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Wallonia, Belgium's hidden gem

Brussels, Waterloo, Dinant & Durbuy

4 days, incl.:

  • Entrance to the Belvue museum
  • Tickets for Mini-Europe and the Atomium
  • Waterloo 1815 entrance
  • A visit to the Citadel and Castle Freyr in Dinant
  • Entrance to the Modave Castle

€ 98.78 Per person

Are you looking for a destination that feels open, has plenty of culture and tradition to offer, but isn't widely discovered yet? HEY! Belgium introduces you to Wallonia, the southern part of Belgium which offers well preserved natural attractions, its castles and fortresses and its well-known Unesco world industrial heritage sites. Enjoy our carefully curated itinerary for your perfect introduction to this marvelous place called Wallonia!

 


 

Day 1: Explore Brussels

Visit the BELvue museum. (Included)

Chips, beer and chocolates... surely there is more to Belgium than that? Democracy, prosperity, solidarity, pluralism, migration, languages and Europe: these are the themes used by the BELvue Museum to help you to discover Belgium.

Visit the Atomium. (Included)

Built for the World Fair in Brussels in 1958, the Atomium is nowadays the most popular attraction and the symbol of Europe’s Capital.

Mini-Europe. (Included)

Located at the foot of the Atomium, MINI-EUROPE is the only park where you can have tour around Europe in a few short hours. A truly unique voyage ! Stroll amid the typical ambiance of the most beautiful towns of the Old Continent.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

DAY 2: Follow Napoleon to Waterloo

Waterloo 1815 (Included)

Buried at the foot of the Lion's Mound, the Memorial 1815 allows you to experience one of the most turbulent times in our History... as if you were there. Guided by a soldier of your chosen army, you learn about the machinery that led inexorably to the battle. Dive into the heart of the battle, in a multi-sensory experience, full of special effects, the only one of its kind in Europe! 1815 m² of immersive journeying in a narrative set design which focuses on the experience of the battle.    

 

 


 

DAY 3: Meet medieval Dinant 

Visit Citadelle de Dinant. (Included)

The citadel of Dinant stands proudly on top of Dinant. Come dive into the heart of its history and go back in time! What is more pleasant than a day spent with your loved ones in the green setting of the citadel? Take advantage of this exceptional venue to admire the beauty of Dinant from above! 

Explore Castle of Freyr. (Included)

The former summerhouse of the Dukes of Beaufort-Spontin, the Castle of Freÿr welcomes you into its harmonious premises, which were furnished by the 20 generations who have been living here. Freÿr, a place out of the time: an unforgettable visit awaits you.

 

 

 

 

 


 

DAY 4: Meet the smallest town in the world: Durbuy 

Visit the Modave castle (Included)

Situated on a rock in the middle of a nature reserve of 450 hectares, the castle offers a magnificent view over the surrounding, and the visit of 25 decorated and furnished rooms. Remarkable 17th century stuccowork, tapestries and large paintings. The furniture, with some exceptional 18th and 19th century pieces, fits perfectly into this historic setting.

Castle of the Counts

This important sight in Ghent is a castle with a very turbulent past, closely intertwined with the complex—often stormy—political and social history of the city. 

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Castle of Vêves

As early as the 8th century, seat of Pepin de Herstal, then fearsome Lords of Beaufort, the last residents of their descendants, the Counts de Liedekerke Beaufort: Vêves, with its long and eventful past, is a living and harmonious ideal of many centuries. The visitors are welcomed by exquisite porcelains, historic memories and beautiful 18th century furniture. 

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Brewery Stella Artois

Stella Artois is part of the world’s largest brewery concern, AB InBev, and is still located in its home base of Leuven. 

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Citadel of Dinant

Overlooking the valley of the river Meuse, the Citadel will take you back to the heart of history of this amazing region! 

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Modave Castle

Situated on a rock in the middle of a nature reserve of 450 hectares, the castle offers a magnificent view over the surrounding, and the visit of 25 decorated and furnished rooms.

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Autoworld

Decades of evolution in technology, comfort, safety and increasing concern with the environment are on display in Autoworld. From the earliest models of the distant past to contemporary cars that prefigure the automobile of tomorrow and beyond, the visitor is guided through the fabulous history of the motor car thanks to technical but easily comprehensible commentaries.

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Domains of Caves of Han

Bear, bison, wolf, lynx... all of the animals welcome you in a spectacular scenery of a preserved area of ​​250 ha, elected Best Wildlife Park in Belgium! 

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Castle of Freÿr

The Castle of Freÿr welcomes you into its harmonious premises, which were furnished by the 20 generations who have been living here. 

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Belfort

The most important of Bruges’ towers stands 83 metres tall. Those who take on the challenge of climbing the tower, after a tiring 366 steps, your efforts will be rewarded with a breath-taking and unforgettable panoramic view of Bruges and her surroundings. Along the way you will also have a chance to visit the old treasury and the carillonneur’s chamber.

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The Atomium

The Atomium is a unique piece of architecture, built for the World Fair of Brussels in 1958 and became the most popular monument of Europe's capital. 

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Panoramic view

I was looking for things to do in Belgium during my trip through Europe with my boyfriend and came across HEY! Belgium. We really loved the activities they recommended, especially the panoramic view on the roof of the MAS museum!

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