8 days in Wallonia Itinerary

8 days in Wallonia Itinerary

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8 days in Wallonia Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Mons
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Han-sur-Lesse
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Liege
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Vienna

2
nights
Mons

Mons ©
Not far from Brussels, Mons is home to a World Heritage Site, the former home of Van Gogh, and Roman ruins.
On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Collegiale Sainte-Waudru, stroll the grounds of St Symphorien Military Cemetery, then snap pictures at Schiffshebewerke des belgischen Canal du Centre, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Pairi Daiza.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mons trip builder app .

Vienna, Austria to Mons is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Vienna in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Mons, with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Han-sur-Lesse.

Things to do in Mons

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pairi Daiza, Memorial Waterloo 1815, Abbaye de Villers, The Wellington Museum, Schiffshebewerke des belgischen Canal du Centre
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Memorial Waterloo 1815 ©
Memorial Waterloo 1815
Abbaye de Villers ©
Abbaye de Villers
St Symphorien Military Cemetery ©
St Symphorien Military Cemetery

3
nights
Han-sur-Lesse

Han-sur-Lesse ©
Step out of the city life by going to The Domain of the Caves of Han and Sentier des Songes. Visit La Citadelle de Dinant and Abbaye d'Orval for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Han-sur-Lesse: Eglise Saint-Donat (in Arlon), Chateau de Bouillon (in Bouillon) and Bastogne (Bastogne War Museum & Mardasson Memorial).

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Han-sur-Lesse trip planning site .

You can drive from Mons to Han-sur-Lesse in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daytime highs in Han-sur-Lesse are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Liege.

Things to do in Han-sur-Lesse

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bastogne, Castle Veves, Sentier des Songes, La Citadelle de Dinant, Abbaye de Maredsous
Highlights from your plan
Bastogne War Museum ©
Bastogne War Museum
La Citadelle de Dinant ©
La Citadelle de Dinant
Chateau de Bouillon ©
Chateau de Bouillon

2
nights
Liege

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Abbaye du Val-Dieu, stroll the grounds of Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to Montagne de Bueren, then get to know the fascinating history of Coteaux de la Citadelle, and finally steep yourself in history at Citadelle (Citadel). On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Circuit de Spa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral de Liege (Liege Cathedral), and then admire the striking features of Gare de Liege-Guillemins.

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Traveling by car from Han-sur-Lesse to Liege takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Liege

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Circuit de Spa, Citadelle (Citadel), Abbaye du Val-Dieu
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Citadelle (Citadel) ©
Citadelle (Citadel)
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery ©
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Coteaux de la Citadelle ©
Coteaux de la Citadelle