Walk or cycle from Arquennes to Ronquières along the picturesque old canal, and visit the incredible Sloping Lock of Ronquières.
A 9 km circular walk around the Lakes of Saint-Denis and surrounding countryside features a ruined abbey, a vineyard, and lots of ducks!
An introduction to five castles in Hainaut Province, to briefly visit in one day, or over multiple days for more in-depth visits.
Take the train to Mons, hire a bike, and spend the day cycling around Hainaut province. Here’s a route, including visits to a brewery and a museum.
Select one or more of these three walks in Hainaut Province for a half- or full-day of hiking pleasure in lovely countryside.
Some hiking ideas in Picardy Wallonia, included a child-friendly walk from the village of Ellezelles
A 30 km walk starting from Virelles near Chimay, heading up to the village of Lompret, going into Bois Robert, and circling the Lake of Virelles.
The Sloping Lock of Ronquières has to be seen to be believed. And you can take a boat trip on this incredible piece of Belgian engineering
If you want to explore the Le Tournaisis region of Belgium, this website is a good starting point. The whole area is worth exploring. It contains two natural parks, quaint villages, rural museums, chateaux, and a comprehensive network of country walks.
Situated between Brussels and Lille, Picardy Wallonia offers some great hiking and cycling opportunities. Here’s a walk around Frasnes-lez-Anvaing. Picardy Wallonia is the beautiful area of countryside you can see from the high-speed train as it shoots between Brussels and Lille. It includes the towns of Tournai, Ath […]
An easy map to see all the places mentioned on Discovering Belgium
The Belgian draft horse is a spectacular animal. We look at its history, evolution, and current usage in Belgium and America.