Top 10 activities to do with your family!
We are pleased to offer you a series of suggestions to take young and old on a journey of discovery. Have fun!
Whether you are in the Gaume for a day or for a longer stay, there are plenty of activities for the family.
A magical walk in the heart of the forest or a country walk in a charming village, a historical discovery, a visit to a museum, an outdoor game, a chocolate tasting, a trip down the Semois in a kayak… the Gaume has so much to offer you! On warmer days, a swim in a river or lake is a great way to spend enjoyable time with your family.
Footpath of Dreams “Between woodruff and bark” – Virton
The Footpath of Dreams takes you by 7 lakes of clear and pure water in the Valley of the Zigomars. Who are the Zigomars? They are imps who live in the forest to protect the fairies who have made their hole not far from here.
Luna & the guardians of the forest
Use your smartphone in Muno forest and its very mysterious Roche à l’Appel, for an unusual and fun activity as a family via a digital game. A trout under the spell of the wicked Faudlou has stolen Mathilda of Tuscany’s ring… Help Luna the fairy to resolve this predicament! For children aged 5+.
Kayak trip down the Semois
Embark at the Embarcadère or at the Saint-Nicolas Bridge in Chiny for a trip down the wild Semois. Several routes are possible in the morning or throughout the day. A fun activity to do with the family to enjoy different views of the area! (On reservation).
The Fairies’ Footpath - Croix-Rouge
Go in search of fairies, take on their challenges and discover their secrets… This is what awaits you on this original 1.5km walk.
Torgny, « One of the most beautiful villages of Wallonia »
Here you are, at the heart of the small Belgian Provence! Classified amongst the most beautiful villages of Wallonia since 1996, Torgny enjoys a privileged sunshine that allows the cultivation of grapevines, still nowadays.
Classified site of Montauban
At the very heart of the forest of Gaume, the classified site of Montauban is a hotspot of archaeology where and remains of the past, history, heritage, natural wealth and contemporary art intertwine. Past time and present time intertwine and make of this site a place full of magic.
The Abbey of Orval
The Abbey of Orval is one of the most remarkable Cistercian abbeys of Belgium. Come and discover this place full of History and famous for its trappiest beer in one of the most regions of Belgium : the Gaume.
The Gaumais Museum in Virton
Located in the old vestiges if a former monastery of the 17th century, this passionating museum features various sections: archaeology, art, ethnography, regional furniture, traditions and legends. There’s nothing better than this place to fully understand the beautiful Gaume!
Chassepierre, « One of the most beautiful villages in Wallonia »
Nestled at the foot of the Sinemurian cuesta, the lovely village of Chassepierre is a true paradise for painters. Magnificent viewpoints et remarkable heritages to discover !
The National Reserve of the Steel Slag Heap
A very peculiar site where you can admire flora and fauna that are specific to this dry and sunny environment. There are 40 bird species and 40 insects species, including the blue-wing grasshopper (Oedipoda caerulescens), a protected species in Wallonia.