Gorgeous rural setting

Something for everyone

The gorgeous rural setting of the Pays des Collines, is full of surprises! Discover our wonderful nature and flora, culture and culinary delights. Both leisure tourists and feisty cycling freaks will be challenged. There is something for everyone, young and old, big or small.

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Picardie Wallonia

Picardie Wallonia is now the new cycling destination in Belgium, please check VisitWapi for more information

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The Flemish Ardennes

The Flemish Ardennes

Discover Flander’s most beautiful landscape!


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Flobecq

The house of medicinal Plants honours a rich heritage and is so much more than an exhibition centre and garden. A must see!

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Ronse

Let you inspired for your next outing! The most important attractions are the Saint Hermes Basilica and Crypt, and the Must Textile Museum. You can also wander around the Art Deco quarter, the Malander Park or take a long hike in the Muziekbos (Music forest).

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Ellezelles

Ellezelles is a region rich in tradition, folklore and legends. Discover the art walk of The Sentier de l'Etrange (Enchanted path) inhabited by fairies and other supernatural beings.
Or visit the Brasserie des Légends.This is where the best beers in the Collines are brewed.

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Frasnes

Immerse yourself in the rural nature of Frasnes and meet the donkeys of the donkey centre in Frasnes-les-buissenal.




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Activities

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Hiking / Walking

You will be amazed of the incredible rural palette of green and variety of landscapes our region has to offer. You can explore this by a network of 25 signed trials. 7 trails go up to the region of Flemish Flanders, 3 other trails or more educational.

Whether you are coming with children or you are an experienced athlete, there are several ways to enjoy these routes. They will lead you to the countryside with its beautiful paths, woodlands, mind-wowing panoramas, geological and architectural curiosities and local crafts. We have it all.
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Cycling

The Pays des Colines is a essential cycling destination. Three different trials are going through the Pays des Colines, alternating ups and downs. There are several trails as well for the whole family as for the passioned cyclists.

There is also rental locations in Ronse for scooters.



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Culinary suggestions

500 metres from the house, near the ‘Bois de la Houppe’, there are a few restaurants:

• Brasserie d’Hoppe: traditional cuisine, restaurant well adapted for children and cyclists
• Restaurant Ancienne Belgique: traditional cuisine, known for steaks and eels
•’ t Barakske: traditional French-Belgian cuisine, known for its steaks
• Caplette: for a drink, with a very pleasant terrace and garden, in summer regularly small concerts or events.
- Chalet Radar: sport, nature, in a beautiful forest environment, ideal place to stop while walking in the surroundings of La Houppe
• Vieux Château: for exclusive moments, in the centre of Flobecq
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Folklore

This is a hilly and mysterious region rich in folk legends and traditions.

The idyllic landscape is determined by knotted willows, small forests, twisting footpaths. In this region you can take fantastic and artistic walks on ‘the Path of the Strange’ (le Sentier de l' Etrange) in Ellezelles, you will find magnificent pieces of art from Watkyne, follow the footsteps of Hercule Poirot, the witch Quintine and the devil ...

The enchanted path in Frasnes-Lez -Anvaing: this path is said to be inhabited by mysterious creatures.
Along the path 'Circuit of medicinal plants' in Flobecq, you will discover a number of medicinal plants and magnificent sculptures.
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