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Forget dusty, boring museums. There are many to discover in Wallonia, each with its own universe, its own atmosphere. Some are vibrant, others quirky or immersive. All are incredibly welcoming, aiming at making learning fun. Exploring them is a pure delight, whether you are coming on your own, with family or friends.

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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.
  • 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.
  • The steam railway museum of the Three Valleys | Treignes
    Visit the steam railway of the three valleys museum in Treignes and discover Belgium's rail and industrial history.
    Treignes

    The steam railway museum of the Three Valleys | Treignes

    Set in a former international station, the museum retraces Belgium's railway and industrial history
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Notre-Dame d'Orval Abbey: a religious and gourmet visit
    Orval
    Villers-devant-Orval

    Notre-Dame d'Orval Abbey: a religious and gourmet visit

    Founded in 1132, Notre-Dame of Orval is one of the most remarkable Cistercian abbeys in Belgium. This historical location is still home to a bustling community of monks and even... a Trappist brewery.
  • Récréalle, a leisure centre in Alle-sur-Semois
    Panoramic view of Récréalle, Vresse-sur-Sémois
    Alle-sur-Semois

    Récréalle, a leisure centre in Alle-sur-Semois

    Récréalle is a superb leisure centre on the banks of the Semois river, 20 km from Bouillon and 40 km from Charleville (France).
  • The Domaine de Palogne, a leisure centre along the Ourthe
    Vieuxville

    The Domaine de Palogne, a leisure centre along the Ourthe

    The Domaine de Palogne invites you to discover its enchanting setting where nature, history and relaxation meet.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • The lake of Bambois and its gardens
    Fosses-la-Ville

    The lake of Bambois and its gardens

    The gardens of the Bambois lake, in Fosses-la-Ville, offer stunning green spaces. The site, listed ny Natura 2000, has much to offer: a bird observatory, boats to go fishing, discovery trails... You can even go wild swimming and enjoy 2 sandy beaches.
  • Outdoor Centre, descente de l'Ourthe
    La Roche-en-Ardenne

    Outdoor Centre, descente de l'Ourthe

  • The Brasserie du Val Dieu and its abbey (Aubel)
    Abbaye du Val Dieu
    Aubel

    The Brasserie du Val Dieu and its abbey (Aubel)

    The Cistercian abbey of Val Dieu is a major site for pilgrimage and traditional Belgian beers in Belgium.
  • Domaine provincial de Wégimont: a leisure park in Soumagne
    Soumagne

    Domaine provincial de Wégimont: a leisure park in Soumagne

    This charming leisure center is nestled in a 22 hectares park planted with trees and flowers, near the Herve plateau.
  • Lake Gileppe Dam
    Jalhay

    Lake Gileppe Dam

    Looking for a unique day out? Come and see the lake Gileppe dam, a masterpiece of structural engineering. Nature, leisure: there is much to do!