The Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia offer you the meeting of your emotions and exceptional places with, as a distinctive sign, a harmony between nature and culture. In the Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia, there is no lack of places to experience unforgettable and romantic moments!
The Walloon countryside is full of rural places and breathtaking landscapes where you can escape for a weekend.
Take a stroll in the countryside, relax in the shade of a remarkable tree or on the heights of an exceptional viewpoint, wander through the streets and alleys of a village to discover old buildings, and visit a castle that looks like it’s from a fairy tale, taste the flavours of the land or share a dinner for two in a gourmet restaurant or spend a magical night in a charming or unusual hotel…
Visiting the Most Beautiful Villages in Wallonia means taking the time to be amazed by the authenticity of the place and to feel the sweet impression of being transported to another time!
Allow yourself to be carried away by the magic of the place and the charm of our 31 characterful villages!
In an interplay of water and greenery, light and shade, the Château de Beloeil and its magnificent formal garden are the ideal setting for a romantic moment just a stone’s throw from the village of Aubechies.
In the vicinity of Celles, perched on its rocky spur and dominating the Lesse valley, come and discover one of the most beautiful medieval castles in Belgium! As the Sleeping Beauty castle, with its magnificent towers and beautiful woodwork, the Château de Vêves, listed as an exceptional heritage site of Wallonia, seems to have come straight out of a fairy tale! Stay in the heart of the village in a beautiful, charming 19th-century residence. And as a happy ending, enjoy the short climb to the Saint-Hadelin Hermitage. It offers a remarkable view of the area!
Near Falaën, the ruins of Montaigle castle will incite the poet in you! With some imagination, you will be transported to the Middle Ages. The valleys of the Molignée and the Meuse also reveal the romantic remains of ancient fortresses. It’s the ideal starting point for a great getaway for two!
Continue your stroll through the Molignée valley to Sosoye and its remarkable panorama from the listed “Ranzinelle Mountain” site, downstream from the Maredsous Abbey.
Another region, another romantic opportunity in the Pays de Herve!
In Clermont-sur-Berwinne, you can find several accommodations and gastronomic stops, such as the Charmes-Chambertin, located in an impressive building from 1739 or the gite of the Château de Crawhez and its wellness area located in an old farmhouse next to the castle built in 1551. Make your stay more enjoyable by soaking up the atmosphere of the Place de la Halle, with its old town hall, which spans the main street and is now used as a wedding hall. That is why in Clermont we say “we get married in the street”!
Head for the village of Limbourg, where you will stroll through the Saint-Georges square and wander through streets and alleys lined with charming houses. Soak up the medieval atmosphere of the city walls, castles, church and fountain. This former stronghold offers splendid views of the surrounding area and is the ideal starting point for rural walks through the hedged farmland of the Pays de Herve or into the green Ardennes.
Head for the Fagne-Famenne region, where you can wander through the largest megalithic site in Belgium, on the edge of the village of Wéris. Dolmens, menhirs and legendary stones will bathe you in an atmosphere of mystery. Don’t forget to stop at one of the charming establishments in the area!
In the Ardennes, Mirwart is the ideal place for a romantic weekend: its magnificent castle, completely renovated, will welcome you for a well-being stay in an enchanting setting. After recharging your batteries in its wellness centre’s magnificent facilities, why not take a trip through the Lhomme valley in search of tranquillity?
As a grande finale, be sure to visit Our for a gourmet dinner for two or a stay in one of the comfortable accommodations in the village. The river Our and its rapids run through the area, offering a pleasant environment for a stroll.
Every year, on the Saturday following the summer solstice, enjoy the romantic setting of the Most Beautiful Villages in Wallonia.
The Romantic Night in the Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia offers a romantic experience in a place of beauty and tradition!
Come and see places of heritage, memory and harmony! Let the magic happen and experience an evening of romance in exceptional locations!
The Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia ❤️ with authenticity at your fingertips!
Dear visitors, as you look out over Clermont from its 17th-century church, don't you get dizzy at the sight of all those pretty weather vanes in the sky?
At the edge of a gently undulating landscape enhanced by the ruins of the Montaigle castle, Falaën and the beautiful diversity of its monumental, scenic, and cultural heritage can be discovered.
In Clermont, you can plunge into the unique landscape of the Pays de Herve with both feet.
This 90-kilometre tour reveals the beauties of 4 beautiful and authentic villages for discovering one of the most emblematic regions of Wallonia.
The former capital of the former Duchy of Limbourg, Limbourg is unique because of its strategic position on the banks of the Vesdre, between the Herve bocage and the Ardennes massif.
Renowned for its International Street Arts Festival, Chassepierre also seduces with its idyllic setting cradled by the waters of the Semois.
Welcome to the footsteps of Saint-Hadelin, to Celles, in the Namur Condroz.
Near Maredsous and the Molignée valley, Falaën reveals its limestone habitat from which emerge the church tower and the three high towers of the castle farm.
A land of history, the life of the village is inseparable from the seigneury of Barbençon.
From its rocky promontory, the capital of the former Duchy of Limbourg, the former stronghold of Limbourg, overlooks the narrow meander of the Vesdre.
As you travel through the Pays de Herve and Vesdre, explore the landscapes and the remarkable built heritage of the region's 4 beautiful villages.
Nature lovers will enjoy the vast forests surrounding the village of Mirwart.
Nestled in the valley of the Saint-Hadelin stream, Celles is an authentic pearl of the Namur Condroz.
Mirwart is a small picturesque village that time seems to have spared.
An enchanting walk to discover the superb megalithic monuments, which form the core of the folklore of the most beautiful village of Wéris.
The association Les Plus Beaux Villages de Wallonie (The Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia) oversees a network of 32 villages, bearers of a strong territorial identity and reflecting traditional architecture. It is committed to promoting the rural, cultural and natural heritage of Wallonia and is a part of the development of local and responsible tourism.More information