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Walks in the Most Beautiful Villages of Wallonia

Go on a discovery of rural Wallonia, rich in the diversity of its landscapes and its soil! From small walks to long hikes, cross through the characterful villages. Authentic landscapes, rural heritage, local traditions and tastes: everything is right there within reach..…

3  Itineraries

Go on a discovery of magnificent landscapes, rural heritage and must-see places at your own pace: our “itineraries” criss-cross picturesque Wallonia and its Most Beautiful Villages of the whole region according to your wishes, by car, motorbike, or bicycle.

31  Short walks

Take off on one of our small walks to discover the rural heritage and the authentic setting that make each of our villages a particularly enchanting place to visit.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Vierves-sur-Viroin
Château des comtes de Hamal à Vierves-sur-Viroin

Vierves-sur-Viroin: a meeting with nature

Short walks

From the heights, your eye zooms in on the village and the castle of the Counts of Hamal.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Soulme
Moulin de Soulme

Soulme: the Namur Fagne at the end of the road

Short walks

The village lies in a beautiful green setting, away from the main roads, which gives its streets a traditional atmosphere.

Condroz
  • Chardeneux
Habitat traditionnel à Chardeneux

Chardeneux: a small jewel in the real Condroz

Short walks

Small in size but very lively because of its terroir and inhabitants, this village of the "true Condroz" has more than one asset to seduce you.

Lorraine
  • Nobressart

Nobressart: between fairytale and witchcraft...

Short walks

In the heart of an amphitheatre-like valley, in a gentle landscape, Nobressart appears.

Condroz
  • Crupet
Crupet under the snow

Crupet: at the whim of its windmills

Short walks

In the hollow of the narrow valley of the Crupet and its tributaries, the modest beauty of the stone houses, gracefully nestled in a peaceful and undulating environment, will charm your visual senses.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Ny

Ny: stones and fountains

Short walks

Nestled in the heart of a wide valley with wooded ridges and two streams, the village subtly blends stone and water.

Condroz
  • Mozet
Bâti condruzien à Mozet

Mozet: yesterday's land, today's stone

Short walks

Mozet is surrounded by greenery: meadows, groves and gardens surround this charming little village with a medieval feel.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Sohier
Sohier en fleurs

Sohier: the village of a thousand colours

Short walks

In the deep part of the Famenne and Ardenne regions, in this green environment emerges a grey-tinted silhouette with everything to please...

Hesbaye
  • Mélin

MELIN : the white village

Short walks

Nestled in a gently undulating agricultural landscape bordered by woods, the town plays the role of a flirt.

Condroz
  • Sosoye
Eglise Notre-Dame à Sosoye

Sosoye: a pearl of the Molignée

Short walks

The meandering of the wild and picturesque Molignée will lead you to the heart of Sosoye, whether you come from Falaën or Maredret.

Ardennes
  • Mirwart
MIRWART

Mirwart: a castle surrounded by greenery

Short walks

Mirwart is a small picturesque village that time seems to have spared.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Lompret
Lompret

Lompret: a green environment

Short walks

The heart of Lompret is nestled about 5 kilometres from Chimay.

Land of Herve
  • Olne

Olne: a gourmet destination

Short walks

In the depths of a landscape combining the gentleness of the Pays de Herve with the diversity of the Ardennes mountains, only the slate-coloured spire of the church betrays the presence of Olne!

Land of Herve
  • Limbourg

Limbourg: unspoilt nature, and an exceptional heritage

Short walks

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.

Lorraine
  • Chassepierre
Chassepierre

Chassepierre: when the Semois takes centre stage 

Short walks

Chassepierre most likely owes its name to the two Latin words "Casa Petra, " meaning "house of stone".

Ardennes
  • Our
Eglise Saint-Laurent à Our

Our: a land of traditions and future

Short walks

The village nestles in the hollow of the Our valley, gently eroded over time.

Ardennes
  • Gros-Fays
Gros-Fays

Gros-Fays: terroir of the Ardennes

Short walks

As an Ardennes’ reflection, Gros-fays is made up of traditional stone houses.

Lorraine
  • Torgny
TORGNY

Torgny: a village with southern colours

Short walks

A southern village in Lorraine, Torgny is protected from the northern breezes by the surrounding forest.

Fagne-Famenne
  • My
My ferme-château Wibin-Gillard

My: a little nugget between Ardenne and Condroz

Short walks

Reminiscent of a very powerful lordship, the locality is mentioned as early as 874.

