Get on your bike and explore Walloon Brabant and its tourist sites on two wheels!
Whether with family, friends or as a couple, enjoy some relaxing times in the great outdoors in a remarkable setting.
Stop off in a “Bikes welcome” establishment: you will not be disappointed by the welcome!
Walloon Brabant by bike - Adventure and sensations !
Sensations lovers and explorers of the air or the water, this course is made for you!
Departing from Lac de Genval and passing through Wavre, discover the hotspots for outdoor sports and thrills in the region.
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Set in magnificent, green surroundings, Genval lake is located around 20 km to the South of Brussels. In addition to delightful country walks, the lake promises a range of exciting leisure activities such as sailing and canoeing. The waterside restaurants offer visitors the opportunity to combine culinary pleasures with the quiet and relaxing atmosphere of this enchanting site.
At Genval Lake, you will find a vast array of fun activities to try. The Genval Yacht Club offers various activities, such as pedalo hire, boating, kayaking, sailing, waterball, or simply a moment of escape on the terrace, while you savour a drink in a stunning setting. If you enjoy being on the water, this is the place to learn sailing. The perfect discovery if you’re looking for a unique sporting experience.No reservation possible for : pedalo hire, boating, kayaking
L'Amandier is the gourmet hotspot of Genval. Step in and savour the delicate dishes, prepared in an open kitchen. L'Amandier is the only restaurant for years in Walloon Brabant to have received a score of 16/20 in the Gault & Millau restaurant guide.
Rixensart swimming pool, in the heart of Walloon Brabant, is the perfect place to swim a few lengths or simply enjoy being in the water!Because of health-protection measures due to COVID-19, booking is required
Tero offers healthy, natural cuisine, that changes with the seasons. In a bright, spacious setting, you can try the delicious dishes whose ingredients are carefully chosen and cooked so as to preserve all their flavour and wholesomeness. Here there are no big plates with a single dish, but rather a series of small dishes, which you can share if you like, to satisfy the curiosity of your taste buds! Tero is also a seminar and meeting venue you can hire for your events, and a delicatessen where you can buy quality produce from local producers.
This natural setting with centuries-old trees, featuring a renowned collection of rhododendrons and azaleas, is perfect for practising sport! There are two routes for training (400m and 1500m) or the health trail (23 activities).There are also picnic areas for some well-deserved relaxation.
Awaken your adventurer’s spirit! Adventure Park offers you the opportunity to discovery the biggest adventure park in Belgium:-23 COURSES and 230 GAMES amongst the trees which are accessible for persons 5 years and older: rope bridges, Tarzan jumps, biking or surfing at 12m high…-40 ZIPLINES with a total length of 2.5 km including:o The Fly-line: the first 320m long zipline in Belgium with 360-degree turns!o The Tyro-Tour: zipline courses totalling 1km including a giant 250m long zipline-5 unique jumps in Belgium including a 20m high Bungee Jump and a giant catapult that propels you 17 meters high. All activities are done with a secured and continuous lifeline and no time limit.
Il fallait une âme soeur au Maca. Des Wavriens ont imaginé une charmante adolescente, la Crapaute. Agréablement installée dans la cour de l'Hôtel de l'Escaille au bord d'une pièce d'eau en forme de nénuphar, elle joue avec un crapaud. Elle est l'oeuvre d'Yvon Mattagne, d'après un dessin de Dominique Pierre.
Dans une petite ruelle, en plein centre-ville,un artisan vous époustouflera par sa conception revisitée de la tartine ! Grâce à ses produits locaux et originaux, les tartines sont toutes plus succulentes les unes que les autres.
Courte rue du Stofé 3,
Ouvert du lundi au samedi de 9h à 15h30
Decorated in Parisian style and bedecked with articles and photos, Le Resto d'en Face serves entirely home-made food (except the ice creams) made with fresh ingredients. Even the fries are made on site! Concerts on Wednesdays.
Autrefois couvent des Carmes, ce bâtiment qui dominait le « Marché aux bestes » est, tout comme l’Hôtel de l’Escaille, transformé, le temps du combat, en hôpital de campagne. Aujourd’hui, ce prestigieux édifice abrite les bureaux de l’administration communale, du Syndicat d’Initiative de Wavre et de la Maison du Tourisme des Ardennes brabançonnes.
Ce petit personnage en bronze, escaladant le perron de l'Hôtel de Ville de Wavre, symbolise l'esprit espiègle et frondeur des Wavriens. Créé à l'initiative de Joseph Even et grâce à la coopération des unions professionnelles et du Syndicat d'Initiative, la tradition veut que lui caresser les fesses porte bonheur ! Sculpté par Jean Godart, il a été inauguré le 26 août 1962.
