5 walking destinations around Brussels Less than 30 minutes by car

Posted on 02.05.2021

Green Leisure

Villers-La-Ville Abbey
Founded in the 12th century by monks from the famous Abbey of Clervaux (France).
The Abbey  histoy is eventful and subject to the upheavals of history.

In the heart of the forest, it represents a real architectural heritage in the open air.
30 hectares of paths and remains still haunted by the presence of monks. A place full of history in which you can walk freely in a special atmosphere.
Find out, many events take place there and often outdoor exhibitions.
To discover during dry weather.
Check their website before visiting.

Abbaye de Villers-la-Ville
Rue de l'Abbaye, 55 - 1495 Villers-la-Ville
T 071880 980


Folon Fondation
This museum, imagined by the artist himself, is located in La Hulpe on the edge of the Solvay Domaine.
Folon is a Belgian artist of international renown. Throughout his life he created a universe of paintings, sculptures ... poetic and particular, full of fantasy.
You will discover not only an artist but also a poet. and the two things would tress and intertwine in a marvellous way.
Complete your visit with a drink to the “Taverne de l'Homme Bleu“ and a walk in the park.
Ideal family outing.

Fondation Folon
Ferme du Château de La Hulpe
Drève de la Ramée 6A   - 1310 La Hulpe
T 02 653 34 56


Hergé Museum
An exceptional building, designed as a vessel by the architect Christian de Portzamparc, houses a journey through the universe of Tintin's father, Hergé.
But not only, graphic designer, publicist, caricaturist, designer, it is the opportunity to discover all the facets of the art of Hergé.
Located In the heart of the Walloon Brabant, near Louvain-La-Neuve.

Musée Hergé
Rue du Labrador, 26 - 1348 Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve
T 010 48 84 21 


Park Abbey
Very beautiful, quiet and relaxing abbey which houses 900 years of history and which is surrounded by a magnificent park. A green setting on the outskirts of Leuven.
You can combine history and relaxation. The last restorations carried out have put this heritage very much in value.
The stained glass windows and the library are worth a visit.

Abdij van de Park, 7 - 3001 Leuven


The landscapes of Pajottenland in Flemish Brabant offer countless possibilities to combine paths and passes through beautiful villages and landscapes.
Its horses, sheep, pollard willows, ponds, small streams and old cobblestones ... make from Pajottenland one of the most exotic landscape around Brussels.
A map of 760 km of different loops is available at the Municipal House of Bever-Biévène (Place 10, 1547 Biévène).