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The Saint-Pierre mountain and the Maison de la Montagne (Lanaye)

  • Education to nature
  • Walking or hiking

The Saint Pierre mountain, marking the border between Wallonia, Flanders and the Netherlands, is a limestone massif with its own microclimate. Visitors stopping at the Maison de la Montagne Saint Pierre can learn of its rich fauna and flora in an interactive way.

The Maison de la Montagne Saint Pierre

The galleries present the history of the region together with its botanical values. The local microclimate, specific to the mountain, proved perfect for orchids, beetles, bats, hymenopterans (over 500 species - bees and solitary wasps mainly) and, once upon a time, mosasaurs, giant (half whale, half reptilian) dinosaurs which appears in Jurassic World

A vast network of hikes and cycling trails starts from the Maison de la Montagne Saint Pierre, which also organises guided tours in this surprising natural reserve.

The Saint-Pierre mountain

The limestone massif mountain reveals picturesque villages, fortresses, castles and stunning streams. There are 20 stunning walks to discover:

  • the rare local flora blooming there
  • cavities and caves
  • 60 km of underground galleries where bats come to hibernate
  • calcareous grasslands. 

 

Schedule

From 01 January to 31 December 2020.

Maison de la Montagne

April 1st to October 31st: open Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays between 14:00 and 18:00

Mountain

Guided tour of the natural reserve, one Sunday a month between May and September:

Price

Individual

€ 2.5
€ 1
Price for guided tours on request

Facilities

Services

  • Visitor guide for groups

Equipement

  • Car parking
  • Cycle rack
  • Parking

Visites

FR - NL
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.