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The Abandoned Church of Ombret

Fancy going to church? What about the church in Ombret. You won’t hear a preacher though, because it’s abandoned.

Mont Rigi walk

Hiking in the High Fens from Mont Rigi

Hiking in the High Fens of Belgium is a highly popular activity. Here are four routes to take, starting from Mont Rigi.

River Helle valley walk

River Helle valley walk and Lake Eupen

An outstanding 12k walk along the picturesque River Helle valley and then around the southern perimeter of Lake Eupen.

Baraque Michel walk

Two walks from Baraque Michel

Enjoy a short 5 km or a longer 9 km walk from Baraque Michel, one of the highest spots of Belgium

The Valley of the Hoëgne

Visit one of the prettiest river valleys in Belgium with this pleasant walk.

Bizarre Belgium: The Tower of Eben-Ezer

And now for Something Completely Different! I guarantee that the Tower of Eben-Ezer is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before.

View over Coo from the top of the chair-lift

GR 571 Stage 3: Stoumont to Trois-Ponts

Stage 3 of the GR 571: more steep climbs, more snow, more great views, more fun! I come across plenty of reminders that this area was in the middle of a huge conflict during the Second World War, and experienced a wonderful climb with some great views from the top.

The GR571 follows the Chefna

GR 571 Stage 2: Aywaille to Stoumont

Stage 2 of the GR 571 featured steep ascents, great views, scary footbridges and some snow! And a lovely overnight stay at Maggie’s AirBnB in Stourmont.

GR571 Grand Fawe hills

GR 571 Stage 1: Comblain-au-Pont to Aywaille

I set off on the first stage of the GR 571 long-distance path in the Belgian Ardennes. I quickly get confused as to which path to take, but the diversion gave me great views. Oh, the temperature was below zero! Brrr!

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.