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Country walks

Walking network signpost in Averbode

Cycling and hiking in Belgium

An ingenious network of cycle paths and footpaths covers many parts of Flanders and makes it easy to devise your own unique cycling and hiking route.


Masbourg: How Green is my Valley

A 15 km hike through the green valleys around Masbourg in the Ardennes. If you want some fresh air, wonderful views, cute cottages and a bit of solitude, this walk could be just what the doctor ordered!

A flock of sheep on Averbode Heath

Langdorp: A trip down memory lane

A 14 km walk through forests, fields and heathland, and a visit to the past. Why? We used to live in Langdorp, over 20 years ago. We spent 3 years there, and I haven’t been back since. Will I recognize it? Will it have changed? Read on to find out!

Walking through the forests near Outrelouxhe, Belgium

The golden forests of Outrelouxhe

There are some wonderful woodland walks in and around Outrelouxhe, particularly lovely when displaying their autumn colours.

Bowls of chestnuts, freshly picked

A 7.5 km walk around Doiceau

A 7.5-km walk around Doiceau, with opportunities to harvest the fruits of the wild.

Where to go in Belgium?

An easy map to see all the places mentioned on Discovering Belgium