Nivelles is nestled in the Roman Païs region, known delicious terroir products and stunning landscapes. No need to choose: you can easily enjoy the best of both worlds.

  • 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 Domaine du Chapitre: a wine estate in Nivelles
    Nivelles

    The Domaine du Chapitre: a wine estate in Nivelles

    The Hautier family welcomes visitors in their vineyard, in Nivelles: a fantastic opportunity to taste the wines produced at the Domaine du Chapitre.
  • Château de la Tournette Golf Club
    Saint-Hubert
    Nivelles

    Château de la Tournette Golf Club

    Situated south of Brussels, the Château de la Tournette Golf Club is one of the most popular golf clubs in Belgium.
  • Ferme du Château à Ophain-Bois-Seigneur-Isaac
    Ophain-Bois-Seigneur-Isaac

    Ferme du Château à Ophain-Bois-Seigneur-Isaac

    Discover the range of dairy products from the Ferme du Château in Ophain-Bois-Seigneur-Isaac, a true delight for the palate!
  • Balad'âne: Donkey rides and carriages in Feluy
    Saint-Hubert
    Feluy

    Balad'âne: Donkey rides and carriages in Feluy

    Balad’âne invites you to enjoy donkey rides in and near the village of Feluy, a fantastic way to reconnect with nature and discover the historical canal, the local fauna, flora and the castle.
  • Musée Marthe Donas: a Belgian modern art museum in Ittre
    Ittre

    Musée Marthe Donas: a Belgian modern art museum in Ittre

    Musée Marthe Donas (MIMDo) is the only museum in the Walloon Brabant focusing on Belgian modern art. Its collection features over 70 artists, 30 being women.
  • A cruise on the Canal du centre, from Ronquières to Strépy-Thieu
    Braine-le-Comte

    A cruise on the Canal du centre, from Ronquières to Strépy-Thieu

    The Hainaut region proves quite artistic, notably near the Canal du Centre. The most impressive pieces are near the Ronquière inclined plane and the Strépy-Thieu boat lifts. Why not indulge in a boat cruise to learn more?
  • 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 Hulencourt Golf Club
    Saint-Hubert
    Vieux-Genappe

    The Hulencourt Golf Club

    The Hulencourt golf club is of a very high quality and has already hosted numerous European tournaments.
  • Les Apéros de Philomène, artisanal liqueurs in Genappe
    Vieux-Genappe

    Les Apéros de Philomène, artisanal liqueurs in Genappe

    The Apéros de Philomène in Genappe invites you to discover local products that have delighted thousands of consumers for over 20 years.
  • The Ferme du Caillou, Napoleon's last headquarters before the Battle of Waterloo
    Vieux-Genappe

    The Ferme du Caillou, Napoleon's last headquarters before the Battle of Waterloo

    The museum retraces, though a clever scenography, the night spent here by Napoleon, just before the Battle of Waterloo. The scenography recreates the atmosphere of the Emperor's headquarters through a clever setting and a selection of objects dating back to 1815.
  • Hez woodlands in Genappe
    Genappe

    Hez woodlands in Genappe

    The Hez woodlands, in Genappe, is one of 7 forests in the Baisy-Thy. Located by the Villers-la-Ville abbey, its 5 paths prove perfect for nature strolls. 
  • Ittre leisure marina (Walloon Brabant)
    Ittre

    Ittre leisure marina (Walloon Brabant)

    Interyacht, upstream from the Ittre lock on the Charleroi Bruxelles canal, welcomes visitors all year round in its marina.
  • The Château de Seneffe and its estate | The Silverware Museum
    Discover the Château de Seneffe and its estate
    Seneffe

    The Château de Seneffe and its estate | The Silverware Museum

    The Château de Seneffe estate and its Museum feature one of Belgium's most important silverware collections.
  • Cycling in the province of Hainaut | Near the Château de Seneffe
    Discover the Château de Seneffe and its estate
    Seneffe28 km

