• Attractions
  • Woodland, nature reserve or natural area
  • Lake, water body or waterway
  • Sport and relaxation
  • Hikes
  • Walking or hiking

The lake of Louvain-la-Neuve, 7 hectares wide, was created in 1984 as a storm basin and fishing pond. A path invites visitors to walk around it.

The lake's flora and fauna prove particularly interesting, if only for the little island favoured by migrating birds. You might glimpse amphibians too during your walk.

Fishing, relaxing, walking

The lake is particularly liked by fishermen but many simply come for a walk. The 1.5 km walking path named "The dream of a lonely wanderer" is perfect to discover the area.

Visit Louvain-La-Neuve too

  • Two internationally famous museums: the Musée Hergé and the Musée L.
  • Nature is more your thing? The Bois de Lauzelle, its nature reserve and theBois des Rêves estate are well worth a detour.
  • Why not finish the day #link[node|36173|with a little shopping in the pedestrian area?].
COVID-19 : Recreational/tourist travel to and from Belgium is prohibited until 18 April 2021. In accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most museums, tourist attractions and information centres are now closed in Wallonia, and events cancelled. We do our best to keep our information up to date but it's always best to check with the site you wish to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply a look at their website - to see their latest opening hours and entry conditions. Some will prefer you to book your ticket in advance. Infos
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