In the heart of the Belgian Ardennes, Vielsalm is the perfect destination for nature lovers, mountain bikers, skiers and forest walkers. And children are sure to be fascinated by the tales and legends of this beautiful and secret region!
Located in the north-east of the province of Luxembourg, the Vielsalm region will enchant you with its endless spruce forests and its traditional villages and hamlets nestled in the lowlands. What's on the itinerary? Activities for young and old to enjoy: swimming pools, museums, tennis, lake, walks, mountain biking... There’s something for everyone. In winter, put on your skis and head for the Baraque de Fraiture, one of the highest points in Belgium. Are you a cross-country or downhill skier? The slopes are waiting for you! Looking for other villages to discover? Saint-Vith, Stavelot, Houffalize and Malmedy are all just a twenty-minute drive away. There's no better way to discover a host of traditional Ardennes locations!
Full of history and legend
Vielsalm is also rich in natural minerals, including coticule, the local stone that is said to have remarkable qualities.... Children will be fascinated to discover the region’s legends, witches' tales and other little miracles. The Macralles of the Val de Salm will no longer hold any secrets for them... Beware, chills guaranteed!
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- Walk around the Doyards lake (easy and accessible walk)
A picnic or barbecue?
Along the road "Neuville - Commanster" is the clearing "So Bèchefa", in the heart of which you will find pavilions and barbecues made of local materials at your disposal free of charge throughout the year.