Although Belgium is not that big, it still offers all kinds of activities.
One small region is particularly worth a visit: Walloon Brabant!
Whatever the season, there’s always a good reason to get some fresh air and explore lesser-known places.
Here are some ideas that will delight young and old … and that can be safely implemented!
Get out into nature
The unmissable abbey of Villers-la-Ville
Located in the heart of nature, Villers-la-Ville Abbey is an incredible and extremely peaceful place! Travel back in time to the days of the monks and explore the ruins to discover the secrets of their daily life with the interactive tablet. Stroll through the five gardens and admire their wonderful compositions in very different styles. Guaranteed peace!
The huge Solvay Regional Estate
Take a trip to the beautiful Solvay Regional Estate in La Hulpe. It will mesmerize you with its bewitching attraction and panoramic view that will take your breath away. Stroll to your heart’s content through the woods and estate … admire the castle at the top of the hill and enjoy the beautiful French-style gardens.
Admire the art
The Magical Folon Foundation
In the grounds of the stunning Solvay Regional Estate sits a little gem well worth a visit. The Folon Foundation opens its doors for you to admire the impressive work of a Belgian artist with diverse talents, all with a touch of magic.
Louvain-la-Neuve: quite an art
Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium’s youngest city, takes you on a journey … Step inside the doors of the superb Hergé Museum and meet Tintin and Snowy and many other characters created by this Belgian artist. Stroll the city streets and admire all the graffiti in many styles, with bright colors and tons of stories. Louvain-la-Neuve shows you art in all its forms.
Enjoy local specialties
In Walloon Brabant there is no shortage of producers who will make your mouth water. The chocolate makers offer sweet treats with proven success. The numerous breweries will awaken your palate with their craft beers! Including the famous Rebecq Gheuzerie, unique in Wallonia. But the specialties of Walloon Brabant also include sweet and savory cakes, vineyards and many other agricultural products that you have to try!
Feel the excitement
Do you love excitement, climbing and challenges? Then the adventure park in Wavre is just right for you! This park in the middle of a forest promises an exciting day full of adventure! Attach your harness and move from tree to tree as you follow different paths in height! Zip down one of the zip lines, cross the suspension bridges, and if you’re feeling brave enough, try a free fall or even a bungee jump for maximum adrenaline!
Practice your swing
Walloon Brabant is the Belgian province with the most golf courses and is ideal for golf fans. So if you love a round of golf, head to one of the 10 golf courses for a fun game in the heart of nature!
For something different, try disc golf in Louvain-la-Neuve … an unusual activity that is fun!
Walloon Brabant is sure to have a few surprises in store for you!