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The must-sees

  • Ranzinelle Mountain (viewpoint): On the hillsides of the Molignée valley, a nature reserve with exceptional biodiversity – Listed site (Viewpoint)
  • The Molignée Valley: Picturesque valley and site of great biological interest “Natura 2000”
  • Maredsous Abbey: A place of relaxation and spirituality where the tradition of welcoming monks is perpetuated in a natural setting (Outside the village – 3 km)
  • Interpretive tour: Discovery tour of the village with educational boards (Starting point: Rue Thirion)

A Molignée’s pearl

The meanders of the picturesque Molignée give life to the village: the limestone houses, typical of the Condroz valley, are found here and there along its main street and, all around, the steep inclines of the Ranzinelle Mountain put Sosoye in a real green setting. On a small hill, some buildings catch the eye: the 18th century church of the Nativity, a listed building with rich and beautifully restored furniture, the presbytery, and the 17th century tithe barn, also listed. Intimately linked to the village life of the past, this imposing building with its orange-red roof creates its shadow against the green landscape of Sosoye.

Another particularity is the old village school where the last teacher immortalised his last little devils playing in the playground on the pediment. The place is crossed by the old Tamines-Dinant railway line, but its use is now just a distant memory. Instead, today, the track is used by railbikes, which take the brave pedestrians from Falaën to the old station of Maredsous. It’s a slower way of getting around, but it gives you the opportunity to admire the valley’s beauty…

 

Explore-Meuse
Avenue Colonel Cadoux, 8
5500 Dinant
+32(0)82/22 28 70

www.exploremeuse.be

 

Syndicat d’Initiative d’Anhée Meuse-Molignée
Rue de la Molignée, 8
5537 Anhée
Tél.: + 32 (0)82/ 61 39 00
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"Six pas vers l’Art entre Samson et Lesse" in Thon-Samson and Mozet

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The project «Six pas vers l’Art entre Samson et Lesse» is progressing rapidly! 2 new works to discover in Thon-Samson and Mozet!

  • Thon-Samson

"Six pas vers l’Art entre Samson et Lesse" in Thon-Samson

Archives News

The creation of the work that will soon be installed in Thon-Samson as part of the project "Six pas vers l’Art entre Samson et Lesse" is progressing rapidly!

  • Laforêt
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Let's go for a walk in ... LAFORET

Archives

Laforêt - "La forêt racontée", "Ré - enchantons l'ordinaire", "De la forêt à Laforêt", discover or rediscover this exceptional Ardennes village set in its magnificent green setting!

  • Chassepierre
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Photo exhibition

Agenda News

Outdoor exhibition of photos of the winners of the "Regards sur la Lorraine" competition in the heart of the 3 Lorraine villages.

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NEW/ Brochure Authenticity in the Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia - 2022-2023 edition

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Our new brochure "Les Plus Beaux Villages de Wallonie - L'Authenticité à portée de main" is out! Discover it here!

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Retour sur notre Balade paysagère à RAGNIES

Town planning department

Ce samedi 22 octobre, la MAISON DE L’URBANISME DES PLUS BEAUX VILLAGES DE WALLONIE est partie à la découverte du Beau Village de RAGNIES !

  • Limbourg

Sensibilisation des jeunes de Limbourg aux enjeux de l’aménagement du territoire 

Town planning department

Ce 2 novembre, notre Maison de l’Urbanisme est partie à la rencontre des Jeunes de Limbourg dans le cadre de l’action PADE – Sensibilisation aux enjeux de l’aménagement du territoire.

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The association Les Plus Beaux Villages de Wallonie (The Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia) oversees a network of 31 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.