With the good weather, why not consider some nice walks or hikes in Belgium?
The website www.trekkings.be will tell you about all the walking tourism opportunities in Belgium and abroad. This year, the tourist offer will be based on circular or family walks, from railway station to railway station, along the many paths, waymarked or not, both local and long distance. Belgium boasts a wealth of walking tourism with several long-distance footpaths, local waymarked paths and other major routes well known to hikers and walkers such as the Transardennaise, the Grande Traversée des Ardennes, the Transgaumaise, the Gaume buissonnière, the Sentiers d'Art and Entre Lesse et Lomme.
This website features the many valleys of the Ardennes (www.trekkings.be). The Ourthe, the Amblève, the Salm, the Lienne, the Lesse and the Lomme will allow you to discover our beautiful Ardennes regions. A bit of reading about what you can discover while walking before your hiking adventures.
This website also covers the historical aspect with the history of the trail explained in detail. The actual history of hiking also appears on the website. The Conscience Trail, the oldest hiking trail in Flanders. The first long-distance route in Prussia starting in what was then the New Netherlands, in the East Cantons to be exact. Charles Comhairen, a pioneer from Liège and the Chemins de Touristes du Vieux Liège. The first Flemish long-distance path: Door Verstreatepad. The international long-distance hiking trail, the GR5, ... The true history of this European long-distance trail. It also tells the story of the tourist trails of the Touring Club of Belgium, created in 1935 in association with Maurice Cosyn. In addition, the website gives you the latest news and tourist information. This year, we're celebrating the 100th anniversary of the creation of the Lesse Trail. For those who love routes and hiking, the Tour du Mont Blanc was created in 1951 by our French friends from the GR trails.
We hope you all enjoy your hiking discoveries. We look forward to meeting many of you on the trails.
Jean Pierre Englebert,
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