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Traditional settlements

Characteristic of a region, a village, discover the traditional village settlements and the elements of rural heritage which comprise them.

Type of discoveries
Fagne-Famenne
  • Ny

Half-timbered houses Ny

Traditional settlements

In the village of Ny, there are qualitative examples of buildings with half-timbered facades or gables.

Hennuyer silty plateau
  • Montignies-sur-Roc

Manor house – Montignies-sur-Roc

Traditional settlements

A witness to the local bourgeoisie of the 19th century, this remarkable mansion opens its main whitewashed façade onto a carefully wooded courtyard.

Land of Herve
  • Clermont-sur-Berwinne
Habitat sur la Place de la Halle

Late 17th century building in Clermont-sur-Berwinne

Traditional settlements

An elegant late 17th century building as the entrance to the Place de la Halle - Listed monument.

Ardennes
  • Gros-Fays

Gros-Fays Mill

Traditional settlements

The origins of this former flour mill date back to at least 1619 and it was the site of local resistance during the Second World War.

Hennuyer silty plateau
  • Ragnies
Maison Mascart à Ragnies

“Château Mascart” or “Spanish House” in Ragnies

Traditional settlements

A traditional style tinged with baroque for this remarkable early 18th century building.

Ardennes
  • Mirwart
Bâtisses à pans de bois Mirwart

Half-timbered houses in Mirwart

Traditional settlements

Some of the traditional houses in Mirwart still proudly bear witness to an old building technique.

Ardennes
  • Our

Multicellular farm in Our

Traditional settlements

With its elongated layout parallel to the road, it seems to guard the access to the old shale bridge.

Lorraine
  • Chassepierre

Old mill and Fairy hole in Chassepierre

Rural heritageTraditional settlements

An old mill and ancient galleries dug into the limestone rock as a place of residence for magical beings...

Ardennes
  • Gros-Fays
habitat traditionnel à Gros-Fays

Traditional Ardennes dwellings in Gros-Fays

Traditional settlements

A traditional house shaped to adapt to the rigours of the region's climate.

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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.

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