A lovely walk overlooking the river Meuse and the surrounding hills, with a short child-friendly stroll too.
Why is Dinant an ideal base from which to explore Belgium?
The Castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne features three museums and a nature reserve
A pleasant 12 km circular walk starting from the Castle of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne The tiny village of Lavaux-Sainte-Anne, near Rochefort in the province of Namur, is famous for its beautiful and well-maintained castle, the first stones of which were laid in 1450. The castle in turn is famous for […]
Water everywhere in Annevoie Gardens. But these fountains and waterfalls are not powered by electricity!
The forests around Chimay are excellent for hiking. Here’s a circular walking route for a day in the forests around Chimay.
A rainy day hiking in Virelles, but with an unexpected and delightful observation After all the “excitement” of the previous evening, my second day of my walking weekend in the Ardennes started out well, with a copious and tasty breakfast at B&B Les Gabelous, after which Ben, my […]
A lovely and varied walk in Wallonia, with plenty to see. I recommend this hike around Viroinval for a day or weekend! Setting off early for my long weekend away in the Ardennes, I was in the village of Nismes by 9.30 a.m. This is one of the […]
An adventurous up-and-down hike through an Ardennes river valley
A day in the MolignÃ©e Valley, south of Namur, could incorporate a country walk, a visit to the historic ruins of Montaigle Castle, a tour of the Abbey of Maredsous, a visit to a snail farm, and a trip on a rail-bike.
Wanting to take full advantage of the promise of a hot Saturday – a rare occurrence in Belgium this year, and even more exceptional in October – today I decided to explore the countryside around the pretty little village of Spontin, which is located in the Condroz area […]
The Condroz is the plateau in the lower Ardennes that is located between the valleys of the Meuse and the Ourthe. Describing it merely as a plateau fails to do it justice however. It’s a succession of beautiful, verdant valleys and wooded hills. What’s more, its villages are […]