and learn more about its cultural heritage, protected by UNESCO.
- © Steve CollinRemouchampsMountain Bike
Moutain biking near the Château de Logne | CondrozThis loop will take you near the Château de Logne, in Condroz.
- © WBT - David SamynHuyCycling and Mountain Biking
Cycling in the province of Liège | Near the Château de JehayThis loop will take you by the Château de Jehay, in Hesbaye.
- © Domaine de Seneffe asbl - Francis VaubanLa LouvièreCycling and Mountain Biking
Cycling in the province of Hainaut | Near the Château de SeneffeThis loop will take you through the countryside near the Château de Seneffe.
- © FTLB - P. WillemsFroidchapelleHybrid Bike
Cycling trails in Wallonia | The Eau d'Heure lakes trailsFrom the Plate Taille Val Joly: this bike ride will reveal the full beauty of the the lakes of the Eau d'Heure, a touristic and natural site in Wallonia.
- © WBT - S. BurgeonSaint-hubertTrekking & hiking
Between Lesse and Lomme: a 78 km hike in the ArdenneThis fantastic hike (78 km in 3 days) offers a full immersion in the Saint-Hubert Woodlands, one of the most beautiful regions of the Ardenne.
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