Waterways

Articles on Discovering Belgium that include references to rivers, canals, ponds, lakes and other waterways.

Visit the Park Abbey, Leuven

Partly beautifully renovated, the Park Abbey of Leuven comprises a church, museum, farm, fishponds, gatehouses and brasserie.

The Erps-Kwerps Vijvers

Hidden away but visible from passing trains, the Erps-Kwerps Vijvers reveal a wealth of nature to the patient observer.

Liermolen Grimbergen

A walk around Grimbergen

Enjoy this walk around Grimbergen that includes a wooded park, basilica, abbey, castle, two watermills and plenty of cafés!

Langdorp Demer Valley

Two Demer Valley walks

A short 8k walk and a longer 25k hike along the beautiful Demer valley. Plus a visit to the Basilica in Scherpenheuvel.

Mechels Broek, Muizen

A delightful country walk to the south of Mechelen taking in the nature reserve of Mechels Broek.

Doode Bemde, Neerijse

There’s some great nature to enjoy while enjoying a country walk in the Doode Bemde nature reserve in Neerijse, south of Leuven.

A walk around Westerlo

Enjoy a walk around Westerlo, taking in a river, two castles, an abbey and a nature reserve