    Cycling in the province of Hainaut | Near the Château de Seneffe

  • Pierpont golf course
    Saint-Hubert
    Frasnes-Lez-Gosselies

    Pierpont golf course

    The Pierpont Golf Club, 15 minutes from Waterloo and Charleroi and 25 minutes from Brussels, has a remarkable championship golf course.
  • The park of the Counts of Hornes' castle| Braine-le-Château
    Braine-le-Château

    The park of the Counts of Hornes' castle| Braine-le-Château

  • Hougoumont Farm: an iconic location in the Waterloo battlefield
    Braine-L'Alleud

    Hougoumont Farm: an iconic location in the Waterloo battlefield

    Locate just 1.5 km from the Memorial, la Ferme d’Hougoumont is one of the iconic locations that played a part in the Battle of Waterloo.
  • Saint-Véron: a snail farm in Braine-le-Château
    Braine-le-Château

    Saint-Véron: a snail farm in Braine-le-Château

    This snail farm, specialised in the Gros Gris variety, offers quite an instructive visit.
  • Braine-le-Château's Lapidurium, a unique and fascinating site
    Braine-le-Château

    Braine-le-Château's Lapidurium, a unique and fascinating site

    This unique site in Wallonia, dedicated to memory set in stone, features 66 tombstones, funerary slabs and crosses.
  • The Lion's Mound, part of the Waterloo battlefield
    Admire the famous Lion's Mound in Waterloo
    Braine-L'Alleud

    The Lion's Mound, part of the Waterloo battlefield

    The Lion's Mound, overlooking what once was a battlefield, commemorate the Allies' victory over Napoleon's imperial trips. The beast, placed on top of this 40 metres hill, seems to be roaring towards France still.
  • Panorama of the Battle of Waterloo battlefield: a 360° fresco
    Braine-L'Alleud

    Panorama of the Battle of Waterloo battlefield: a 360° fresco

    This extraordinary, full scale mural present the various scenes of the 1815 battle between Wellington and Napoleon's troops. Painted in 1912, it gives an impressive 3D feel.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Guides 1815
    Waterloo

    Guides 1815

    Why not visit the famous Waterloo battlefields? The Guides 1815 associations can organise a bespoke tour for your group: history, anecdotes, on foot or by car, a sum up or a very detailed presentation all in the language of your choice.
  • Golf de l'Empereur, Relais
    Ways

    Golf de l'Empereur, Relais

    Near the Lion's Mount in Waterloo and 20 minutes from Brussels, you can find rolling plains sprinkled with copses of protected trees.
  • A historical walk in Waterloo | The famous battle
    Lasne14 km

    A historical walk in Waterloo | The famous battle

  • The Mont-Saint-Jean Farm's microbrewery and museum (Waterloo)
    microbrewery - beer - Belgian - Waterloo
    Waterloo

    The Mont-Saint-Jean Farm's microbrewery and museum (Waterloo)

    The Mont-Saint-Jean Farm, in Waterloo, is home to a museum and a microbrewery. This historical location served as a surgical hospital for the British and Allied troops during the famous battle.
  • Waterloo Immersion | Mont-Saint-Jean Farm
    Waterloo

    Waterloo Immersion | Mont-Saint-Jean Farm

    Travel through time with Waterloo Immersion! Once their military uniform on, visitors will be led by their guide to the iconic locations of the battlefield. The walk offers a few experiences along the way, asides historical anecdotes: how to march, reloading a riffle, charge with a bayonet, start a fire...
  • Medieval life at the Ecaussinnes-Lalaing Castle
    Ecaussinnes-Lalaing

    Medieval life at the Ecaussinnes-Lalaing Castle

    Situated between Nivelles and La Louvière, the Ecaussinnes-Lalaing Castle proposes visits and entertainment in an authentic medieval décor.
  • The Bonhomme de Fer au Bois in Braine-le-Comte: an historical geodetic monument
    Braine-le-Comte

