8 days in Wallonia Itinerary

8 days in Wallonia Itinerary

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8 days in Wallonia Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
Fly + train:  15​h
1
Liege
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Dinant
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Mons
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h
End: Roanoke

1
night
Liege

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
On the 7th (Thu), admire the striking features of Gare de Liege-Guillemins, appreciate the extensive heritage of Coteaux de la Citadelle, and then don't miss a visit to Montagne de Bueren. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Citadelle (Citadel), examine the collection at Bastogne War Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Mardasson Memorial.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Liege road trip planning tool .

Roanoke, USA to Liege is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Roanoke to Liege is 6 hours. Traveling from Roanoke in May, things will get a bit cooler in Liege: highs are around 67°F and lows about 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dinant.

Things to do in Liege

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bastogne, Citadelle (Citadel)
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Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
Gare de Liege-Guillemins ©
Gare de Liege-Guillemins
Montagne de Bueren ©
Montagne de Bueren

2
nights
Dinant

Dinant ©
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of La Citadelle de Dinant, then make a trip to Charles-de-Gaulle Bridge, and then Head underground at The Domain of the Caves of Han. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Old Town of Durbuy, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bouillon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Maredsous, and finally don't miss a visit to Church of Our Lady (Collegiale Notre-Dame).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dinant day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Liege to Dinant takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Liege in May, expect nights in Dinant to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Mons.

Things to do in Dinant

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Domain of the Caves of Han, Abbaye de Maredsous, Old Town of Durbuy, Chateau de Bouillon
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La Citadelle de Dinant ©
La Citadelle de Dinant
The Domain of the Caves of Han ©
The Domain of the Caves of Han
Chateau de Bouillon ©
Chateau de Bouillon

3
nights
Mons

Mons ©
Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mons: Memorial Waterloo 1815 (in Braine-l'Alleud), The Wellington Museum (in Waterloo) and European Flight Simulator (in Gosselies). Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Pairi Daiza, make a trip to Francois Duesberg Museum, stroll the grounds of St Symphorien Military Cemetery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiale Sainte-Waudru.

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Drive from Dinant to Mons in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Mons, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mons

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Wellington Museum, Memorial Waterloo 1815, Pairi Daiza, European Flight Simulator
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Pairi Daiza ©
Pairi Daiza
Memorial Waterloo 1815 ©
Memorial Waterloo 1815
Grand-Place de Mons ©
Grand-Place de Mons