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Wallonia now has its very own UNESCO geopark, in Famenne-Ardenne. Discover how stunning and varied the landscapes of the regions are: a perfect day out with friends and family.

What is a UNESCO Geopark?

The are unified geographical areas where sites and landscapes offer an international geological interest and are protected for educational and sustainable reasons.

There are more than 140 geoparks in over 38 countries.

An amazing diversity

The UNESCO Global Geopark Famenne-Ardenne is the very first geopark in Belgium. Stretching over 900 km², it offers an incredible range of touristic and scientific attractions:

  • caves unique in Europe
  • a rich biodiversity
  • landscapes reflecting the nature of its soil
  • local initiatives aiming at preserving and highlighting this natural heritage
  • fascinating architecture made for a wide range of material

The villages of Froidlieu and Resteigne

Stop by these picturesque villages:

  • In Froidieu, you will discover pretty farms, a former presbitary, the Saint-Barthelemy church and its 18th century furniture
  • In Resteigne, crossed by the Lesse river, await natural gems, the ruins of an hermitage, the , a mill and famous quarries.
Geopark Famenne-Ardenne, asblPlace Théo Lannoy 2,5580Rochefort
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
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