Distance : 5 km
Difficulty : middel
A very undulating route, mainly through woods with parts crossing streams. Not recommended for push chairs. Wear high-cut walking boots or Wellington boots.
Not to be missed: the Moulin de Chevlipont mill, with its waterwheel and ponds. A stop at "l'Etoile" is also recommended before returning to the Abbey.
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Opposite the abbey, turn right and walk up Rue de l’abbaye under the railway bridge.
Villers Abbey, founded in 1146, with its majestic ruins, is one of...Read more
Go through the Porte de Namur. 20 metres further on, turn right onto a track that climbs up the banking. Continue on this track. At the fork, continue upwards and left, cross the road and follow the track which bends left and then right. At the tarmacked road (Boulevard Neuf), turn left
L'édifice présente une façade tripartite édifiée en briques et pierre...Read more
Take the first on the left, Chemin Notre-Dame. Continue along this street until the Rue de l’abbaye (cobbled street).
At the northern edge of Tilly, the chapel of Notre-Dame des Affligés...Read more
Arrival at the Rue de l’abbaye (cobbled street). Notre Dame des Affligés chapel. Turn right.
En 1293, le bailli de Nivelles accorde aux religieux de Villers le...Read more
At the exit of the woods, take the track on the left and follow the trail markers (yellow rectangle).
At the crossroads, turn left.
Turn left (180°) and follow the main track, always turning to the right as it goes uphill.