    The Bonhomme de Fer au Bois in Braine-le-Comte: an historical geodetic monument

    This 30-metre-high tower was used by our ancestors with a network of 85 culminating points (including the Lion's Mound in Waterloo, the belfry in Mons...) to define in the 19th century, a map of Belgium using the triangulation system.
  • Equi Trait Passion | Carriage rides near Lasne
    Lasne

    Equi Trait Passion | Carriage rides near Lasne

  • The Claire-Fontaine leisure centre in Godarville
    Chapelle-lez-Herlaimont

    The Claire-Fontaine leisure centre in Godarville

    The Domaine de la Claire-Fontaine in Godarville has activities for the whole family. Swimming, adventures, sport, fishing but also relaxing ones...
  • The Coeurcq ponds in Tubize
    Tubize

    The Coeurcq ponds in Tubize

    In Turbize (Walloon Brabant region), the Coeurcq ponds and waterfalls are a real invite to take a stroll, relax or even go fishing.
  • La Bruyère Golf Club
    Saint-Hubert
    Sart-Dames-Avelines

    La Bruyère Golf Club

    This golf course was designed in the typical Walloon-Brabant countryside.
  • The Château de Bousval vineyard
    Bousval

    The Château de Bousval vineyard

    Discover the story of the Château de Bousval vineyard, a local production with a fascinating range of products.
  • The Sept Fontaines Golf Club
    Braine-L'Alleud

    The Sept Fontaines Golf Club

    Enjoying a magnificent setting in Braine-l'Alleud, to the south of Brussels, the Sept Fontaines Golf Club is one of Belgium's most well-loved golf clubs.
  • Royal Waterloo Golf Club
    Ohain

    Royal Waterloo Golf Club

    The Royal Waterloo is a welcoming family club for all golfers wishing to share a round together.
  • A sweet stop at Chocolaterie Legast (Braine-le-Comte)
    Chocolaterie Legast à Braine-le-Comte
    Braine-le-Comte

    A sweet stop at Chocolaterie Legast (Braine-le-Comte)

    The Legast chocolate shop is a favourite in Braine-le-Comte and has been for 2 generations already. It's all about tradition and the promise of mouth-watering treats...
  • Bois des Bruyères (Waterloo)
    Waterloo

    Bois des Bruyères (Waterloo)

    The Bois des Bruyères woodlands offers a lovely place to relax lovely paths... Located in Waterloo (Waloon Brabant), it enjoys a varied flora and fauna.
  • Car-free | Waterloo - La Louvière
    Waterloo

    Car-free | Waterloo - La Louvière

  • Villers-la-Ville Abbey vineyards
    Villers-la-Ville

    Villers-la-Ville Abbey vineyards

    Join the Confrérie du vignoble de l'Abbaye de Villers for a visit of the most famous abbey in Walloon Brabant's vineyards.
  • Cycling in Wallonia: following the footsteps of monks and knights
    Villers-la-Ville

    Cycling in Wallonia: following the footsteps of monks and knights

    Cycle from Villers-la-Ville to Nivelles: a bike ride rich in discoveries, relaxing times and delicious treats.
  • The Villers Abbey's microbrewery
    Discover the 4 beers made by the microbrewery in the Villers Abbey
    Villers-la-Ville

    The Villers Abbey's microbrewery

    In the Villers Abbey's archive was found one of the monks' recipes for beer, dating back to the 18th century. This precious find inspired new recipes to its microbrewery.
  • 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.
  • 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 1815 walk, a stroll around the Waterloo battlefield
    Waterloo

    The 1815 walk, a stroll around the Waterloo battlefield

    Follow in the footsteps of the Duke of Wellington and Napoleon's Imperial troops with this 1815 walk around the battlefield. A fantastic opportunity to see the historical location that would change the map of Europe.
  • The Wellington Museum in Waterloo, a museum retracing the 1815 battle
    Memorial tourism - The Wellington Museum in Waterloo
    Waterloo

    The Wellington Museum in Waterloo, a museum retracing the 1815 battle

    This museum, once an inn, served as headquarters to the Duke of Wellington the night of June 17th, 1815. Right before the famous battle of Waterloo...