L'Art de Praslin is a family-run workshop now celebrating its 3rd generation of chocolate-making expertise! All the products are handmade in respect of master chocolate making traditions.
Do you know the principle of “Escape the City”? Think of a modern treasure hunt, add puzzles to solve to advance in the game and complete the entrusted mission!Do you have the spirit of a detective and adventurer? Then let’s go! Explore Wavre in an unusual way!VisitWavre has 3 different versions:Lost story but where has Maca gone?Lightning bolt over the Maca cityInvestigation (Limal and Bierges) Practical info: Minimum recommended age: 6 years oldBook your Escape the City with VisitWavre.Pushchairs are not a problem but the game can be difficult to access for unaccompanied people with reduced mobility. We recommend between 3 and 6 ‘active’ participants for the best experience. The game is only available in French.
Just opposite Walibi, Wavre Indoor Karting is a 650-metre ultra-modern indoor go-kart track, inspired by real racing circuits. The track is on two levels and features 21 bends for maximum excitement! Experience go-karting like a professional driver and challenge your friends and family! Different options are available: birthdays, groups, companies... And for even more family fun, special Family & Kids sessions are available on reservation.
Walibi, the amusement park for the whole family!The famous Radja River, the terrifying train through the mines and many more attractions for a family trip unlike any other …Enchanting merry-go-rounds for the younger set, and emotional thrills for the bold!An extraordinary experience to enjoy with your family and friends!
Lionel Focant is mad about chocolate! This artisan pastry and chocolate chef loves to surprise his customers every time… And titillate their tastebuds! "Lio" uses only natural, hand-picked ingredients. If you want to visit the workshop, get in touch and book a tour, including a demonstration and tasting at the very-friendly price of €4. You'll need to book in advance though! Visits are for groups of 10 people and more.
A space dedicated to the discovery and reflection on the diversity of the world.Be guided by your inner child ... and participate in their diverse activities.Available on reservation only by phone
The Maison Demaret now sells over twenty different types of bread, Viennese pastries, patisserie, sweet and savoury tarts, pralines and ice creams. Over the past ten years, the firm has also built up a solid reputation for its wedding cakes. These products are made by teams of pastrycooks and bakers who bring all their traditional skills to bear. The people of Rixensart and the surrounding area have now been served by three generations of the family. From originally being a family concern, the Maison Demaret really took off in the early 2000s, increasing the number of sales points to five, well distributed across Walloon Brabant (Rixensart, Ottignies, Court-St-Etienne, Genappe and Wavre).
The Archery Museum has been set in a tower since 1928 to allow for popinjay (very handy in winter!). This tower has two perches which are the last covered perches still in use in Wallonia.The museum looks back at the use of the bow from prehistoric times up to modern day and the emergence of vertical popinjay as a leisure activity. You will find models of traditional, pulley and Japanese bows as well as different types of arrows.Come and have a go at vertical or horizontal popinjay! All the equipment is provided.
Moored on the peaceful Genval lake like a noble vessel, the Brasserie du Lac is one of the Brabant Wallon region's most popular gourmet addresses. Run by Michel Grenier with passion and professionalism, this establishment flies the flag of the Belgian brasserie tradition. The menu is wonderfully varied and adorned with classics, seasonal dishes, maritime marvels and the best-sellers of a Chef who has earned his spurs with the best. This is a great place to put your feet under the table and enjoy the quick, efficient and attentive service. The dishes are to die for, with highlights such as the home-made grey shrimp croquettes, fish soup with rouille sauce, sole meunière, cod steak with a mousseline sauce or prime cut of beef with shallots…. And true to its watery backdrop, Brasserie du Lac also serves fabulous fresh shellfish from its on-site stall, with a choice of 6 families of cupped oyster, 3 families of flat oyster, clams, sea almonds, sea urchins, mussels, scampi and whelks served at the oyster bar or as a platter.
Combining beautiful old stones and avant-garde design, the legendary "Château du Lac" is unique in Wallonia and boasts a lake and grounds adorned with replicas of the Trianon in Versailles and chapel of William Tell... just like the Lake of the Four Cantons in Switzerland! Romantic and modern, the chateau stands out for the quality of its welcome and top-of-the-range amenities.**Cycling break**From March to October, explore Genval and surrounding area by bike. Package includes one night in a Cosy room with breakfast, bike parking and several cycling tours of your choice: local cuisine, culture, nature, long or short...Find out more about Martin’s Château du Lac cycling offer