• Attractions
  • Woodland, nature reserve or natural area

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.
You may have heard Belgium has recently faced torrential rain, causing dramatic floods. Many regions have been touched by this natural catastrophe. We are doing our best to help all travellers coming to Wallonia. Some sites are, as you can understand, not accessible for the time being. Please contact them or check their website/social media platforms before getting on the road. Be assured we are all trying to get things back to order as soon as possible. Travel advice
This information is given for indication purposes only, best to check with the site you hope to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply by visiting their website.
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