Are you looking for ideas for a day out, a weekend or even your next holidays? Come down to the Village Wallon (Walloon Village) and discover everything Wallonia has to offer: culture, nature, relaxation, accommodation, great suggestions…
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365 discovery days
Wallonia is bursting with excursion ideas, with more than 200 tourist attractions and museums throughout its 5 provinces. There’s something for everyone’s tastes: families can treat themselves to a day out at one of the theme parks, animal reserves or zoos. Or why not go for a cruise on a boat? The sporty among you will appreciate the recreational parks and aquatic attractions. Those who enjoy a spot of culture will love our region’s museums, the curiosities of our cities and our historic monuments.
Federation of Campsites of Wallonia
The Federation of Campsites of Wallonia has existed for more than 10 years. Discover the “Camping +” network, which lets campers enjoy offers and discounts in numerous campsites (28 so far) and at more than 150 sites, tourist attractions, adventure sites and on local regional produce… A financial godsend for all, and integrated 4 years ago into the Europe-wide CampingKeyEurope network!
Gîtes and Bed & Breakfasts in Wallonia
The “Gîtes de Wallonie” includes over 1200 gîtes and bed & breakfasts, both in the countryside and in the city, which meet the requirements of our label of quality. Our network guarantees you a warm and personalised welcome. Our owners will share with you the innumerable riches of their region. Whether you’re looking for a charming gîte in the Ardennes, a chalet in the woods, an authentic castle, a gîte with a pool or a romantic guest room, you will always find the right offers for your needs.
Province of Walloon Brabant
Discover all that’s new in 2016! The Napoleon Trail can also be visited… by bike! Stop off in Waterloo and relive the night of the 17 to 18 June 1815. Admire a new scenography at Napoleon’s final headquarters. Make the most of your stop to visit the Memorial 1815, which has opened its doors at the foot of the Lion’s Mound. Discover the recently renovated Hougoumont Farm. Then set off for Villers-la-Ville abbey, with its brand new visitor centre and new visit route. To round off your day in style, a pit-stop at the recently inaugurated microbrewery is in order…
The Province of Liège
The Province of Liège combines modernity and tradition. Discover its exceptional heritage and major projects, like the Design Station and the Boverie, International Centre for Art and Culture, which will host, from 5 May 2016, international exhibitions in partnership with the Louvre. Liège intends to position itself as the new destination for culture and design. As for nature, its landscapes reveal themselves along 5000 km of signposted walks, 13 RAVeL trails, the Vélotour cycling network and the Vennbahn. Between mountain biking, kayaking, mini golf and walks, enjoy all the activities on offer at recreational parks like the Domaine de Palogne and the Domaine de Wégimont. To book accommodation, an activity or to concoct your own escapade, visit www.ouftitourisme.be. Real-time availabilities, secure booking and payment in just one manoeuvre. Simple, fast and effective!
The Province of Luxembourg
At the heart of the Ardennes, some 100 kilometres from Brussels, the province of Luxembourg is a corner of preserved paradise. Discover its 4 nature parks (Deux Ourthes, Haute Sûre – Forêt d’Anlier, Vallée de l’Attert and Gaume) and countryside sites such as Famenne or the hills of Gaume, the Ourthe, Aisne, Lesse or Semois valleys. Travel them on foot, by bike, by kayak or on horseback! Explore its cultural and architectural treasures, such as the fortresses of Bouillon and La Roche or Orval Abbey, and its remembrance sites, like the Bastogne War Museum. Let yourself be charmed by its towns: Durbuy, Marche, La Roche, Bastogne or Bouillon to mention but a few, and by its villages bursting with character, with 5 among the “Most Beautiful Villages in Wallonia”. The quality and diversity of accommodation is amazing. Its gastronomy mixes tradition, authenticity and know-how. The province of Luxembourg incites discovery, relaxation and well-being.
The Province of Namur
In 2016, everyone’s riding their bike in the province of Namur! The Pays des Vallées (Land of Valleys) has a lot of attractive and diverse propositions to offer cycling enthousiasts. You are spoilt for choice. There are the long-distance Eurovélo 3 - “Saint Jacques de COmpostelle” route and the Eurovélo 5 - “Via Romana Francigena” route or the family-friendly itineraries on www.tourismgps.be. There are also the Famenne region’s network of itinerary intersections or the cross-border routes between Belgium and the French Ardennes offered by www.visitardenne.com/all-access. Request the thirty “900 km by bike in the province of Namur” maps which contain the region’s most beautiful walks! To best enjoy your breaks between each ride, choose “Bikes Welcome” establishments, where the welcome is warm and professional.
Accueil Champêtre en Wallonie
Our countryside has so much to offer… “Accueil Champêtre en Wallonie” (Country Welcome in Wallonia) is 450 families who welcome you for more than 800 activities in farms and the countryside. Are you looking for accommodation in a gîte or a guest room, leisure activities in the countryside, farm produce or even restaurants in farms? Then trust our network and discover what is most delicious about Wallonia!