Ardennes
  • Laforêt
laforet

Laforêt: a village of mysteries and legends

Short walks

Laforêt, an Ardennes village in the commune of Vresse-sur-Semois, is situated on the left bank of the Semois.

Condroz
  • Falaën

Falaën : between Meuse and Molignée

Short walks

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.

Hesbaye
  • Saint-Remy-Geest

Saint-Remy-Geest: in the white country

Short walks

In the image of its neighbour Mélin, Saint-Remy-Geest has a white glow throughout its streets and alleys.

Hennuyer silty plateau
  • Montignies-sur-Roc
Place à Montignies_sur_Roc

Montignies-sur-Roc : the pearl of the Highlands

Short walks

Located in the Hauts-Pays Natural Park, the village owes its name to its location on a rock dominated by the Notre-Dame church.

Condroz
  • Celles
Architecture Celles en Condroz

Celles: on the tracks of Saint-Hadelin

Short walks

Welcome to the footsteps of Saint-Hadelin, to Celles, in the Namur Condroz.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Barbençon
credits to Rita Van De Walle

Barbençon: land of emotion and age-old stone

Short walks

The birthplace of the Lords of Barbençon, the village was renowned for its glass and marble work.

Hennuyer silty plateau
  • Ragnies

Ragnies: a farm at every bend

Short walks

Not far from Thuin, bordered to the south by the Bois du Luiseul and to the north by the Bois des Agaises, Ragnies stretches along the Marais stream.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Wéris

Wéris: land and stones of legends

Short walks

On the edge of the Fagne-Famenne region, the high wooded slopes unfold a village with a traditional silhouette in a gently undulating landscape of farmland and meadows.

Condroz
  • Thon-Samson
Château-ferme de Thon

Thon-Samson: from the top of its hills

Short walks

Historically distinguished, Thon and Samson are now united in a dual locality asserting its Condroz identity.

Land of Herve
  • Soiron

Soiron: in the land of thistles

Short walks

A green refuge of groves, orchards and grasslands in the hollow of a valley watered by the clear waters of the Bola, Soiron is discreet but not forgotten.

Hennuyer silty plateau
  • Aubechies

Aubechies: travel back in time

Short walks

Aubechies is a little green village near Beloeil in the province of Hainaut.

Land of Herve
  • Clermont-sur-Berwinne

Clermont-sur-Berwinne: in the heart of the Pays de Herve

Short walks

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?

30  Long walks

With our long hikes, go on an adventure across the landscapes that form the backdrop to our Beautiful Villages.

Condroz
  • Mozet
Mozet village Wallonie

Mozet: nature to be discovered

Long hikes

Mozet is nestled in a green setting in the hollows of the Condroz hills.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Ny

Ny: along the Isbelle valley

Long hikes

Ny owes its beauty to the subtle combination of stone and water.

Hennuyer silty plateau
  • Ragnies
Ferme de la Cour à Ragnies

Ragnies: around the countryside

Long hikes

The beautiful village of Ragnies stands out in the countryside with names like Blanchamps, Cocriamont, Gravelotte and Champs du Marais.

Land of Herve
  • Olne
Paysage de bocage à Olne

Olne: the peaks by Vaux & the Bois d'Olne

Long hikes

A hike that takes you to new heights. From the Bois d'Olne ridge, you can admire a superb panorama of the village. As well as the edge of the Ardennes region.

Land of Herve
  • Clermont-sur-Berwinne
Paysage de bocage à Olne

Clermont-sur-Berwinne: Berwinne hillsides & springs

Long hikes

In Clermont, you can plunge into the unique landscape of the Pays de Herve with both feet.

Condroz
  • Celles
ermitage Saint Hadelin Celles

Celles: in the footsteps of Saint-Hadelin

Long hikes

Nestled in the valley of the Saint-Hadelin stream, Celles is an authentic pearl of the Namur Condroz.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Soulme
Soulme paysage

Soulme: timeless nature and heritage

Long hikes

On the borders of the Fagne-Famenne region of Namur, Soulme reveals itself to the most adventurous.

Ardennes
  • Mirwart

Mirwart: immense greenery

Long hikes

Nature lovers will enjoy the vast forests surrounding the village of Mirwart.

