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Activities for everyone in East Belgium

Discover East Belgium

Hills with panoramic views, impressive river valleys, wild ravines, well maintained MTB trails and cycle paths to suit all tastes. The holiday region of East Belgium offers a wide range of possibilities to discoverers, adventurers and those who are simply looking for recreation.

Discoveries, attractions and sights

Hilly landscapes with panoramic views, impressive river valleys, wild ravines, well maintained hiking, cycling and MTB trails to suit all tastes. The holiday region of East Belgium offers a wide range of possibilities for discoverers, adventurers and those who are just looking for some recreation.

East Belgium can go one better: anyone who has already visited this 'vibrant garden of Europe' knows that a holiday in East Belgium has lots of wonderful discoveries, attractions and sights in store. The range of excursion sites and unusual experiences is very wide.

Particularly in summer, sport and leisure activities are popular with holiday guests. The two big reservoirs at Bütgenbach and Robertville and the region's outdoor and indoor swimming pools offer great amenities for relaxation, refreshment and activity. In times of bad weather, there are lots of indoor sports to choose from. Anyone who prefers more action-packed activities can choose from unusual sports with a high fun factor such as e-scooting, rail bike and paintball.

In the museums and other facilities of the nature park, visitors can learn a good deal about the nature of the country and its people, and about its history, industry and craft. Castles and fortresses invite you to come and visit. The places of pilgrimage, chapels and churches, monuments, memorials and museums which remind us of the military history have some impressive experiences in store.

Anyone wishing to discover the unique landscape, hospitality and originality of East Belgium and the Eifel-Ardennes region in an authentic, informative and entertaining way can do so comfortably by car or motorcycle. The tour offer takes those who are interested to several attractions and the guidebook provides them with the necessary information. The sightseeing routes, listening tours, historical and urban tours and educational nature trails offer a wide range of possibilities.

East Belgiums people stand out by their conviviality, their hospitality and their awareness of tradition. The last of these can particularly be seen on traditional feast days such as carnival, fairs (kermis) and at the Christmas markets of the region. They are also proud of the products which are made in the region. Beer, spirits, chocolate and pralines, but also natural products such as trout, Ardennes ham and honey from numerous production sites, all 'made in East Belgium' with a very special diligence and pride.