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This exceptional hike follows the banks of the lake of Nirasmont. From there, you can see the confluent of the two Ourthe rivers and even glimpse, with a little luck, beavers, cormorants and kingfishers. A full immersion in nature...

Practical information

Start: Nirasmont dam (La Roche-en-Ardenne)
Duration: 5h
Distance : 15 km
Difficulté : difficile
Signs: red diamond

Click here to download the interactive map, description of the route and gpx file for this walk.

The walk

  • Start at the parking of the dam. From there you can choose either side of the lake as the trail is marked for both directions (red diamond)
  • If you choose to go to your right, you will first cross the Nisramont dam.
  • The path follows the lake, crossing two smaller dams.
  • Continue along the lake for 7 km. The path sometimes goes up the bank, sometimes down the bank.
  • Once at the confluent of the two Ourthe rivers, cross over to the opposite bank and return to your starting point, enjoying the flora and fauna as you do so.

In the area

Download our Walker's Guide to Wallonia

A walker's guide to Wallonia

If you were to draw a straight line on an atlas northward from the Massif Central in France to the North Pole, the only area of high ground the line crosses is the Ardennes, shared between Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany – but mainly belonging to Wallonia, the southern part of Belgium!

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