The Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia
The association “Les Plus Beaux Villages de Wallonie” (The Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia) was founded in 1994 by Mr Alain COLLIN (who lived in the village of Chardeneux-Somme-Leuze at that time) to promote the identity of the rural regions of Wallonia. The diversity of its landscapes and traditional buildings constitutes an exceptional privileged natural and architectural heritage that the association seeks to preserve and invites people to discover. Today, it consists of a network of 32 label-bearing villages among the 8 landscaped regions of Wallonia.
The association of the Most Beautiful Villages protects and promotes the architectural heritage of Wallonia, as well as the immense diversity of landscapes that create the richness of the Walloon terr
The Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia are carefully selected on the basis of a quality charter. Find out more about the criteria for joining the network.
The House of Urbanism of the PBVW offers awareness-raising, training and decision support activities related to the preservation of the built and landscape environment of the villages in the network.
The "Most Beautiful Villages on Earth" federates the Most Beautiful Villages throughout the world and promotes the rural, historical and cultural heritage of the places to be discovered
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