The commune of Stavelot was, in 2018, one of the three finalists of the EDEN project, which rewards European Destinations of Excellence. Nestled in the Haute Ardenne, at the foot of the Hautes Fagnes plateau, the Pays de Stavelot green settings offer many adventures, all along the year,

3 exceptional attractions


  • When visiting the historical centre of Stavelot, make sure to make a stop at its abbey, home to three museums. This former Benedictine monastery part of Wallonia’s exceptional cultural heritage.

Stavelot Abbey: the perfect alliance of culture and adventure

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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.

  • Discover Belgium’s tallest waterfall in the wildlife park of Coo. Even better: take the chairlift to reach the top of the village and enjoy a stunning panorama on the Amblève valley.

The Plopsa Coo theme park

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This family-friendly park offers a great balance of nature, fun and adventure. Take a trip back to prehistoric times at this fun park with aquatic dinosaur themes, water slides, roller coasters and attractions!

  • Last but not least is the iconic Spa-Francorchamps circuit, famous for its formula 1 events, the Grand Prix F1 being the most famous 1. If you're a fan, do enquire about the backstage tours...

The Spa Francorchamps Formula 1 Circuit: a day in pole position

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Welcome to Spa-Francorchamps, the most beautiful circuit in the world. This dream racetrack is located in the stunning Ardennes scenery.

Add to this walking and cycling trails, fishing, kayaking, paragliding, all sorts of adventure sports... The region also has folklore very much at heart.

Add the Pays de Stavelot on your travel list: warm welcome and smiles guaranteed.