Choose your country/language to continue your visit

A must read when planning your holidays in the South of Belgium! These digital notebooks, absolutely free to download, will tell you everything about our enchanting towns, their history, culture hubs, art spots and more.

23 Charming Towns & Cities

This brochure outlines 23 towns & cities and all they have to offer.

Leaf through our brochures 

La Louvière: culture along the canal

Fifth Walloon town by its size, La Louvière takes pride in its industrial past: make the most of the canal, its folkloric traditions and its carnivals.

Liège: an ever-evolving town

Georges Simenon statue on the Commissaire Maigret Square in Liège
Liège is a fascinating town, rich in contrasts. There always is a little metamorphosis taking place there so expect a diverse architecture and cultural heritage.

Charleroi: a town in full renewal

Its industrial past has often meant it was disregarded… but mixed with nature and street art, the blend is quite extraordinary. Come and see by yourself!

The enchanting Namur and its citadel

Namur, gently built along the river, will steal your heart. Its pedestrian town centre, its old buildings, beautifully decorated are a pure invite to wander from one shop to another.

Mons, a town of culture

Named European capital of culture in 2015, Mons continued to stay true to this artistic vocatons – museums, installations, festivals and happenings abund.

Tournai and its 5 bell towers

So much history here! Don’t miss its belfry (one of the oldest in Belgium) and its Notre Dame cathedral.

Bastogne: a memorial town in Ardenne

Known for the Battle of the Bulge, Bastogne has a duty of memory. But its gastronomy and sports events are worth the detour too!

Malmedy : the door to Ardenne

Located at the edge of the Hautes Fagnes, Malmedy really has a soul. Do visit it superb cathedral, its treasury and its monastery.

Stavelot: nature and culture

Abbey - Stavelot - Space - Tourism - Culture - Secret Wallonia
Nestled along the Amblève river, by an abbey listed extraordinary culture gem of Wallonia, Stavelot is beautifully preserved 18th century town. There are over 500 km of walks and bike rides to enjoy.

Bouillon, the pearl of the Semois river

A mountain biker enjoys the view over Bouillon from a trail center path
Bouillon and the Semois river’s amazing landscapes and panoramas have inspired many artists through time. Its caste is the oldest feudal building in Belgium.

Marche-en-Famenne: charm and renovation combined

Built in the Lesse and Outhe valley, the capital of Famenne weaves in tradition and modernity in the most unique way. It won the European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) competition in 2011 for its astonishing urban renovation.

Waterloo, at the heart of history

Admire the famous Lion's Mound in Waterloo
Just 20 km from Brussels, at the edge of the Soigne forest, discover the town of Waterloo. Associated with the famous historical battle, it promises an incredible cultural heritage.

Durbuy, the smallest town in the world

Durbuy is a tiny but incredibly romantic. Nestled in a meander of the Ourthe, she hides a maze of sweet pedestrian streets, beautifully paved and lined with stone houses.

Dinant, along the Meuse river

Its location between the cliffs and the rivers gave Dinant the name of Daughter of the Meuse. Set like that between the rocks and the water, it really is a little jewel.

Huy, history and terroir

Circuit Gourmand 28 - Huy Vignoble Le Clos des Prebendiers
Halfway between Namur and Liège, Huy is a Mosan town with a remarkable architecture. In summer, you can visit the fort and its WW2 memorial. The panorama from these is absolutely superb.

La Roche-en-Ardenne, the pearl of Ardenne

At the heart of Belgian Ardenne, in the midst of thick forests, valleys and farmed plateaux, can be found this adorable town.

Nivelle, the Aclots town

Nivelles, a small town with a big history, will amaze you with its cultural gems.

Rochefort, its castle and Trappist beer

This Famenne historical town, a pleasant holiday destination, is the ideal place to discover the many nature locations this region has to offer. As soon as you arrive, you will fall under the charm under its castle ruins.

Saint-Hubert: hunting and nature in harmony

Young girl by a pond in the Domaine provincial de Mirwart in the Province of Belgian Luxembourg
Saint Hubert can boast a unique, prestigious past. Many monuments, like its basilica and its abbey palace retrace its history, linked to the legend of Saint Hubert.

Spa: authenti’city

Enjoy the many treatments offered by the Thermes de Spa
A candidate to become a UNESCO world heritage site, Spa is part of the European thermal town routes, together with Bath and Vichy.

Thuin: art in a medieval town

Thuin owes its charm to its medieval past : its UNESCO listed belfry, its pretty streets and suspended gardens all are considered exceptional heritage in Wallonia.

Ottignies - Louvain-la-Neuve: a new, pedestrian town

This young town is proud of two town centres which you can explore walking or cycling. You will fall in love with it!

Chimay guide, from culture to nature

This friendly town is rich in remarkable buildings from its Vieille Tour to its collegiate church, dominated with a superb bell tower. Also worth a detour are its fortified walls, its steep and pretty streets leading to the castle.

You may also like Pass Pass

Enjoy Wallonia for less with our selection of special offers.

Get your Pass


Wallonia, Destination Nature