Malmedy – Exploring the High Fen

Amel, Büllingen, Burg-Reuland, Bütgenbach, Eupen, Kelmis/La Calamine, Lontzen, Malmedy, Raeren, St-Vith, Waimes.

If you are looking for an idea for activities or excursions, the Cantons of the East will meet all your expectations. The High Fens, a real jewel of nature, will captivate you with the abundance and variety of its landscapes. Not forgetting Malmedy, which abounds in tourist sites and attractions.

 
  • Les Hautes-Fagnes, lieu idyllique pour les promeneurs
  • Promenades dans les Hautes-Fagnes
  • Paysage des Hautes Fagnes
  • La diversité naturelle des Hautes-Fagnes
  • Maison du Parc naturel Hautes Fagnes - Eifel

Don’t miss the High Fens Natural Park:

  • Its nature reserve, the oldest and most expansive in our country, extends across no fewer than 4500 km². This reserve represents a “must” for walking and hiking fans, who will discover a place unique in Europe for its flora and fauna.
  • The Maison du Parc-Botrange, a real meeting-point for nature lovers and hikers.
  • Lac de Robertville
  • Lac de Butgenbach
  • Lac d'Eupen
  • Barrage d'Eupen

Relax at the water’s edge close to Malmedy:

  • The Robertville lake and dam offers numerous activities such as fishing, bathing in the lake, canoeing, beach games as well as signposted walks.
  • The Bütgenbach lake, which extends through the hollow of the Warche valley, has a range of kayak, sailing and ball sports activities.
  • The Eupen lake and dam, sometimes called the “Vesdre Dam” and 63 metres high, presents an outstanding view.
  • Piste de ski de Fond - Botrange
  • Piste de ski alpin - Ovifat
  • Piste de ski alpin - Ovifat
  • Ski de fond dans les Cantons de l'Est

Enjoy the snowy sites and numerous ski slopes offered by the Cantons of the East:

  • The baraque de Fraiture site, offering several ski slopes along with a toboggan slope, is located in Vielsam.
  • The three slopes, one of them an Alpine ski slope, along with the toboggan slope located in Ovifat.
  • Libert Farm in Malmedy offers a kilometre-long ski slope.
  • And many more besides, such as the cross-country skiing slopes of the Signal de Botrange, the highest point in Belgium.
  • Cwarmé de Malmedy
  • Cwarmé de Malmedy
  • Prince carnaval à Eupen
  • Carnaval de la Calamine

Take part in Belgium’s most famous carnivals:

  • The Cwarmê is the name of Malmedy carnival and is realised through 4 days of popular jubilation punctuated by multiple balls, processions and parades.
  • The Carnival of Eupen is one of the few in Belgium to take place on the Monday, on the eve of Mardi Gras.
  • The Carnival of Kelmis/La Calamine, where the Rose Monday parade is the biggest in East Belgium.
  • Musée Fania
  • Malmundarium - Vue extérieure
  • Malmundarium - Vue intérieure
  • Domaine des Hautes-Fagnes

The Cantons of the East and Malmedy have several tourist offers:

  • The Musée Fania, located in the Maison du Parc-Botrange, allows you to explore the High Fens in an interactive, playful way.
  • Culture fans will get their heart’s desire when visiting the Malmundarium. This museum will tell you more about the leather industry, as well as about paper.
  • The wellness centre of the Domaine des Hautes-Fagnes has an indoor swimming pool, a sauna, a hammam and a jacuzzi.

Info

Maison du Tourisme des Hautes Fagnes - Cantons de l'Est
Place Albert 1er, 29a - B-4960 MALMEDY
Tel. +32 (0)80 33 02 50
www.ostbelgien.eu
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