A town famous for the annual Laetare Carnival and its ‘Blanc Moussis’ or ‘white-clad’ figures, Stavelot is full of pretty houses, narrow streets to explore and outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Famous for its local folklore, Stavelot is a typical, festive and cultural Belgian town... Its abbey, listed as a major heritage site in Wallonia, houses museums, exhibitions and peaceful gardens. Discover the region’s strong cultural heritage by visiting the Historical Museum of the Principality of Stavelot-Malmedy, the Museum of the poet Guillaume Apollinaire and the Spa-Francorchamps Racetrack Museum!
Stavelot is also the perfect place to relax. During your stay, why not take a walk through its historic heart, go fishing on Robertville Lake, rent a kayak, go for a bike ride, play tennis or enjoy a round of miniature golf. Shops and restaurants are also within easy reach. Feel like taking a break? The peaceful surrounding countryside is the perfect place to enjoy a picnic! In short, everything is possible in Stavelot, especially as its location is ideal for discovering other beautiful parts of Wallonia including the Coo waterfalls, the Spa-Francorchamps racetrack, the town of Malmedy and PlopsaCoo. You won't want to leave!
Crédits photos: Ardennes-étape
Enjoy a fun, family trail at Stavelot Abbey
Come during the Carnival period! The city of Stavelot is celebrating its Laetare.