Ardennes
  • Gros-Fays
Gros-Fays

Gros-Fays: a reflection of the Ardennes

Long hikes

Gros-Fays is an island of greenery with traditional schist houses in the middle of its meadows and farmland.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Wéris

Wéris: stones of legends

Long hikes

An enchanting walk to discover the superb megalithic monuments, which form the core of the folklore of the most beautiful village of Wéris.

Hennuyer silty plateau
  • Montignies-sur-Roc
Montignies-sur-Roc en Hainaut

Montignies-sur-Roc: between two twin rivers

Long hikes

Starting from the charming village of Montignies-sur-Roc, this route winds its way through the valleys of the Petite and Grande Honnelle.

Land of Herve
  • Soiron

Soiron: a green cauldron of bocage

Long hikes

An undulating refuge of grassland and orchards sprinkled with hedgerows, Soiron sits in the cosy nest of a valley shaped by the clear waters of the Bola.

Condroz
  • Crupet

Crupet: woods and valleys around Crupet

Long hikes

Crupet flourishes in a tumultuous relief shaped by several streams running down its peaks.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Sohier

Sohier: a hike through the landscape

Long hikes

In a colourful environment of pastures, groves and crops, Sohier unfolds before your eyes many old stone farmhouses on the spine of a ridge.

Ardennes
  • Our
Village_Our

Our: The Grand Roli and the Our rapids

Long hikes

The pretty village of Our is set in a landscape gently shaped over time by the river of the same name.

Hesbaye
  • Mélin

Mélin: fields & a white village

Long hikes

A short distance from Jodoigne, Mélin is hidden in a hilly agricultural landscape bordered by woods.

Land of Herve
  • Limbourg

Limbourg: from the Place Forte to the Nez de Napoleon

Long hikes

From its rocky promontory, the capital of the former Duchy of Limbourg, the former stronghold of Limbourg, overlooks the narrow meander of the Vesdre.

Fagne-Famenne
  • My
Frondaison à My

My: through the Famenne region

Long hikes

In the Famenne region of Liège, the peaceful village of My will delight heritage lovers and hiking enthusiasts.

Condroz
  • Chardeneux
Chardeneux

Chardeneux: welcome to the real Condroz!

Long hikes

Go and meet the "Real Condroz" by discovering the delicate village of Chardeneux!

Condroz
  • Thon-Samson

Thon-Samson: perched on the hills

Long hikes

In the Namur Condroz, the village of Thon-Samson is set in a shimmering landscape overlooking the valleys of the Meuse and the Samson.

Ardennes
  • Laforêt

Laforêt: along the Semois river

Long hikes

The aptly named Laforêt is located along the Semois in the heart of the Ardennes woodland.

Lorraine
  • Torgny
Torgny Lorraine

Torgny: A Cuesta with an air of Provence

Long hikes

Torgny is situated on the southern slope of a cuesta (hillside) and benefits from a privileged microclimate. It reigns there like a little air of Provence.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Vierves-sur-Viroin
Vierves-sur-Viroin

Vierves-sur-Viroin: a meeting with nature

Long hikes

On the banks of a river, Vierves-sur-Viroin is embellished by the green meadows and limestone hills surrounding it.

Condroz
  • Sosoye
Condroz Sosoye randonnée

Sosoye: natural beauty in Molignée

Long hikes

Embedded in a deep gorge, the small village of Sosoye flourishes in a widening valley where the waters of the Molignée meander lazily.

Lorraine
  • Chassepierre

Chassepierre: the enchanting Semois

Long hikes

Renowned for its International Street Arts Festival, Chassepierre also seduces with its idyllic setting cradled by the waters of the Semois.

Hennuyer silty plateau
  • Aubechies
Aubechies

Aubechies: in the times of Aubechies

Long hikes

The village of Aubechies is set against a backdrop of crops and meadows where the eye can wander in a particularly rural setting.

Condroz
  • Falaën

Falaën: castles, rocks & rivers

Long hikes

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.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Barbençon
Lac et château de Barbençon

Barbençon: at the foot of its lake

Long hikes

A land of history, the life of the village is inseparable from the seigneury of Barbençon.

Lorraine
  • Nobressart

Nobressart: between Lorraine & the Ardennes

Long hikes

On the edge of the Ardennes, Nobressart stretches out in a hemicycle of soft green.

Fagne-Famenne
  • Lompret

Lompret: meanders of the Eau Blanche

Long hikes

In the heart of a narrow meander of the Eau Blanche, the small village of Lompret emerges in a site shrouded in greenery.

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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.