• Attractions
  • Woodland, nature reserve or natural area
  • Museum or Interpretation Centre
  • Education to nature
  • Sport and relaxation
  • Hikes
  • Cycle ride
  • Walking or hiking
  • Ski
  • Snowshoes
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Sport
  • Adventure sports
  • Trekking & hiking
  • Cycling and Mountain Biking

Located on the highest site of the country, between the Fagnes plain and forest crossed by mountain streams, the Maison du Parc-Botrange welcome visitors in their quest to reconnect with outdoors activities and discover the largest Nature reserve in Belgium.

 

The museum

Original, playful, interactive, surprising: the permanent exhibition, Fania, will reveal the haute Fagnes' many secrets. Designed with children in mind, the galleries immerse you in a soothing, enchanting atmosphere. Listen up! Here you get to hear morning birds, nocturnal noises.... Further on, you can climb in a squirrel's nest and explore a fox's burrow.

The brewery and boutique

Enjoy regional recipes. locally brewed beer, freshly pressed fruit juice... or do a little shopping! The boutique features nature books, terroir products, postcards, hiking maps and all kind of gift ideas...

The tractor-drawn carriage

A fantastic way to discover the region! The ride covers 18 km in 2 hours and includes information on the local fauna and flora.

Also at the Maison du Parc-Botrange

  • Guided walks
  • Medicinal plants garden
  • Didactic path (accessible to PRMs)
  • Possibility to rent e-bikes
  • Possibility to rent cross-country skiing equipment in season

Visitors with specific needs

The Botrange nature centre is one of the many sites certified by Access-i (meaning with facilities or/activities adapted to travellers with specific needs). Please note only the museum (not the gardens) is certified. You will find more details on the website to plan your visit.

Closed on 01/12/2020
Route de Botrange 131,4950Waimes
Covid-19: 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
The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.

Langue d'accueil

German - English - French - Dutch

Services

E-bike hire - Bike hire

Equipement

Cafe - Shop - Car parking - Cycle rack - Parking - Restaurant

Visites

Guide available/groups - German - EN - FR - NL

Discount vouchers

Discount vouchers

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