Hiking ideas in Gaume!
Get some fresh air and follow the path !
With its calm, its serenity, and its untouched nature, Gaume is the ideal place to go hiking! Take your backpack and your camera: hit the road and take your most beautiful photos of the region! Here is a selection of 9 hikes that are worth the journey in Gaume. Enjoy!
1) The « Bohanan » in Azy (Chassepierre)
Let yourself be captivated by the unique atmosphere of the wooded meander of the Semois! This 7km walks will delight you with its breath-taking lookout, its dolmen or the Grea former watchtower, or even its beautiful little path going along the river Semois. Sometimes in the heart of the forest, sometimes on pretty country paths, this walk is full of charm in any season.
Start : Rue d’Azy à B-6824 Azy
Distance : 7 km
Markings: rectangle vert n°18 / n°18 green rectangle
2) Along the water in Chiny
The former capital of the powerful County of Chiny, this town is nowadays famous for being a highly valuable tourism centre. This lovely walk will take you along the river Semois and make you discover the wooded surroundings of this friendly, lively and warm village.
Start : Rue de l’Embarcadère à B-6810 Chiny
Distance : 5 km
Markings : triangle rouge n°26 / n°26 red triangles.
Difficulty : 1/5
3) The « Big Cron and its source » in Lahage.
During this walk, you will discover the village of Lahage and its “Big Cron”, an impressive 20-meters high steep rock, with a lovely and unusual little stream…
Start : Ecole de Lahage à B-6730 Lahage, rue Saint-Hubert 52, parkings le long de la chaussée / parkings alongside the road.
Distance : 12 km
Marking : triangle rouge / red triangle
Difficulty : 2/5
4)The Montauban Walk in Buzenol (Etalle)
Nestled at the very heart of Gaume’s forest, the site of Montauban is a hotspot for archaeology, where remains of the past meet History, heritage, natural wealth and contemporary art. Past and Present are intertwined to make Montauban a place suffused with magic…
Start: Eglise de Buzenol (6740 Etalle) // Buzenol Church (6740 Etalle)
Distance: 6,5 km
Marking: triangle bleu B2 // B2 blue triangle
5) The « Guy de Larigaudie » Walk in Musson
During this walk, you will travel through time and discover the Age of steel industry. You will also discover the “Slag Heap Nature Reserve”, where donkeys and sheep smoothly maintain the site.
Départ / Start: Place Abbé Goffinet à 6750 Musson // Abbé Goffinet Square in 6750 Musson
Distance: 9,3 km
Marking: rectangle bleu // Blue rectangle
6) « The Provençale Walk » in Torgny
Here you are, at the heart of the beautiful Provence … In Belgium! You are in one of the most beautiful villages of Wallonia, where a privileged microclimate still allows the cultivation of the vine. Walking along the steep streets, you will discover a classified heritage, 3 vineyards, and some breath taking landscapes.
Start: Eglise de Torgny (6767) , place Albert Paul // Torgny Church, Albert Paul Square (6767 Torgny)
Distance: 2,5 km
Marking: rectangle bleu // Blue Rectangle
7) "In the footsteps of D'Jean d'Mâdy" in Gérouville
Go off to discover Gérouville and learn a lot about History, remarkable religious heritage, the washing place, the famous lime tree but also a lot of examples of what is Gaume’s traditional architecture!
Start: Eglise de Gérouville (6769) , place de l’église
Distance: 3,5 km
Marking: rectangle bleu
8) The « Bajocian » walk in Ruette
The village of Ruette will make you discover the unique architectural diversity of the region, as well as beautiful undulating landscapes.
Start: Eglise de Ruette (6760), rue de l’Abbé Dorion // Ruette Church, Abbé Dorion Street (6760)
Distance: 10 km
Marking: rectangle vert // green rectangle
9) The « Sint-Ldjir » walk, in Saint-Léger
Here you are, at the start of a walk that’ll take you through fields and villages, and will make you discover the village of Saint-Léger, along with its legends and its heritage.
Départ / Start: Complexe sportif, Rue du Stade à 6747 Saint-Léger // Sports Centre, Rue du Stade in 6747, Saint-Léger
Distance: 6 km
Marking: rectangle jaune // Yellow rectangle