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Margijs Walk

This walk takes you through the valley of the IJse to the Margijs forest. Via beautiful sunken roads you walk to the Doode Bemde nature reserve, one of the most beautiful green pearls in the Dijle valley. Here you will find a mosaic of small fields and copses, brush and reed beds, ponds and canals.

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This walk goes through the Demerbroeken nature reserve with alternating reed bushes, hay meadows and woods along the way. On your path you will pass the Maagdentoren and at the Hemmekes you will board an authentic flat-bottomed boat from the 19th century. You can enjoy a beautiful panorama on the Voortberg.


This beautiful walk takes you on hollow roads through the nature reserve Koeheide and the Bertem forest. The Koeheide nature reserve is home to various rare animal and plant species. Along the way you have beautiful views such as the view of the Zwanenberg.

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The Hageland Valley

This walk goes through the nature reserves Dunbergbroek and Kloosterbroekbos in the Hageland Valley. Very pure seepage water flows from the foot of the surrounding Hageland hills, so that large parts of the Winge valley are still very wet. The walk goes through beautiful mixed forests, along the meandering Winge and hay meadows where a herd of foxhead sheep takes care of the grazing. With a little luck you will spot a kingfisher.

Dassenaarde and Groot Asdonk

This walk in the Valley of the Three Brooks goes through the nature reserves Dassenaarde and Groot Asdonk and shows the transition between the Kempen and the Hageland. Due to the alternation between wet valley soils and dry ridges, you will find a wide variety of plants and animals here. The region offers beautiful views over pollard trees, hedges and wood edges.

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Broekem Walk

The walk starts at Horst Castle, the home of cartoon character De Rode Ridder. Through an open landscape it goes in the direction of Troostemberg forest. After a detour through this beautiful beech forest, a descent to the green valley from the Winge stream to the Gempe mill begins. Along rolling fields with beautiful views of the Hageland Hills, it goes back to the starting point.

Doode Bemde

This walk first goes through the Doode Bemde nature reserve, the confluence of IJse and Dijle. This area is a mosaic of small fields, poplar plantations and bushes, meadows, rough and reed fields with the meandering Dyle as the backdrop. Afterwards, you rise from Neerijse to the ridge between the Voer and Dijle Valley, where the beautiful views in a rolling landscape show a completely different landscape. The hollow roads that you take are stunning.

Mene and Jordan Valley

This walk goes through the exceptionally beautiful landscape of the Mene and Jordan Valley with golden grain fields and rolling hills as a backdrop. In addition to the wet soils along these two side streams of the Gete, you will also find slopes with dry fields and grasslands, some side valleys and the Willebringen forest in the area. The panorama from the Pallox observation tower is a feast for the eyes.

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This nature walk in the Brabantse Kouters takes you to meadows, brook valleys and forest edges. In prominent spots are information panels about cultural-historical facts or about nature. D'Helle or dells are small brook valleys or creeks. These dells are situated in the continuation of the Wedbeek. Wed or wad are fordable places.

Antitankgracht and Haachts Broek

The Antitankgracht and the adjacent Haachts Broek are a beautiful walking area with bridges and bat paths. The canal that once had to stop the German tanks is now full of aquatic life. While walking you occasionally come across a herd of large grazers that provide open spaces. The abandoned bunkers on your path are the permanent hibernation site for bats.


On the border of the Kempen and the Hageland lies the beautiful Demer valley, this nature walk goes from the Heimill, through forests at the picturesque village of Langdorp. Afterwards you follow the banks of the Demer river into the nature reserve Demerbroeken.

Wespelaar - Leuven

Treinstapper, how dou you translate this in English? Train stepper? Treinstappers are walks from railroad station to railroad station by Long Distance Paths (GR). Flemish Brabant still has many beautiful unpaved roads. On this treinstapper you get acquainted with a portion of those wonderful paths. Those who leave in Wespelaar end up in Haachts Broek, a beautiful nature reserve already after 1 km.