• 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

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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.
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