Category: Brabant Wallon

Located to the south of Brussels, this French-speaking province contains a number of delightful small towns and villages worth exploring, such as Beauvechain, Chaumont-Gistoux, Genappe, Grez-Doiceau, Jodoigne, La Hulpe, Nivelles, Orp-Jauche, Villers-la-Ville, Waterloo and Wavre. In between them is lovely undulating countryside with a fair smattering of woods. The whole area is criss-crossed by some lovely short or long-distance walks.

Memorials and watermills in Rebecq

Until May 29th, in the village of Rebecq, 25 km south-west of Brussels, the local museum is hosting an exhibition to commemorate the loss of an RAF Lancaster shot down over the village in the Second World War. During the night of 27/28 May 1944, the Lancaster was […]

Trail of the unexpected – Rixensart

For me, one  enjoyable aspect of walking in the countryside is the possibility of the unexpected. This walk, which starts from the Château de Rixensart, certainly gave me a few surprises. With your back to the castle, turn left, walk up the road, take the first left into […]