• Sport and relaxation
  • Hikes
  • Walking or hiking
  • Hiking trails

The Walloon Trappist Abbeys Long Hike is divided in two stages: Orval to Rochefort (116 km) and Rochefort to Chimay (174 km), 290 km in total. This itinerary will introduce you to the beauty of Wallonia's nature and to its gourmet delights.

Practical information

Departure: Orval
Arrival: Chimay
Distance: 290 km
Level: quite difficult

Click here to download the full description of the itinerary, its map and gpx file.

Along the way

  • Orval Abbey: discover the daily life of its monastic community, the history of the building and its art collection. 
  • Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy Abbey: built in 1230 by monks, it is known for its excellent Trappist Beer. Only the Abbey church is open to the public.
  • Scourmont Abbey: stop by the Espace Chimay to learn about the delicious products made there.
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
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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