The surrounding area

From Wavre to Villers-la-Ville via Waterloo, these famous places encourage you to get away and relax with an agreeable mixture of varied pleasures.
We would like to show you the sights in the Brabant Walloon province:

  • The Château de la Hulpe and its magnificent estate, where the Folon Foundation is located, a poetic museum dedicated to the life of the Belgian artist Michel Folon.
The Folon Foundation
Ferme du Château de la Hulpe
Drève de la Ramée 6A
1310 La Hulpe
02/653 34 56


  • Villers-la-Ville and the majestic ruins of its abbey, one of the most prestigious remnants of the life of the Cistercian monks.
The Abbey of Villers-la-Ville
Rue de l'Abbaye 55
1495 Villers-la-Ville
+32 (0) 71 88 09 80
From 1st April to 31st October from 10:00 to 18:00
From 1st November to 31st March from 10:00 to 17:00
On 24th, 25th and 31st December and 1st January


  • The site of the Battle of Waterloo and the memorial, the Lion’s Mound and Napoléon's final headquarters will take you straight into the heart of the famous battle of 18th June 1815.
Memorial 1815
Route du Lion
1410 Waterloo
+32 (0)2 385 19 12


  • The family amusement parks Walibi and Adventure Park (Aventure Parc) in Wavre, for thrills with your family or friends.


Walibi Belgium & Aqualibi
Boulevard de l'Europe 100
1300 Wavre
+32 (0)10 42 15 00
Aventure Parc Wavre
Rue Sainte Anne 152
1300 Wavre
+32 (0)10 22 33 87


  • The Collegiate Church of Saint Gertrude of Nivelles, an exceptional example of Roman architecture
Collégiale Saint-Gertrude de Nivelles
1400 Nivelles
Open during the week from 09:00 to 17:00 and on Sundays from 14:00 to 17:00
Individual guided tours: every day at 14:00, weekends and public holidays at 14:00 and 15:30. Group guided tours: every day with reservation from 09:00 to 17:00. Max. 25 pers. per group. Languages: French, Dutch, English and German.
Information and reservation: Nivelles Tourist Information Office
+32 (0)67 21 54 13 - aW5mb0B0b3VyaXNtZS1uaXZlbGxlcy5iZQ==


  • Various activities for children and adults at the Hélécine Provincial Estate (Domaine provincial d'Hélecine)
Domaine Provincial d'Hélécine
Rue Armand Dewolf 2
1357 Hélécine
+32 (0)19 65 54 91
Open from November to February from 09:00 to 17:00 and from March to October from 06:00 to 21:00.
Museum of archaeological interpretation of the Walloon Brabant province (Musée d'interprétation archéologique du Brabant wallon):
+32 (0)19 51 96 82 - bXVzZWUuYXJjaGVvQGJyYWJhbnR3YWxsb24uYmU=.
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